Category «Sustainable Living»

Living Off Your Own Garden For Beginners

There is a huge growing trend in people wanting to become more self-sufficient, where living off your own garden can provide enormous health and environmental benefits. The following is a beginner’s guide, with information on how to get started, and a few tips and tricks to make growing your own food easy!   Deciding Where …

Sustainable Christmas Gifts

Steer clear of the high street this Christmas by making your own gifts or giving people an alternative or sustainable gift.  Here are just a few ideas..   Food Do you enjoy cooking or baking?  Friends and family will really appreciate your gifts of home made food such as Christmas cakes, puddings, cookies, truffles, mulled …

Tofu Tacos

Makes 6 tacos These tacos may be made with fresh or frozen tofu. Freezing tofu gives it a chewy texture somewhat like ground beef. To freeze tofu, place it in its package in the freezer. To thaw, place the package in the refrigerator. Once thawed, remove the tofu from its package and squeeze out the …

Fruit Salad with Chia and Amaranth

Makes 4 servings Amaranth is a delicious, protein-filled grain. For this recipe, you will need to pop the amaranth, which is a lot like popping popcorn! To pop your amaranth, heat a pan over medium-high, drop 1-2 tablespoons of amaranth in the pan, cover it, and shake above the flame until it pops. In 10 …