Winner, winner, you’re sorted for dinner!Dinner time doesn’t need to be hard work. With a little bit of planning you can have healthy family meals on a budget ready-to-go every night of the week. There’s nothing like the feeling of knowing whats for tea when the kids (or significant other!) ask.Here’s some valuable tips when planning your evening meals, that will ensure you’re never bored eating the same thing!
Tip 2. Eat fresh first
We recommend your meal plan consists of frozen products as well as fresh, because there are so many benefits to shopping frozen, such as the convenience and less waste. But inevitably you will have some fresh ingredients in your recipes, so make these meals towards the start of the week to prevent fresh food spoiling.
Tip 3: Meal categories
To ensure each day is different, it’s easier to think of meals as categories. For example, each week aim to one recipe per based on pasta, rice, potato, bread, meat or fish. There are so many ways to go from this starting point.
Tip 4: Use what you have
Before starting any meal plan, check what you have already. Whether that’s fresh ingredients that need using up, or those tins which are taking up valuable cupboard space. They will be fantastic inspiration to build up on the meal categories from Tip 3. Not only will it help you keep a good rotation of food, but it’ll save you money.