I like how she has found recipes that use meat and vegetables , and not just endless variations on pasta or potatoes.

"Grainne McNamee, 34, from Belfast, recently spent two days batch cooking 75 meals for herself and her husband Ryan, meaning the couple are all set for the rest of January and well into February. "


'The savings I make are incredible – I still surprise myself sometimes at how little I can cook up a portion for, yet the meals are tasty, nutritious and as good as anything you'd order in a restaurant or from a takeaway.'