‘Frugal’ and ‘luxury’ – two words not usually seen next to each other in a sentence! But this recipe for mac and cheese plants them firmly side by side – it is luxurious and creamy and a great winter warmer, and frugal at a mere 32p per portion!
We bought a chest freezer this week. And I LOVE it. Now – this is something we have been wanting for years but have always been cautious about spending money on (especially when you don’t have enough to buy food in the first place!)
This recipe for creamy fish pie is part of the #EmptyFridgeChallenge linkup party: finding new and exciting ways to cut down on food waste and use up stockpiles from the fridge and freezer.
OK – here we go the mealplan for the 40 day food challenge is written! This is an extended mealplan for eating across a long space of time with a very low budget.
This post is inspired by the lovely Sarah James on Twitter who made a homemade Eton mess the other day – reminding me I had 2 frozen egg whites in the freezer from when I recently made a quiche which gave me the perfect excuse for making a summer pavlova.
Yep – frugal doesn’t spring to mind when you think of lamb tagine – a notoriously expensive meat at the best of times (at least it is in the UK) but this recipe uses all store-cupboard ingredients to make a fragrant and (because it’s got fruit in it) healthy dinner!
There are times during your debt-free journey when things are just so close to the knuckle it wears you down. These are the toughest times, waiting for Mr CR’s first paycheck from his new job, almost at the end of the month, very very little money left in the bank. How will we cope?