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What a waste

Here in the uk we waste an unbelievable amount of food.

My local council is running a campaign to cut the waste.  There giving out loads of recipe cards for using leftovers,  magnetic meal planners for your fridge (love it) and a measuring cups for pasta and rice. …..you would be gob smacked how small the portion is but ive used it and it’s a perfect portion. 

I’ve found that meal planning saves money and time.  I only plan dinner not lunches or breakfast.  I make Packed lunches for all three of us but I just yse what’s going out of date first instead of planning and the same with breakfasts. This works for us. 

I do my shopping on Thursdays or Friday’s but before I go I write a shopping list and sort out the fridge. 
I freeze what I can, save what I can and the rest goes into the compost bin. 

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These are ready for the freezer.

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This is our compost bin. This was here when we brought the house six years ago.  Sorry the pic is the wrong way. 

We also have a water butt.

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Which is wonderful…….anything that saves water gets a thumbs up from me.

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