Thrifty Lesley - 1 person, 1 day, £1or How To Feed Yourself For £1 A Day
I usually use up soft bananas in smoothies, with an unpeeled apple and a splash of orange juice. But if I want cake, this recipe for a homemade banana bread is super quick to mix up and very tasty.
4 copies of Jack Monroe’s latest book Tin Can Cook up for grabs. Seventy Five recipes using mainly, yes, cans. Some new recipes, some older, favourite ones.
home made apricot jam that tastes better than Bonne Maman! Fresh and zingy with lemon juice. Very easy to make
Where we’ve got to with the loft extension, and some much needed blogmin
This vegan Tomato & Almond Patè is deeply savoury and utterly delicious. It would make a great sandwich filler / toast topper / jacket potato topping. Or let it down a little and stir it through pasta
5 Things to do inside, outside, in the school holidays, to cook for tea and many others
Got a recipe everyone loves, that your family ask for again and again? Found something new that you are desperate to share? Submit a recipe to Thrifty Lesley
Ink cartridge recycling for charity is so easy to do and can raise AMAZING amounts of money!
Wondering what to read next? Here are some more books I’ve been reading lately, and enjoyed. Second hand on Amazon and eBay are both good places to look, and I often find really interesting stuff from charity shops.
Delicious vegan spicy vegetable fritters, shallow fried in olive oil. Great for a lunch box or afterschool snack, as well as dinner
A green pea hummus lasagna for a budget family dinner is an unusual idea, but it’s creamy and very tasty. Swap the pea hummus layer out for all kinds of different savoury mixes
Are you following Slimming World? Or maybe you’d like too, but can’t see how you can because you’re on a tight budget as well? Here’s a months worth of low syn, budget breakfast, lunch and meal ideas