Posts Tagged ‘frugal’

Meals from leftovers – tuna and cheese tarts

Today, upon daring to open the fridge door, I was confronted with enough tuna to make a small sandwich, a tablespoon or so of sweetcorn, half a red pepper, a couple tablespoons of double cream, a small square of cheese and some broccoli.

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Home made frugal tomato soup recipe (includes vegan version)

Making soup satisfies the criteria for one of the simplest ways to begin your self sufficient journey. It is a frugal meal once you have a few favourite recipes up your sleeve; especially if you make a habit of using left overs or using up odd bits of vegetable that might otherwise be thrown out.…

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How to get free heating for your home!

The sun is shining here in the UK today. It’s a beautiful day that reminds us spring is on the way. On days like this we can get heating for free if we take advantage of the sunlight. Tapping into the resources of nature are the secrets to a self sufficient and frugal lifestyle.

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Meals from left overs – frugal and self sufficient?

It is estimated that in the UK, we throw away, on average, one third of all the food we buy each week. A lot of this is through leftovers. So it makes sense to either measure out portions more carefully or start viewing ‘leftovers’ as ingredients. This is one of the ways in which you…

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Pancake Day

Belated pancake day. It was only at 4pm yesterday I realised it was the big day itself. I should have guessed though. In shops I have seen frying pans for sale, alongside packet pancake mixes and ready made pancakes. How can one of the easiest foods to make possibly NEED to come out of a…

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Top ten frugal tips for a self sufficient lifestyle

With hybrid cars, under floor heating, solar panels and geothermal pumps, you could be forgiven for thinking that going green is an expensive hobby for the elite. My belief is that a self sufficient, ethical, sustainable and frugal lifestyle *can* go hand in hand. Essentially that is what Little Green Blog is all about. We’re…

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Frugal, vegan home made recipes for soup

So you want to be more self sufficient, more ethical in your shopping habits, more frugal with your lifestyle and make more nutritious meals but you just don’t DO cooking? Fear not, Mrs Green is here to help. Soon you will be a domestic God or Goddess of your kitchen and your family and friends…

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