This chicken pasta recipe is perfect for those of us on a budget. You can adapt it to suit what you’ve got in the fridge too. If you can’t stretch to chicken, or you don’t have any leftover, then it makes a lovely sauce on it’s own. It’s also really quick, so perfect on those […]
Food on a Budget
Family meal ideas to help you stick to your budget.
Regular readers will know that I’m a HUGE advocate of meal planning as a way of saving HUNDREDS of pounds every year. When we plan our meals ahead, we really do save an absolute fortune on our shopping bill. Those frequent trips to the supermarket without any idea of what we’re going for lead us […]
It’s a well-known misconception that healthy food is expensive. In fact, fruit and vegetables can be pretty cheap to buy. With a bit of forward planning, it’s totally possible to eat a healthy, balanced diet on a budget. So don’t let the fact that things are tight put you off trying to improve your diet. […]
I’m always on the look out for new recipes I can make from scratch. I love knowing that I’m providing a healthy and nutritious meal for all of the family and cooking from scratch with fresh ingredients means I know exactly what’s going into our bodies. One of our favourite family meals is chilli con […]
I’m a massive fan of the slow cooker at the moment. As a family of five, evenings are usually the most hectic time of our day. My husband gets home at around 6:30, I work evenings, and we have three children to get to clubs, feed and bathe. Busy busy! I’m always conscious that we […]
I’m on a mission at the moment to use our slow cooker more. I work evenings and three nights every week the children have activities in the evenings too. This often means I’m in a rush to get food on the table and end up starting work a little frazzled! Using the slow cooker takes […]