Christmas Day meal prep

Christmas is quite a big event in our home, as I’m sure it is for most people! Besides the giving of presents, we love spending lots of time together. Really this is the best part of Christmas for me. On Christmas Day I want to be able to enjoy time with my family. I’m sure you do too! I try to help make the day go a little smoother by preparing a selection of our Christmas meal accompaniments in advance. This is my Christmas Day meal prep guide and I hope you can use it to help you get organised for the big day!

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Review: Reduce Your Food Spend Course (AD)

AD. Regular readers will know that I am a HUGE fan of meal planning. I find that it helps me stay in control of what we eat, keeps us healthier, saves us money and also avoids stress during the busy ‘witching hour’ when our daughter is being high maintenance. Meal planning since having my daughter has become more important, so much so that I actually share my meal plans weekly. This helps me to stay accountable and just makes life a lot easier for me. Today I want to talk to you about the Reduce Your Food Spend course, which is designed to help you learn everything you need to know to meal plan effectively.

Reduce Your Food Spend Course Review

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8 ways to save money on fruit & vegetables

When to comes to buying fruit & vegetables I think they are a real essential. Eating fruit & vegetables regularly throughout the day can help you to be healthier, lose weight, feel stronger and even avoid achy joints and other health issues. Today I want to share with you 8 ways to save money on fruit & vegetables.

Ways to save money on fruit & vegetables

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Gousto Review box 2

At the end of last year my husband and I tried a Gousto box for the first time. Gousto is an online company that will pick and pack the ingredients you need for an agreed recipe. The items are then sent out to you, by courier, and you can work through the recipe cards provided.

We have already received a box previously and you can read my post about that box here.

Gousto Review box 2 – what was inside the box

Gousto Review box 2

Firstly this is what the box will look like when it arrives.

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Gousto Review

Late last year my husband and I decided to give Gousto a try. We had seen a number of online adverts and wanted to have some simple meals on hand during a time when I was rather unwell. We tried the service a few times and today I am going to share my Gousto review with you.

Gousto is an online recipe box company that will send you meals in the post. You will receive all, or almost all, of the ingredients that you require for an agreed recipe. You can choose to order for 2 or 4 people, and our box was based on 2 people. Every week they have new recipes and they can cater to meat eaters and vegetarians.

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