Keep Cosy this Winter
Soups are lovely when it is chilly outside. They can be made at a very low cost and can even be done in the slow cooker. Here are some great soup recipe ideas:
Seasonal, thick, nourishing... What’s not to like about this classic, especially on a cold day?
This tasty soup is a great way to use up those extra carrots. As well as making a lovely warming meal it can also make a quick and healthy packed lunch idea.
Lentil soup is super hearty and extremely cheap to make. This recipe works out at only 20p per serving!
Other hearty recipes
What's better on a chilly winters eve than a delicious cottage pie? This comforting recipe will be sure to warm you up when it's cold outside. It could easily be made vegetarian by substituting the meat for microprotien or lentils.
Stew is a winter favourite! Nothing beats coming home to the smell of a fresh stew ready to eat!
When you're chilly, why not tuck into a chilli? This wholesome recipe can be made using mincemeat or a vegetarian alternative such as lentils or soy mince.
Don't forget that all of these recipes can be made in a slow cooker! Simply prepare your ingredients in the morning or the night before, add them in and turn it on. Coming home to a lovely hot meal is perfect for the colder months.
Charity shops, Recycling Centre reuse areas and Scrapstores are fantastic for picking up materials and useful items of scrap. Why not have a look around them for some thick curtains or other useful items to keep you warm this Winter?