Author: Jo Scarratt-Jones
Publisher: Random House
Do you find it difficult to budget for your weekly shop? Are you tempted by impulse buys and special deals? Do you make the same meals week in, week out? Eat Well for Less shows you how to create more nutritious dishes for your family while spending less on your supermarket shop. As well as 80 delicious recipes, you will find a meal-planning guide, help on freezing and storing food, a family budget planner and lots of ideas to get kids cooking. Learn how to use your leftovers, make savvy swaps and add more fruit and veg to your diet without spending extra time in the kitchen. With tasty food, sample shopping lists and practical tips from Gregg, Chris and the experts from the hit BBC show, this is your essential guide to eating well for less.
Author: Jo Scarratt-Jones
Publisher: Random House
With Eat Well for Less: Family Feasts on a Budget, feeding your family tasty and nutritious meals has never been easier. From the quick and healthy Breakfast Burrito to simple but hearty dinners like Ratatouille Lasagne and Southern Style Chicken, all 80 recipes are easy to follow and use only widely available ingredients. Get confident in the kitchen with advice on batch cooking, stocking up on store-cupboard ingredients and using up leftovers. Use the handy shopping lists to help plan your weekly menus and learn how to create healthy meat-free options or cater for fussy eaters without spending hours in the kitchen. Featuring a foreword from Gregg Wallace and Chris Bavin, Eat Well for Less: Family Feasts on a Budget makes it simpler than ever to cook great food for all the family without breaking the bank.
Author: Jo Scarratt-Jones
Publisher: Random House
Feed your family without the fuss Do you find yourself spending too much time at the supermarket and in the kitchen? Are you looking for fresh ideas to liven up your menus without breaking the bank? Eat Well for Less: Quick and Easy Meals has 80 simple, tasty recipes for the time-pressed cook. Whip up a quick weeknight dinner like Spiced Cod Burgers or Chicken Katsu Curry, or treat your family to a delicious dessert like Coconut & Carrot Macaroons. As well as a foreword from Gregg Wallace and Chris Bavin, Eat Well for Less: Quick and Easy Meals is full of tips that will save you time and money. With shopping lists and advice on how to plan your weekly menus, it’s never been easier to get the whole family eating well for less.
A Penny-wise Mom Shares Her Recipe for Cutting Hundreds from Your Monthly Food Bill
Author: Mary Ostyn
Publisher: Oxmoor House
What would you do with an extra $100 each month? Let 's face it. Staying within a budget these days is a hard act to stick with, especially if you have a family of four or more. When juggling a busy schedule dedicated to school, work, and family activities, convenience has a tendency to overrule thriftiness-and we all know convenience comes at a cost. But if you can master your spending in just one area-your food bill-you will greatly expand your spending options for other, more rewarding areas of your life. What would you do with more free time in your day? You 've heard the saying " time is money, " and time well spent can save you big bucks. Learning how to compile grocery lists, compose weekly menu plans, and shop less will not only save money at the register, it will also save you time in the store and in the kitchen. Come to the table prepared to enjoy the feast as you build time-saving skills that will serve you and your family for a lifetime to come. What would you do with more fun-filled family opportunities? Saving time and money will not only make you feel good about yourself, it will also give you the greatest spending opportunity of all-more family fun. Whether planning for a special getaway, staycation, or simply a weekly family night, your family is your best investment. With all the time and money you 'll save, you 'll be able to refocus your energies where they matter most-with the ones you love. Whether you 're overhauling your entire budget or just trying to save a little here and there, making a dent in your grocery bill may seem challenging in today 's market. A typical supermarket trip can easily cost a minimum of $100, and if you 're feeding an average family or larger, that number can soar even higher. What 's a mom on a budget to do? Family Feasts for $75 a Week to the rescue! Written by blogger mom and penny-pincher extraordinaire Mary Ostyn, who prepares three meals a day for her family of 12 for $800 to $900 a month, this book is stuffed to the gills with Mary's expert, in-the-trenches tips on savvy food shopping, plus 200 delicious recipes for homecooked meals that make the most of economical ingredients. Selected by Good Morning America as one of the best cookbooks of 2009, Family Feasts for $75 a Week offers real-world advice teaches real-world families how to save in more ways than one.
