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Banana & Cinnamon Muffins

If you have some bananas that are going brown, you can always use them up in banana muffins (basically banana bread but in a muffin case). I like to make these as they are easy to pack in lunchboxes and for people to just grab on the go. Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 125g melted butterContinue reading “Banana & Cinnamon Muffins”

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5 Breakfast for Dinner Ideas

We love to have breakfast for dinner in my house. We don’t tend to eat cooked meals for breakfast, so it makes sense to have them as our evening meal. My kids also like it when we shake things up a little. Scrambled eggs and toast We have this as a main dinner quite regularly.Continue reading “5 Breakfast for Dinner Ideas”

500g Minced Beef into 3 Meals for a Family of 4!

You may not believe me when I say I can turn 500g of minced beef into 3 meals for my family of 4, but I am hear to show you some tips and tricks for making meat stretch, and how you can still feed your family a tasty, filling meal. For perspective, this is whatContinue reading “500g Minced Beef into 3 Meals for a Family of 4!”

Simple Oaty Biscuits

These oaty biscuits require minimal effort and taste scrummy. I tend to make these when I have oats to use up. Most of these ingredients are in your pantry right now. A little goes a long way with these ingredients. *Note, these ingredients can be tweaked to suit your needs. For example, where I stateContinue reading “Simple Oaty Biscuits”

No Food Waste Here

This blog post is all about preventing food waste. I have compiled a list of 10 perishable items and some simple ways to make use of them. Note: this post is in regards to food that is looking a bit sad and passed it’s best. Cucumbers A cucumber that is passed it’s best can beContinue reading “No Food Waste Here”

Building a Mini Stockpile for Tight Weeks

Why build a stockpile? When you hear the word stockpile, you may think doomsday prepper or extreme couponer. What I am suggesting is not quite that extreme, but it does involve building up a small stash of long-life foods/ freezer meals for weeks when money may be a little tight. Cutting your grocery bill andContinue reading “Building a Mini Stockpile for Tight Weeks”

My 10 Pantry and Freezer Staples

I like to grocery shop on a budget, and that can be tricky when recipes call for certain staples that can bump the price of your bill up. To counter this, I tend to stock up on pantry staples that I use regularly. This is great to do on the weeks you come in underContinue reading “My 10 Pantry and Freezer Staples”