Spending Diary 13th – 19th July 2020

Spending Diary 13th – 19th July 2020 Hi everybody! I hope you are all well. This week had a couple of notable events. Some good, some bad. I’ll take you through it. 13/07/2020 Back to work again. Today I did a short run that took in posting a letter to my Grandpa on the way …

Apple Flapjacks

Hi everybody, I was always a big campaigner for preventing food waste, but it became more important during lock down. So when I saw 4 sad apples in my fridge going a bit soft I knew I had to do something with them. I also found some nuts in my cupboard expiring soon, so I …

50 ways to cut the cost of your household shopping

Hi everybody, To celebrate there only being 50 days left till I become debt free I thought I would do a bumper post about how to save money on your household shopping! Looking to cut the cost on your household shopping is one of the easiest ways to make savings to your spending. It is …

Things to do with leftover vegetables and fruit

Hi everyone, I’ve been making a few things this week which I didn’t really feel were special enough to dedicate a post to on their own, so I’ve decided to combine them all in one. I have some sad looking potatoes and onions, so by adding spinach I made these potato and spinach cakes. I …

My Food Prep for the Next Few Days

Hi everybody, I’ve been looking through my cupboards and although I’m running low on some things I’ve still got plenty to keep me out of the shops until later this following week. Things I have in stock Fresh Potatoes, Onions, Apples, Bananas, Cucumber, Carrots, Orange Juice, Beetroot Juice Eggs, Margarine, Dairy Free Milks, Soya Yogurt, …

2 Ingredient Pizza Dough

Hi everybody, I’ve recently joined a bunch of Facebook groups such as ‘Feed yourself for £1 a day’ and ‘Scrimping on a budget’ and I had heard about a great 2 ingredient pizza dough that was just flour and yogurt and I thought to myself that that was something I would really like to try. …

Store Cupboard Mango and Coconut Sponge

As you may have gathered by now I care little for the rules given to me by a Best Before Date on a tin/jar/packet. Use by dates are different as they shouldn’t be ignored, especially in the case of meat and fish, though I have been known on some occasions to eat a vegetarian ready …

Chocolate Avocado and Lime Cake

This recipe is adapted from Nigella Lawson’s ‘Store-cupboard Chocolate Orange Cake’ as it works on the same premise of using a jar of lime marmalade to get the bulk of the flavor. This version of the cake is not vegan, but it could easily be adapted to be vegan by replacing the egg with a …