Vegan-Friendly Meals for Meat-Lovers, Vegetarians, and Vegans
Author: Ann Gentry
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Hollywood's go-to vegan chef, mom, and founder of Los Angeles' most popular and chic vegan restaurant Real Food Daily, Ann Gentry shares her secret recipes in Real Food for Everyone. You don't have to be a vegan to enjoy Real Food for Everyone. Moms, chefs, foodies, and families can all enjoy expanding their cooking repertoire with this book filled with easy to prepare, scrumptious, healthy recipes and tips for the real food pantry. Whether you're a time-strapped cook or a seasoned pro in the kitchen, Real Food for Everyone demystifies vegetarian and vegan cooking by offering more than 100 deliciously fresh and simple to prepare recipes, many of which are gluten free, and all of which are satisfying and healthy dishes for everyone to enjoy. In addition, the many useful pantry sections provide information on cooking ingredients that might be unfamiliar. From breakfast favorites such as Sesame-Shiitake Tofu Frittata to simple homemade soups such as Black-Eyed Pea and Red Pepper Soup, adn from everyday favorites like Lasagna Rolls to decadent desserts like Chocolate Silk Pie, you'll find something satisfying and healthy to cook for everyone. This is an updated and paperback edition of Ann's book, Vegan Family Meals.
Everyday Dinners and Fantastic Feasts for $10 or Less
Author: Jessica Fisher
Publisher: Harvard Common Press
In over 200 recipes, Jessica offers a delicious alternative to fast food, takeout pizza, or over-processed foods from the supermarket with nourishing, from-scratch meals that don’t break the bank or take hours to cook. Those recipes are organized into 70 multi-course dinners—main dishes, sides, and add-ons such as soup, bread, or dessert—including: Simple Bean Tostadas, Chunky Tomato Salsa, Lemon Pie with Honey-Ginger Ice Cream Chicken Kabobs with Mint-Yogurt Sauce, Curried Couscous, Greek Spinach Salad Asian Chicken Salad with Rice Noodles, Ginger-Orange Crisp Beef Potpie with Flaky Cheddar Crust, Winter Greens and Citrus Salad Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Rice, Buttery Dill Carrots, Banana-Walnut Mini Muffins Each dinner feeds a family of four for ten dollars—a little more for larger families, a little less for smaller ones and singles. The menus are just suggestions, and readers can mix-and-match any of the tasty 200-plus recipes as they like. In more than 100 tips scattered through the book, Jessica distills her hard-won wisdom into a wealth of ideas for how to be a penny-wise shopper, how to find good cuts of meat that are cheap, how to reduce waste and maximize leftovers, and more. Never before has living so affordably meant living so well.
Menus, Recipes, and Strategies for Entertaining 10 to 50
Author: Susan Wyler
Publisher: Rodale Books
Susan Wyler's indispensable classic is back in print--now better than ever, with more than a dozen new menus, over 70 new recipes, and a wealth of updated strategies The original edition of Cooking for a Crowd won great praise all around: Florence Fabricant named it one of the New York Times best books of the season. Perla Meyers, author of How to Peel a Peach, advised, "Keep this book as a reference whenever you are entertaining." And Rose Levy Berenbaum, author of The Cake Bible, declared, "She puts together the components of a dinner with the passion, perfection, and ease of a master painter. The game plans . . . enable any cook to impress without risk." This new edition builds on the premise of the original-that many a home cook can manage the occasional dinner party for 4 to 6, but when it comes to entertaining a crowd of 10 or more, the logistics become exponentially more complicated. Wyler's ingeniously user-friendly combination of creative menus, do-ahead game plans, and crowd-pleasing recipes makes it possible for any home cook to entertain on a large scale. Wyler has expanded the volume to include over 225 recipes and 35 menus for a variety of sizes and occasions-such as Tuscan Lunch for 12 to 16, Black and Orange Halloween Party for 24, even a Wedding Supper for 50. A perfect balance of inspiring and instructive, Cooking for a Crowd is a must-have for all home cooks who want to bring large groups of family and friends together at the table.
