December meal plan 1 – festive and frugal

With the run up to Christmas, the cost of Christmas is being mentioned in every form of media. But the stories that caught my...

December meal plan 3 – fast and nutritious

With a busy and expensive week ahead, meals need to be fast and nutritious without costing the earth. Choose a good sized cauliflower with no...

Meal plan – wholesome budget meals

We have included three wholesome budget meals in this weekly dinner menu. If you have any leftover vegetables at the end of the week,...

Meal plan – simple cooking

This week’s meal plan is packed with vegetables to spring clean your body and mind, and legumes (beans) to provide slow release energy for...

Meal plan – wholesome family recipes

A poll, conducted by Change4Life found three in five mums no longer prepare and eat a meal with their families on Sundays. Hopefully the...

November meal plan 1 – cook once, eat twice

Cooking once and eating twice is a really good way of ensuring that your family eats nutritious homemade meals when you are very busy....

September meal planner 4 – money saving meals

Have you got a good common sense approach to kitchen management or is your kitchen out of control? If saving money is one of...

Meal plan – fresh, fast and fantastic!

Meal planning means mid-week meals need never be boring, tasteless or a worry. However, they do need to be nourishing, fresh and fast. This...

Meal plan – confident cooking

A recent UK poll revealed that 1 in 20 modern mums with children under the age of 5 cook 9 or 10 different meals...

Meal plan – Valentine’s celebrations

Bring on the celebrations! Coming up we have Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday on 12 February and Valentine’s Day on the 14 February. ...