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Episode 3

Episode 3 of 8

Gregg Wallace and Chris Bavin help families to eat well for less. Can Jo and Denise start to make home-cooked meals from scratch, find healthier snacks and save some cash?

Chris and Gregg head to Reading to help the MacDonald family.

Part-time administrator Jo and her sons, 14-year-old Zennon and 9-year-old twins Tayon and Zain, are stuck in a food rut. After-school clubs and activities mean the family spend a lot of time out of the house, so when Jo gets everyone home she needs quick meal fixes. Luckily for Jo, her retired mum Denise is always on hand to help - but not with the cooking! Jo and Denise rely on big brands of jarred sauces and pre-prepared freezer food and a lot of snacks. This all comes at a cost, and Jo's much-needed garage conversion has had to be put on hold, meaning Denise is forced to sleep in one of the kid's beds.

58 minutes

Last on

Thu 2 Aug 2018 08:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Gregg Wallace
Presenter Chris Bavin
Presenter Priya Tew
Executive Producer Jo Scarratt-Jones
Director Claire O'Sullivan
Production Company RDF Television West

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