Zero Waste Office Food Waste Challenge. The Preparation Days

Zero Waste Office Food Waste Challenge. The Preparation Days

These guidelines are to help you prepare for the Zero Waste Office Food Waste Challenge. The challenge begins on a Monday, with preparation happening on Sunday and Wednesday, though you are welcome to adapt this set up to meet your schedule.

Here is the shopping list and the starter guidelines, incase you missed them.

Sunday Perpetration

By making the vast majority of your prep on Sunday, you minimise the amount of time you actually need to use in the week. This allows you to easily integrate these changes into your everyday life. The prep will take a few hours, but most of it is oven roasting or things that can be done on the hob and checked on

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Hummus, from any beans you like!

Hummus, from any beans you like!

Cooking with dried beans and pulses can be a little daunting at first, but I promise you, it’ll make the loveliest hummus.

I have used carlin peas in this recipe, which are a British alternative to chickpeas. You can use any bean you can get from a Zero Waste shop, or, you can use beans from a tin or jar. I prefer using dried beans, but if you’re unsure how to begin with, I’ve broken down the steps in this video.

You’ll notice tin this recipes I have peeled the peas in this recipe. This part is really not necessary, but it does lead to smoother hummus, so it is up to you. The shells can be composted.

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