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MetiNews.Com - Student Poppy says she decided to challenge herself to spend as little as possible on her weekly shop

Cornwall news Thrifty woman lived off £5 a week UK news

MetiNews.Com - Student Poppy says she decided to challenge herself to spend as little as possible on her weekly shop

Cornwall news  Thrifty woman lived off £5 a week  UK news
18 October 2020 - 20:30

Breaking News ! A skint student has shared her secret shopping list after she managed to live off just £1 a day. The cash-strapped university student revealed how she got by on just £5 a week. Savvy student Poppy Barr, 23, decided to challenge herself to spend as little as possible on her weekly food shop. Poppy says she managed to keep in the limit by getting creative with her meals. The 23-year-old helpfully shared her shopping list with our sister title Mirror Online - and it's the stuff of inspiration. "The premise of my challenge was relatively simple," Poppy told money-saving website Vogo. "I wanted to save as much money as I could while wasting as little food as possible, spending only £5 in the process.

." She added: "For the most part, I was pretty happy with my choices! I stayed with own brand items as these were a lot cheaper than the more well-known brands. This reduced my costs significantly. These items were her food shop for the week "I even attempted a homemade pizza one night using blended oats and water for a base, pasta sauce and frozen veg – honestly not as bad as it sounds!" She continued: "I also made homemade cookies that were pretty successful using a mashed banana, peanut butter and oats, which helped satisfy my cravings for snacks throughout the day. "Overall, I found the week challenging but in ways that I didn't expect. Read More Related Articles Save on food bills by living on just £1 a day with a seven-day shopping list Read More Related Articles Number of new COVID clusters falls in latest figures for Devon and Cornwall "I'd recommend shopping around for the best deals. "I'd rely on cheap staples such as pasta, and planning meticulously for the week – there is no way I would've had enough food for over 5 days if I hadn't put so much thought into my meals beforehand." Shopping list: Oats: 75p Spaghetti: 20p White bread: 37p Pasta sauce: 39p Soya milk: 59p 2 bananas: 20p Vegetable stock cubes: 36p Peanut butter: 70p Butter beans: 36p Baked beans: 29p Frozen mixed veg: 79p Total: £5

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Cornwall news Thrifty woman lived off £5 a week UK news


Cornwall news Thrifty woman lived off £5 a week UK news


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