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Eat Like a Londoner

Save money. Eat better. Help the planet.

How we eat is changing. Eat Like a Londoner pulls together the very best recipes, hacks, tips and tricks to deliver a weekly dose of inspiration that will help you save money, eat better and help the planet.

Here are some of our favourite ways to save cash and the planet

Featuring the best recipes, hacks, tips and tricks from chefs, foodies and influencers from all over the internet. All carefully chosen to help you reduce waste, save money and eat more sustainably.

PLANNING TIP

Food waste prevention – our top tips

Did you know that if everyone in London froze their bread to make toast, we could save 2,600,000 slices from the bin every day?

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Cuisines to help you eat less meat

Is your New Year's resolution to eat less meat? Then check out The Guardian's top tips from the world's tastiest cuisines.

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  • Planning
  • Plant-based

What temperature should my freezer be?

These top tips from Which? will make sure your food is safely stored and give you the lowdown on what you can and can't freeze.

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  • Freezing

The best plant-based takeaways in London

Can't be bothered to cook? These top-rated takeaways from Culture Whisper allow you to experiment with loads of different tasty cuisines from all over the world.

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  • Plant-based
  • Quick dinners

Plant-based swaps for pork

Looking for a plant-based alternative to pork? Look no further. Meatless Monday share their top swaps to recreate your favourite dishes.

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  • Plant-based
  • Simple swaps

Good food habits to cut food waste

From planning to shopping, and storage to cooking, Love Food Hate Waste share their top tips to cut food waste at home.

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  • Cost-saving
  • Planning

Simple swaps to help you eat more sustainably

7 Earth-savvy food swaps that are delicious AND good for you, courtesy of Maple + Marigold.

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  • Simple swaps
TIP

Check your shelf

Eyeball your fridge and cupboards before you hit the shops to save yourself from doubling up on ingredients you already have. You can even snap a photo on your phone to remind yourself later. Your wallet will thank you.

TIP

Make that meal meatless

Try making your favourite meal without the meat. Swap mince for lentils in a spag bol, or chicken for chickpeas in that curry.

Best before date, use by date, sell by date: What does it all mean?

Sometimes it can be hard to tell what's still good to eat. Oddbox share their knowledge so you can save money, waste less, and eat well.

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  • Shopping
  • Storage
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Tupperware at the ready

Eyes bigger than your belly? Box up your leftovers and pop them in the fridge for tomorrow. A day of quick ‘n’ easy cost-saving meals will make you feel like a winner.

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