Amelie

Single mother of 2 teenagers looking to do something to fix the mess we're leaving behind for future generations!

Zero waste essentials I REGRET buying

Now that veganism has been taken over by the internet marketing community, there is sadly a lot of bad information being thrown around – about diet, lifestyle, recycling. Kids, I’ve read it all. In fact, even zero-waste has become something to make money out of. Which is,well, stupid. So, I went looking for some videos […]

Homus de cenoura assada

It’s a delight to see people around the world experimenting with new ways to cook old recipes in vegan mode. This recipe is easy vegan food. There is no doubt that vegan foods tend to be somewhat complicated. But that’s more what you see on the net as people are trying to get attention with semi-crazy ideas. Vegan cuisine has fast vegan recipes for all tastes.

Natural soil fertilizer from food scraps

If, like me and a growing number of city dwellers, you have dived into the wonderful world of growing your own food, then this video is a must see. The reason supermarket food, these days, has no taste is because the soil has no nutrients. Over-farming and chemicals have left us consuming food that has […]

Vegan Camembert

So, it’s not cheap. A cashew-based cheese unlike any other is, however, not for your every day! And it does require time, say, on a weekend. But, hey, we’ve got Camembert. It is 100% satisfying. So, I whip up this recipe when something special’s happening. Take note, it takes about 2 weeks minimum for the […]

Grow onions at home

I love onions. They add such taste to everything. Caramelized, fresh, boiled. Yum! So, I grow my own onions. And this gives me a surplus – spring onion!! Oh, the taste. I add a few cuttings to my Vegan Camembert et voilá…je suis heureuse! There are people who spend a hefty sum for a Boursin […]

Grow garlic at home

In this video, our fellow home gardener uses plastic bottles to grow garlic. Personally, I dont like to use plastic to grow or even store my food in. Not even for my pets. I’m assured by many that it is perfectly safe, but a few ago, i watched a documentary from France that did multiple […]

Grow fresh tomatoes at home

Tomatoes are simply one of the healthiest foods you can eat. But, not only do supermarket tomatoes, these days, have no taste. They also have no nutrients. Not even the organic type. This is because they are picked far too early to supply supermarkets. So, grow your own. I’ve grown tomatoes in my kitchen. And, […]

Natural nutrients for your soil

Food ,these days, no longer tastes the way it used to. In fact, food has no taste anymore. Over-farming, chemicals, and bad water has left the soil nutrientless. For those of us who grow our own food at home, though, this fellow gardener leaves a few simple, cheap and natural suggestions to replenish your soil […]

10 vegetables grown at home

Even without a garden, there are 10 vegetables that grow well in your apartment terrace. I have harvested all of the above – tried, tested and recommended. Not only for the savings in your pocket, but because, with a little information to guide you, you are guaranteed fresh, organic vegetables at home whenever you need […]

Tanzania bans single-use plastic

Its official. Tanzania is banning the production, importation, sale and use of all single-use plastic bags by July, to help tackle pollution from non-biodegradable waste. The second country in the African continent to ban single-use plastic, like shopping bags, after Kenya, Tanzania has officially taken the bold step to impose the ban country-wide, giving businesses […]