I have a resolution to take better care of myself in 2017 and this includes eating well. They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day but I am notoriously bad at eating in the morning. However, these cheap and tasty homemade vegan, organic and gluten-free instant porridge pots are my saviours and only 14p […]
I have been trying to keep food waste to a minimum recently at the Retreatist hovel so to use up some carrots in the fridge I made this carrot and coriander soup – with a twist! The twist being orange juice! Try it and let me know what you think – at under 20p per […]
I had to rediscover my frugal ways this week. It’s funny because you think you will never lose them but somehow little by little they slip and you become complacent! But I am back making a conscious effort to make sure they don’t slip again! Even though we are debtfree we still have the ‘fear’ […]
I have a jar of dried red lentils I have been aiming to use up for a long time and this week I finally got round to doing something with them: a frugal curried red lentil and coconut milk soup: slightly spicy, creamy and very tasty and perfect for batch cooking and freezing.
I’ve been tackling adversity this week readers! A number of things have happened that have kind of put a dampener on plans for the future.
So as I’m sure all you regular readers have noticed we have been on a de-cluttering drive recently – getting rid of a whole swathe of our belongings – it is all part of our living simply aim.
If you came here today cause I was featured in Mrs Crunch’s feature in The Sun! Thank you! If not – fantastic news! My blog was the ‘blog of the week’ in Mrs Crunch’s weekly feature! You can check it out today (Thursday 2nd July 2015!)