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Recipes and More ...

We have put together a range of resources for you including recipes, information, healthy eating and more - just click on the pictures for more info.

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School Nurses available in the Summer Holidays

School nurses work with children and young people aged from 5 to 19 in the community, whether they attend school or not.

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Food blog

NHS cook together

When you sign up to the NHS cook together app you get:

  • 2 tasty recipes per week

  • Simple recipes, including videos and step-by-step instructions

  • Cooking and shopping tips

  • Easy to find ingredients

  • Designed to give you a healthier balanced diet

Sliced Pineapples

Meal Planning

Meal planning could save you money whilst reducing food waste.

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Slow Cooking

Slow cookers may be on for many hours, but they require less energy than a standard oven and it will provide some heat to the room it is in. If you aren’t a confident cook or have a busy life slow cooker does a lot of the work for you. 

Baking Cookings

How to Cook

There is no shame in not knowing how to cook, many people can find cooking challenging. Cooking is a useful life skill which can benefit all the family. Below are some resources to guide you through learning how to cook. Don’t overcomplicate it and start simple. Cooking from scratch has many health benefits and could save you money over buying pre-packed foods.

Curry

Bulk Cooking and 1 pan meals

You could also create additional meals for the freezer or lunch the following day. Only using one pan for your meals could cut down utility costs.

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Tinned and frozen fruit

Usually cheaper than fresh fruit and vegetables, tinned fruit and vegetables still count towards your 5-a-day and are just as nutritious as fresh.

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Tesco 

5 recipes for £25 - Tesco also have many healthy budget recipes for one pot meals, kids lunches and ways to reduce costs.

Couscous

Meat Free Protein Sources

Plant-based sources of protein are usually cheaper than meat and many can be stored in a cupboard. Beans, pulses and lentils are sources of protein which can be stored in a cupboard and count towards your 5-a-day. 

Olioex

A brilliant app that lets you find and share food and unwanted items for free locally

Fresh Artichoke Pizza

Aldi / Mob

When it comes to creating affordable and delicious dishes for families to enjoy, Aldi and Mob are on the same page of the cookbook. So it made sense for us to team up and share some amazing recipes that anyone can make at home all at inflation busting prices!

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Food Hub County Council

We have collected information to support children and their families over the school holiday period.

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Lidl

5 meals for £20 recipes

Find Your Balance

A quick visual guide to give you a guide to healthy portion sizes for Adults and Children and how many portions of each food group to aim for each day.

Co-op Recipes

Click below to access the Co-op recipes on You Tube

Kids Making Breakfast

BBC Good Food Recipe videos

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Sweetcorn Fritters

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Kids' Kitchen videos and recipes

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Butternut Squash

Kid Chefs

BBC Good Food Recipes

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Creamy Squash Linquine

Corned Beef Pie

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Ham & Veg Crumble

Squash Quesadillas

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The Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide outlines the recommendations for eating a healthy balanced diet.

The guide shows the different types of foods and drinks you should consume – and in what proportions – every day or over a week.

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HUBBUB

Ways to Save on Food

How can we make the most of the food we buy so we don’t spend more than we need to?   

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