KNOW YOUR ENVIRONMENT TERMINOLOGY

Hello! How is your day going? I am an Environmental Scientist, so discussing and using words such as “climate change” and “sustainability” comes easy to me as I’ve learnt what they mean. However, many people haven’t been immersed in the environmental field and may have checked a website using a bunch of words that sound like…

ONE OF A KIND – BEAUTY FIND OF THE MONTH

Hello! I thought I’d create a new feature on here where once a month I’ll gladly discuss new beauty trends/products/videos etc. that I’ve come across and/or tested, and want to share with you! (Note: These are my personal preferences and the companies/brands have not sponsored me in any way to talk about them). Whilst procrastinating…

ZERO WASTE: NO JUNK MAIL

I’m becoming more aware of zero waste methods and wanting to change my lifestyle around it. The thing that resonated with me is that this eco-friendly lifestyle can start from your front door! Environmental issues such as biodiversity loss and climate change are happening RIGHT NOW and planet earth couldn’t be more obvious in asking us…

VEGAN CHOCOLATE BROWNIES

Hello! These brownies are to die for! They are so gooey and I personally prefer to eat them when they’re cold! These brownies are animal-cruelty free and are great for people with dairy or egg allergies. Ingredients Serves: 8 125g plain flour 175g demerara sugar 65g plain cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp…

ZERO WASTE – CHEESY GARLIC BREAD

I’m not a fan of waste, especially food waste! 1-2 ciabatta loaves are thrown away regularly due to becoming stale before it’s even eaten. So here is a simple, cost-effective recipe to make cheesy garlic bread with bread that is no longer fresh to use. Ingredients (Serves 8-10 people):  1 ciabatta loaf 85g of cheddar cheese…

ZERO WASTE CLEANING “PRODUCTS”

Zero waste can be described as a philosophy that encourages all products to be reused and ensuring that nothing is thrown into a landfill or sent to an incinerator. It also promotes using natural products instead of man-made toxic chemicals that could harm individuals and the environment. There are so many natural, non-toxic cleaning recipes…

5 WAYS TO HELP SAVE THE OCEAN

Oceans are the largest ecosystems on Earth, in which they generate half of the oxygen people breathe. It’s truly remarkable how oceans also provide a sixth of the animal protein humans eat and are a promising source of new medicines combating life threatening illnesses. Oceans may be resilient against climate change by removing carbon dioxide……

GOOEY VEGAN CHOCOLATE CAKE

Hello weekend! Everybody loves a moist, fluffy chocolate cake – well I do anyway! And when I decided to become vegan a few weeks ago I didn’t want my passion for baking to be limited. I still wanted to make the delicious treats I love, minus the environmental harm! So if you have a sweet…

FASHION WEEK – IS IT REALLY SUSTAINABLE?

As it’s Fashion Week season, it is only fitting (no pun intended!) to discuss about the fashion industry. Fashion week is hosted all around the world to promote the new styles and current trend. For those who attempt to keep up with the fashion world, the environmental culprits are hiding in their wardrobes. Fashion brands…

A DAY OUT IN KEW GARDENS

      I went to Kew Gardens a few weeks ago which is quickly becoming one of my favourite places to go to visit. It’s extremely tranquil walking around the different parts of the Gardens and listening to the birds chirping away. I won’t deny that long walks in nature is one of my…

BREATHE IN THAT AIR … POLLUTION

Let’s talk about air pollution, specifically in London. If you’ve ever visited London or live there you will know that it is such a vibrant and diverse city. I absolutely love visiting London because there is always something to do! However, there is something toxic next to people who are walking along these busy London…

(VEGAN) MOCHA CUPCAKES

Hello! I hope your Tuesday is going well and thank you for taking the time to read my blog! If there’s something you want to know about me, it is that I enjoy baking – anything from cakes to brownies! Recently, I was looking at cupcake recipes and I wanted to be creative with them….