Kitchen

Kitchen

Tips, recipes and planners for cheap and easy family meals

10 quirky ways to use leftovers

Wasting food is wasting money (£50 a month to be precise!). Before you throw away the shriveled carrot or the odd egg white, take...

Quick spaghetti bolognese

This recipe takes less than 10 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to cook. The grated raw carrot creates texture and nutritionally balances the...

Eight quick steps to reducing food waste

According to LoveFoodHateWaste.com, British households throw away 8.3 million tonnes of food every year. Wasting food costs the average family with children £680 a...

Vegetable pasta bake

A clear favourite with children and adults alike. I often make this recipe the night before and tuck into it on a busy night....

Bacon, lentil and tomato soup

        Ingredients Serves 6 3 Rashers of streaky back bacon - smoked1 Medium red onion, finely chopped1 Clove garlic, chopped1 Sprig of rosemary, choppedOlive oil1 Stick of...

Chicken and vegetable pasties

Keep enough chicken and vegetables leftover from the Sunday roast to make these delicious pasties. Wrap them in greaseproof paper and let children eat...

Store cupboard Cleaners That Save Money And The Planet!

These days, there are hundreds of chemical cleaning products in the supermarket, all promising to make your surfaces sparkly and germ-free. However, they can...

Slow-Cooked Hand of Pork with Pearl Barley Risotto, Watercress Pesto and...

Another great dish for sharing. Made with pearl barley, juniper berries and other autumnal treats it’s a warming, satisfying meal that successfully combines health with...

5 Delicious Meals With Low-Carb Cauliflower Rice

A great alternative to rice and a firm favourite for those on a low-carb eating plan. Cauliflower rice is easy to make and also...

Vegetable curry

Again another very simple and dish to make. Experiment with the amount of curry paste to your family taste. Delicious fusion of flavours and...