Category Archive: Food Poverty & Budget Eating

Posts relating to food poverty, budget shopping and recipes.

Jul 13

My Week on £10 – Day 1

As I leave for the supermarket, my husband asks, “Are you serious about this?” “Well, yes,” I reply. “It’s on the Internet now, so people will be watching”. He is a geek and respects such things, but I can see that he is worried. Today is shopping day, and here the issues begin.  Normally I …

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Jul 12

Putting My Money where my Mouth is

This week I have decided that it is not enough just to talk about food poverty; it is time to walk the walk.  For the next week I will be attempting to feed my husband and myself for £10 for the whole week.   There are some people in this country who are forced to …

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Jul 12

Five Top Tips for Budget Shopping

Markets are a great source of fresh food.  If you don't have one near you, you may have a fruit and veg stall.

I have decided to continue with my theme of food poverty for the remainder of this month.  Next week I will be attempting to feed myself and my husband for £10 for the whole week, so please visit regularly to see how we get on. Although I am now very lucky to be able to …

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Jul 03

Pride and Poverty

Food bank use is becoming increasingly common

I was honoured to provide the catering for a pre-Pride event last Friday.  The atmosphere was tremendous, and the food was much enjoyed.  I hope to have the privilege of supporting future Pride events. The event had a small budget, so in order to make the money go as far as possible, I had to make …

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