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  • How To Store Celery In The fridge

    Celery is a super-food vegetable that contains antioxidants, calcium, potassium and vitamins, but often we don’t need to use a lot of it when making recipes, and it can often go to waste. This month we’re sharing the best way to store your celery to keep these crunch stalks fresh for longer, so you can buy in bulk fearlessly and get the juicer ready for a celery detox or a Bloody Mary - whatever mood you’re in 😉). Read More
  • Preserved Citrus Peel

    Citrus peels can be composted in very light quantities but often end up in the bin. However, there are better (and more delicious!) ways to reduce citrus waste - by preserving them! Preserved citrus peels go well with fish, vegetables, soups, pasta, sauces and salads - perfect to lift any summer dish! Not only do they add depth to any meal but they can also be  unique, little homemade gifts. Read More
  • Zucchini Fritters

    Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy social gatherings with your loved ones. If you have picnics, barbecues or parties planned this month, be sure to check out our zero-waste entertaining blog, heat up the pan and get ready to impress with this super easy zucchini fritter recipe! Read More
  • Vegan Blueberry Brekkie Bowl

    Quick, easy and super healthy, this blueberry brekkie bowl will turn your hectic mornings into a more enjoyable treat. This bowl will supercharge your vitamin intake, giving you the perfect start to any day and keep you full until lunch. Read More
  • Cherry Jam

    Because at Swag HQ we are a sucker for sweets, we’ve decided to share our favorite cherry jam recipe with you Swaggers! This recipe is ideal to drizzle over pancakes, scones, crumpets - you name it! Read More
  • 5 Tips For A Healthy Soil

    The fruit and veggies of Charlie’s Community garden are always incredibly abundant, vibrant and flavorful, and Judith says the secret comes down to the quality of the soil.. This month, we share some of Judith’s top tips to achieve   healthy soil - no matter if you have a garden, a balcony or a few window sill pots. Read More
  • Frankly, My Dear, You Should Give A Damp

    If you’re not seeing two weeks of optimal freshness (on average) then most often, your Swags are either too dry or too damp. So let’s explore just how damp your Swag should be, as well as how to, how much and how often to dampen them!

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  • How To Store and Keep Leafy Greens Fresh For Longer

    Whether it be lettuce, bok choy, Swiss chard, kale or spinach, just what exactly is best practice for keeping leafy greens fresh for as long as possible?

     

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  • 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