Eat Well on $4/Day
Author: Leanne Brown
Publisher: Workman Publishing
A perfect and irresistible idea: A cookbook filled with delicious, healthful recipes created for everyone on a tight budget. While studying food policy as a master’s candidate at NYU, Leanne Brown asked a simple yet critical question: How well can a person eat on the $4 a day given by SNAP, the U.S. government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program informally known as food stamps? The answer is surprisingly well: Broiled Tilapia with Lime, Spicy Pulled Pork, Green Chile and Cheddar Quesadillas, Vegetable Jambalaya, Beet and Chickpea Salad—even desserts like Coconut Chocolate Cookies and Peach Coffee Cake. In addition to creating nutritious recipes that maximize every ingredient and use economical cooking methods, Ms. Brown gives tips on shopping; on creating pantry basics; on mastering certain staples—pizza dough, flour tortillas—and saucy extras that make everything taste better, like spice oil and tzatziki; and how to make fundamentally smart, healthful food choices. The idea for Good and Cheap is already proving itself. The author launched a Kickstarter campaign to self-publish and fund the buy one/give one model. Hundreds of thousands of viewers watched her video and donated $145,000, and national media are paying attention. Even high-profile chefs and food writers have taken note—like Mark Bittman, who retweeted the link to the campaign; Francis Lam, who called it “Terrific!”; and Michael Pollan, who cited it as a “cool kickstarter.” In the same way that TOMS turned inexpensive, stylish shoes into a larger do-good movement, Good and Cheap is poised to become a cookbook that every food lover with a conscience will embrace.
Author: Good Food Guides
Publisher: Random House
We're all trying to eat more healthily these days, but popular recipes often include hard-to-find and expensive ingredients. Good Food Eat Well: Cheap and Healthy is a comprehensive collection of fresh, healthy and reasonably priced recipes for every day of the week. It includes 150 balanced recipes based on store-cupboard ingredients, from delicious smoothies and soups to hearty main meals and tasty but better-for-you treats. All the recipes are short and simple with easy-to-follow steps, and all are accompanied by a full-colour photograph of the finished dish.
Family Feasts for a Fiver
Author: Crackit Productions Limited
Publisher: Hachette UK
The essential cookbook for delicious and nutritious recipes without spending more than a fiver! The accompaniment to ITV's hit series Save Money: Good Food, starring household favourites Susanna Reid and Matt Tebbutt. The premise of ITV's Save Money: Good Food is simple: families can eat like royalty for just a fiver per meal, if they buy wisely, eliminate waste, and know not just what the best buys are but what tastes truly great. With Family Feasts for a Fiver, you'll be able to use that knowledge to create dishes that range from quick fixes to showpiece family meals - not to mention getting the best out of every ingredient with leftover specials. You'll save time and money, but not compromise on taste. Cook smart; Waste less; Eat deliciously. EAT WELL EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK FOR JUST £5!
Thrifty Recipes and 7-Day Meal Plans to Help You Save Money and Time
Author: Helen Barker-Benfield
Publisher: Ebury Press
The Good Food Family Meal Planner will help you to save time and money and reduce waste - three of our biggest and most timely concerns. Most cookbooks are arranged around type of dish or ingredient, but this book is structured around 5 types of meal which will give you 7 days' worth of dishes. The first chapter covers batch meals, which will provide you with enough food for another day. Chapter 2 is full of speedy weekday supper recipes - quick-and-easy meals that can be made in under 20 minutes, but also include a significant leftover ingredient that will form the basis of the next day's meal. Budget suppers use a smaller number of ingredients, while storecupboard and freezer meals are based on ingredients that you should have handy - meals you can create on short notice. Weekend feasts are more leisurely recipes, including ideas for entertaining, while the final chapter will offer over 25 seven-day meal plans based on the recipes in this book. And even if you don't follow a meal planner in its entirety, you can choose which meal is most appropriate for your needs. Also included within each chapter are handy features on freezing and defrosting, creating a storecupboard of essential ingredients, making the most of seasonal flavours and recipes for breads, stocks and sauces. This is the cookbook that every family needs, one that you will turn to week after week.
