A family favourite that is quick and easy to prepare. Perfect for a weekend lunch and leftovers taste great.
Baked potatoes make a great snack or addition to any meal. This is a fast, easy way to cook potatoes in the microwave.
It’s annoying when you have to throw out vegetables because they have gone off. Some vegetable keep better than others. Here’s a list to help you save money.
Custard is a quick and easy dessert or sweet treat, and a great source of calcium.
Although it is often promoted as healthy, coconut oil contains more saturated fat than butter. Plant-based oils such as canola, olive, sunflower and rice bran oils are better choices for cooking.
Delicious for breakfast, brunch or lunch! Look out for specials on mushrooms at your local supermarket or market.
Super simple and perfect for the lunchbox. No need to follow the recipe exactly - use whatever vegetables you have on hand.
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Canned fish is cheaper than fresh fish, try tuna or salmon and add to pasta with seasonal vegetables for a tasty, easy dinner.
Try this healthy version of an old favourite!
A family favorite. A breakfast of an egg and toast costs less than $1 making it a cheap, filling breakfast.
As the weather gets warmer, it’s fun to spend more time outdoors. A picnic is a great way to enjoy your local park or beach and catch up with friends and whanau.
Pumpkin is a great way to add colour to family meals, especially over the cooler months when it is in season.
If buying in bulk many fruit and vegetables can be frozen, stewed and bottled, ready to be added to a meal or dessert at a later date.