Posts filed under: Frugal Food

  • Freezer Tips | Use these simple freezer tips and you'll not only waste less food, you'll use your freezer more efficiently and, save time and money.

Freezer Tips that Save You Time and Money

For many of us, the freezer is just a detour for food destined for the bin. I know I’ve been guilty of hoarding a freezer full of random bags and containers, labels lost a millennia ago, filled with what can...
  • Save money on food by making the most of your grocery dollar

How to Make the Most of Your Grocery Dollar

Making the most of your grocery dollar is not just about buying as much as you can, but buying the most nutritious food that you can. Depending on your location that can be a tough ask. Too often the foods...
  • 5 quick tips to eat healthy, plus save time and money

5 Quick Tips to Eat Healthy plus Save Time and Money

Eating healthy on a budget doesn’t have to be complicated. There are five basic steps that will ensure you avoid the drive through and keep more dollars in your pocket. Each and every week. And the best bit is, they...
  • growing your own food

6 Simple Reasons Growing Your Own Food Makes Good Sense

If you’ve ever considered growing your own food, or at least supplementing your weekly grocery expedition, now is the best time to start. Don’t let the absence of a backyard hold you back, or even a lack of knowledge, it’s...
  • easy ways to reduce food waste and save money

10 Easy Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

According to World Resources Institute nearly one third of all the food produced in the world goes to waste. Some of that waste occurs at the start of the food processing cycle (at the farm or being transported from the...
  • your diy food bank

Your DIY Food Bank – Insurance you can eat!

A DIY food bank. It’s insurance you can eat! For most of human history, the insurance of choice has always been stored food. It didn’t matter what part of the world you lived in, there was a food preservation technique...
  • a goof off day can be good for you

The Hidden Value of a Good Goof Off Day

A good goof off day. Nothing beats it. You know how it is… You know from the moment you force your eyelids apart, today is not going to be a good day for work. If you’re an employee, it’s the...
  • shop from your pantry

How to Shop from Your Pantry

It’s spring time here so it’s the perfect time to shop from the pantry and not just to spring clean it but save money, too. I’m a big believer in maintaining a well stocked pantry. Keeping plenty of supplies on...
  • An anarchist's guide to meal planning

An Anarchist’s Guide to Meal Planning

Meal planning is one of the best ways to wrestle back control of your grocery spending and your eating habits. It’s a method of organisation that few would argue is a waste of time. But, here’s my confession, I just...
  • save your food budget banish takeout forever with these 3 tips

3 Tips to Banish Takeout Forever

Food Budgets Like all people with a frugal frame of mind, when it comes to my food budget, I endeavour to do these three things: Cook all my meals from scratch, Avoid fast food outlets and, Save restaurants for special...