20 Ways with Chicken Drumsticks

Oh, Chicken drumsticks; how many ways do we cook thee?  TWENTY WAYS! That’s what! I am in SUCH a drumstick rut.  I am here taking some serious notes from this post right here with furrowed brow and the mind focus of a peregrine falcon. “Mummy, why are you so serious?” asks my daughter. “Not now!” […]

1kg of Red Lentils –> 4 Dinner Recipes!

By Emma Chow In many cultures, a bag of split peas or lentils will constitute many meals and is an essential staple for nourishment. Lentils are high in protein and fibre, are cheap to buy and last a long time if properly kept. Here are four dinners that can be made from a single 1kg […]

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

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 […]

Leftover Vegetable Soup: Big batch/budget

This is perfect when you have a few leftover vegetables you’re not quite sure what to do with. A great recipe for the day before shopping day.  Add beans to beef it up a bit.  Very versatile, this recipe. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 big onions, chopped 3 sticks celery, chopped 4 carrots, sliced […]

Budget Dahl with Leftover Vegetables: big batch/budget

  Those weeks after the Christmas season most folk are pulling in their belts and dusting off the budget family meal recipes and this one is perfect budget fare that is filling and wholesome. Oh and it’s great for using up any veg you have in the fridge. Ingredients Three cups red lentils Two teaspoons […]

Lime & Coconut Chicken Burgers! Big Batch! Low Carb & Gluten Free!

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Carmen’s Big Batch Lentil Bolognaise Sauce

Carmen has nine children – you can read all about that here. In the meantime, here is her go-to big batch on a budget recipe which looks perfect for a MamaBake session! Ingredients 1 cup of red lentils 4 cups chopped/grated vegetables 2 cloves of garlic chopped 1 large onion diced 2 heaped tablespoons tomato […]

MamaBake Group Swap Plan: ‘On a Budget’

  These swap plans are for MamaBake groups who plan to get together around themes. This week, we give you our Budget Meal swap list. Share this post with your MamaBaking sisters, each select a recipe and away you go.  This list is assuming approximately five members – we offer 7 suggestions to ensure a good range […]