Plastic Free Blog

Buckwheat Pancakes

Buckwheat pancakes are naturally gluten-free as buckwheat is gluten free and a source of complete protein, as it contains all 9 essential amino acids. We are using it here in traditional French crepes. The addition of the beetroot powder gives the pancakes a lovely pink colour

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Published: March 10, 2020
Author: Ruth Mildred
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Savoury Carrot Cake

Leek, Carrot and Feta Savoury Carrot Cake – a delicious alternative to a traditional sweet carrot cake. Enjoy it as a delicious addition to an Easter lunch gathering. It will also make a tasty, quick lunch served with a side salad. And for those balmy summer days, it’s super to take on a picnic. You can also serve cubed as finger food at a party.

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Published: March 10, 2020
Author: Ruth Mildred
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Hot Cross Buns

A healthier version of hot cross buns.

We are using wholemeal flour instead of white, Muscavado sugar instead of white sugar.

We are not using eggs or dairy, so no butter or margarine; also no oil, so these hot cross buns are lower in fat and therefore in calories. We are also not adding salt so they are low in Sodium.

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Published: March 4, 2020
Author: Ruth Mildred
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Simnel Cake Recipe

Make a Simnel Cake and decorate it with fresh flowers for a beautiful and delicious addition to your tea table at Easter or at any other time!

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Published: March 4, 2020
Author: Ruth Mildred
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A Plastic Free Journey

Since we started our plastic free journey at the beginning of the year we have made progress, but we do keep bumping into new issues which we hadn’t thought of at the start.

To be honest, that’s probably a good thing or we might not have made it as far as we have!

In this final (at least for now) post I wanted to highlight some of solutions we have found to these issues in the hopes that the may be of help to others on their own plastic free journeys.

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Published: November 19, 2019
Author: Sian
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Going organic is the best environmentally-friendly action

Are you always looking for more environmentally-friendly actions to take? Opting for an organic lifestyle is one easy change you can make that has a much longer-lasting impact. Find out about the benefits of going organic with Realplasticfree.com.

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Published: November 19, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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