Kitchen

Kitchen

Tips, recipes and planners for cheap and easy family meals

Cheese omelette

Eggs are a cheap source of what is known as a complete protein as they contain all nine essential amino acids. They also contain...

Turkey and cranberry stuffing wrap

For a lean, healthy and delicious option turkey is great and cheap too! Approx cost: £3.60 or 90p per portion Serves: 4 Total time: 15 mins Ingredients 2...

Salmon fish cakes

If the family prefer tuna, you can simply swap the salmon for tuna. I used the leftover potatoes from the roast dinner to make...

Pasta salad with sun-dried tomatoes, rocket and walnuts

This recipe has been created by Catriona. Use fresh pasta in this very simple colourful side dish and use leftover for lunch during the...

Beef lasagne

This recipe serves 4-6 people and is a real family favourite. Freeze any leftovers, or reheat for lunch the next day. Ingredients 500g beef minceBack bacon1...

Meal Planner – Traditional Irish Meals

Since I live in the land of saints and scholars, and as it was St Patrick's Day recently, I’ve taken this opportunity to choose...

Garbanzo (chickpea) and cucumber salad

If you're looking for a really filling salad that's healthy then this is for you. I use a tin of chickpeas in this recipe...

Meal plan – mix it up

Home cooks are often all too happy to keep repeating the same old recipe week in week out. It's tiring for you and the...

Frittata with chickpeas, onion and cheese

This is a great recipe to use up your store cupboard ingredients. A delicious quick, main meal, lunch or supper dish. A frittata is...

Homemade meatballs in tomato sauce

Spaghetti and meatballs is a classic Italian dish that children love. Make sure they are perfect bite-size pieces for little mouths! Use lean beef...