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
You might like to check out my post on how to save money on family meals for more hints and tips
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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