$7 dollar meals

February 1, 2012

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Cooked Vegetables and Cottage Pie

For my February $7 meals I am going for a vegetable selection and a Cottage Pie. I have chosen the vegetable selection because even though the recipe says you have to boil the potatoes now you can use another way of preparing them.

We have just bought a Philips Air fryer where you can have any food you like but … Read the rest

December 1, 2011

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Potato Gratin And A Chocolate Cheese Cake

For my December Recipes for $7 I have chosen Potato Gratin and a Chocolate Cheese cake. Potatoes are inexpensive around the world so you should not have any problems getting a cheap bag of those.

With the cheese cake you might already be able to source some ingredients from your cupboard already if you are a keen cook and like … Read the rest

September 1, 2011

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Autumn Soup and Chicken Curry

For my September recipes I have chosen a rustic starter. A lovely autumn soup, it is very filling and full of vegetables and abit of meat. I like to use chicken instead of Turkey because I can utilise the rest of the chicken in the main course.

For my main course I am going for a basic chicken curry because … Read the rest

August 1, 2011

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Prawn Recipes and An Easy Chicken Salad

For my August recipes I have gone for a very summery double. My prawn recipes are a fantastic mix of prawns and spices. You can cook on a stove or out on the BBQ. I prefer the BBQ at this time of year.

My Easy chicken salad is a fantastic recipe for those of us that like to take it … Read the rest

July 1, 2011

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Grilled Fish Recipe and Lemon Shortbread

So for the start of summer I have gone for a nice light main course which won’t take too long to cook in the heat. It gets very hot here in Portugal from July onwards even with air conditioning.

So with the heat in mind my recipes can be cooked out side on a BBQ, the main course anyway. For … Read the rest

June 1, 2011

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Healthy Vegetables and Chinese Chicken wings

For this months recipes I have gone for something a bit different from your conventional starter and main course. The healthy veg is a great light starter and a bit different, but that doesn’t take away from the taste of these veg.

With the main course this month I have gone for Chinese chicken wings, the recipe is quite small … Read the rest

October 1, 2010

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Cauliflower Cheese And Flapjacks

This month is very much focusing on the wonderful world of comfort food and how at this time of year something nice and filling for a low price can be a perfect asset to the table. My wife makes a cheese sauce, maybe once every 10 days and it is always a firm favourite on our dinner table. Whether we … Read the rest