Bacon, Olive and Cheese Loaf Cake

Bacon, Olive and Cheese Loaf Cake

The U3A cookery group came round today. We have such fun, exploring recipes, stirring, tasting, baking and talking about flavours, options and possibilities. Not to mention the large amount of laughter and gossiping that goes on! This month, we made Peanut Butter...
Week One Meal Planner – red lentils, chick peas & bacon

Week One Meal Planner – red lentils, chick peas & bacon

Meal Plan One As at 4th December 2018, you will need £16.19 in your purse at the checkout, but the amount of food actually consumed (if you follow the plan fully) comes to £14.44 or £1.03, per person, per day. This plan was first written in Jun 2013, and now, over 5...
A myriad of 5 Things

A myriad of 5 Things

Many newer readers may not know that I helped to build a wonderful site called cheap family recipes which was written to feed your family for £100 a month. The original site is now only available on Wayback, but someone has reloaded most of it from there with a...
Vegan Savoury Loaf Cake

Vegan Savoury Loaf Cake

Following on from the last post about a savoury loaf cake, I experimented today and came up with this vegan version. My silicone mini loaf tins arrived today. I said yesterday that I wouldn’t use all 12, but that’s exactly what I did do today! I’m...
Dinners

Dinners

Dinners Cost per portionCalories FatProteinCarbsVegetarian VeganGluten free Broccoli Pesto (for the whole batch of pesto)1685 cals158g fat26g protein57g carbs Nut Balls in a Tomato Sauce Greek Fried Cauliflower Tapas - Patatas Bravas, Butter Beans with Lemon &...
Lunches

Lunches

Lunches Cost per portionCalories FatProteinCarbsVeg/Vegan Broad Bean & Feta Wrap Sardine & Tomato Sandwich Paste10p Tzatziki & Lettuce Sandwich14pveg/not vegan Welsh Rarebit Chestnut Soup - Nigella Lawson Parsnip Soup, with scone & mince pie -...
Breakfasts

Breakfasts

Breakfasts Cost per portionCalories FatProteinCarbsVegetarian VeganGluten Free  Cooked Muesli Overnight Oatsveg/vegan with appropriate subsuse gf oatssquillions of variations Plummy Oatsveg/vegan with appropriate subsuse gf flourlots of different flavours Bacon...