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Published by DK

By Chris Bavin

RRP: £18.99

"In Good Food, Sorted, Chris provides great ideas for meal planning, and tips for managing a store cupboard and for saving money on your weekly shop, as well as 100 recipes for family favourites using everyday ingredients. His 'flex the flavours' tips where he suggests swapping certain ingredients are inspired."


"Canny shopping, proper preparation time and unfussy but fab dishes make for this book's family-friendly meals that cut down on food waste and washing up. There's a sunny Sunday morning breakfast of shakshuka - smoky, spicy baked eggs - a weekday quick spicy sausage ragu, for which the sauce can be made in advance, and a vegan-friendly snack of roasted chickpeas which take moments to prepare."

Sunday Express S Magazine

"Yummy ideas for energy-boosting breakfasts, quick mid-week dinners, and healthy snacks, as well as tips on how to batch-cook and freeze."

Your Home

"Full of his top tips for savvy shopping and also includes more than 100 of his favourite recipes that are easy to make, fuss-free and delicious."

The Sun

"Loads of clever ideas to make cooking at home easy."

Aldo Zilli, Daily Express Saturday Magazine

"You might know Chris Bavin from the BBC show Eat Well For Less, in which he helps families live a healthier lifestyle on a budget. Featuring over 100 family-friendly recipes, the premise of this book is similar - it's all about getting healthy, balanced meals on the table with minimum fuss. As a former market trader, Chris knows a thing or two about making ingredients go further. Expect freezer friendly recipes, batch cooking and quick weeknight dinners that will appeal to even the fussiest of eaters."

"Chris prides himself on being a savvy-shopper and resourceful home cook and this is showcased in his newest book [...] <i>Good Food, Sorted</i> is perfect for time-pressed cooks in need of wholesome dinners."

"Proves that with a little prep and freezer smarts, you can whip up a great evening meal quickly."

About Good Food, Sorted

Chris Bavin shows how no-fuss, no-waste, healthy home cooking is achievable every day.

A resourceful home cook, Chris Bavin uses his freezer efficiently, makes the most of leftovers and prides himself on producing healthy food fast for his young family. In this, his first solo cookbook, he shares over 100 of his favourite recipes (almost every one with a photo) and sets out his approach to no-fuss home cooking - get organised, plan ahead and save time.

Pick up advice on savvy shopping, and learn how to use your freezer well, stock up the store-cupboard, and batch cook favourite family recipes. Be inspired by Chris's ideas for freezing flavours - try herb-and-oil ice cubes or frozen flavoured butters. And follow his nifty solutions to transform today's dinner into tomorrow's lunch, or use up half a forgotten courgette or fruit on the turn, so nothing is wasted.

As an award-winning former grocer, Chris knows his ingredients: his flavour swap suggestions breathe new life into old favourites, and simple but imaginative ideas to "pimp up" meals turn easy weeknight dinners into weekend winners. Inspiring and refreshingly practical, Good Food, Sorted is the kitchen companion for time-pressed cooks who want to put healthy, wholesome food on the table every day, without resorting to tins. There is a healthy variety of meat, chicken, fish, shellfish and vegetarian recipes - highlights include quick spicy sausage ragu, posh fish finger sandwiches and vegan chilli.

Chosen as one of the Independent's 9 best healthy cookbooks for 2019.