One of the most challenging things about moving toward a plastic free life is the lack of snacking options...were you actually to ditch everything plastic. Since becoming expats we discovered that making the food that you can't get is a great option. It turns out it is also a great way to reduce plastic. The… Continue reading Sustainable Snacks
I realized that I’ve been seriously neglecting my absolute favorite thing on this blog. Food! I love making it and eating it. So today’s post is all about my current favorite recipe that just happens to be vegetarian. (See previous post about how I’m trying to be more sustainable when it comes to food.) What… Continue reading My Favorite Recipe
One of the exciting realization of moving to Vilnius was the discovery of the bubble tea shop, Formosa. Recently, they have made a few changes for good! Sadly, these changes are not all still in place due to the measures taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The first thing they did was charge a… Continue reading Bubble Tea!
A colleague of mine recently informed me about a zero waste store in Vilnius, so last weekend we went to go check it out. I brought a few jars and my own cloth bag. The shopkeeper was very helpful and spoke excellent English. She weighed my empty jars and did all the necessary math to… Continue reading My trip to Zeroteka
I know that eating meat is not a sustainable practice. However, I also know that becoming vegetarian just isn’t possible in this household. That being said, we have been cooking less meat and discovering more vegetarian recipes that are filling and delicious. When we moved to Egypt, part of our culture shock experience included discovering… Continue reading Vegetarian Recipes
This is one of the trickiest places to minimize waste for me. If you want something organic, there’s twice as much plastic involved. Feeling lazy and want to pick up something easy…plastic. The majority of our groceries come in plastic. This is a huge area for me to improve on. So what can we do?… Continue reading Kitchen/Cooking