Turkey mince cottage pie in the slow cooker [DF, SF, GF]

We love a nice hearty dinner in our home. Preferably something where I can do the prep early in the day and then enjoy the fruits of my labour at the end of it. Working from home means the slow cooker can be used lots. This turkey mince cottage pie is a frugal, lower fat alternative to a slow cooker cottage pie and it is still packed with flavour.

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Dairy and gluten free potato waffle [DF, GF, SF]

Cooking from scratch frequently means that we often have leftovers. I like to try and reduce food waste as much as I can so even the smallest scraps are saved in the fridge. Recently I had leftover mashed potato and decided to make a dairy and gluten free potato waffle for Daisy and me to enjoy. In true frugal fashion, we ate our waffle with other fridge leftovers, including some gluten free slow cooker sausage cassoulet. If you want to get straight to cooking then scroll down towards the end of this post for a recipe card.

Dairy and gluten free potato waffle

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Dairy and gluten free pancakes [DF, SF, GF]

I love whipping up dishes for Daisy that are similar to the ones that we eat. Making dairy and gluten free pancakes is really simple, they taste pretty similar to ones with dairy and gluten and are just as simple to make. I love a recipe that is quick, easy AND frugal. Well, as frugal as dairy and gluten free recipes can be. Scroll down near the end of this dairy and gluten free pancakes recipe for the recipe card to get started right away!

Dairy and gluten free pancakes toppings

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Gluten-free jam drops (AD) [DF, SF, GF]

AD. My little daughter Daisy absolutely loves a sweet treat. As she spends 3 days a week at Nursery she is becoming used to the mindset of having something for ‘pudding’ after lunch AND dinner. As I want to encourage her to eat all sorts of foods I sometimes use a little sweet treat as an encouragement for her to eat all of her vegetables or her protein sources. I have made her gluten-free jam drops, using wonderful Santa Rosa jams, that I ordered from the Ciao Gusto Italian Deli at Ocado. Scroll down near the end of this recipe for the recipe card to get started right away!

Gluten-free jam drops

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Slow cooker gluten free sausage cassoulet [DF, GF, SF]

I love using my slow cooker as it is a real time saver. Being able to load it up in the morning, and then go about my day is so useful. Daisy loves helping me chuck the ingredients into the slow cooker and I always encourage her to join me. I find that this makes Daisy more interested in eating her dinner and that is a win for me! This slow cooker gluten free sausage cassoulet takes just minutes to prepare and has such a deep, rich flavour. Please ensure you always check the ingredients you are using, as ingredients may vary by brand. Scroll down near the end of this recipe for the recipe card to get started right away!

Gluten free sausage cassoulet

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