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 […]
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 15, 2016

The best beers on offer at supermarkets for Euro 2016

With the European Championships in full swing and England being predictably unpredictable, we’ve decided to boost your mood with the most discounted beers available right now from 13 different retailers. Scroll through the top offers below! You can also view the best offers whilst your on the go with the mySupermarket app.
June 10, 2016

Amazing detox waters to keep you hydrated this summer

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s June! The tasty treats of Christmas and Easter seem like a distant memory and that wish for a sunshine filled summer is setting in. So we wanted to showcase the world of fun, fruity & tasty waters to help you have a tip top, hydrated summer! First up is a warm but essential basic in the detox world, lemon water. Starting your day with a mug of warm water and lemon, helps to aid your digestive system by flushing out toxins left over from the […]
May 29, 2016

How to stay healthy at work

You’ve probably heard that being seated for extended periods of time can be bad for your health, but what can you do about this if, like so many of us, you work at an office? Luckily, all is not lost. Even for those who don’t have the time (or motivation) to go to the gym during their lunch break, in partnership with mySupermarket has put together a handy guide on some things you can do to help stay fit – both physically and nutritionally – while you work. Here are […]
May 26, 2016

Snacks: The Healthy and the Unhealthy Truth

At mySupermarket we are partial to a snack or two, so our analysts decided to study the types of snacks that are being sold across UK supermarkets. mySupermarket looked at different categories of food dividing them into healthy and unhealthy products. ‘Healthy snacks’ mostly consisted of fresh products, yogurts, and snack bars, whereas ‘unhealthy snacks’ included crisps, cheese, biscuits, meat snacks, popcorn etc. (Disclaimer: we recognise that there are differences of opinion regarding what constitutes healthy. For the sake of this article we have divided them into product categories that are […]
May 16, 2016

Eight everyday money saving habits

Entering the world of budgeting, frugality and saving can be a daunting feat. Once you get started, the benefits can be life changing. To help get you inspired, here are the mySupermarket top tips to incorporate money saving habits into your everyday life. Research, compare & prepare. With so many comparison sites out there obviously we’ll shout about our own. mySupermarket is not just for online shopping. You can use our site to research the grocery items that you wish to purchase and compare the prices of your items, before going […]
May 10, 2016

Healthy breakfast recipes to try yourself

Mornings. Love them or loathe them, technically every day starts with one and whether we listen to it or not, we’ve grown up knowing the fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Or is it? Did you know that there may be hidden sugars lurking in many of your breakfast staples? To help inspire you with some healthy morning choices, we’ve put together some healthy alternatives to help kick start your day in an energised and tasty way. You love – Fruit shakes & smoothies Did […]