Does zero waste living affect food waste?

As we recently started our journey towards a zero waste lifestyle, we discovered just how many products in grocery stores are packaged in some form of plastic nowadays. Not just in grocery stores though, in all types of stores we see a huge amount of plastic packaging. In the olden…

5 must have zero waste items for your campervan

Whilst converting our campervan, we started our journey towards a zero waste lifestyle. This means that we had to make choices regarding which stuff we’d bring along on our travels. In particular since we now have quite limited storage space to bring just about anything with us. Today, we’d like…

Zero waste: what does it mean

Zero waste living. The term gets coined more and more these days. But what does it actually represent? Well, there is a short and a long answer to this question. Simply spoken, a zero waste lifestyle literally means a lifestyle without waste. It represents a philosophy or even a movement…

Starting zero waste vanlife

Today, we’re starting our life on the road. We spent the past few days visiting family and saying our goodbyes. We were lucky to be invited for lunch and dinner quite often, and haven’t cooked in the van much just yet. Before we set off, we stuffed the fridge with…

5 ways to get motivated

Sunday morning, time to upload another blog post. We should have written it earlier this week, that would have saved some unnecessary stress. Do you procrastinate and end up feeling like you’re stuck, not knowing what to write about or where to start? Or have you simply lost your motivation…

5 simple healthy cooking tips

Cooking dinner and eating a hearty meal is an important part of the day for most people. Sitting down with your family to enjoy a delicious homemade meal after a long day of work to discuss the day is great way to bond with your loved ones. Making your own…

Microplastics: hidden everywhere

Plastics. We wrote about them a few weeks ago and here they are again. Why? You may ask. Well, because plastic is everywhere and the issues that originate from plastic are tremendous. Today, we’re delving into the subject of microplastics to learn more about the sources and effects of these…

Review: Bamboo Toothbrushes by Briut Essentials

As you might know from reading previous blog posts about sustainability on our website, we love to find alternative products for plastic. A few months ago, we bought our first bamboo toothbrushes from Briut Essentials. We have been using them for a while now, and thought it was about time…

Sugar free

Healthy, vegan, sugar free brownies - just add 1 cup of maple syrup! The term ‘sugar free’ is quite popular nowadays. Personally though, we feel like it’s used way too freely. Many recipes we come across online - be it on YouTube, on blogs, or via Pinterest - often include…

Facts about nuts

Walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, cashews… You name it. We’re nuts for them! But did you know that besides being delicious, nuts have incredible health benefits?  Since we include nuts in many different meals throughout the week, we’d like to share some interesting facts about nuts!   What makes a nut a nut?…

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