First batch of oat milk this morning 🥛🌾 Seeing the packaging waste from bought milk makes me squirm. So for the past 6 months I've been on the journey of DIY milk. Almond milk has been a treat. Using the almond meal by-product to make power balls and hummus has been a hoot 🥜 Oat milk has been an exciting discovery. Oats can tend to slime when whizzed, but they're friendlier on the wallet & more common in my cupboard 🍯 Most alternative milk recipes follow a similar method. Soak 1 cup nut/oats overnight with 4 cups water. Blend, then strain through a nut milk bag or tea towel. I then top up with more water to spread the love, et voila! It'll last for a couple of days, maybe 5, in the fridge 🥄 By keeping my cupboard stocked with all the goodness, I can choose which milk to prep the following day without a scrap o' waste. And lots of by-product treats to indulge the kitchen 💛 Yes it's more effort, but way more fun and satisfying!
With my darling friend, teacher, mentor & collaborator Robin Clayfield in her Crystal Waters Ecovillage garden yesterday ❤️🐞 Robin has inspired many around the world on the power of meeting people with play, diversity and effectiveness so that groups can thrive. She inspires me continually with her potent creative ideas & breakthroughs for new processes & experiences that honour and celebrate humans, and therefore help us honour and celebrate this Earth 🌏💚 I'm truly blessed to have followed my truth in building my skill and understanding of radical people care, and that Robin opened her arms wide to have me journey with her on that path she has pioneered for decades 🙏💛 Big big love to all the elders who pass on the baton of the wise ways to help the younger ones carry them with respect and integrity ✨Robin's still going strong, and if you'd like to check-out her latest project, go to www.patreon.com/RobinClayfield ~
✨Chuffed with my grocery shopping yesterday: I got to carry my packaging in empty, and then carried it out full 🐢Every piece of packaging here is reused. If you can, do it! As wisely sung by @formidableveg 🎶 There's no such thing as waste. Only stuff in the wrong place 🎶 In other words, DON'T BE A LAZY MUG!
Three quarters of the solar wheel have turned. Time to harvest, review, reflect, let go.
🍂Blessed Autumn Equinox for life south of the equator.
🌱Blessed Spring to life in the north.
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