quintwins wrote: »
can i just ask how much you all spend on meat a month? i worked out spend just over £30 a month if i don't get any reductions this includes 9 portions of mince,3 gammon, 3 portions of chicken, 2 portions of fish, 2 portions of sausages,4 portions of bacon, and a roast big enough for 3 dinners
Billie-jo wrote: »
In March I spent £51.30 -fish/prawns x 4, steak, chicken x4, jt. beef, jt. pork x 2, sandwhich meats, gammon, sausage, bacon x2, liver and in April it was £58.88 :eek: -fish /prawn x 7, sausage x 2, chicken x 2, steak, gammon, bacon, pork chops, mince beef, sandwhich meats, Oh dear seeing it wrote down makes me realise just how much we spent. Blimey seems an awful lot doesnt it. I cant bulk meat out with lentils as I absolutely HATE them with a passion. I do add some oats though to stews, cottage pies etc and always add lots of veg in. No doubt I also used some meat that was in the freezer as well.
As a matter of interest the amount I spend on fruit and veg has been just slightly higher than the meat both months - this is just fresh fruit & veg as frozen and any tinned veg are under a different heading i.e. freezer and tins/pkts etc. (super organised or anal retentive? - take your pick but I prefer super organized):rotfl::rotfl:
nikki1986 wrote: »
I was wondering if I posted up some of our fave meals whether anyone might be able to recommend how to cut costs?:
-thai green curry (Mr S chicken, tinned sauce- no idea if it would be cheaper to do my own- served with rice)
cookiemum wrote: »
DH offered to go for milk to Mr M and spent £22.41:mad:
Whiskas pouches are on offer at 3 boxes for £6 so at least he bought a few. Meal plan done until friday so hopefully no more spends until the weekend. It seems like a loooong month so far:)
cutiepieabf wrote: »
wish we had a Mr M........
Sunnyday wrote: »
Every once in a while pouches are on offer on the Amazon website with free delivery so its worth stocking up when this happens. Its not too often but can make good saving especially when the delivery isn`t payable.
Ours alternates between felix and whiskas so its not too difficult for me as by the time we are coming to an end of our stocks i`ve usually already placed another order.I`ve currently got over 250 pouches stashed in a corner of the spare room Saved me loads though
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