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Top Ten Freezable Lunchbox Ideas

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We all know that during the week there is never enough time to accomplish everything you need to do. If you are looking for some great freezable ideas for items that you can make in bulk for your week-day litter-free lunchboxes, look no further because we have you covered!

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Are you a Vegetable Smuggler?

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Do you smuggle vegetables into your children’s food? Some moms are very much against it and others reckon their children would never eat vegetables without the smuggling and resultant hidden vegetables. Some smuggler moms say that even their husbands, who would otherwise not eat their vegetables, have benefited from vegetable smuggling!

At Sinchies HQ, we do both because vegetables are good for you, and also because we believe that it is good for both adults and little ones to get used to the idea that eating vegetables contributes to a balanced diet.

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Camping With Sinchies

Sinchies reusable food pouches are perfect to use while enjoying outdoor activities such as camping, hiking and picnicking. These versatile pouches have uses that extend far beyond the home kitchen. Campers and other nature enthusiasts have come to see the benefits of using Sinchies, because Sinchies help overcome common challenges faced by campers.

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How Easy is it to Recycle in South Africa?

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South Africa, like many other countries around the world, have a problem with waste. Our landfills are quickly filling up and even if they were not, this is still not a solution because it will take centuries for all that plastic to fully decompose. Less packaging and more recycling is the way to go, but in order to successfully recycle in South Africa, this may take a bit of extra, out-the-box planning.

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How to Make Litter-Free School Lunches

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We all know what a rush the school-mornings are. Because of this, convenience often becomes paramount when packing school lunches and parents often resort to buying pre-packaged and processed foods in an attempt to save time.

This means that every day packaging is thrown out and if you were to multiply that amount by the number of school-age children in South Africa, the amount of waste becomes rather frightening.

How can you make a litter-free lunch for your children and why is this a wise option for your pocket and the planet?

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Super Easy Ways to Make Natural Yoghurt at Home

Plain yoghurt is such a great kitchen staple it can be used in so many ways:

  • Mix crushed garlic with yoghurt and a bit of salt to make a delicious hamburger or steak sauce. You can also add some of your favourite dried herbs
  • Mix with muesli for breakfast
  • Mix in curry sauces to make it creamier
  • Use it as a base for Smoothies
  • Eat it as a healthy snack just like that, or with your favourite ingredients

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War On Waste: Tips for the Home Kitchen

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Pollution and waste is a growing problem in South Africa, as it is in many other countries. South Africa has the added problems of illegal dumping sites, inadequate recycling facilities and over-zealous packaging of shop-bought items.

The question is, what can we do to eliminate some of this waste and give a good example to our children? Most mothers do not have the time to spend visiting farmers’ markets and are forced to buy the majority of their food pre-made, as they are juggling work and the responsibilities of growing families.

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