Offers and special buys #thrifty
The Aldi super-six this week are parsnips (600g), leeks (500g), snack pack grapes (170g), mangetout (150g), carrots (1.2kg) and white potatoes (2.5kg). They are all 49p each. Those offers finish on the 8th of April. (more…)
Potatoes – frugal super-food
Potatoes are an important food and a staple food in many people’s diets. In the 1840’s crops around Europe were affected by potato blight leading to around a million people dying from starvation in Ireland and a similar number trying to escape the problems of poverty and hunger by emigrating. Potatoes contain starches, sugars, fibre and vitamins. They are low fat and contain vitamin C, Vitamin B6, potassium and manganese.
Thrifty Thursday 9
My picture is of chicken, chips and veggies. I like my food to look nice as well as taste nice and so I added peas, broccoli, carrots and sweet corn. The colourful food is good for kids too. The average family of four was found to spend £60 a week on food; that’s just 75p a meal. This meal cost less than 75p and I have started doing frugal food blogs of ideas for inexpensive meals. (more…)