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feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a month

Lunch 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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Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Soup

This simple and delicious soup uses up all kinds of vegetable this and that. Add anything else that needs using too, soup is a great way to help love your leftovers

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Tangy Bean Pate

Tangy Bean Pate

The beans in this bean pate can be changed for a tin of anything else, butter beans, white beans, green lentils, mixed spicy beans, chickpeas etc

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Swede Cloddies

Swede Cloddies

simple little fritters using root vegetables that make a delicious lunch for all the family

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Red Lentil Pate

Red Lentil Pate

Delicious and versatile – add a handful of any firm veg and whizz them in to ring the changes

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Lunchtime Rice Salad

Lunchtime Rice Salad

A simple lunchtime salad, can be used in a packed lunch too. Part of a monthly family meal plan for around £100

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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...

Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles

cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthRich and fudgy TrufflesSticky, fudgy, chocolate truffles - who can resist. They make fabulous gifts at any time of year, shoosh them up by wrapping the in cellophane and tying up with a ribbon. I buy...

Porridge (meal plan 2)

Porridge (meal plan 2)

cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthPorridge - Meal Plan 2Raisins are used as they are a purple portion, the  hardest one to get. If you don't have them, use any other dried fruit - sultanas, home dried foraged apples or plums for...

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