200 Recipes for Quick, Delicious, and Nourishing Meals That Are Easy on the Budget and a Snap to Prepare
Author: Erin Chase
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
The $5 Dollar Dinner Mom--savings guru, savvy supermarket shopper, and mommy extraordinaire Erin Chase--does it again! With the same fool proof system she used to cut your weekly food budget and put a healthy and delicious $5 meal on the dinner table for your family, she takes it one step further with "The $5 Dollar Dinner Mom Does Breakfast and Lunch". Tailoring her tips at how to size up supermarket deals, clip coupons, and create weekly menu plans, she helps you start your day the right way. With the help of Erin--whether at home or on the go--you can use all the same tools you learned in "The $5 Dollar Dinner Mom Cookbook" to create breakfasts and lunches for less than $5 that are easy and kid-friendly too! Breakfast favorites include: - Chocolate Chip Raspberry Pancakes - Bacon and Egg Quesadillas - Vanilla Almond French Toast - Overnight Honey Nut Granola Lunch favorites include: - Curried Chicken Salad Sandwiches - Swiss Tuna Melts - Lasagna Roll-ups - Chuckwagon Chili And if you are wondering what to do now that breakfast, lunch and dinner are all covered, well don't worry, "The $5 Dinner Mom Does Breakfast and Lunch" also includes a bonus section for $2-4 snacks like pumpkin applesauce and oatmeal cranberry cookies to tide you over in between! Let Erin Chase show you how to have tasty, economical meals, all day, every day.
Family Feasts for a Fiver
Author: Rob Allison
New ITV primetime duo, household favourites Susanna Reid and chef Matt Tebbutt are going to open up the worlds of shopping, consuming, wasting and cooking. So often people resort to ready meals or pre-prepared ingredients because they think they don't have time to cook. This is invariably the expensive option and over the course of a week can significantly increase your food bills. Multiply this over a year, for an average family and you'll be spending thousands more than you need to. The premise of ITV's Save Money: Good Food is simple: families can eat like royalty for just a fiver per meal, if they buy wisely, eliminate waste, and know not just what the best buys are but what tastes truly great. With Family Feasts for a Fiver, you'll be able to use that knowledge to create dishes that range from quick fixes to showpiece family meals - not to mention getting the best out of every ingredient with leftover specials. You'll save time and money, but not compromise on taste. Cook smart; Waste less; Eat deliciously. EAT WELL EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK FOR JUST �5!
Chic Food for On-The-go
Author: Suzy Ashford
Publisher: Rizzoli Publications
Category: Cooking, French
Le Picnic reimagines outdoor lunching as a chic activity that’s worth putting a little more effort into. Rather than taking a boring sandwich and a flask of coffee to your next picnic, why not a bacon-and-leek quiche, a beautiful potato-and-pork sausage galette or cherry-tomato tartlets? Classic French recipes can be perfectly transportable, are not overly complex, and don’t require particularly hard-to-find ingredients or an advanced skill set. Le Picnic's fifty perfectly transportable recipes include drinks, nibbles, more substantial fare, zesty salads, and delicate sweet treats. Start the picnic with a glass of Champagne with fresh white peach syrup, nibble on caramelized-onion tartlets, a slice of Camembert tart, and a witloof salad. And finish with a selection of delectable treats, including fresh raspberry tartlets and white chocolate macarons. --From publisher's description.
Author: Bernadine Lawrence
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
This much loved kitchen classic has been fully updated with 50+ simple, delicious new recipes. Ideal for busy mums and kitchen novices, this handy little volume proves that you can still feed a family of four on just £5 a day if you shop with care and make nutritious ingredients the foundation of every meal.
100+ Healthy, Plant-Based Recipes to Share and Enjoy with Friends and Family
Author: Ella Mills
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Internationally bestselling author of Deliciously Ella, Ella Mills offers more than 100 exciting, accessible recipes to show how clean, gluten-free, plant-based eating is the perfect way to entertain friends and satisfy your guests. In Natural Feasts, Ella Mills makes it easy to prepare delicious food for you, your friends and family, for any event. No more wondering whether certain dishes go together or how you can provide delicious, plant-based meals that won't leave your guests craving what isn't good for them, Ella makes life simple with her menus—whether you are planning a laid-back brunch, a last-minute lunch, or a fancy dinner, she has it covered with hearty recipes that celebrate her natural eating philosophy. This gorgeous book also showcases more than one hundred full-color photographs, beautifully illustrating that clean eating and entertaining are a perfect match. When conventional medicine failed her, Ella overcame a rare, devastating illness by switching to a plant-based diet. With no formal culinary training, she began developing her own recipes and blogging about her journey. She’s a self-taught cook. She’s approachable. She inspires people. Now Ella shares her personal ideas and recipes for every foodie occasion, from cozy nights alone to easy kitchen suppers, flavorsome feasts, birthday parties, picnics, and mocktails and cocktails. Deliciously Ella with Friends is the go-to book for anyone who wants to make simpler, healthier food choices—for themselves and their friends and family.
