Tips, recipes and planners for cheap and easy family meals

turkey macaroni

Kitchen Makeover! Using up Christmas leftovers Part II

We’ve already seen why the success to Christmas leftovers comes down to giving your leftovers a radical makeover. But if you’re not a fan of...
turkey ready

10 tips to save time in the kitchen on Christmas morning

Unless you’ve got a Harry Potter wand, a festive lunch with all the trimmings won’t appear by magic. Perfectly cooked turkey, yummy roast potatoes...
turkey leftovers

6 great tips for Christmas leftovers

Christmas leftovers needn’t be dreaded this year – it’s not just dry turkey sarnies and bubble and squeak (although I do love that made...
mussels and garlic bread

Mussels in cider with garlic bread

Recipe tip: an inexpensive recipe to feed four with a target price of £5 or less. Mussels have lots going for them – they’re fantastically...

Kitchen Makeover! Using up Christmas leftovers Part I

For mums everywhere, Christmas is an event that requires military levels of organisation and Olympian levels of energy. There are presents to buy, wrap...
Pancakes with ham and cheese

Cheese and ham pancakes

Recipe tip: this recipe is designed to help people utilise leftovers and minimise waste in the kitchen. Having spent much of Christmas cooking, it’s difficult...
homemade cuppa

3 easy edible gifts that are cheap to prepare

Whether your cooking skills stretch to triple-layered chocolate cake or simply warming a shop-bought pie in the oven, making an edible gift is definitely...
chicken noodles

Ginger chicken with sesame noodles

Recipe tip: this recipe involves no more than 15 minutes preparation and 30 minutes cooking time so a total of 45 minutes from start...
packed lunch

Packed lunch or school meals? We compare costs and nutrition

How do you decide which is best for your children – a packed lunch, or the school meals provided? Price and nutritional value are...

Kitchen Makeover! Cracking the Crockpot Part II

Last week we heard from MyFamilyClub follower @msetoonie, who was having trouble getting flavor into crockpot meals. In the first part of this Kitchen Makeover,...
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