Tag Archives : #foodsavvy

garlic bread

Save your leftovers from waste and transform them into delicious Garlic Bread


Garlic Bread. In our house, we often have garlic bread with a lasagne or spaghetti bolognese. This is something I have grown up with and never questioned it until recently, when an Italian friend told me this was something they never did! Italians do however, rub cut garlic on bruschetta and maybe add a drizzle of olive oil. Apparently, what…

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Plate of vegetable mash fritters on a white plate, with raita dip in centre

Vegetable Mash Fritters


Vegetable Mash Fritters I have found the perfect way to use up leftover mash! Regular mash has lots of uses, but I’m talking veg mash! Swede and carrot mash, or celeriac and sweet potato mash. Mash that you thought was delicious at the time, but after five platefuls gets a bit samey! Are you with me? I absolutely love carrot…

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Fluffy Cornmeal Savoury Muffins


Fluffy Cornmeal Savoury Muffins You know when you crave some carbs but think you should be healthy and not stuff yourself with white bread? Well, enter the fluffy cornmeal savoury muffins! Oh, don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with white bread but sometimes you just need something a bit ‘more!’ The Muffin recipe We wanted to make something…

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My FoodSavvy Challenge: Greatest Tips you’ll Love!


I was going to start, by saying that my #FoodSavvy challenge is over, then I realised that actually it’s only just begun! 😀 What is #FoodSavvy? Many of you will know that for the past 4 weeks, I have been an ambassador for the FoodSavvy challenge run by the environmental charity Hubbub, in conjunction with Suffolk county council and Norfolk…

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Have a Fantastic FoodSavvy Pancake Day!


Why Pancakes? ? Pancakes are traditionally a way of using up all the leftover rich foods before the start of the Christian period of Lent. Eggs, fats and milk based foods were all used up on Shrove Tuesday (a.k.a. Pancake Day) prior to the 40 days of fasting. Nowadays, whilst some people do still follow this tradition, the majority of…

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What are your greatest Food Savvy tips?


As many of you will know, I have been taking part in the #FoodSavvy challenge organised through the environmental charity Hubbub in conjunction with Suffolk County Council and Norfolk County Council. What’s it all about? The campaign is to create awareness around Food Waste and Single-Use food plastic, issues which totally fit in with the Life Diet Health way of life! 😀…

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You’ll love this money savvy Dal


This lentil dish is spicy, warming, nutritious, protein packed and a fantastic budget meal for when you need to stretch your money a bit further! 😀 Where do I get lentils? More and more supermarkets are now stocking a wider range of lentils so you can easily add these to your weekly shop. I have used Yellow Mung Dal in…

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Save more money with the Food Savvy challenge!


Food Savvy I hear you ask? What is that? In October last year, I received an email from the environmental charity Hubbub asking if I would be interested in joining their campaign to reduce food waste at home. Well, of course, this ties in perfectly with everything we are trying to achieve at Life Diet Health: creating meals from scratch;…

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