Cucumber // vegetable (botanically a fruit)

Cucumber // vegetable (botanically a fruit)

🌱🥒🤔 Did you know that cucumber peel is edible and full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants? The peel and seeds are the most nutrient-dense parts of the cucumber. It will add fiber and vitamin A to your diet. Just be sure to wash the cucumber…

the Way of St. James (Camino de Santiago) // TRAVEL

the Way of St. James (Camino de Santiago) // TRAVEL

🥾🤔 Did you know that the pilgrims on the Way of St. James (Camino de Santiago) used pumpkins as water bottles by hanging them from their walking sticks for centuries? Nowadays, hundreds of thousands of pilgrims like Grandma Sita exchange ideas and cultures across the…

Aquafaba – the starchy liquid that chickpeas have been cooked in

Aquafaba – the starchy liquid that chickpeas have been cooked in

🌱🥫 Grandma Sita loves cooked chickpeas because there is nothing to waste at all. Overall she matches the chickpeas with veggies in delicious salads/soups, use them to make homemade hummus and even bakes her yummy plant-based treats with aquafaba.  👩‍🍳 Aquafaba is the starchy liquid…

Plant-based Leftovers Pooling Party – a new way to cut down food waste

Plant-based Leftovers Pooling Party – a new way to cut down food waste

♻️🍽️🤔 Did you know that a Leftovers Pooling Party is a great way to clear the fridge, bring friends together, and try a new way to cut down food waste? Fruit and vegetables have the highest wastage rates of any food, so let’s bring new…

Tree shadow place – the best way to beat the heat of summer days // Tip from Grandma Sita

Tree shadow place – the best way to beat the heat of summer days // Tip from Grandma Sita

☀️🌳🤔 Did you know the best way to beat the heat these summer days? A seat next to a tree shadow place, luckily Grandma Sita has a lot of trees in her pretty garden where she also hangs a very comfortable hammock. Win-win! 🌱✍️ “Someone…

Cherry // fruit

Cherry // fruit

🌱🤔🍒 Did you know that can make vibrant syrup from cherry pits that would typically be tossed? Cherries offer you all the things you have been looking for in a berry: juiciness, color, and sweet taste.  💪 Cherries are not only a great snack but…

NATURAL DYEING GUIDE from avocado peels and pits

NATURAL DYEING GUIDE from avocado peels and pits

♻️ Did you know that dye with avocado peels/pits gets beautiful pink shades in textile fabric?  Grandma Sita puts together the step-by-step natural dyeing guide with food waste for you to try.  ➡️ Natural dyes, made from food scraps like avocado peels/pits that would otherwise…

May the fourth be with you // celebration

May the fourth be with you // celebration

🥦🍉✨ In the food universe, a Jedi master is a grandmother like Grandma Sita, and their valuable experience and resourcefulness should be more recognized, inspiring everyone to learn the importance of minimizing their waste and generally the true value of food.  “Always pass on what…

Stop Food Waste Day! Together recipe-free cooking with food scraps

Stop Food Waste Day! Together recipe-free cooking with food scraps

🗓️ April 24 ✋ Stop Food Waste Day. No one ever intends to waste food, so let’s strive to make Stop Food Waste Day every day! Saving food starts at home, Grandma Sita is always happy to share practical, creative, and impactful ways to change our behavior…

Forgotten Giants of Copenhagen, Denmark // travel

Forgotten Giants of Copenhagen, Denmark // travel

♻️🌿🤔 Did you know that there are giant trolls made of recycled wood by the artist @thomasdambo to be found somewhere in the world – can you find all? 👀😍 Hey there, fellow troll hunter! Grandma Sita found some cute trolls around Copenhagen, Denmark. Each…