Tips, recipes and planners for cheap and easy family meals

Summer Salad of Cucumber, Lentils and Tarragon

Summer Salad of Cucumber, Lentils and Tarragon

What an incredibly tasty and colourful looking dish. Our mouths are watering over here, we just want to dive right into that fresh bowl...
Shepherds pie

Shepherd’s pie

Shepherd's pie is always a favourite with every member of the family. Lamb goes much further when minced, however, when lamb is at its...

Anything goes quesadilla

Keep a pack of flour tortillas handy with leftover veggies like sweet potato, butternut squash or carrots. Then hunt through the fridge and pull...
Jaffa cake

Welcome to the Taste-Factor taste test!

Did you know that you can save money on your weekly shop without having to make harsh sacrifices or cut anything out? It’s true; if...
family eating a meal

10 ways to feed the family for less

Food bills may be soaring, but shop wisely and you’ll shave £££s off your weekly spend. Here are 10 practical tips to get you...

Wok tossed cashew and chicken pineapple stirfry

A delicious, refreshing, sweet chicken dish using up leftover chicken from the Sunday roast. To make this dish go a little further add a...
Fish fingers home made

Meal plan – autumn recipes

Autumn is in full flow and you can really feel a drop in temperature, time to make some good wholesome food to pack in those...
July meal plan 2

July family meal planner 2 – savvy summer menu

Rising food prices and wet summers can be a source of misery for a lot of home cooks. This week’s family meal planner tackles...
healthy packed lunches

Healthy packed lunches: What to include and how to keep the cost down

Angelique Panagos, a nutritional therapist, shares her back-to-school tips on what to include in healthy packed lunches for kids, to make sure they get...
pasta all sorts

Pasta all sorts

This is a classic example of every principal of serving up great tasting dishes in minutes using the stuff that so often goes in...
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