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

roasted sweet potato and pepper spoon-led weaning recipe

Roasted Sweet Potato and Pepper Puree Spoon-Led Weaning Recipe

Looking for an easy spoon-led weaning recipe? My Roasted Sweet Potato and Pepper spoon-led weaning recipe takes 1 hour to make 10 portions for only £0.19 per portion! My baby, Leon, is at the seven months mark and the time is flying in! We are really enjoying letting him try new flavours and textures, but not as much as he’s enjoying it. He loves his food and I’m really keen… Read More »Roasted Sweet Potato and Pepper Puree Spoon-Led Weaning Recipe

slow cooker chinese chicken curry

Slow Cooker Chinese Chicken Curry

Slow cooker Chinese chicken curry is my new favourite fakeaway. Tender, slow cooked chicken, cooked low and slow for hours in homemade curry paste, served in a nest of egg fried rice. I am converted to swapping my usual takeaway for this easy recipe. It’s officially slow cooker weather and mine is on non-stop! I’ve been experimenting a lot with different recipes, from cooking to baking, and one of my… Read More »Slow Cooker Chinese Chicken Curry

Chinese Curry Paste Recipe

Create your ultimate fakeaway at home with this easy Chinese Curry Paste recipe. One of my all-time favourite comfort food is a Chinese takeaway. So it was a no-brainer to try to recreate some takeaway dishes at home. I mastered homemade budget stir-fries and sauteed noodles while paying off debt. But I perceived from-scratch curry paste as too much work. I didn’t know the process, but it seemed like a… Read More »Chinese Curry Paste Recipe

Chicken and Butternut Squash Weaning Recipe Blog Image

Chicken and Butternut Squash Weaning Recipe

A quick, easy and super cheap weaning recipe for Chicken and Butternut Squash. Perfect for feeding your baby in a hurry! Before my baby was born, I had all these hopes that he was going to eat freshly prepared food. That I would have a ton of time to prep his meals. I had visions of leisurely cooking meals, all while he slept cosily, his cooing noises trickling through the… Read More »Chicken and Butternut Squash Weaning Recipe

Hello Fresh Honest Review

Hello Fresh: Honest Review (UK 2020)

It seems like everyone is on the Hello Fresh wagon right now! This was a perfect excuse for me to try it, and post an honest review of Hello Fresh. How Does Hello Fresh Work? Hello Fresh is a food delivery service. Subscribers of Hello Fresh recieve meal kits via post and then they follow an easy recipe guide to create meals at home. Meal kit boxes typically include 3… Read More »Hello Fresh: Honest Review (UK 2020)