Category Archives: Frugal Foods

Lentil Lasagne with Cauliflower Bechamel

This is a ‘meat-lovin’-husband-approved’ vegie lasagne. The lentils give it great substance, the cauli-‘cheese’ sauce is awesome and everything comes together in many delicious layers! It’s super cheesy with only 50g of cheese in the whole lasagne, that’s less than … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the Raw Food Movement, plus Zucchini Pasta

Recently I’ve been very interested in the raw food movement/diet/lifestyle/religion and thinking about the value of raw foods in one’s diet. Generally I agree about 80% with it. Raw, whole foods are the way nature provides them to us which … Continue reading

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What LAB eats, plus Vegie Mush

Wow, I bet I’ve just inspired you there with that title. I’m not expecting this to be a big hit recipe like beer soaked apple pie was, but it has its place on theLAB. If you’re wondering, what do K … Continue reading

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Vegan Pesto

This is a super dooper simple recipe that you can keep up your sleeve for a quick dinner, or to add flavour to everyday dishes. This is good pesto by itself but you can also use it as ready to … Continue reading

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Classic Pretzels

There are so many mysterious foods out there that are actually pretty easy to make. So it’s my mission to lift the lid on foods that we no longer bother to make at home but they’re really pretty easy. It’s … Continue reading

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Homemade Almond Butter

Nut butters are a way to add heaps of nutrients and flavour to oatmeal, or on toast, or maybe even straight from a spoon… The problem is that nut butters other than peanut can be super expensive and really they’re … Continue reading

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Caraway Chicken Burgers

I don’t really remember where this recipe came from, or rather, I don’t know when I invented it. I remember trying to recreate a chicken burger I once had on Portobello Rd in London that was juicy, spiced and delicious, … Continue reading

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Fruit Scrolls

I have a confession to make… I have been hoarding some Christmas fruit mince at the back of the fridge for… well, since Christmas. I just couldn’t bring myself to cook it, it was likely letting go of the last … Continue reading

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Olive and Rosemary Bread

I just love homemade bread at the moment. It smells so good and tastes so much better than store bought. The no knead sandwich bread from 2 weeks ago is so versatile it makes it easy to make different flavours … Continue reading

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Olive Basil Dip

I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve walked through the shops, seen something and thought “I could make that,” actually I usually think “I could do BETTER than that.” Clearly I’m not afraid of making things at home … Continue reading

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