Tag: food

Frugal Pantry Staples

The very basics in our pantry, and the range of foods we can cook from them!

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Frugal Friday: Meadowsweet juice

I am not a big drinker of preserved juices and syrups, but this one is undoubtedly my favourite! It is refreshing, not as sweet, and just a little different.

Truffels and delayed gratification

What can truffles teach us about delayed gratification and attitudes towards money?

Optimising your hobbies

Do you enjoy hobbies of various kinds? Here’s how you can keep enjoying them, but with a frugal mindset!

Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without – Frugal inspiration from WWII

We can learn a lot about frugality from our frugal forbears. Here are 5 frugal tips and tricks, inspired by WWII!

Spruce shoot syrup

Happy holidays! This year we bring you a recipe we really love, for when the spruce starts showing its chubby, soft shoots a little later in spring. Try it, and be amazed!

How we save lots on our grocery bill, but still eat plenty of fresh produce

In the Frugasaurus household, we splurge on delicious fresh veg every week, but still keep our costs low. How?

Frugal Friday: The story of oats

Oats are a humble and mighty source of energy. They’re cheap, filling, and keep hard-working people going for hours at a time. If you are not yet incorporating oats into your daily routine, give oats a chance!

Frugal Friday: Sauerkraut

Fermenting is a fun and easy way to preserve food. If you’re lucky, you might find it provides a gateway drug into the sharing economy as well!