• Flashfood Inspirations

    Flashfood: 7 Ways to Enjoy Apples this Fall

    The Flashfood App enables frugal grocery purchases while also promoting sustainability by diverting food that was destined for the landfill. This app links consumers looking for grocery deals with stores looking to sell nearly expired foods. And it’s also a great way to try out new foods and challenge yourself to experiment with recipes! Find out about the app here: Introduction to Flashood Flashfood Find: Box of Gala apples Regular Price $10.00Flashfood Price $5.00Total Savings $5.00 Menu Inspiration Tis the season for savoury soups, hot drinks, and comforting baked goods! And there are so many ways to use one of the most iconic items of the fall season: apples! I…

  • Flashfood Inspirations

    Flashfood: Cauliflower Fettucine Alfredo

    The Flashfood App enables frugal grocery purchases while also promoting sustainability by diverting food that was destined for the landfill. This app links consumers looking for grocery deals with stores looking to sell nearly expired foods. And it’s also a great way to try out new foods and challenge yourself to experiment with recipes! Find out about the app here: Introduction to Flashood Flashfood Find: Assorted vegetable box Regular Price $10.00Flashfood Price $5.00Total Savings $5.00 Menu Inspiration I chose this assorted vegetable box as it had peppers and cauliflower in it, which are both items that I use regularly. My favourite recipe to make with cauliflower is Cauliflower Fettucine Alfredo!…

  • Flashfood Inspirations

    Flashfood: Margherita Pizza

    The Flashfood App enables frugal grocery purchases while also promoting sustainability by diverting food that was destined for the landfill. This app links consumers looking for grocery deals with stores looking to sell nearly expired foods. And it’s also a great way to try out new foods and challenge yourself to experiment with recipes! Find out about the app here: Introduction to Flashfood Flashfood Find: Fresh Mozarella Regular Price $7.48Flashfood Price $3.74Total Savings $3.74 Menu Inspiration We often make homemade pizza on a weekend in our house so I was excited to purchase this mozarella to attempt margherita pizza! Find the recipe here: Pizza dough The beauty of this pizza…

  • Flashfood Inspirations

    Flashfood: Spaghetti Sauce

    Flashfood Find: Produce box Regular Price $10.00Flashfood Price $5.00Total Savings $5.00 Menu Inspiration One thing I always try to keep stocked in my freezer is veggie-packed spaghetti sauce. It’s a simple, frugal meal that helps me stretch my grocery dollars. It’s also perfect for those weeks when I don’t want to cook! There was no specific recipe that I followed. I usually just throw items on hand into the crock pot and let them cook up. I was inspired to make pasta sauce from this Flashfood box specifically because of the tomatoes, peppers and carrots. What I added to my sauce: – Flashfood Peppers– Flashfood Carrots– Flashfood Diced Tomatoes– Diced…

  • Sustainable Living

    Easy Vegetable Broth

    I’m an admittedly lazy cook. I like recipes to be easy and quick, so the thought of making vegetable broth from scratch has always intimidated me. I also like to be healthy, though, so know that homemade items from real vegetables is the better way to go. In this post, I’m sharing how I make a super easy vegetable broth with my leftover vegetable scraps! Where I Found My Vegetable Broth Recipe When I started eating a plant-based diet over 15 years ago, this cookbook became my Bible. I had no clue what I was doing in the kitchen to begin with and needed all the help I could get!…