Tips, recipes and planners for cheap and easy family meals

tomato sauce

Homemade tomato sauce

Much healthier than the bought variety. Use cold as a topping for burgers and sausages or as pizza sauce or hot with pasta. I...
jam tart

Blackberry lattice tartlet served with low fat greek yoghurt

Delicious wild blackberries are worth foraging for at the end of August and into September. Full of antioxidants which delay the aging process and...
vegetable tarts

Vegetable tart, tomato and red pepper sauce

This recipe not only uses those tired looking vegetables, but also looks and tastes good enough to serve as a top dinner party dish....
bread sauce

Traditional bread sauce

Bring a little bit of Medieval history into your Christmas meal with one of the oldest sauce recipes. Start freezing crusts and stale bread...
apple crumble

Warm apple and cinnamon crumble with custard

A delicious combination of apple and cinnamon in a warm crumble makes a fantastic end to any meal.         Ingredients 300grms   Plain Flour (sieved) 150 grms...
tarragon chicken

Tarragon chicken & thyme potatoes

This recipe is quick and easy to prepare, serves four and the kids will love it too. Ingredients 800g of potatoesFresh thyme500g chicken breast/leg (or leftovers...
cauliflower fritters

Cauliflower fritters

An unusual way to serve cauliflower, the light crisp batter gives what is a bland vegetable a real kick. I have seen children eat...
Christmas roast turkey

Roast turkey

A full turkey is the best value for families this Christmas - as long as you purchase the right size to feed everyone and...
Spicy Avocado Dip recipe

Spicy avocado dip

Avocado is a rich source of monounsaturated fats for heart health and is packed with important nutrients. Serves: 4 Our tip: Choose avocados that have unblemished...
mini pizza

Mini pizza faces

Feed your mini monsters with these tasty treats. A quick and easy recipe that the kids can help out with too. Serves 4 Ingredients 2 English...
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