Hi, my name is Annie!
As a busy working mum I'm always looking for ways to save time (and money) in the kitchen but still produce healthy home-cooked meals. Here you can read about my continuing attempts to make delicious quick - & cheap - meals in no time! (and a few other recipes too...).
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Category Archives: Quick Meals
The last low cost weeklymenu plan should probably have been called ‘Lentil Week’ in our house! (I wonder if there is one?) First there was the Lamb and Lentil Curry with peas, then the Lamb pasties – both of which … Continue reading
One of the tricks that people suggest to save money on your meals is to bulk out your meals with lentils and pulses. I have to admit that I’ve never been sure how that would go – or how they … Continue reading
During my recent browsing on the internet for recipes to use up leftover chicken, I came across this delicious Chicken and Feta Frittata. True to form I fiddled a bit, added in some leftover vegetables and thought I would try … Continue reading
This is really simple food (my favourite sort!) It’s one of those recipes that we have regularly on busy days – a really easy weekday supper that you can just pop in the oven till its done. To cut down … Continue reading
OK – I agree, this picture might not look very exciting at first glance – but I was VERY pleased to get it! You may wonder why a picture of a tray of flapjacks is something to get excited about. … Continue reading
This picture may need a bit of explaining, but I need your help for this. Close your eyes – no, that won’t work – Wake up your taste buds and just imagine: a forkful of creamy fishcake … flavoured with … Continue reading
As we all know, the best plans can go awry. One such thing was the third recipe in this weeks budget menu: Coley Korma. It was not a success. I can’t blame anyone else for this – I made it … Continue reading
This ice-cream should probably come with a warning or two. Firstly – this ice-cream is so gorgeous that you may find yourself making it far too often and eating far too much of it. Secondly – it’s not a quiet … Continue reading
Maybe its the fact that we had MONTHS of rain without let up (it seemed) and it’s now time for change – or maybe its the fact that we went on holiday to a really hot sunny country (always a … Continue reading