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This section contains posts on how to get started with meal planning for you and your family.  

The emphasis is firmly on meals that are healthy, quick and easy. 

Planning healthy family food

There is nothing worse than having to magic together a healthy family meal after a busy day.

Which is why I’ve put together some posts on how to get healthy family food on the table quickly and easily.

Read the post on easy meal planning to get started to see how it will save you time and money.

There is also an essential grocery list post to give you ideas for creating a base grocery list you can turn to time and again for the family shop.

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FAMILY MEAL PLANNING MADE EASY: HOW I MEAL PLAN AND WHY IT WORKS!

FAMILY MEAL PLANNING MADE EASY: HOW I MEAL PLAN AND WHY IT WORKS! There is nothing worse than arriving exhausted in the kitchen after a long day and not knowing what you are going to cook for a family meal. It’s the many moments like these that switched me on to meal planning and I …

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EASY MEAL PLANNING TIPS TO GET STARTED WITH MEAL PLANNING

Need to be more organised with family meals, but don’t know how? Here are some simple meal planning tips to help you get on track with planning family meals. EASY MEAL PLANNING TIPS Meal planning is a fantastic concept. I first got into meal planning a couple of years ago, when I reached peak ‘what …

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BASIC ESSENTIALS SHOPPING LIST: HOW TO MAKE A GROCERY LIST FOR FAMILY FOOD ESSENTIALS

In this post, I tell you how to make a grocery list of the basic essentials you need for your weekly or monthly family food shop. I show you my basic grocery shopping list as an example, to give you tips on how to make your own master grocery list and ideas for what to …

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How To Bulk Freeze Mashed Potatoes

Loads of our fave family recipes involve lovely, creamy mashed potatoes. Shepherds pie, fish pie and fish cakes are some of my daughter’s top meals, whilst I love gnocchi, homemade from mashed potatoes and slathered in cheese sauce. Of course the brilliant thing about mashed potatoes is that it is SO easy to make.  So, perfect …

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