Are you trying to feed a family on a budget? Do you resent having to throw out scrappy bits of food that you can’t do anything with? I can answer yes to both of those questions. There’s nothing like a young family to suck up your finances and suddenly dialling out for a pizza isn’t an option – you need to ensure you get value from money and good old fashioned nutrition from your food choices. Living on your own and cooking for one can be just as challenging for a whole heap of reasons. Recipes are always for four or six so it’s easy to end up with waste, and we throw out too much food in this country as it is. So what can you do to make the food in your cupboard and fridge last longer. How can you make the most of what you’re buying and make the leftovers something you’ll want to use again? Here’s some of my tips!   Zip  lock bags– These are brilliant because they keep scraps fresher for longer but also take up less room in your freezer than storing portions in Tupperware or boxes. Pour in leftover sauces, soups and chilli and flatten them with your hands. Lay them flat in your freezer drawer and you’ll be amazed at how many you can stack up. Buy in bulk  – As with most things, it’s cheaper to buy meat and poultry in trays or larger packs and split them up.  I do… View Post