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Kate Barrett
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Recipe: Smoky bean and chunky veg soup
Smoky bean and chunky veg soup I had quite a bit of reduced veg left in the fridge at the weekend so decided to try and use lots of it up in a soup. I've had a jar of chipotle paste in my cupboard for a while now so thought I'd experiment and make a hot smo...
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Smoked haddock fillets for 79p and ten sausages for 99p!
Smoked haddock fillets for 79p and ten sausages for 99p! A fruitful five minutes in my local mini Co-op on the way home from work tonight! Picked up a pack of ten decent sausages reduced from £3.50 to 99p and smoked haddock fillets reduced from £3 to 79p. B...
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Recipe: Rhubarb and clementine porridge
Rhubarb and clementine porridge I've really got into eating porridge for breakfast of late. However I do have a confession to make - I've been having the individual sachets pre-packed with fruity bits. But the cost adds up and, when I saw this 1kg bag of po...
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Recipe: Tortilla wrap pizzas
Tortilla wrap pizzas  Love pizza but don't love the calories? I made these lighter option pizzas when I stumbled across a packet of wholemeal wraps reduced from £1.89 to just 10p. We always seem to have a few wraps left in a packet whenever we have fajitas ...
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Recipe: Spicy cottage pie with root veg mash for 25p per portion
Recipe: Spicy cottage pie with root veg mash for 25p per portion I was delighted to come home the other day to find that Mr Kate had bought two packs of mince reduced from £2 to 20p! They went straight in the freezer to use another day. I love cooking with ...
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Recipe: Stewed plums, peaches and mint with yoghurt
Stewed plums, peaches and mint with yoghurt We often find bargain fruit in the reduced aisle and it's always good to do something different with it instead of leaving it in the fruit bowl to eat on its own. Stewing fruit is an excellent way of making the mo...
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£18.49 worth of food and flowers for £2.79
£18.49 worth of food and plants for £2.79 Well, I've had quite a busy day today - quite unexpectedly my blog was featured on the Daily Mail website and I've had so many lovely tweets, Facebook messages and emails as a result! (Oh and some rather hilarious n...
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Day 1 #BelowTheLine: 93p for three meals
Day 1 #BelowTheLine: 93p for three meals This week I am taking part in a charity challenge to raise awareness of poverty. I will be raising money for The Global Poverty Project who work to improve the lives of people living in poverty. The challenge, called...
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Next week I am taking part in Live Below The Line to raise money for the Global Poverty Project. I will be trying to live off just £1 per day for all my food and drink and will of course be blogging about my efforts! If you have a fiver or so to spare please do sponsor me at: http://www.livebelowtheline.com/me/katebarrett
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Restaurant review: Dang's, Northampton
Restaurant review: Dang's Northampton The best thing about buying Groupon deals for restaurants is that it gives you an opportunity to try out new places you might not have been to before - without the fear of paying over the odds for a meal. Once in a whil...
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