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Keep your cool

Making sure your fridge is at the right temperature - 5°or below - will help keep your food fresher for longer. Thank us later!

How to freeze bread

Want to know if you can freeze bread or how to freeze different types? Freeze It have all the answers you're looking for.

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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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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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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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Perfect your portions

Wave goodbye to rice mountains and pasta portions that could feed the 5,000. Measure your grains to make sure you cook the right amount. They’ll go way further.

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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Give tinned a try

Or frozen. Veggies and fruits stored this way last ages. And once cooked up in a delicious pasta or pie your taste-buds won’t tell the difference (but your wallet will!).

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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Top tips for cutting food waste

Save money and tackle food waste with these thrifty, zero waste tips from Wicked Leeks.

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6 tips to help you eat more sustainably

WWF gives us the lowdown on how the food we eat can impact our climate.

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10 super useful shopping and meal planning tips

@cookist have all the tips you need to help you shop like a pro, save money, and do proper meal planning.

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How can I save money on my food shop?

The BBC share their top tips to make your money go further and make the most of what you have.

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How do I create simple and flexible meal plans?

This handy guide from Love Food Hate Waste makes it easier to stick to your food budget and make sure food doesn't end up in the bin.

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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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The must-have kitchen equipment to make basic cooking tasks easier

Whether you're a student or looking to build your confidence in the kitchen, Delicious shows us what equipment to go for to make cooking more simple.

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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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What's in season when? A guide to UK seasonal eating

How can we tell what food is in season? Use this simple guide from Oddbox to eat more sustainably and get the freshest fruit and veg. It's better for the environment and it can save you money.

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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.

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Get friendly with your freezer

Know what's lurking in the depths of your freezer? The better you know yours, the better you can use the space to keep food you'll want to eat fresh and ready for later!

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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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What's the right amount of pasta per person?

The age-old cooking conundrum. Here are some simple ways from Delishably to get it right.

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23 healthy packed lunch ideas for work

Break free from the office sad-wich with these delicious, money saving, and healthy packed lunch ideas by Cosmopolitan.

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7 ways to reduce food waste at home

A few simple changes to how you shop, store, and cook food can save you money. Find out how with these top tips from Kitche!

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