Eating Well on a Budget: Make The Most of Your Ingredients

The countdown to Christmas often comes with the hustle and bustle of shopping, gift-wrapping, and festive celebrations and while the spirit of giving is abundant, our wallets may feel a bit tight. Fear not! With a dash of creativity and some budget-friendly ingredients, you can still enjoy a variety of delicious meals without compromising your savings. No more eating the same dish for days... these recipes are designed to show you that you can make the most of your ingredients, save waste and money while eating  a variety of interesting delicious dishes. 

One such versatile ingredient that won't break the bank is our Fish Pie Mix. Let's explore 4 delightful recipes that not only showcase the delicious flavour of our Fish Pie Mix but also incorporate affordable store cupboard ingredients for a wallet-friendly feast.

1. Single-Portion Fish Pie:

Let's start with the obvious and make a single portion Fish Pie. Combine the Fish Pie Mix with mashed potatoes, peas, and a creamy sauce for a heartwarming dish that screams comfort without straining your budget.

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2. One Pot, One Portion Fish Stew:

tomato fish stew

Warm up your winter evenings with a Hearty Fish Stew that's both flavourful and frugal. Utilize Fish Pie Mix, sweet potato, onion, spices, and canned tomatoes to create a nourishing stew that's as easy on your pocket as it is on your taste buds.

3. One Pot Wonder: Quick and Easy Fish Curry:

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Transform Fish Pie Mix into a fragrant curry with affordable spices, coconut milk, and vegetables. Serve it over rice for a satisfying meal that's light on your budget but rich in flavour.

4. Airfryer Hot Honey Glazed Salmon:

airfryer salmon

A delightful fusion of sweet honey and a kick of spicy chilli, perfectly complementing the succulent salmon. This dish not only tantalizes your palate but also embraces efficiency by harnessing the power of the air fryer.

How am I saving Money? 

Each of our four delightful recipes— Single-Portion Fish Pie, One Pot, One Portion Fish Stew, One Pot Wonder: Quick and Easy Fish Curry, and Airfryer Hot Honey Glazed Salmon —utilizes a modest 125g of the Fish Pie Mix, providing you with four portions per pack. What's more, these recipes are designed to share common ingredients, ensuring your pantry essentials like spices and other store cupboard staples aren't just a one-time investment. This not only maximizes your savings but also minimizes waste, making your budget-friendly feast an eco-conscious endeavour too.

Here are all the Ingredients You Need To Make the 4 Dishes:

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Single-Portion Fish Pie 

One Pot, One Portion Fish Stew

One Pot Wonder: Quick and Easy Fish Curry

Airfryer Hot Honey Glazed Salmon 

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