Now, I'm a fan of the frugal life, but I also want to live in a decent state of health. In this world of sugar-free/chia/quinoa/coconut oil/coconut water/paleo/vegan/HCG/[names of all other current health kicks], I sometimes get confused. … [Read more...] about Porridge: The Forgotten Superfood
Mason jars are all the rage these days and ideas for decorating them for various uses around the home and office are just about the only reason for Pinterest. … [Read more...] about The Best Mason Jar Idea
I'm a big fan of pasta. It's super cheap and easy to cook and all of that. I'm less of a fan of the jars of pasta sauce you buy in the shops. Don't get me wrong, they're good when you're in a hurry, or when you can't be bothered, but I often find myself having to add more things to the sauce, like flavour. … [Read more...] about Homemade Pasta Sauce in Jars
When I was a kid, one of the best things about Christmas was the shortbread. That, and presents, and the smell of the Christmas tree, and the food and the lollies, but my Mum's homemade shortbread was way up there on the list. … [Read more...] about Awesome Shortbread – It’s Christmas Y’all!
This is lighter, slightly more cakey, than the banana bread you get down at the café, but it’s tasty nonetheless. It’s an awesome way to use up bananas that have seen better days, and you can freeze this loaf if you like, to enjoy at a later date. I’ve adapted the recipe for a food processor, because I’m a sucker for gadgetry sometimes. … [Read more...] about Banana Loaf