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Tips, recipes and planners for cheap and easy family meals

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July meal planner 5 – Summer veg and legumes

Summer vegetables and legumes e.g. peas, beans, lentils, chickpeas, feature prominently in my meal plan this week, all for the very same reason -...
mexican chicken stew

Mexican chicken stew

Add some spice to your week by serving up this delicious Mexican stew. Great served with couscous,...
battered goats cheese

Lightly battered goats cheese and fruit compote

This dish is great as a starter at dinner parties - it is quick, easy and can nearly all be made up before guests...
avocado and lime salad

Avocado and lime juice salad

Ripe avocados are quite delicious and provide us with 20 essential nutrients including most of the 13 vitamins our body requires to function well....
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Meal Planner – Keep Fuller For Longer

These familiar family favourite meals are great when you're rushed off your feet but want to keep eating well. They include lots of local...
easy tomato and bean soup

Meal plan – chicken week

Don’t worry if you can’t buy organic or corn fed chickens, these aren't more nutritious but do taste better and are well treated whilst...

5 Recipes With Hard Boiled Eggs

Eggs pack a pretty punch nutritionally being of high protein and containing 'good fats' helping to maintain strong bones and eye health. A medium...
frugal meal plan

October meal plan 5 – Lean but not so mean

Reducing your weekly food bill means being lean but it doesn’t have to be mean. By cutting down on food waste and on expensive...
pork escalope

Escalope of pork with parmesan coat

Thin slices of pork, coated with crunchy Parmesan and semolina. Semolina is a healthy alternative to bread crumbs as it absorbs very little oil....
pesto

Pesto chicken bites with cherry tomato relish

Recipe tip: This recipe takes no more than 15 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook. This is a recipe in two parts –...
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