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Trying to a cheap meal plan for the week, does this sound ok?

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livingonaprayer1986 Wed 17-Dec-14 12:13:37

Saturday - pasta bake
Sunday - homemade soup and bread
Monday - jacket potatoe and beans
Tuesday - chicken and rice
Wednesday - pasta and meat balls
Thursday - basic roast dinner (obviously being xmas day)
Friday - left overs from xmas day
Saturday - rice, carrots onions and gamon steaks (the cheap ones!)

Does this sound fairly cheap to do? Lunches will be a sanwhich, yoghurt and a piece of fruit. Breakfast porridge, toast or weatabix.

Also has anyone got ideas to make a cheap sweet dersert on xmas day?

pinkrocker Wed 17-Dec-14 12:14:52

That all sounds fine to me! Maybe a few more veggies?

FestiveChopinLizt Wed 17-Dec-14 12:17:08

How about making mince pies and custard? They will be giving away mincemeat near Xmas.

livingonaprayer1986 Wed 17-Dec-14 12:21:32

Thank you that's a good idea :-) I miss the days where I didn't have to think ahead about money or food lol! sigh

annielostit Wed 17-Dec-14 17:27:26

Steamed pudding & custard
2 eggs, 120g Marge/butter, 120g self raising flour & same of sugar. Throw in a bowl & whisk. Add fruit if you like or some jam before steaming for nourish. Cheap store ingredients?

annielostit Wed 17-Dec-14 17:30:21

* that's an hourish. X

livingonaprayer1986 Wed 17-Dec-14 23:17:17

Thanks I might give that a go too :-)

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