Here is something to think about. We all have different ideas as to what constitutes a good food budget. It, of course is dependent on the type and amount of food we buy. While browsing the net for nutrition guidelines, I came cross the Australian Government's " Eat for Health" website. The site has the (current) official dietary guidelines. It lists some sample menu plans for Men, Women and Children, as well as a really good guide to what makes a "serve" of various foods. As an … [Read more...] about How much “should” your food budget be??
Archives for February 2016
A few of you asked for something sweet when I did these menus in the past. I admit I do not eat a lot of sweet things, So for me to not have biscuits, cakes and chocolate is not a big deal. I have, however, acknowledged that many of you do crave a bit of sugar in your lives :) so I came up with this 2-in-1 recipe that does not sacrifice all your eggs and butter as sweet treats. I made this recipe by combining two basic recipes and diving the batter to create 8 little cornflake cookies and 6 … [Read more...] about A sweet treat (or two ) to add to a cup of tea or coffee.
Here is the shopping list and menus for a $50 fortnight. (Click here to see a large version of the Coles Shopping List ) 1 Loaf Multigrain Bread 1 doz eggs 250g Butter 3 litres milk 6pack Frozen crumbed fish 1kg Frozen Mixed Vege 200g pack 4 leaf salad mix 2 Brown onions 2 Carrots 3 large ( 170g each) Potatoes 200g Green Beans 2 Tomatoes 1 Fresh Corn 500g Beef Mince 500g Boneless Pork Pieces 1.25kg Chicken Drumsticks 250g Bacon 200g … [Read more...] about $50 Shopping list and Menus for Feb 14-27th
After a long time away pondering on the best course of action for the $25 a week menu, I have decided to relaunch the site as "Frugal Foodie" This will be the home for delicious Foodie menus created at a rock bottom price. I will stick to a roughly $50 per fortnight shopping list and will post the list from major supermarket's online shopping sites. $50 per fortnight has been suggested as a more realistic figure as benefits are paid fortnightly. I will continue to post suggested $50 menus, … [Read more...] about The $25 menu ..I’m back..:)