£1-a-day-challenge

£1-A-DAY CHALLENGE

Do not undertake this meal regimen if you have frail health

or similar problems

Meal suggestions

(Please see ‘Why Food Matter’s on this web site button for guidance to allowances for seasonings etc. Costings based on Lidl and Asda pricing)

Day 1:

               Breakfast;

                          2 Wheat biscuits (10p)                                                          

                          ½ pint milk (12p)

                Lunch;

                          1 portion soup (see recipe at the end)

                          2 slices bread toasted (21p for meal)

                Dinner;

                          3 Fish Fingers/3 Vegetable Fingers (27p)

                          1x8oz potato mashed & seasoned (17p)

                          ½ can Baked Beans (12p)

 

                Anytime;

                          1 Digestive biscuit (1p)

                                                                          Total £1

 

Day 2:

         Breakfast;

                          1oz fortified Oat cereal (6p)

                          ½ pint milk (12p)

                          1 small banana (9p)

 

         Lunch;

                          1 portion soup (see recipe at the end)

                          2 slices bread toasted (21p for meal)

                          1 Clementine (10p)

         Dinner;

                          2 pork/veg sausages (16p)

                          1x 8oz potato cut into wedges and   

                          brushed with   oil baked or grilled (17p)

                          1 egg fried (7p)

              

          Anytime;

                          2 Digestive biscuits (2p)

                                                                        Total £1

 

Day 3:

       Breakfast;

                          2 Wheat biscuits (10p)                                                          

                          ½ pint milk (12p)

         Lunch;

                           2 slices bread (4p)

                          4oz Cottage cheese (18p)

                          1 Tomato (5p)

         Dinner;

                          Pkt Instant curry noodles (18p)

                          2 boiled and chopped eggs (14p)

                          50g Value peanuts (12p)

                          (cook noodles according to instruction                             

                                  and add chopped egg and peanuts)

        

            Anytime;

                          2 Digestive Biscuit (2p)

                                                                      Total 95p

Day 4:

         Breakfast;

                          1oz fortified Oat cereal (6p)

                          ½ pint milk (12p)

                          1 small banana (9p)

         Lunch;

                          1 portion soup (see recipe at the end)

                          2 slices bread toasted (21p for meal)

         Dinner;

                          1x8oz Jacket potato (17p)

                          4oz Cottage Cheese (18p)

                          1 Tomato (5p)

 

         Anytime;

                          1 Clementine (10p)

                          2 Digestive biscuits (2p)

                                                                          Total £1

       

 Day 5:

 

         Breakfast;

                          2 Wheat biscuits (10p)                                                         

                           ½ pint milk (12p)

 

         Lunch;

                          2 Scrambled eggs (14p)

                          2 slices toast (4p)

 

         Dinner;

                          ½ can Baked Beans (12p)

                          2 pork/veg sausages (16p)

                          1x8oz mashed potato seasoned (17p)

 

         Anytime;

                          3 digestive biscuits (3p)

                          Small banana (9p)

                         

                                                                          Total 97p

 

SOUP RECIPE

 

Chop 1 onion (12p) and dice two carrots (16p). Fry in 1 dsp oil until soft. Add 4oz Red lentils (18p) 2 pints water and two Vegetable stock cubes (10p). Bring to the boil and simmer for 25 minutes. Makes three servings and with 2 slices of bread (4p) total of 21p per meal.

 

 

 

 


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