I’ve been planning this blog for a while now. I was a bit worried about how it might be received by some of the more hardcore frugal amongst you! I talk about saving money and how you can cut down on your spending, Continue reading “Recipe Boxes on a Budget”
This is one of the best cakes I’ve ever made, and I can say that…because it’s not actually my recipe! Continue reading “Coffee Walnut Loaf”
I probably get asked about lunch ideas more than anything else on social media. It’s hard to come up with healthy, cheap lunch ideas when you’re working, or at home with the kids – and having the same thing gets really boring. Continue reading “Super Savvy Lunch Ideas”
These are probably the quickest fishcakes I’ve ever made! Fishcakes can be a bit of a faff to put together. You need to peel and chop the potatoes, cook the fish, make the breadcrumbs…they’re not difficult, they just seem to create a lot of dishes! Continue reading “Mackerel Fishcakes”
Has anyone tried those Eat Natural bars? They do them in loads of flavours and they’re basically fruit, nut, oats and sometimes chocolate. They’re really good. Unfortunately Continue reading “Chocolate & Oat Fridge Bars”
I use these herbs and spices every week. It’s nothing new. But for some reason, I’ve NEVER put these flavours together! Continue reading “Rosemary & Chilli Burgers”
I’m so glad, that so many of you have been enjoying my 7 day meal plans. It’s the beginning of a new year, so I thought it was time for something a little bit different… Continue reading “Money Saving Vegetarian Meal Plan”
There is a bit of an obsession in budget food writing. For a long time, lots of them have been pricing up the cost of their meals by only counting the proportion of the ingredient used. For example; if you were pricing up a meal that included 1 egg, and a box of 6 eggs costs 89p, you would only include 15p in the total. Boring I know, but bare with me….. Continue reading “Super Savvy Meal Planner #3”
It’s great to make your own gnocchi, it’s pretty savvy too, using simple, minimal ingredients. The only problem is, it’s a bit time consuming and fiddly. I debated whether or not to put a simple recipe for gnocchi on here and pretend that I make my own……honesty prevailed and actually, I don’t think using ready made gnocchi is any different to using dried pasta…….
I get messages every day asking for slow cooker recipes……..I’ve always been a little bit reluctant to post any, as not everybody has one…….As you can see I’ve changed my mind!