Plastic Free Blog

Our pick of the best plastic-free soaps

The team at realplasticfree.com choose our pick of the best plastic-free soaps!

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Published: August 29, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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Plastic-free baking in a modern world: Discover ancient secrets!

Baking has once again risen in popularity in recent years, As the Great British Bake-Off returns to our TV screens this week, and office bakeathons become competitive craze among colleagues again, it’s time to think about how our favourite pursuit can get even better as we reduce our plastic consumption. Are you ready for plastic-free baking?

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Published: August 29, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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Guide to Pulses

Pulses are a boon to people who don’t eat meat, fish or dairy, (and those who do) simply because they are an excellent source of protein.  They’re also great for bulking up meals; throw in a handful to soups, casseroles and stews to stretch the meal further with the added benefit of providing extra nutrients as well. They provide a cheap, low fat and extremely tasty addition to any family menu! Pulses will also add excellent sources of iron, starch and fibre in your diet

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Published: August 23, 2019
Author: Ruth Mildred
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How to Cook Chickpeas

What are Chickpeas?

Chickpeas are a creamy-coloured, buttery and nutty-flavoured pulse, and may also be known as garbanzo beans. They are one of the world’s oldest cultivated legumes. They originate from the Middle East and grow best in a tropical climate. Read on to discover how to cook chickpeas.

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Published: July 12, 2019
Author: Ruth Mildred
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Plastic-Free Organic Fruit & Vegetables for Your 5 a Day

Buying plastic-free fruit and vegetables doesn’t need to be boring!
All year round we offer the staples like potatoes, carrots and onions but we also stock more interesting, seasonal varieties, like rainbow carrots, Jersey royal potatoes and red cabbage.

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Published: May 13, 2019
Author: Ruth Mildred
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Blue Planet Live warns about the dangers of plastic

As you were watching Blue Planet Live this week, you might be thinking about minimizing your plastic usage, to prevent plastic pollution of our oceans.

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Published: March 30, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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