A brand new meal plan, number 9, a bit different this time


A brand new meal plan, number 9, a bit different this time

Here is the latest Meal Plan, number 9. Something a bit different this time, it includes bought bran flakes for some breakfasts, and a bought pizza.

I just need to make and post a few recipes. The only one I may have to play around with is the tuna pie. There aren’t many recipes I need to do this time, so it shouldn’t be too long before they are all there – fatal last words?

Take care of your family and your budget

Before putting together the meal planners, Lesley surveyed what was needed. Of the existing 14 budget meal plans, most are cheap meals for 2 people so can be sized up or down. Others are cheap family meals for 4 people, or meals for one

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  1. Lesley

    hahahaha, I shall adopt that as my motto – don’t leave home without your bannocks!
    wanted to test a couple of recipes this morning but we’ve had a flipping power cut and I’ve got to go out soon

  2. Katherine

    A bought pizza once in nine weeks is allowed! It’s a good idea to have a plan that looks as though it takes less cooking time. I have my doubts about bran flakes though. They tend to produce that really nasty rebound hunger. Don’t leave home without your bannocks.

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