Recipe Gallery

Gabriel looking through a parasol pole pretentding to be a pirate.

Home Educating & Bulk Cooking

This month we made the decision to embark on home educating Gabriel. It now means less time, more fun, and a lot of new ways we need to balance the budget.

Kenwood Mixer & Attachments

Making Meat Stretch & Cheap Cuts of Meat

To keep on budget in the New Year it helps making your meat stretch with rumble down meals, or buying cheap cuts of meat and trying offal to reduce costs.

Gabe Steering the Ship

Life gets in the way of Living! Slow Cooker to the Rescue.

The past few weeks have been hectic to say the least., Thankfully some savvy shopping and the slow cooker has helped keep us on track.

A Cooked Whole Roast Chicken

A Month In – Financial Fast

To keep on track with our Financial Fast I made a chicken last five meals keeping us fed for most of the week!

Frugal Bean Meal

Beans, beans, and more beans!

Almost all of my most frugal meals include beans or lentils. They are filling, nutritious, and more importantly the toddler will happily eat them.

Shopping on Budget – Whilst Hungry!

When Shopping on Budget never go out hungry!

Financial Fast Meal List

Day One! Financial Fast

Today we start our year long frugal financial fast. Using up the bits lurking in the fridge and cooking frugal meals that are tasty, satisfying and healthy

Quick & Easy Macaroni Cheese

Cheap and easy Macaroni Cheese – toddler approved!

Banana Bread

Banana Bread

This banana bread recipe is my quick go to if I want to make a sweet treat. Filling and great to use up browning bananas.

Tomato & Goat’s Cheese Tarts

Quick and easy tomato and goat’s cheese tarts that help use up a glut of tomatoes and taste delicious as well.

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