Category: dips, sides, dressings

Mango and black bean salsa with sweet potato chips

Maybe you’ll find this hard to believe considering how much I clearly adore food, but once upon a time I was a very fussy eater. I grew up really not liking much. I can remember just wanting to eat jacket potatoes covered in Vitalite spread and cans of vegetable soup, as well as sweets of…

vegan

Recipe: Raw Salted Caramel Sauce

More than chocolate, peanut butter, chocolate and peanut butter together, ice cream and cake, I LOVE salted caramel. I don’t know what it is about the stuff, but it makes me go nuts. The way that the salt brings out the caramel flavour is just incredible. Then the texture, mmm, it just begs to be…

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Recipe: Autumn Tahini Slaw

A couple of weeks ago I took a trip to my favourite green grocers and picked up some of the seasons best produce including red cabbage, carrots and russet apples. Every so often I get a random craving for coleslaw, so when I looked in the fridge and saw those ingredients I decided to try…

pesto, vegan

Easy Pesto Hummus

Hello everyone, happy Sunday! I’m loving this Sunday evening even more than usual as I have tomorrow off work! I’ve had a great weekend so far that started with lots of this… Yes, that would be 2 bottles of red wine shared with my friend Sarah on Friday night, I had a great time and…

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Sweet Autumn Squash Dip

Hello my fellow thrifty folks, hope you are all having a great week! Its been exactly a month since I started the Big Budget Challenge, and what an interesting month it has been! Although I managed to stay within my £50 ‘pocket’ money budget I did go over my £250 a month grocery budget. As…