*This post is an entry for the BritMums #HealthyRedMeat, sponsored by the Meat Advisory Panel. My Nanny & Grampy. They were both hilarious, kind, and very set in their ways – in the best way possible. Without fail my Nan would always have a joint of meat in the oven on a Sunday. What wasn’t eaten with the Roast dinner would be kept and used for leftovers. Even vegetable scraps would be used to cook up, and mash with corn to feed their chickens. I remember going food shopping with them when I was little in the summer holidays. They…

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This is my go to recipe over Christmas for left overs – usually left over turkey and ham. I always buy a very big turkey with the intention of getting a few meals and sandwiches out of it. The photos below feature chicken breast as I didn’t have any left overs, but it tastes amazing with left over Christmas Ham and Turkey chucked in instead. This feeds five of us (2 adults and three kids under 6) and I serve it with mashed potato (cheesy if the kids are lucky) and peas/any other veg. You will need: *leftover Turkey Ham,…

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I am a planner – I’ve mentioned several times how many lists I write. Christmas is no exception. It may seem totally over the top but I keep a copy of the previous years shopping list and meals plan son the computer. I like to meal plan from the day before Christmas day for the week ahead, and then I know I can do one big shop and know I have enough food and essentials so we don’t have to go out to shops. I also make a few dishes from leftovers and so like to make sure my shopping…

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