Tag: food

The Proof is in the Pudding: Healthy Food Really is More Expensive

The Proof is in the Pudding: Healthy Food Really is More Expensive

We’ve all heard the cliché right? That to eat healthily you need to spend big. Turns out, it’s not quite a cliché after all. Eating right really does cost you more. So when the IEA recently realized a document stating that eating healthy is cheaper compared […]

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 […]

Feeding a Family of Four on £2.50 a Day

Feeding 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. […]

Easy & Cheap Kid Worthy Cupcakes: Make 12 for Just 69P

Easy & Cheap Kid Worthy Cupcakes: Make 12 for Just 69P

At only 69p for 12 cupcakes, these make a great frugal rainy day activity for the whole family. My kids love making these cupcakes, mainly because they’re quick and easy to make, and only take around 20 minutes to cook! You can’t freeze them, but […]

Family Fakeaway: Cheap and Healthy Sweet & Sour Chicken

Family Fakeaway: Cheap and Healthy Sweet & Sour Chicken

I love sweet and sour chicken. Before the kids, we spent a staggering £20 on a Chinese meal for two. Now, being far more frugal, I make my own and still enjoy it week in week out. At just £1.05 a portion, this is a bargain of […]

How to Cut Your Family Food Bill in Half and Still Eat Right

How to Cut Your Family Food Bill in Half and Still Eat Right

Line up the bills, and after your mortgage, the family food shop is probably one of your biggest outlays. But don’t panic, there are plenty of ways to cut down your family weekly shop, while still enjoying the food you love. Here’s what we do as a […]

#Week 5 Meal Plan – Picky Eaters

#Week 5 Meal Plan – Picky Eaters

So as you can tell from the past four weeks, the kids and I tend to eat the same old food week in and week out. I would love to blame it all of them, but I can’t, because it is me who is the […]

#Week 4 Meal Plan – Waste Not Want Not…

#Week 4 Meal Plan – Waste Not Want Not…

Or something like that. We have a huge waste problem in our house. Yep, it doesn’t help that the kids only like beige food, I like my food spicy and The Hub, bless him, just want’s us to all sit around a table at night. […]

#Week Two Meal Plan – Jingle All the Way

#Week Two Meal Plan – Jingle All the Way

The countdown has begun! With Christmas just around the corner, I’ve had to think hard and fast about what we’ll be eating next week. This week was a bit of a pain. I planned well up until yesterday, when I forgot we planned loads of […]