23 Budget Recipes You’ll Actually Want to Make

23 budget recipes you'll want to make

Looking for budget recipes? Learning how to cook cheaply is one of the best money saving tips.

For most of us, food is our biggest expense after housing and bills.

If you can cut down your reliance on takeaways, restaurants or expensive pre-prepared supermarket food, you can make a serious difference to your family budget.

I’ve collected 23 amazing, and CHEAP, meal ideas from my favourite recipe sites and money-saving blogs.

Most of these meals are less than £1 per person – meaning you can feed a family, or even host a dinner party, on a tight budget.

And just because they’re frugal doesn’t mean they’re boring.

If your

6 Smart Tips to Handle Dietary Requirements on a Budget

tips to handle dietary requirements on a budget

This week’s guest post is by student journalist Katie Blackbourne. Katie follows a gluten free and vegan diet – and she’s also on a tight budget. Living with dietary requirements can be pricey, but Katie has plenty of tricks up her sleeve to help you look after your body and your bank account.

Having a specific dietary requirement can be tricky, especially when you’re still adjusting to it. As you’re finding out what you can and can’t eat, your food shop might get more expensive.

If you’ve been living with a certain diet for your whole life, you’ve probably got the money-saving tricks down. But when you’ve had to change …

6 Essential Apps For Saving Money At The Supermarket

apps to save money at the supermarket

Do you use any money saving apps?

There are absolutely loads of great apps these days which can help you save money on your supermarket shop. From freebies, to cash back, to discounted gift cards, here are five of my favourites. I use all of these every time I shop!

All the apps on this list are completely free to use. Download them all and you’ll be surprised how much you save!


Shopmium is my absolute favourite money saving app. It offers huge savings on all sorts of goodies. Sometimes you can even pick up completely free products! I check it whenever I’m off to the supermarket, just to …

5 Ways to Save Money on Eating Out

ways to save money on eating out

I really love going out to a restaurant for dinner, but sadly there is just no room in the budget to eat out as much as I would like. But that doesn’t mean I have to miss out all together! My husband and I manage to eat out about once a month for little or no money by using some of the following tricks.

1. Mystery Shopping

Mystery shopping is the absolute best for anyone who wants to save money – or even make money! – eating out. Simply sign up with a mystery shopping company, pick an assignment near you, enjoy your meal out, and complete an easy questionnaire …