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Dinner Recipes

Tomato Relish

Tomato Relish

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.

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Spanish Omelette

Spanish Omelette

Don’t have any butternut squash? Use the same weight of any vegetables – carrots; frozen mixed vegetables; sweet potato; white potato. Whatever you have

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Saag Aloo

Saag Aloo

Spinach and potatoes, a very popular option – make it as spicy as you like!

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Roast Chicken for Christmas

Roast Chicken for Christmas

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...

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Rise e Bisi

Rise e Bisi

An Italian classic recipe given the frugalistion treatment and still very lovely

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Red Pepper Pasta

Red Pepper Pasta

Roasted red peppers from a jar in a tasty sauce from monthly family Meal Plan 2, for around £100

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Pasta Funghi

Pasta Funghi

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

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Pasta Carbonara

Cheesey baconey goodness with homemade bread to mop up the juices. Part of a meal plan to feed your family for £100 a month

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Panzanella

Panzanella

a classic salad. The bread can be softened, the classic way, or I like it as crispy croutons

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Vegan Tomato and Basil Soup

Vegan Tomato and Basil Soup

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...

Creamy Parsnip Soup

Creamy Parsnip Soup

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...

Tomato Relish

Tomato Relish

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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