Conscious Christmas Gift Cards – Ethical Advent Day 22

Today is for all of those last minute shoppers amongst us. You know who you are, and I am not judging. Life can be busy. Christmas creeps up on us. And with this strange year, it’s hardly surprising that we’ve been thinking of other things. The deadline for delivery may have passed, but there’s still…

Spiced Pudding “No Egg-Nog” Recipe (Vegan) – Ethical Advent Day 14

For a quick festive treat, that doesn’t take forever to make or loads of fancy ingredients, why not try this vegan eggnog with a festive tea twist. I’ve chosen to infuse the plant milk with the gorgeous Spiced Pudding tea from Leaves of the World. Ingredients 200ml Coconut Milk (tinned) 200ml Plant Milk of choice…

Vegan Christmas Hampers & Zero Waste Gifts – Ethical Advent Day 11

Today, I’m welcoming back the wonderful Rebecca Hardy of What Rebecca Blogs to share her experiences of Lincoln based e-shop, La French Maison. Over to Rebecca… La French Maison is a Lincoln based e-shop selling all things eco-friendly created by French artisans. The shop was started by Jessica Sanchez, who moved to the UK 12…

Zero Waste Tea & Giveaway – Ethical Advent Day 7

Tea. Most of us love tea. How do you drink yours, green, black, loose or in tea bags? Regardless of the type or style, I prefer mine to come without a side of plastic. In fact, I’d prefer mine to be completely zero waste – naked as the day it was picked from the tree….

Conscious Christmas Gift Guide – Ethical Advent Day 1

After a very strange year, December has crept up on us and blasted us with Christmas – ready or not! This year, I’m feeling the need to be more festive at home, just to mix it up a bit and get some lights and brightness, and a change of indoor scenery. I’ve therefore decided to…

Winter Immunity Tips from Neal’s Yard

It can be hard to keep on top of everything during the winter months. From dry skin, to chapped lips. Too many hours of darkness and lots of time spent indoors trying to keep warm. This year, we’ve got even more to think about, with trying to keep safe from Covid-19. Your immune system can…

Making Reusables the New Normal

Once upon a time, two physics graduates got together and decided they wanted to do something different with their lives. Something good for the planet. Something that would make a real difference. And Ohelo was born… More than 8 million tonnes of plastic a year ends up in the oceans, and 2.5 billion single use…

Reduce Your Tea/Coffee Footprint

Welcome to Part 2 of my New Year’s Resolutions posts on reducing plastic waste. Plastic is the most pervasive man-made material¬†ever,¬†throwing something away doesn’t really mean away; it’s still on Earth… just out of your sight – as is every piece of plastic ever made! Net Zero Co are an online marketplace who have created…

Autumn Poached “Caramelised” Pears Recipe

As the weather gets colder every day – or so it seems right now – I’m getting really into Autumn and embracing the seasonal changes. Batch cooking stews and soups, and making warming, comforting desserts. It’s all about the desserts! This month, I’ve gone for a tasty twist on a beautiful classic – poached pears….