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CoffeeBanana Bread

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of sugar 1 and 1/2 cups of self raising flour 1/3 cup of choc chips A pinch of salt 1 egg 3 large or 4 smaller bananas (very ripe) 1/2 cup of oil 1/4 cup of instant coffee Method- Sift the flour, salt and sugar together then stir in the choc chips.… Continue reading CoffeeBanana Bread

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Thai Red Curry + Stirfry for the kids

Ingredients: Method:- Cook the rice in the microwave as per packet instructions. I cook the jasmine rice for two minutes less than on the bag because I don't like it too squishy. - While the rice is cooking, slice up your chicken and veg. - Fry all the veg in one pan and all the… Continue reading Thai Red Curry + Stirfry for the kids

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Mushroom and Haloumi Pasta

Ingredients: Method:- Slice the haloumi into strips and fry both sides until golden. Remove and set aside. Try not to eat all before supper (seriously! Just fried haloumi is amazing!) - Follow the packet instructions for the pasta and get that going so that it will be ready at the same time as the pasta… Continue reading Mushroom and Haloumi Pasta

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It’s a wrap!

The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge is over! The month really flew by and I can't believe I'm typing up the final post. What an eye opening experience this has been. Before I get into it though, here's a quick recap of this weeks meals: Day 29 - Monday - Beans on toast This was such a busy day.… Continue reading It’s a wrap!

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Week Four Recap of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

This challenge has really opened my eyes to how much of food we both eat, and spend on. It felt restrictive to me to shop with a R1,000 budget even though I managed to still cook balanced and healthy meals and we were short of nothing. That being said, there are 14 million people going… Continue reading Week Four Recap of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

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The beginning of the end

I reached a turning point today. It happened while I was at gym because what else is there to do while on a treadmill but re-evaluate your life am I right?? There I was, suffering but enjoying the workout and wondering why I wait so long between gym visits (I didn't even make my 36… Continue reading The beginning of the end

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Week Four – The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

This budgeting business is definitely getting easier. It also helps to shop at the same store because I know more or less the cost of groceries at Food Lovers Market now so when I plan the meals I can balance out the cost of ingredients through the week. Here is my Meal Plan for Week… Continue reading Week Four – The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

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Week Three Recap of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

I can (almost) confidently say that meal planning is now a habit for me. I love having a list of what to cook instead of standing in front of the fridge and tying to come up with a balanced meal every day. Besides saving money, this whole process is really saving me time. If you… Continue reading Week Three Recap of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

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Week Three – The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

We are heading into Week 3 of the challenge and I am attempting to balance out my more expensive ingredients with more cost effective meals on other days. Monday's Lentil Quesadillas is balancing out Fridays Prawn Thai Curry for instance. Here is the Meal Plan for this week: And this is the shopping list: Rolling… Continue reading Week Three – The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

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Week Two Recap of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

We're almost half way there! I am into the second week of the challenge and things are getting easier. Long term ingredients are being rolled over which is giving me more options to work with. I had fun with the cooking as usual but my favorite meal this week was definitely the Peanut Beef Stirfry… Continue reading Week Two Recap of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge