Posts Tagged ‘fruit’

Apricot, Fig and Cranberry Loaf | I Spy Plum Pie

Recipe: Apricot, Fig and Cranberry Loaf

After moving back in to my renovated kitchen I was keen to give my new oven a try. This apricot, fig and cranberry loaf may have been an ambitious first recipe, but thankfully it was an absolute winner. It needs a little prep time, but is seriously simple and seriously delicious!

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Tips for Buying and Storing Produce Without Plastic | I Spy Plum Pie

Tips for Buying and Storing Produce Without Plastic

This Plastic Free July I’m here to help with my top tips for buying and storing produce without plastic. All it takes is a few small changes and you’ll reduce your weekly waste significantly. Plus, your fruit and veggies will still stay perfectly fresh! As always, I’d love to hear your tips as well!

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Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

Recently a¬†friend was telling me she was looking at introducing more organic food into her life, and when I mentioned the dirty dozen and clean fifteen lists she didn’t know what I was talking about, and it dawned on me that she might not be the only one! Not everyone spends their spare time reading about these kinds of things like I do (nerd alert!) so today I thought I would share this useful resource with all of you too!

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Recipe: Fruit & Oat Slice

I’m one of those people that eats breakfast almost the second I get up, I can’t really function until I have some food in my stomach. This probably stems from the fact I eat dinner pretty early (such a nanna!) so by 6.15 when my alarm sounds I’m definitely ready for a meal!

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How To: Storing Fruit & Vegetables

Recently when I wrote about compost options for apartments¬†I mentioned the statistic that 40% of the average Australian bin is made up of food scraps and whilst composting them is better than throwing them away, what would be even better is to avoid as much of the food waste as possible! So, today I wanted to share some hints and tips for storing common fruits and vegetables to lengthen their life, as there is nothing worse than going to the fridge and finding that your produce has gone limp, or even worse, black and gooey. That’s no fun for anyone!

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