today – Food shopping Savings Tips plus Cheese Straws Jamie Oliver Recipe
So this week I have been making the Cheese Straws Jamie Oliver recipe (my new fave thing) AND addressing how much we have been spending on food this week. I have had to do this because our food shop has crept up to over £100 every week.
I have a 5 point plan to address this but would totally love your input here
5 food shopping savings tips
1) I have been making us all packs ups
2) I have been using leftovers
3) I have been looking at recipes to use up the copious amounts of tins of various beans in my cupboards
4) I shopped at Aldi rather than Tesco and plan to do this regularly
5) I planned a week of meals to try and avoid waste
Meal plan (including Cheese Straws Jamie Oliver Recipe)
Sun – Bean stew plus Cheese straws jamie Oliver recipe
Mon – Baked potatoes cheese and beans
Tues -Vegetable lasagne and peas
Weds – Quorn sausages mashed potatoes and veg
Thurs – Veggie fajitas and salad
Fri – Quorn cottage pie
Sat – Feta salad and sweet potato fries
OOh and somewhere along the week I am going to try and fit in my new favourite recipes ( so much cheaper than buying these from the shop) Do you meal plan – there are just so many pros to meal planning I get so orss with myself when I don’t and end up throwing food out.
Further reading on money saving meal times
Cheese Straws Jamie Oliver Recipe
To have a go at recreating cheese straws Jamie Oliver recipe simply follow ths recipe here in his magazine.
I do have to warn you though cheese straws Jamie Oliver recipe style are VERY addictive.
I am SURE my food bills will be reduced if I continue with these good habits? How do you save on food? I have more food saving tips here.
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