Food & Drink

How the cost of living crisis is forcing people to rethink sustainability

Sustainability might seem like the last thing on anyone’s minds, but what the cost of living crisis is proving is that sometimes the most cost-effective way of living is also the most sustainable one. Here are a few ways the cost of living crisis is making people behave more sustainably – and it might even give you a few ideas about how to save money, too.

Using your freezer to save your Christmas Day leftovers

We spoke to self-confessed “freezer geek” and anti food waste advocate Kate Hall about how you can reduce food waste and make meal preparation after Christmas easy by freezing your Christmas Day leftovers.

Alternatives to tea bags

Did you know that most tea bags contain plastic? If you’re looking for plastic-free or reusable alternatives to tea bags, look no further.

Alternative advent calendars

Looking for an alternative to the usual chocolate and plastic-filled advent calendars? We’ve got ideas for adults, children and even your pets!

Prepare Christmas dinner in advance

We spoke to self-confessed “freezer geek” and anti food waste advocate Kate Hall about how you can prepare Christmas dinner as much as a month in advance. These tips will help you save time on the big day, money AND help cut down Christmas food waste.

Easy meat-free meals

Thinking of reducing the amount of meat you eat but not sure what to make? Here are some easy meat-free meals to get you started. Simple, delicious crowd-pleasers for the whole family.