Kitchen

Kitchen

Tips, recipes and planners for cheap and easy family meals

Size matters: a guide to portion control for the whole family

Are your eyes bigger than your kids’ bellies when it comes to mealtimes?  As mums it’s our instinct to “feed them up,” but pile...

5 Ways to Make Christmas Cooking a Whole Lot Easier

Christmas is an incredibly exciting time of year, as you get to make some fantastic memories with your nearest and dearest. But, it can...

Pumpkin pie

Don't waist the pumpkin flesh when carving your halloween pumpkin. Use it to make a delicious pumpkin pie.   Serves: 8 Total time: 70 minutes Ingredients 1 pumpkin (Medium...

Real Family Food Challenge – Step 2

How did your Week One of the Real Family Food Challenge go? Is your store cupboard in tip top shape? If not, no worries....

Bread and butter pudding

Easy, delicious and cheap, especially if you are savvy enough to use bread or fruit scones or even hot cross buns that would be...

Cranberry and port sauce

Leaving out the port, this recipe is much better value than buying ready-made. The flavour can't be equalled and the recipe couldn't be easier. Give it...

Mitsu Daki – or Japanese chicken with rice and relish

Recipe tip: A cheap family recipe that’s filling but healthy! For this recipe everyone’s served a steaming bowl of chicken broth and rice accompanied by...

5 Top Tips For Prepping A Tasty And Healthy Packed Lunch...

As time-pressed parents well know, preparing a healthy packed lunch that your kids will actually want to eat is easier said than done. If...

Your healthy diet plan for the whole family

It’s that time of year when we’re all looking for a healthy diet plan to help us eat well and drop a few pounds....

Fisherman’s pie and mash

One of my favourite meals of all times. A great money saving tip when making pies for the family is to make individual fisherman's...