Cheftovers – Milk Bags and Muffin Batter!

What do 1.3 L milk bags and muffin batter have in common?  ‘Squeezing’ out some homemade muffin batter from a hand-washed empty milk bag is a brilliant way to recycle, re-use and produce quick and delicious muffins without any mess. Re-using a milk bag to freeze produce or carry a sandwich to school in isRead More

Cheftovers – Dryer Lint, A Box of Clementines and White Vinegar!

What does dryer lint, a box of clementines, and a jug of white vinegar all have in common? – A healthy way to remind us how to enjoy the gifts of winter. When the clementines start arriving at the grocery store around mid-November, our hibernation begins.  We stop hanging our clothes out on the line,Read More


Welcome to Cheftovers! More than half the food produced in Canada is wasted and 21% of that avoidable waste comes from our kitchens.  According to a 2019 Canada Food Waste Study, “that’s about $1700 per household in a country in which four million people struggle for regular meals.” What can we do?  We can changeRead More