Deli Platter – Meal Plan 9, 64p

Deli Platter – Meal Plan 9, 64p

Had this for my lunch today, mmmm, very yummy serves 2 130g cheese Asda 350g/£1.55, 58p 200g potatoes, Asda 59p/kg, 12p 40g ham, Asda 400g/£1.49, 15p 60g olives Asda drained weight 180g/£1.29, 43p Total cost £1.28, 64p per portion Slice up the potatoes, no need to...

Two Tables & A Carroty Tip

A friend sent me these tips for dieting under stress. I thought they were so useful, I would pass them on. 10 Rules On How To Combine A Successful Diet, With Life As A Normal Human Being 1.  If you eat something, and no one sees you, then the food has no calories 2....

A dirty Sunday

Phew, busy day today. I decided the bedroom was well overdue a thorough clean. Vacuumed all inside the sliding door wardrobe. My goodness, where on earth does all that crud and dust come from. I keep my numerous shoes in boxes in an effort to keep them dust free and...

Haslet & crudités, No Power Meal Plan

As we have no power on this, the no power plan, to refrigerate, have this meat product on the first day. I have changed this so have no pictures, they will follow 200g haslet, Asda 250g/75p 200g carrots, Asda 2kg/£1.18, 12p Half a tin of value sweet corn, drained, 35p...
Balls, Bums and Wedding Pics

Balls, Bums and Wedding Pics

Well Wimbledon is finished for another year. I have seen some exciting tennis and been on the edge of my seat lots of times. I love this tournament and watch as much of it as I can. It’s strange tho, I don’t watch tennis at any other time, it’s just...
No Power Plan sandwiches

No Power Plan sandwiches

I know sandwiches are hardly a recipe, but I wanted to go through the quantities and prep, just to be clear. For the hoummous and carrot sandwiches Serves 2 Tin of chickpeas, drained, use half the tin. Asda 4 for £1, 12p 100g carrots, grated, no need to peel, Asda,...
Bircher Muesli, from 24p

Bircher Muesli, from 24p

This lovely Bircher muesli is from Rose Elliot’s book, Vegetarian Cookery, which I’ve had for ever. I use lots of recipes from it and it was one of my standby books when we were both vegetarian.  It is Rose at the top of the page. The muesli is wonderfully...
Home made muesli, 9p

Home made muesli, 9p

Had a lovely day yesterday afternoon. The U3A budget cookery group came round and we did some puddings. We started off with Delia’s Chocolate Roulade, then Oaty Apple Crumble, Easy Cheesecakes and Chocolate Ice Cream. With a detour via making garlicky Boursin...
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