Rainbeer: Starting the conversation around climate and rainwater use over beers collected from Netherlands rainwater

You’ve probably heard about beer made from leftover bread, but how about beer made from rain water? Rainbeer makes beer from collected rainwater throughout the Netherlands. Amsterdam-based startup Rainbeer works with local brewers throughout the Netherlands who collect rainwater from the brewery’s rooftops and turn it into beer. Rainwater is collected from the rooftops which passes through a filter. The rainwater is completely purified by … Continue reading Rainbeer: Starting the conversation around climate and rainwater use over beers collected from Netherlands rainwater

Ryan Chetiyawardana: Shaking up the bar industry with a focus on fun and sustainability

Cocktails have taken on an exciting twist in recent years due to a number of bartenders championing a resources-conscious approach. Ryan Chetiyawardana, aka Mr Lyan, is a pioneer when it comes to devising cocktails that are non-conventional, low-waste, focused on flavour, and quite frankly, kick-ass. His first bar, White Lyan, which he opened in London’s Hoxton in 2013, was a real game changer. It served … Continue reading Ryan Chetiyawardana: Shaking up the bar industry with a focus on fun and sustainability

Lemonaid: Authentic and organic soft drinks from a consciously-aware brand

Nothing quite quenches the thirst during the summer months like a good fizzy drink. So it’s refreshing, in more ways than one, to have discovered Lemonaid while browsing in the supermarket recently. Lemonaid make soft drinks using organic ingredients and without the use of any additives or artificial flavours. Lemonaid’s product range includes Blood Orange, Ginger, Lime and Passion Fruit. The flavours are fresh-tasting and … Continue reading Lemonaid: Authentic and organic soft drinks from a consciously-aware brand

The Proper Food Project: Protein powders and superfood powers from an honest company

Protein powders have undergone somewhat of an image change over recent years. Once associated with the sports industry and most typically, bodybuilders and athletes wanting to build muscle or aid recovery after a workout, today however, protein powders are witnessing a shift in consumer to accommodate the more wider health conscious individuals. Making protein powders as well as superfood powders more accessible to everyday people … Continue reading The Proper Food Project: Protein powders and superfood powers from an honest company

Recipe: High-Protein Scrambled Eggs with Greek Yogurt and Italian Herbs

Eggs and Greek Yogurt are high sources of protein, so if you’re upping your intake of protein, this version of scrambled eggs includes greek yogurt which is a perfect breakfast or evening meal. Ingredients: 2 medium Eggs 110g of Greek Yogurt 1/2 tsp of Dried Italian Herbs 50g of Gouda Cheese, grated (you can use parmesan cheese if you prefer, as it has a high … Continue reading Recipe: High-Protein Scrambled Eggs with Greek Yogurt and Italian Herbs

Recipe: Dandelion & Burdock Cordial

Dandelion, that humble plant with a distinctive yellow flower, and Burdock, a wild thistle, are well known for their detoxifying properties, and good sources of vitamins including vitamins A, C and iron. Recognised as a tonic, Dandelion and Burdock has been consumed as a “soft” drink in the UK for hundreds of years. In the middle ages, people made it as a light mead and like … Continue reading Recipe: Dandelion & Burdock Cordial

Recipe: Spinach and Ricotta Aubergine Rolls

Spinach and ricotta is a beautiful mix and works especially well with pastas of all kind. But if you want to ditch the carb-heavy pasta, try aubergine as an alternative instead. The below recipe for Aubergine Rolls stuffed with Spinach and Ricotta serves as a great alternative to Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyle including … Continue reading Recipe: Spinach and Ricotta Aubergine Rolls

Recipe: No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

There’s nothing quite like a home no-bake cheesecake for a sweet treat. As we head in to strawberry season, berries are the perfect pairing for a no-bake cheesecake. No-bake cheesecake is light and airy compared with baked cheesecake which is more dense, and is a more simple process to make, as you will see in the below video. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s … Continue reading Recipe: No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

Global Food Waste [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Food that is produced and never eaten is a truly needless and avoidable form of waste. Because many people forget the value of food, they perhaps don’t realise how much they throw away every day. Any improvements to the efficacy of the food supply chain are incredibly important. via Global Food Waste [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Global Food Waste [Infographic] — ecogreenlove