A formidable meal plan (Image: Getty/Metro.co.uk)
We’re all about making our cash and our meals final a bit longer – particularly within the present unsure financial local weather.
Should you’re on the lookout for a bit inspiration, a thrifty mum has posted her Tesco buying record and meal plan which feeds her household for simply £15 per week.
The lady has shared an inventory of 23 meals gadgets which make breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks for herself, her companion and her children – for simply £2 a day.
She now hopes her helpful record may also help different folks out – and stresses that whereas her meal plan is a bit repetitive, it’s higher than no meals in any respect.
Posting within the Feeding Yourself for £1 A Day Fb group, she commented: ‘I hope this helps others on the market in monetary hardship. It completely breaks me to suppose that in at present’s society youngsters are nonetheless going hungry.
‘It might be fairly repetitive (particularly breakfast). However any meal is best than no meal.’
For breakfast, the mum suggests having porridge or toast each morning to maintain the fee down.
As for lunch, she says sandwiches, soup or eggs are nice choices and meals with potatoes and pasta are good for dinners. There’s additionally room for snacks like fruit, yoghurt and packets of crisps.
For anybody trying to give the thrifty meal plan a go, right here’s a breakdown of her grocery record, which involves £14.94 in whole:
- Entire hen – £2.52
- 6 eggs – 70p
- 12 pork sausages – £1.20
- Porridge oats – 75p
- Cream crackers – 40p
- 4 baking potatoes – 41p
- Lengthy grain rice – 45p
- Curry sauce – 28p
- Penne pasta – 29p
- Tomato and herb pasta sauce – 28p
- Root vegetable medley – £1
- Can of baked beans – 23p
- 6 bananas – 64p
- 12 strawberry yogurts – 73p
- Apple and blackcurrant squash – 43p
- 6 baggage of crisps – 65p
- Tin of tomato soup – 45p
- Tin of hen soup – 24p
- Strawberry jam – 28p
- Two tins of tuna – £1.20
- Cheddar cheese – £1.60
- Wholemeal bread – 36p
- Milk chocolate bar – 30p
Prompt meal plan:
- Breakfast: Toast or porridge
- Lunch: Cheese or tuna sandwiches, hen or tomato soup, cheese on toast or egg and troopers.
- Dinner: Pasta bake, beans on toast, jacket potatoes with tuna or cheese, sausages and mash, hen curry or pasta bake.
- Snacks: An apple a day, a banana a day, bag of crisps, strawberry yogurts and a sq. of chocolate.
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