10 Simple Ways to Cut Food Waste and Save Money!

When it comes down to it, the food you waste is food that you paid for, or that you or someone else worked hard to grow. Throwing out odds and ends or forgetting about the food in your fridge until it is too far gone to eat means throwing money in the bin. It also […]

Raw Vegetable (leftover) Salad!

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20 Ways With Christmas Leftovers

By Emma Chow I love Christmas leftovers. I hate wasting food. That is, as long as I can turn said leftovers into something else. Leftover meat, cheese, salads, vegetables and fruit are easily turned into new dishes. Then there are other bits and pieces, not so easy to revamp into something that the family will […]

Mamabake’s Guide to Storing Fruit and Vegetables – Part 3

  The other parts of this guide here and here. Papaya – keep already ripe papaya in the fridge, inside a plastic bag to maintain moisture. You can keep it for up to a week this way. If unripe, ripen at room temperature or place in a brown paper bag to speed it up. Parsnip […]

11 Recipes for Stale Bread

  By Emma Chow So we’re sick of bread and butter pudding. We  don’t even really like the stuff. But leftover bread should never be thrown out. Think of all the love and work that went into that loaf. Here are 11 ways to use up your old bread. Bread crumbs – pulse leftover bread […]

$90 Grocery Budget: Two Weekly Meal Plans

My previous piece on how I keep my family’s weekly food budget at $90 garnered a lot of responses and comments on the Mamabake Facebook page. I have a couple of points and notes to make: These are just ideas that you can use, should you want to It is a personal account of how […]

6 Amazing (& delicious!) Ways to Re-Use Mandarin Peel!

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How to Repurpose Tea Leaves!

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28 AWESOME Time Saving Food Hacks

  By Michelle Shearer MamaBake is ALL about freeing our time up as women so that we can do other things.  We are cooking and prepping food every day so we may as well find some handy shortcuts wherever possible to get us out of the kitchen and out solving the world’s problems!  We have […]

Top 9 Ways to Reuse Used Coffee Grounds!

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Make your own candied citron peel! .

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Frugal Frannie: Get Frugal with Food!

Food, glorious food! (hot sausage and mustard…) Hello people, Frugal Frannie here, with a bunch of frugal tips for you all. This week, I’m focusing on a dearly beloved subject to many MamaBakers: food. We might be able to do without many things, but there’s no getting around it: we all gotta eat. Luckily, for […]

MamaBake Lean Larder Challenge. Karen’s Story part 2 – The LIST!

By Karen Swan Riveting reading this is not, but I did want to share with you exactly what I’m starting with.  Not only so you know I’m really doing the challenge, but so you can see just how easy it is to accumulate far more stuff than you need.  I also want to share because […]

Leftover Roast Chicken, Pumpkin and Feta Frittata

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