THE SWAG BLOG

  • One-Tray Veggie Bake Recipe

    This one-pan veggie bake means we can spend more time with family and friends, while the oven does all the work. One of our favourite and simplest versions, with mixed vegetables, a little oil and black seed, this wholesome bake can be made anytime of the year, with any vegetables you have in the fridge that are in season!  Read More
  • Treat Yo' Self this Valentine's Day

    This face oil recipe is one of our faves and is a natural, non-toxic and inexpensive skincare multi-worker (moisturiser, cleanser AND serum) which is suitable for most skin types, making it the perfect, waste-free, Valentine's-day gift to treat yo’ sweet self or a loved one with 💕✨ Read More
  • Six Environmental Change-Makers Share Their New Year's "Evolutions"

    Whether you’re one of the 80% who give up on your resolutions by February, or you’re still trying to find one that feels right for you, we thought who better to be guided by, than some of the legends and leaders in the sustainability space, already doing it? Read More
  • 5 Thrifty Ways To Use Your Leftovers

    Americans alone waste on average an additional 5 million pounds of food between Thanksgiving and New Year's.* Here at The Swag, we're all about lightening our impact, reducing food waste and avoiding plastic. So we're sharing five ways you can put your leftovers to good use!

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  • DIY Zero Waste Holiday Gift Recipe

    It’s the holiday season! Which means it’s the season of giving. It’s also the season of abundance, which usually means, plenty of left over food and quite often, waste. After discovering the impact of the coffee industry, we did some research in ways to reuse coffee grounds! So we're sharing this tried and tested fantastic coffee-infused body scrub recipe - the perfect waste-free gift for a loved ones. Read More
  • Festive Maple Glazed Dutch Carrots with Macadamia Feta and Pistachios

    'Tis the season when we all come together and share good food with great company. So in the spirit of giving, we are thrilled to share with you this drool-worthy, Festive Maple Glazed Dutch Carrots with Macadamia Feta and Pistachios recipe. Read More
  • From Soil to Steep: Our soul-soothing tea recipe

    Here, in our garden, on the east coast of Australia, lavender is blooming bright, the peppermint leaves are releasing fragrant oils and the bees are happy. So as we enjoy our last month of the in-between, we’re sharing a soul-soothing recipe, from soil-to-steep. Read More
  • Creamy, Zesty Vegan Pesto

    Pesto is one of the easiest (and tastiest!) sauces to make, and as basil is in season (and our garden in providing a plentiful yield) we thought it no better time to share our simple, vegan pesto recipe (which, if we’re honest, we’ve NAILED).

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  • From Bean to Brew: the impact of your daily cup o’ jo

    Earlier this month it was #InternationalCoffeeDay and as one of the world’s most-loved beverages, with an estimated 3 billion cups enjoyed every day, we thought it no steamer time to look at the impact our daily cup o' jo has on the planet and those living on it. Read More