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Feeding a family on a budget.

On a Budget

                                                   Feeding a family when funds are limited is always a challenge. It wasn’t so very long ago (was it?) that I had a family of six (plus frequent school-friend visitors and the like) to feed on an extremely tight budget. The challenge to find ...

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Spicy Parsnip Soup

Spicy Parsnip Soup

Spicy Parsnip Soup - Great for cold winter evenings with a hot, wholegrain roll and butter! INGREDIENTS 500g Parsnips - Peeled and chopped 1 Red Chili - Deseeded 1 Large White Onion - Chopped 2 Cloves Garlic - Finely Chopped 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds 1 Teaspoon Ground Coriander 1/2 Teaspoon ...

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Mum-type memories

TheFishy

Sitting next to my husband in the car on the way home from work one Monday evening (when we haven't managed to go shopping at the weekend) I was running over the contents of our fridge in my mind trying to decide if we had anything in to make a decent meal from. I suddenly remembered ...

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Comforting Mushroom Pie

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Delicious and warming on an Autumn evening. Ingredients 320g Ready-Rolled Puff Pastry 250g Button Mushrooms Washed and Quartered 1 Large Onion - Sliced 3 Cloves Garlic - Finely Chopped 2 Medium Carrots 50g Frozen Peas 250ml Vegetable Stock 1 Tbsp Yeast Extract (Marmite) Spray Light ...

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Get-up-and-go breakfast wrap

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A great start to the day with around 18 grams of protein and 13 grams of fibre! Ingredients (Makes two wraps) Small onion 60g cooked red beans 2 tbsps tomato puree 1 tsp chilli flakes Small tin mushrooms 75 grams (frozen weight) spinach or a good handful of fresh 2 large eggs 2 ...

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Tunisian-Inspired Cous Cous

Cous Cous Dish

  Ingredients 200 grams Couscous 250ml vegetable stock (200 ml for the couscous and 50 for the mix) 1 red onion – roughly chopped 2-3 cloves garlic – finely chopped Half each of red, yellow, green capsicums – de-seeded and sliced One carrot – diced 3 medium sized ...

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