Cheap recipes – butternut squash risotto

Cheap recipes - butternut squash risotto

Using vegetables as a base for your recipes instead of meat can save lots of money on your weekly food bill, and if you’ve grown the vegetables yourself, even better!  My eldest son, who is a university student and living on a tight budget, is always on the lookout for easy, cheap recipes.  He makes […]

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Grow your own veg – which veg?

Growing vegetables

To grow your own veg is a fantastic money-saving idea, with the obvious benefits that you will have a plentiful supply of tasty, nutritious, organic vegetables throughout the year – great for your health as well as your wallet!  So, now you’ve got your plot, your ground is prepared and you’re ready to go.  That’s […]

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Grow your own veg – getting started

Growing vegetables

Choosing a spot for your vegetables   Growing your own vegetables is one of the most obvious ways of saving money, and is something that nearly all of us can do, even if you have little or no garden.  Yes, really! You just need to have a sunny spot, near a source of water (i.e. […]

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