TIP 4 
Meal plans
Meal plans In order to get a good shopping list going and shop less often you need to make sure you have all your meals planned in advance. Planning your meals for the week takes extra effort to begin with, but once you have a plan in place it will save you money and make your life much easier!  

For great (inexpensive) meal ideas and tips check out the Great Little Recipe book published by Work and Income. The whole book can be downloaded for free at the following link:

Alternatively try checking out: http://www.destitutegourmet.com/ 
to get your recipe collection started. 
Avoid eating out