A smoothie to refill your glycogen stores! Ingredients: -100g greek yoghurt (13p) [LiDL; Eridanous; £1.29/kg] -100ml double cream (28p) [LiDL; Montedos; 85p/300g] -1 banana (11p) [LiDL; 69p/kg] -50g mixed berries (16p) [Sainsbury's; Basics; £1.29/400g] -25g coconut (20p) [LiDL; Atco; £1.60/200g] Total: 88p. 5min. – Blend together.
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Sorry I’ve been missing in action again! Soon I’ll be making video-logs of meals, to make it easier to show you what I’m doing, though. So, I’ve recently discovered Sainsbury’s “basics” berry mix. 400g frozen berries for £1.29! Yay! I gathered meself a bag and tried them. Not very sweet, but nicely natural-tasting and sharp, [...]
So, you can’t find 99% chocolate in your area? Or maybe your favourite brand is off the shelves? Or you’re allergic/intolerant to one of those stupid chemicals almost every chocolate bar has? So, this is the recipe chocolate factories don’t want you to know! Make your own chocolate at home, simply, easily, controlling the ingredients [...]
A brilliant replacement for your “crisp” and “snack food” cravings. Slightly healthier, so, provided you don’t eat a TON of them, they can be enjoyed safely. This is also technically a “free” food. It’s main ingredient is fat, which I either cut off my meat (when it’s excessive or when the meat dish would make [...]
Decided to give the grill in our top-oven a PROPER whirl. Ingredients: -1 courgette 20p -2 carrots 14p -200g celeriac 20p -1 chicken thigh/drumstick 26p -100g bacon 17p Total: 93p. 40 min. – 1. Peel the carrots and the celeriac. Slice about 1.5cm thick. Place on grill. 2. Meanwhile, slice the courgette into long pieces, [...]
Use nut or soy-based creams if you don’t want/can’t have dairy. Ingredients: -1/4 stick/62g of butter 25p -1 small banana 8p -1 avocado 50p -some dried fruit/nuts/shredded coconut… Total: 95p. 10 min. – 1. Peel and pit the avocado. Peel the banana. 2. Slice the avocado, banana and butter. Place briefly in the microwave to [...]
A pudding/kcal booster for those with little appetite but a love of fats. Ingredients: -100g butter 40p -1 medium banana 11p -1 tbl spoon shredded coconut -1-2 dates Total: 60p. 10 min. – 1. Slice the banana and the butter. Place in a bowl. 2. Zap them in the microwave for 20-30sec, to soften the [...]
This was going to be a smoothie, but I realised that it probably isn’t the smartest thing to encourage insulin dumping when I’m about to study, so I settled for a fruit salad. Ingredients: -1 banana 11p -1 kaki persimmon 25p -1 apple 13p -200g greek yoghurt 26p -grated ginger -grated coconut Total: 80p. 15 [...]
So, I made a batch of chicken-liver pate. It is FAB. Highly recommended. Probably get your livers from the farmers’ market or a butcher, though. Then you can know what the bird ate. Offal is cheap enough as-is and far nicer from a well-fed animal. ;p Mini-Quiche. Ingredients: -3 eggs 24p -150g courgette 15p -3-4 [...]