Gluten-Free Hi-Fibre Pancake Mix Recipe

This Gluten-Free Hi-Fibre Pancake Mix recipe offers a nutritious start to the day, perfect for health-conscious and dietary-restricted individuals. It’s vegan-friendly, and free from common allergens like gluten, wheat, soy, yeast, eggs, dairy, and nuts, ensuring it’s safe for nearly everyone without sacrificing taste. Made with wholegrain chickpea flour and resistant starches, it promises a delicious, high-fiber meal with just the addition of water. This mix is an effortless way to enjoy a wholesome, tasty breakfast that benefits the whole family.

To use the Gluten Free Hi-Fibre Pancake Mix, simply mix it with water or milk, let it rest for fluffier pancakes, and cook on a greased, medium-heated frypan. This easy process ensures delicious, golden brown pancakes that are both nutritious and allergy-friendly, making them a perfect breakfast option for the whole family.

How to make Gluten-Free Hi-Fibre Pancakes

1. Pre-heat frypan over medium heat and grease well.

2. Add 250g of mix to a shaker bottle (reused 2L milk bottle) or bowl.

3. Add 270mL of water or milk. Replace the lid and shake the bottle thoroughly for 2-3 minutes – open the lid carefully and release the air after 1 minute. If using a bowl, stir thoroughly for 2-3 minutes. For fluffier pancakes let the mixture rest for 15 minutes – add more water if the mixture becomes too thick.

4. Pour the pancake mixture into the pan to the desired size.

5. Cook over low to medium heat for approx. 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

Serve your Gluten Free Hi-Fibre Pancakes topped with fresh fruits, a dollop of yogurt, or a drizzle of maple syrup for a delightful and healthy breakfast. Additionally, for an extra nutrient boost, sprinkle on some seeds or nuts. This versatile base welcomes all your favorite toppings, making it a perfect meal to start your day with both taste and nutrition.

Purchasing unpackaged goods from bulk food stores, like Wasteless Pantry, significantly benefits the environment by minimizing packaging waste and reducing food waste. Furthermore, this shopping method encourages buying only what you need. Thereby promoting a healthier lifestyle through fresh, less processed ingredients. It’s a sustainable choice that supports a cleaner planet.

Chocolate Brownie Mudcake Mix Recipe

For a delightful baking experience that’s both versatile and waste-reducing, the choc brownie mix from Wasteless Pantry is your go-to option. This mix not only allows you to whip up delicious chocolate brownies but also serves as a base for mud cakes and mug cakes.

This versatile mix not only simplifies the baking process but also invites creativity into your kitchen. Whether you’re in the mood for something classic or feeling adventurous, the mix can be customized to suit your taste. This flexibility ensures that your desserts will always be a hit, catering to a wide range of preferences and dietary needs. For customizing your bake with the versatile mix, a good starting point is adding up to 1 cup (about 175g) of your chosen extras, whether it’s dried fruits, nuts, or chocolate chips. This amount ensures a delightful burst of flavor and texture without overwhelming the original recipe. Adjust based on your preference and the specific add-ins you choose!

Get what you need unpackaged! To further your waste reduction efforts, consider using reusable baking mats instead of disposable parchment paper. Not only do these mats help minimize waste, but they also offer a non-stick surface, making your baking process smoother and more eco-friendly.

How to use


500g choc brownie mix

250ml water

75g pecan or walnut pieces

Combine all ingredients, spread onto a standard greased baking tray, and bake 190C for 30 minutes.


500g choc brownie mix

50g butter/vegetable oil

50g dark choc buttons

200ml hot water

25 ml whiskey (optional)

1. Melt butter & choc in hot water, and stir in whiskey.

2. Add brownie mix and mix well

3. Bake at 160C until baked (approx. 50 mins)

* For a denser mud cake, increase choc and butter to 75g each

Want to try it as a mug cake? Click here.

Prefer something vegan, dairy-free, or gluten-free? Check out this GF Brownie recipe instead.

Sustainable Shaving Solutions: Switch to Reusable Safety Razors

Looking for sustainable shaving solutions? Switching to reusable safety razors from Wasteless Pantry is a step towards sustainable grooming. Unlike disposable razors, these durable alternatives reduce waste and offer a closer shave. Pairing them with a shaving puck, instead of aerosol creams, enhances this eco-friendly experience. Blades need changing depending on usage, ensuring optimal performance. Used blades can be collected and recycled, aligning with eco-conscious practices. This choice not only elevates your shaving routine but also significantly diminishes your environmental footprint.

