cheap family recipes
feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a month
If you are following the vegan monthly meal plan, this tangy homemade tomato relish is used as a condiment whenever you would like to use it.
curry in a hurry – on the table in 15 minutes
A winter squash risotto (butternut squash) with peas too. Add other veg as well if you like
scrummy veggie burgers, easy to make and easy to cook
use up your roasted vegetables in this tasty omelette
This is lovely as a pudding, but I usually bake it as a pie
Substitute any firm vegetable for the sweetcorn
A spicy pea soup made with dried marrowfat peas,apple and spice
spicy vegan bean burgers – part of a monthly vegan family meal plan
Don’t have any butternut squash? Use the same weight of any vegetables – carrots; frozen mixed vegetables; sweet potato; white potato. Whatever you have
a delicious dinner made from a minimum of ingredients
root vegetables and green lentils under a potato topping – yum
Spinach and potatoes, a very popular option – make it as spicy as you like!
A beautiful Sunday roast, that still fits in a budget monthly meal plan
cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthRoast Chicken for ChristmasHow Do I Make A Roast Chicken Christmas Lunch? This lunch, as part of a Christmas week meal plan, has quite a few different elements the roast chicken stuffing vegetables...
An Italian classic recipe given the frugalistion treatment and still very lovely
Roasted red peppers from a jar in a tasty sauce from monthly family Meal Plan 2, for around £100
sausages, potatoes & onion with home made mayonnaise
hm tortilla using leftover roast and mushroom soup, yummy
Christmas lunch, just over £1 a serving. Great for other celebrations too
A delicious vegan risotto. Easier to make than you think? Add parmesan if not vegan
You can either make this and bake it in the oven for a pasta bake, which means that you can make it in advance. Or you can make and eat straight away, skipping the oven bake part
Cheesey baconey goodness with homemade bread to mop up the juices. Part of a meal plan to feed your family for £100 a month
spicy tomato sauce & pasta
a pasta bake with a lovely savoury sauce
a classic salad. The bread can be softened, the classic way, or I like it as crispy croutons
simple ingredients are made into something utterly scrumptious in this easy vegan dinner recipe
caramelised onions in gooey cheese and crisp pastry
crispy, battered onion rings that go with everything
A lovely thick soup for a cool day
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cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthVegan Tomato & Basil SoupThis fresh and delicious tomato and basil soup is offered as an alternative option in the Celebration Week Planner, but can be enjoyed at any time, and as it uses tinned...
cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthCreamy Parsnip SoupCreamy parsnip soup, such a classic Christmas flavour. Easy to make, warming and comforting How Do I Make Creamy Parsnip Soup? This recipe uses frozen parsnips. If you prefer to use...
cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthTomato RelishIf you are following the vegan monthly meal plan, this tangy homemade tomato relish is used as a condiment whenever you would like to use it. There is no particular use specified in the...
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