Cheap, quick and easy! Who doesn't love a good One Pot Wonder?! Meet Jambalaya. Sausages, vegies and rice. Cook it all in one pot and feed the family for a couple of bucks. Traditionally, Jambalaya is a spicy Southern Style rice dish, made with sausage, pork or chicken, and shrimp. In this adaption, we used … Continue reading Jambalaya
The Easiest Pumpkin Soup you will ever make! I first saw this in the That Sugar Film recipe book & it is amazing! Simply roast the pumpkin until golden brown (don't worry if it blackens a little, that just brings out a caramelized flavour) If you're using a whole butternut like I did, simply half … Continue reading Easy Pumpkin Soup
It's no secret that I love a good marked down sale. My kids are trained to make a B-line for the meat and dairy aisles looking for "Orange Stickers" while I motor through the fresh fruit & veg section and then head over to the bakery. If I can pick up any of our weekly … Continue reading 5 Things I had No Idea You Could Freeze!
One of the BIGGEST changes we made to our budget was in the kitchen. We go into heaps of detail about this in our FREE 7 day challenge The $1000 Challenge! (You can sign up HERE to get all the deets!) But you don't have to wait for the challenge to start reigning in your … Continue reading 5 Ways to Help You Spend Less At the Grocery Store
Homemade stock is seriously easy & doesn't cost us a cent! We save up our vegie scraps in a ziplock bag in the freezer (carrot tops & tails, kale steams, onion skins, anything you can think of!) Add a half price BBQ chicken carcass (also frozen until we need it) or leftover lamb bones etc. … Continue reading Super Easy Home Made Stock
If you follow me on Instagram, you might have noticed I declared a #PantryChallenge today. I started making my weekly list of things which need to be used up and stopped in my tracks... "How have we got so much excess food again?!" Ok, truth be told, it's nowhere near as much food as we … Continue reading It’s a #PantryChallenge!
We are blessed here in the North East of Victoria to have some of the country's best local produce. Local fruit from the Goulburn Valley, local wine from the King Valley, and this little gem - Milawa Mustard! Mmmmm Tonight I made Orange Mustard Chicken Salad and it was delicious! Grilled Chicken Breast Mixed Salad … Continue reading Orange Mustard Chicken Salad