Zero Waste Kitchen – A Beginner’s Guide to Reducing Waste | Lifestyle

A complete beginner's guide to zero waste in the kitchen. The basics, why zero waste is important, learning resources, how to get started and a guide to compost.

Homemade Chocolate Syrup | Recipe

Chocolate Syrup - versatile & delicious. Make chocolate milk, hot chocolate or drizzle over ice cream. How about a fun fondue night? Cut up strawberries, berries, whatever fruit you fancy and use skewers to dip into a big pot of this homemade chocolate syrup. Since discovering my unfortunate sensitivity to processed sweeteners (looking at you…

Rainy Day Recipes

Here on the Central Coast, we're in for a week (or longer...) of rain and social distancing. All this time at home is the perfect opportunity to dig into some recipes and learn to make some of your favorites at home, or try something new! This is an assortment of some of my favorite recipes…

How to Have a Homemade Pizza Party | Lifestyle

It's pizza time. Here I'm going to share with you my favorite recipe for homemade pizza dough, along with some tips and tricks on how to create your own tasty pizzas at home -- no wood-fired oven required! Photo by Vincent Rivaud on Pexels.com The Dough My favorite recipe for homemade pizza dough is King…

How to Juice without a Juicer | Lifestyle

If you don’t have one of these big money juicers... ...and you’d really like fresh juiced fruits & veggies, it is POSSIBLE! To do this, you’ll need: Standard blender, NutriBullet or similar blending vesselFruit(s) and/or vegetable(s) of choiceSquare of cheeseclothNice glass bowlHandy funnelA jar or container in which to store your juice. I’d venture 75%…

What is Meal Prep and Why Should You Consider It? | Lifestyle

If you've been following me on Instagram for a while, I'm sure you've seen examples of some meal preps we prepare during the weekends. Meal prep is growing in popularity as a method of saving money on going out, maintaining a healthy diet, or just being able to enjoy a home-cooked meal without actually having…

How to Cook an Artichoke | Steamed Artichokes Recipe

Artichokes! With this easy-to-follow steam and spices recipe for preparing artichokes, I hope you'll reconsider these hearty flowers not as intimidating to cook, but as an accessible side dish for any entree. I may be biased -- I grew up eating artichokes -- but I consider artichokes one of the tastiest vegetables. Of course, the…