Family Meals

Potato Cheese and Onion Pasties

Potato Cheese and Onion Pasties

These delicious cheese and onion pasties make a great filling lunch idea served with a little salad or baked beans.

Chorizo Spaghetti With Tomato Sauce

Chorizo Spaghetti With Tomato Sauce

This delicious chorizo spaghetti meal is ideal for a go to meal. It is one of those comforting meals we go to when we haven’t got anything planned. Spaghetti with tomato sauce is a favourite for children, so I am sure this recipe will go […]

Slow Cooker Beef in Red Wine

Slow Cooker Beef in Red Wine

  If you are looking for a real comforting plate of food this slow cooker beef in red wine may be the one for you.  It is delicious served with mash potato or even crispy roast potatoes.   500g braising steak 4 large carrots 1 […]

Simple Sausage Casserole for the Family

Simple Sausage Casserole for the Family

With autumn on its way and the evenings closing in there is nothing nicer than ending the day with this delicious sausage casserole.  Served with crusty bread or mashed potato it makes a super family meal.  This recipe is very easy and quite quick to […]

Cheap cottage pie recipe

Cheap cottage pie recipe

When making any meat dishes such as this cheap cottage pie recipe I do not use a lot of meat.  We are not really big meat eaters as you have probably already seen but this way also keeps the cost down.  This makes a lovely […]

Simple rice dish for dinner.

Simple rice dish for dinner.

If you have a busy day and are looking for a simple rice dish for dinner this one is very cheap and easy.  You could always prepare the vegetables beforehand and keep them in the fridge.

Easy homemade tortilla recipe

Easy homemade tortilla recipe

Todays dinner is homemade Tortilla.  This recipe is so easy and one of the cheapest meals you can make for your family.  I know you can buy these already to pop in the oven but they are no where near as good as home made ones! […]

Lunch Box Pasties Recipe

Lunch Box Pasties Recipe

If you are looking for lunch box ideas, these lunch box pasties may just go down a storm.  I am not going to call them Cornish pasties as they are not!  After living in Cornwall most of my life true Cornish people would soon pull […]

Easy Cauliflower Cheese Recipe

Easy Cauliflower Cheese Recipe

I am a lover of vegetables and this cauliflower cheese is so easy and quick to make, we normally have it served with ham or chicken.

Cheap lentil and tomato soup recipe

Cheap lentil and tomato soup recipe

If you are stuck for ideas for a week day dinner this cheap lentil and tomato soup is a quick but very filling meal.  Sometimes it is lovely to have something a little different than plateful of  meat and potatoes.  This soup is also quite easy to […]

Ham, egg and mushroom quiche

Ham, egg and mushroom quiche

This delicious ham, egg and mushroom quiche is a great make ahead meal, which can be stored in the fridge for a couple of days until required.  I normally make a big one so that we can have it more than once either with a small salad, […]

Quick and Easy Chicken and Sweetcorn Pie

Quick and Easy Chicken and Sweetcorn Pie

I started making this simple quick and easy chicken and sweetcorn pie a few years ago when I was at a loose end on what to have for dinner one night and it went down a storm, so has become a regular part of the […]

Easy sausage plait recipe

Easy sausage plait recipe

If you are looking for something for a change for tea thats easy, this sausage plait is very tasty.  It is also something different to have in your lunch box or even for a buffet you are planning.  It doesn’t cost the earth to make […]