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

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

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 years later,...
Need some ideas for Veganuary?

Need some ideas for Veganuary?

Dec 31, 2017 | 23 comments Are you doing Veganuary 2019? Or perhaps you are a new vegan and haven’t really got to grips with what it means yet, many people are turning to plant based eating, not just for veganuary. Do you need or want some ideas of what to eat? I did...
Family Easter Meal Plan – £1.27 a day each

Family Easter Meal Plan – £1.27 a day each

Family Easter Meal Plan This meal plan is a celebration one. I wouldn’t usually suggest this much sugar. The plan is based around a leg of lamb, and so costs more than our usual plans, but at just £1.27 each per day, it’s still flipping cheap!  You can...
Blooming fat demo’s

Blooming fat demo’s

Blooming fat demo’s? Well not quite! I’ve got three separate things to report and I was just playing with the title 🙂 Long lasting poinsettia In the middle of December, Mike and I were walking in Eastbourne. We had a little browse round the Christmas...
Meal Plan 11 – 7 days for two adults and two x 15 year olds

Meal Plan 11 – 7 days for two adults and two x 15 year olds

The Eleventh Meal Plan – wow, that’s nearly three months worth! Plus all the celebration and 5 day ones! This one, as per usual shows 3 meals a day, plus some cakey extras to fill any gaps, for 7 days, for 2 adults, and this time, two 15 year old teenagers...
Heathfield Agricultural Show

Heathfield Agricultural Show

It was the Heathfield Agricultural Show today. True to form, the rain belted down overnight and was tipping it down when I got up this morning. The forecast was for sun later on, so fingers were crossed. The show is a big deal in the community, attracting thousands of...
An apple harvest

An apple harvest

According to the weather forecast, we are due icy blasts, strong winds and frosts next week. So today, I thought I’d better harvest the last apple tree. It is a crisp green one called Fiesta and the harvest period is early October. They are just starting to drop...