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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”

Freezing Sandwiches

One thing I don’t let go bad is bread. My family do go through a lot of bread, so it never has a chance to get stale. However, if it doesn’t get eaten, or I find bread reduced in the supermarket, I like to ensure it gets used by making up sandwiches and freezing them.Continue reading “Freezing Sandwiches”

Anything Goes Tomato Base Sauce

My children love pasta with tomato sauce and I save money by making my own. It really is simple, and the best part… as long as you have tomatoes, you can add those pesky leftover veggies from the fridge. This recipe can also be batch cooked and frozen. This sauce can be used in bolognese,Continue reading “Anything Goes Tomato Base Sauce”

Simple Tips to Prevent Food Waste and Lower Grocery Costs

After posting lots of tips and tricks on preventing food waste and saving money on groceries on Instagram, I thought I’d share some here. I am a huge advocate of meal planning, food management, and preventing food waste. My grocery budget is one of my biggest household bills, and I strive to keep it low.Continue reading “Simple Tips to Prevent Food Waste and Lower Grocery Costs”