Budget Food Ideas

Eating Well on a Budget: Here’s How to Feed a Family of Four for Under £16 a Week

Eating Well on a Budget: Here’s How to Feed a Family of Four for Under £16 a Week

It’s the age old question. Can you eat healthily and save money as a family? My first thought was no. It wasn’t long ago that I hit rock bottom and had to rely on only £18 a week for food, for the four of us! […]

Use Up Your Over Ripe Bananas: 9 Recipes Under a £1 a head

Use Up Your Over Ripe Bananas: 9 Recipes Under a £1 a head

Out of all the fruit, I buy, the only fruit I let go bad is my humble banana. Everything else gets chucked into a smoothie with a sad and regrettable smile, but the over ripe banana is something that I actually get excited about! (Yes, […]

£1 a Head Family Meals: Recipes That Will Keep Your Food Bill in Check

£1 a Head Family Meals: Recipes That Will Keep Your Food Bill in Check

If you’re trying to cook on a budget and are looking for cheap, quick and easy meals to feed the family, that are under £1 a head, then this is for you. Before the kids, it never even crossed my mind to eat on a […]

Cheap & Quick Gooey Brownies: Just 25p per Serving

Cheap & Quick Gooey Brownies: Just 25p per Serving

Ah, brownies. My default quick dessert if the kids deserve a treat or if the husband just wants something sweet. This is so easy to make, has a soft middle but crusty top, like all good brownies should have. It’s best served warm, but I’ve […]

70 Wines, 1 Goal – Finding the Best, Affordable Wine!

70 Wines, 1 Goal – Finding the Best, Affordable Wine!

Last Friday, Laura and I went off to London to taste wine for the Co-op. When Co-op invited us we jumped at the chance. We are always on the lookout for deals and never say no to a glass or wine so this was the […]

Cheap & Easy Flapjack: A Healthy Picnic Idea

Cheap & Easy Flapjack: A Healthy Picnic Idea

My kids love picnics, especially when i promise to bring a sweet snack. These flapjacks fill the brief perfectly. They’re sweet, soft, so easy to make and have added fruit that the kids can’t see. Now that’s a win in my book! The fruit acts […]

Cheap & Easy Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

Cheap & Easy Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

At just 44p, this lovely homemade sweet potato and carrot soup is perfect for those “i can’t be bothered” lunches.  It’s such an easy and tasty soup to make, that i purposely cook more to fridge for the rest of the week. It can be slightly […]

Make Your Own: 30p Basic Loaf Recipe

Make Your Own: 30p Basic Loaf Recipe

You don’t need a bread maker to make a simple loaf your family will love. For just 30p, this homemade loaf goes well with soups or stews, and takes sonly 25 minutes to cook in the oven. Make up of only kitchen staples, this really is a family […]

How to Feed a Family of Four on £2.50 a Day

How to Feed a Family of Four on £2.50 a Day

Ok, so we all know I’m a bit of a tight ass, but throwing food away and how much we spend a week on food really gets to me, and I wanted to prove to myself mainly, that I could feed a growing family on […]

39+ Low-Priced Kitchen Staples Every Family Should Own

39+ Low-Priced Kitchen Staples Every Family Should Own

I know I bang on about kitchen staples a lot, and how having a well-stocked pantry not only gives you the option to swap and change your meal plans around but also means you can whip up a meal on the fly in no time. […]