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”

3 Ingredient Cookies

My family loves these 3 ingredient cookies, and I wanted to share this simple, budget friendly recipe with you. Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 2 tbsp of peanut butter 100g of Oats Method: Heat your oven to 180 Mash or blend the bananas Add all the ingredients into a mixing bowl and combine Line a bakingContinue reading “3 Ingredient Cookies”

7 Grocery Shopping Mistakes

With the cost of living crisis fully raging, we all need a little help to curb costs where we can. Groceries can be a huge expense if you’re not vigilant with your spending. Here are my 7 grocery shopping mistake to avoid! Not Working Out the Price Per Unit Divide the price by the unit/Continue reading “7 Grocery Shopping Mistakes”

Cheap Party Nibbles Idea

Have you ever been asked to bring a plate to a party and had no clue what to make? Or do you host a book club every so often or have friends around for drinks? These cheesy pickle rolls are easy and cheap to make. I paid a total of £2.60 to make these andContinue reading “Cheap Party Nibbles Idea”

The Sweetest Valentine’s Foodie Gift Idea

Me and my kids have made the sweetest Valentine’s treat/ foodie gift idea and I wanted to share it with you… Decorated Wafer Biscuits!! Aren’t they the cutest? Ingredients Pink wafer biscuits Melting chocolate Sprinkles Method: Melt your chocolate in the microwave at 30 second intervals. Stir in between. Get a tray or a pieceContinue reading “The Sweetest Valentine’s Foodie Gift Idea”

Baked Bean & Potato Pie

This pie is as easy to make as it sounds. It’s a great no-meat option to keep costs low, but it still has beans and veggies! Even better, my 11 year old helped me make this, so if you have older children who are learning life skills in the kitchen, this is a great oneContinue reading “Baked Bean & Potato Pie”

Slow Cooked Veggie Chilli

Incorporating meat free meals into your meal plan is a great way to save money. One meal that works well as a vegetarian meal is chilli. I make a three bean chilli that can be made as it is or with meat (if you prefer). Ingredients I can of drained kidney beans 1 can ofContinue reading “Slow Cooked Veggie Chilli”

How I Meal Plan- Includes Free Printables

I have previously done a post on why I meal plan: Benefits of Meal Planning, but I wanted to dedicate this one to HOW I meal plan. I get so many questions on this, and I always say it is not a one size fits all method, just find what works for you, but seeingContinue reading “How I Meal Plan- Includes Free Printables”

Breakfast Ice Cream

This is the healthy ice cream treat that my kids think is awesome. Ice cream for breakfast is cool in any kid’s book, right? Just remember to tell them the actual ingredients in case they tell their teachers that mum or dad gave them ice cream for breakfast *cringe*. Frozen banana slices (1 banana perContinue reading “Breakfast Ice Cream”

Super Simple Banana Bread

I know that you may be sick of hearing about banana bread because there was a real fad for baking it during the lockdown, but I love making it and I always get asked for my recipe. In true Sensibly Frugal Living style, there is nothing complex or fancy about my recipe. What you willContinue reading “Super Simple Banana Bread”

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