Sweet Treats

We don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day in any fancy way. We know love should be celebrated all year round. Since having the kids, we usually spend the day all together, making crafts, cooking and playing. This year, we decided to cut out many heart shapes out of cardboard and paint them red. My eldest requested a […]

How to use HappySoaps

Congratulations on making the change towards a plastic-free bathroom and beauty regime! We’re often asked for the best way to use the bars and how to get the most out of them. Here are a few simple tips on how to use them. Shampoo Bars Wet your hair thoroughly with warm water. Wet your hands […]

Tips for Healthier Hair.

Having healthy hair is not a given. Maintaining your hair takes effort. Tired of having dull hair and dreaming of shiny, healthy locks? We get that! We have 10 tips for you which we think are important for having and keeping healthy hair. Tip 1: Don’t Wash your Hair with Super Hot Water. Hot water dries out your hair […]

Pinwheels

It’s the 5th day of the #maltameatfreeweek and we have picked another of our kids’ favourite food. Pinwheels! These are ideal for a snack or lunchbox filler. They are versatile and you can add any filling. Avocado is also a great filling, as are kidney beans and corn. The base for this pinwheel recipe is […]

Black Bean Brownies

Another day, another recipe for the #maltameatfreeweek challenge. It’s easy, healthy and really good! You could never tell there are black beans in them. Of course black beans are full of goodness. High in protein and fibre. This is a super quick recipe for a delicious plate of brownies for all the family. Ingredients: 1 […]

Lentil Pasta Sauce

It’s day 3 of the #maltameatfreeweek challenge and today I’m making a lentil pasta sauce. Lentils are rich in folate and iron and an excellent source of protein. This recipe is quick to make and good for all the family. I serve it with some spelt and white pasta. This sauce freezes wonderfully, too. Just […]

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin spice and all things nice! Kids love it. Grown ups love it! This Pumpkin Bread recipe is a must try! You’ll have a house smelling of sweet autumn spices in no time. Besides that, it’s healthy, egg free and quick and easy to make. We make our own pumpkin puree by roasting the pumpkin […]

Day 1

For Day 1 of the #maltameatfreeweek challenge, I will be sharing our favorite Falafel recipe. My kids both love them and my eldest loves preparing them with me. Falafel are highly nutritious and a great source of protein and fibre. They are super easy and quick to make and can also be prepared in advanced […]

The yearly challenge of going meat free for a week will soon be with us. We are participating as a family in the hope of making a positive difference to our planet. Meat production is a leading cause of climate change, water depletion, soil erosion and most other environmental problems, according to United Nations scientists. […]

Top 5 Reasons to Make the switch from Plastic to Solid Shampoo and Conditioner Bars.

We have searched long and hard for a substitute for plastic shampoo and conditioners and have finally found the right fit for us. HappySoaps produce handmade bars in the Netherlands. Their bars are vegan, gluten free, cruelty free, palm oil free, SLS/SLES free and plastic-free. We are listing our top reasons for making this switch […]