How to Use a Safety Razor:

  1. Prepare Your Skin: Use warm water to soften your skin and hair. This makes shaving smoother.
  2. Use the Shaving Puck: Wet the shaving brush, swirl it on the puck to create a rich lather, and apply it to your skin. This replaces aerosol creams, reducing waste.
  3. Shaving: Hold the safety razor at a 30-degree angle to your skin. Use short, light strokes without applying pressure, and shaving with the grain rather than against it.

Blade Replacement: Depending on your shaving frequency and hair coarseness, replace blades when the shave feels rough or uncomfortable.

Recycling Blades: Collect used blades in a metal container. Once full, seal it and label it as ‘sharps.’ Check with local recycling centers for disposal options.

Switching to a reusable safety razor can significantly reduce waste, potentially replacing hundreds of disposable razors over its lifetime. The exact number depends on how frequently you shave and replace disposable razors, but considering the lifespan of a quality reusable razor and the durability of its blades, the environmental impact is profound.

Refill Over Recycle: The Path to Sustainable Grocery Shopping

Sustainable grocery shopping can be done! In the realm of sustainable living, choosing to refill rather than recycle or compost packaging during your weekly grocery shop emerges as a superior choice. Especially within the context of Western Australia. While recycling and composting have their merits, they’re hampered by limitations and inefficiencies. A significant portion of materials cannot be recycled locally. Many must be transported interstate or even internationally for processing, increasing carbon footprints and undermining the sustainability of the recycling process.

Moreover, the distinction between home compostable and industrially compostable materials adds another layer of complexity. Items like disposable coffee cups, are often marketed as ‘compostable’. Typically these require industrial facilities to break down, facilities that are not universally accessible. This means that without the proper processing, these items may not decompose as intended, leading to potential environmental harm.

Refilling, on the other hand, minimizes waste from the outset. By using reusable containers and purchasing products in bulk, consumers significantly reduce the need for single-use packaging. This leads to a more sustainable and impactful practice. This not only conserves resources and energy but also lessens the reliance on recycling and composting systems, which, as noted, come with their own sets of challenges.

Ultimately, refilling is a proactive step towards reducing waste and promoting environmental sustainability. It encourages a shift in consumer behavior that, if adopted widely, could lead to substantial positive impacts on waste reduction and resource conservation, aligning more closely with the ideals of a circular economy.

Enter Wasteless Pantry: your go-to for ditching the packaging drama and achieving sustainable grocery shopping. We make refilling easy and fun, so you can skip the recycling guesswork and do your bit for the planet with every shop, whether it is in-store or online.

Eco-Friendly E-Waste Recycling in Western Australia

Recycling e-waste in Western Australia is not just a responsible choice—it’s a friendly nudge towards a greener planet! The Waste Authority WA emphasizes the importance of this, given the potential risks to our health and environment. E-waste can be anything from your old TV and computer to mobile phones and large appliances. Thankfully, our state is all for initiatives that cut down on waste and make the most out of these discarded items, aiming for a sustainable, low-waste future.

Joining this eco-friendly mission, Total Green Recycling is at the forefront, offering a whole suite of services to tackle e-waste. They’re passionate about turning over 3,000 tonnes of our old gadgets into valuable materials each year, helping us step closer to a circular economy where nothing goes to waste.

And for our mobile phones, there’s MobileMuster, a super convenient, free recycling program that welcomes all brands and types. It’s a simple way to ensure the precious materials in our phones get a second chance, available for drop-off at any Australia Post.

Recycling e-waste does wonders beyond just clearing out space at home. It conserves precious resources, saves energy, and cuts down on emissions and pollution. Recovering materials like copper, gold, and palladium from e-waste not only preserves these resources but also means less mining and processing new materials, which is a win for the planet!

What can you do?

Eager to contribute? Finding your nearest e-waste recycling center or drop-off point in the Perth metro area is a breeze with the “Recycle Right” tool. Just pop in your address and find out where you can take your e-waste for recycling.

For more great tips and details on where to recycle your e-waste in Western Australia, check out the following resources:

And if you’re curious about what other recycling miracles you can perform, swing by Wasteless Pantry. They’re always ready to share knowledge on how you can make even more environmentally friendly choices!