We spend a lot of time & money on food, shopping for it, cooking it & eating it; so we offer tips on spending less while eating well.
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One of the best ways to save on food is to always be on the look out for out of date food bargains. I don’t mean making a six mile return trip to your local supermarket in case they have any reductions, but just always scan for any money saving offers. Earlier this week we [...]
After taking part in the Morrisons M Savers Recipe Challenge (here’s my Chicken Tikka Massala recipe), I was invited to a bloggers event at the brand new M Kitchen in Morrisons HQ in Bradford. The evening kicked off with a demonstration of the M Savers Meatballs in Tomato Sauce with Spaghetti recipe by Richard, one [...]
It took me a while to work out how to make a cheap, delicious and fuss-free chocolate chip cake, but I think I’ve finally cracked it. It’s also easy on the washing up and it saves money compared to buying a ready made cake, at a cost of around £2 for 10 generous portions. Why [...]
I took part in the Morrisons M Savers Recipe Challenge to prepare a budget recipe for Chicken Tikka Massala costing under £5 for a family of four. Here is the recipe for a great meal deal made with ingredients from in the M Savers range. It’s certainly a way to save compared to ordering [...]
I’m taking part in the Morrisons M Savers Recipe Challenge next week. I’ll be using ingredients from the M Saver range, ideal for cooking meals on a budget, to make my own recipe Chicken Tikka Massala demonstrating how you can prepare tasty low cost meals.We’re all looking for ways to save on food; cooking at [...]
The apples on the trees growing close to some of our regular walks are almost ready, so I’ll soon be picking them to prepare some chutney. I like to use local wild fruit, as it’s fresh and free. Below is my apple chutney recipe.
You can have tasty, healthy food which doesn’t take an age to prepare and cook. My husband Demetrius goes kayak fishing in the North Sea and regularly catches cod. However you can buy fresh or frozen cod for grilling. North Sea Grilled Cod served with potatoes and broccoli
During the Summer I like to go sea kayak fishing. It’s great to be able to get some exercise, fresh air and bring home some fresh fish. My most common catch is mackerel; one of the oily fish that we’re all supposed to eat more of. Here’s my recipe for mackerel in plum sauce, using [...]
You could save you hundreds of pounds a year if you take your own lunch to work, compared to going out to a sandwich bar or takeaway. You may think that you’re too busy to be bothered preparing sandwiches or a salad to take into work. But the chances are you could do this preparation [...]
When making a budget you can see that food makes up a fair proportion of your spending. Our food spending is almost 20% of our living expenses. If you want to eat well and save on food here are some tips. Do Your Shopping Online To Avoid Temptation If you do your grocery shopping online [...]