“Breadcrumbs are used in sausages, meat balls and meat loaf to reduce the meat content. Lentils, chickpeas, beans, barley and oats are used for the same reasons.”
She continued: “It is a tip that has been used for centuries. If you don’t want to do it we won’t force you.
“But if you are meat eaters who want to reduce the cost of your weekly shop then is a very quick and easy way to do it.”
In another recent post, the expert shared her “best advice” for saving money on grocery shopping.