Recipes for Modest Budgets and Messy Kitchens
Author: Emily Wight
Publisher: arsenal pulp press
A down-to-earth cookbook that proves you don't need a lot of money to create nutritious, beautiful meals at home. In this winsome cookbook, blogger Emily Wight offers fantastic recipes, ideas, and advice on how to prepare imaginative, nutritious, and delectable meals without breaking the bank. Perfect for students, families, and anyone on a budget. Well-Fed, Flat Broke proves that while you may occasionally be flat broke, you can always be well fed. This collection of 120 recipes ranges from the simple (perfect scrambled eggs, rice and lentils) to the sublime (Orecchiette with White Beans and Sausage, Mustard-fried Chicken). Chapters are organized by ingredient so that you can easily build a meal from what you have on hand. Well Fed, Flat Broke has flavours to please every palette including Thai, Dutch, Indonesian, and Latin American-inspired recipes such as Kimchi Pancakes, Salvadoran Roast Chicken, and Pantry Kedgeree, reflecting a diverse array of affordable ingredients and products in grocery stores, markets, and delis. Emily is a working mother and wife who lives with a picky toddler in one of Canada's most expensive cities. She offers readers real-talk about food, strategic shopping tips, sound advice for picky eaters, and suggestions on how to build a well-stocked, yet inexpensive pantry. Cooking every night can be challenging for busy families who are short on time and lean in budget; Emily includes plenty of one-pot dishes to keep everyone healthy, full, and happy. With friendly charm and practical advice, Well Fed, Flat Broke will have you eating like a millionaire without having to spend like one. Emily Wight is a writer and home cook who's been blogging about food for the past six years.
476 ways to eat well with leftovers
Author: Kate Colquhoun
Publisher: A&C Black
In the UK we throw away 6.7 million tonnes of food a year - that's a third of all the food we buy, and a fifth of our total domestic waste. And about half of it could be eaten. Kate Colquhoun shows how to make your food go much, much further than you thought possible. On her mission to use up leftovers, wrinkly fruit and past-it veg, she includes modern, tasty recipes for: Bakes Casseroles Chutneys Crumbles Curries Fishcakes Gratins Marinades Meatballs Milkshakes Pies Soups Stews Stir-fries And more!
How I Lost My Job, Buried a Marriage, and Found My Way by Keeping Chickens, Foraging, Preserving, Bartering, and Eating Locally (All on Forty Dollars
Author: Robin Mather
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
The author chronicles her year-long project, during which she committed to cooking three seasonal and local meals on only $40 per week, in a book that includes 150 recipes, such as Lemon-Tarragon Pickled Asparagus and Greek-Marinated Grilled Leg of Lamb.
Full-flavour cooking for a low-calorie diet
Author: Tom Kerridge
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Easy pizza. Fish-in-a-bag. Cajun spiced eggs. French apple tarts. If you think this doesn't sound like diet food, then think again. Featuring ALL the recipes from his BBC2 TV series, Tom Kerridge shows how you can enjoy all your FAVOURITE FOODS and still LOSE WEIGHT with his LOWER-CALORIE DIET WITH A DIFFERENCE. Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge has been developing top recipes for nearly three decades and knows how to make things taste good. He also understands how much willpower it takes to shift unhealthy excess weight, because he has lost over 11 stone in the last four years by following a low-carb diet. Now Tom is turning his attention to helping food-lovers who have chosen a lower-calorie diet as their own route to weight-loss. This is a lower-calorie diet with a difference – it's based on hunger-satisfying portions of delicious, lower-calorie dishes that taste amazing. The focus is on the food that we can and should be eating to lose weight, which is easy to make and won't make you feel as though you are missing out. Recipes include Southern-style chicken; One-layer lasagne; Chicken tikka masala; Lamb doner kebab; Beef stroganoff; Sweet potato and black bean burritos; Sticky pork chops; and Baked doughnuts with sweet five-spice dust. As Tom says: 'It's impossible to stick to a diet if the food you're expected to eat is boring and doesn't fill you up. So I've developed lots of tasty and satisfying recipes that people will love to cook and eat, but that will also help them lose weight. I truly believe that this attitude works. I've been there myself and now I want to help others get there too.' By adopting a new, healthy approach to eating you really CAN lose weight for good.