November 2020

spicy roasted butternut squash soup

Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

When life gives you butternut squash, make soup and freeze it for later! Scroll down for instructions on freezing soup in individual portions. This spicy roasted butternut squash soup recipe makes 6 portion and comes in at £0.40 per portion. I made this soup at the beginning of Autumn. The landscape in my garden was flecked with browns, oranges and yellows, and I was in the mood for healthy comfort… Read More »Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Big Christmas 2020 Giveaway: Win a Samsung 50″ Smart TV Worth £400!

With Christmas on the horizon, I have teamed up with an amazing group of bloggers to giveaway a 50″ TV to one lucky winner! Let’s face it, 2020 has been a tough year for us all. This year, we need to pull it out of the bag to make Christmas as spectacular as in previous years. In my house, we will be putting up our tree earlier than usual, participating… Read More »Big Christmas 2020 Giveaway: Win a Samsung 50″ Smart TV Worth £400!

Big Batch Pancakes

Big Batch Pancake Recipe

In our house, Sunday is pancake day. And this big batch pancake recipe is how we make pancakes that last all week. Back in our days of debt, we went brunching like nobody’s business. A smashed avocado here, an eggs Benedict there. It all added up, and our food costs topped £500 per month. When we started challenging ourselves to pay off all of our debt, I made it my… Read More »Big Batch Pancake Recipe

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Easy Homemade Tomato Sauce for Pasta

Want a recipe for easy homemade tomato sauce for pasta? In this blog post, we have a full recipe guide to make a huge pot of all-purpose marinara sauce with very little effort, so read on! One of my first ever batch preps when I started living on a serious budget was marinara sauce. I made a pot of tomatoey goodness to cling to pasta, thicken soups, lather on some… Read More »Easy Homemade Tomato Sauce for Pasta