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Beat the Budget: Affordable Easy Recipes and Simple Meal Prep

Written by

Mimi Harrison


08 June 2023

Who’s the author? Mimi Harrison is the recipe developer and content creator behind the popular Beat the Budget platform. During her years at university, Mimi grew tired of relying on cheap and unhealthy food and decided to start her blog and Instagram platform to share recipes for delicious, healthy, and affordable food. She has continued to share her creations ever since, building up a following of over 260k on Instagram. Her recipes have also been featured by ASDA, Sainsbury’s Magazine, and Daily Mail.

What’s it about? Mimi is on a mission to prove that delicious food doesn’t need to be complicated or expensive. This cookbook is a collection of easy, flavour-packed recipes to help you take the stress out of meal times and get an amazing dish on the table without breaking the bank. Every recipe comes in at just £1.25 per portion! Whether you need to feed your friends with a show-stopping brunch, whip up a quick work-from-home lunch, or serve the whole family a hearty meal, you’ll find an easy-to-follow recipe to fit your needs. Chapters include breakfasts, soups, salads and sides, 15 minutes or less, one-pot wonders, weeknight winners, fakeaways, and sweet treats. You’ll also find helpful meal plans with shopping lists, tips for meal prepping for the week ahead, and plenty of recipes that can be cooked in the slow cooker or air fryer to keep your energy costs down too.

Perfect for: anyone looking to cook delicious, flavour-packed meals without breaking the bank.

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