By Annie Dabb • 01 August 2022 • 7:49
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A great source of protein and a cheaper alternative to meat and fish. They can also be stored for longer, so you can stock up when you need to.
The liquid in a tin of chickpeas, aquafaba, can be used as an alternative to eggs when baking cakes or binding anything like falafel or meatballs etc together.
UK grown fruits like apples and pears tend to be cheaper than more exotic options like kiwi fruits and melons. They can still be a delicious snack, try slicing apples up and eating with peanut butter, or baking into a crumble.
Often markets will sell slightly damaged or opened goods for less although the actual product itself is absolutely fine. This can be a great way to save money.
Often people shy away from foods like liver and kidney because they’re not your typical chicken breast or bacon rasher, but liver is highly nutritious, high in iron and vitamin A and no more difficult to cook than chicken!
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