$4 : 2 home made bread loaves, 6 bread rolls & 7 pizza bases (no machines required)

Home made bread budget!

By Michelle Shearer When times are tight this is home made bread (big batch recipe!) is very handy recipe to have up your sleeve.  Bread from the supermarket just is not cheap especially if you want to buy something out of the ordinary like a light rye etc.  You do not need any kind of […]

Top 10 Healthy Sweet Snacks for Kids

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By Michelle Shearer It seems to be a truth universally acknowledged that all children are in want of a good ole pudding.  They love it!  But the whole sugar thing …. As you would know I attempted a Blueberry and Lemon no-bake Cheesecake last week.  Well, what a disaster!  I made the fatal error of […]

Fig & Almond Yoghurt Cake! Gluten Free!

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Banana Chia Pancakes: big batch/egg & dairy free

Banana Pancakes big batch recipe dairy and egg free

  Ingredients 4 tablespoons chia seeds in 16 tablespoons of water until the seeds go gelatinous 4 overripe bananas, mashed 2.5 cups your choice milk e.g. nut/soy/coconut etc 5 cups heavy flour e.g. rye/buckwheat 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon Method After you have soaked your chia seeds and they have gone all gooey […]

Healing Chicken & Corn Soup: Big Batch! Slow Cooker Recipe

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Recipe by Tara Summergreene Words by Michelle Shearer Who doesn’t need a good chicken soup up their arsenal?  A lovely slow cooker jobby to bung on during the day, dinner done when you need it done.  God bless the slow cooker. Ingredients Serves 2 families of 4 1-1.5kg chicken on the bone, thighs are best […]

Red Lentil & Cheese Loaves: big batch! Vegetarian. Budget!

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This is an awesome budget recipe that can be eaten cold in lunch boxes the next day, as a dinner with vegetables.  You could grate in whatever leftover vegetables you might have lying around too.  I used to love this when I was a uni student when I had no money and proves pretty good […]

Chicken Korma: big batch recipe!

big batch recipe

Recipe from the Shire MamaBakers This one apparently is quite the fave with the SutherlandShire MamaBakers.  Curries are great MamaBake swapping fare.  It can go a long way and can be bulked out, if necessary with more vegetables to go even further.    Serves 16 12 tablespoons olive oil 12 tablespoons butter 8 large onions, chopped 24 tablespoons […]

Big Batch Gluten Free Ginger Snap Biscuits….by accident.

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MamaBake Canberra: The Beginning.

MamaBake Canberra the beginning

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Big Batch Spelt Flour Bread Rolls

Big Batch Spelt Rolls

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