August 4, 2016

How to stay healthy whilst on your summer holiday

We know it’s a bit of rainy start to the good old British Summer, but forget about adding an extra dollop of cream to your strawberries or grabbing that extra ice lolly out of the freezer. For those of you interested in keeping healthy on holiday or indeed healthy throughout the summer, then read on for some top tips direct from the holiday loving bunch at mySupermarket. Fruity Fruity Fruity. We don’t know about you but for us being on holiday is that perfect excuse to try new foods and […]
August 3, 2016

The truth behind low sugar products at the supermarket

Open any newspaper in the UK at the moment and there is a high chance you will see an article related to reducing your sugar intake. It appears as though sugar is the new salt in the list of food additives to be avoiding. mySupermarket‘s analysts were intrigued by this topic and decided to delve deep into the data to gain an understanding of how the reduced sugar landscape has developed at supermarkets over the last four years. When analysing our historical data, we noticed that the number of products […]
July 26, 2016

7 Easy-to-Follow Tips for a Low-Cost Summer Skin Care

Summer is here and while you may be enjoying the great sunny weather, the heat and humidity that come with the season are actually telling you to get into a skin care regimen that can provide you the best protection and results. The sun’s UV rays can cause serious damages and can also contribute in making your skin age faster than it should. Certainly, you can’t afford to just bear the harmful effects of the sun – even when you’re on a tight budget! Not all beauty products are created […]
June 29, 2016

6 frugal food bloggers with affordable recipes must follow today!

Do you find yourself faced with a tiny food budget and hungry mouths to feed? Then look out for these amazing frugal food bloggers, with delicious recipes for when money is tight. Cooking on a bootstrap Jack Monroe has taken cheap eats to a different dimension. She’s become a highly regarded cook, campaigner, and author of A Girl Called Jack: 100 Delicious Recipes. However, all this came from when she was a single mother with only £10 a week to feed herself and her toddler. Her blog contains many carefully […]
June 29, 2016

How to save money on your food bill by buying in season

We folk in the UK tend to go overboard when we’re shopping for our food, resulting in expensive shopping bills and blown out budgets. This is partly down to the major convenient supermarkets inflicting their little marketing tricks on us, i.e. displaying the most profitable brands at eye level and the cheapest, basic alternatives out of reach. But, I also believe that a lot of it is down to not making the time to meal plan or buy food in season. By preparing and implementing a food strategy based around […]
June 29, 2016

5 awesome ingredients you can make from scratch

Here are five amazing DIY ingredients that making from scratch will save you a fortune! Oh and did we mention that some of them are delicious as well? 1. Yoghurt Natural yoghurt costs about £1.50 for 500g (Yeo Valley), and organic Greek-style yoghurt £1.80 for 500g (Rachel’s). Making your own pot of 750g, using Claire Thompson’s get ahead recipe, involves buying a small one (50p, Yeo Valley) to use as a starter for four batches, and a litre of whole milk per batch (£1.10, Yeo Valley). The cost works out […]
June 29, 2016

Incredible thrifty recipes you must try at home

For most of us food shopping is one big balancing act, whether it’s budgeting for a large family, or keeping things interesting when you live by yourself. Either way, here are a few ways you can make it cheaper with some recipes from leading money saving bloggers. This chicken kebab recipe from Reduced Grub costs £2.00 for four portions and is a simple yet colourful dish to make. If you’ve got leftovers after the Sunday roast then Frugal Queen has some amazing recipes to make those leftovers stretch more than […]
June 29, 2016

Amazing hacks to save a fortune on booking flights abroad

Why splash the cash when you can get it cheaper? Our handy guide shows you when, where, and how to get the best value for money on holiday flights. Travel at the cheapest times The price of flights changes depending on the month, day, and even time you travel. Avoiding the weekends can heavily reduce the overall price, and flying out in the early-morning can knock off a few pounds as well. Research has shown that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays tend to be the cheapest days to fly as this […]
June 29, 2016

Amazing healthy and easy breakfast ideas for kids

A fifth of children in the UK are overweight or obese by the time they start primary school. This alarming figure means it’s crucial that we tackle childhood obesity for the sake of our future generations. One way to do this is by starting the day off right with a healthy breakfast, check out some ideas we’ve tried and tested ourselves below. Eggs in peppers This breakfast is easily adaptable no matter how you like your eggs. Get the recipe. English-Muffin Egg Pizzas These mini breakfast pizzas will soon become […]
June 29, 2016

10 tips to help you save money at the supermarket

Today we’re excited to share some amazing thrifty techniques to help you save money on your weekly supermarket shop! Including using vouchers, coupons, bulk-buying, and scouring the shelves for reduced to clear items. By following these steps you can wipe up to 60% off your bill. Work out a weekly meal plan By planning ahead you can cut out impulse trips to the shops which often turn into a trolley full of costly products. Write a list and stick to it Once you’ve written your meal plan, create a list […]