We all like to spoil ourselves and our loved ones at Christmas, but overindulgence doesn’t have to come with a hefty price tag.
Mum of three Claire Walton is proof it’s possible to serve up a hearty Christmas lunch for a family of five for less than £20!
She’ll be serving up a delicious festive dinner on the big day for just £3.75 per person.
And there’s no scrimping – for that bargain price she’s got turkey, roast winter veggies, stuffing balls, pigs in blankets and gravy.
Claire, from Staffordshire, told her social media followers she bought a £60 Christmas hamper from MuscleFood, and extras from discount retailers, to keep the cost down.
And she reckons her hamper haul will leave her with a fortnight of leftovers, including bacon and potato tray bake for 60p per serving, and sausage stir fry for only 37p!
Plus there’s turkey tikka masala for £1.07 per person and turkey pie at £1.10.
Claire said: “Three children means Christmas is a costly time of year so looking closely at how much things cost, even the big festive meal, is a really important part of my budgeting.
“You’d be so surprised how many meals you can make out of foods and leftovers.”
Get more tips from Claire by following her on Instagram @clairewillcleanit
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