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If you’re not used to cooking or you are unused to certain ingredients – then cooking can seem like too much of a hassle.

Here we’ve gathered a wide range of information to inspire you make your own meals using nutritious and affordable ingredients.

Change 4 Life

Change4Life is a website aimed at families that hosts a wealth of advice and information about foodrecipes and healthy activities. It also provides guidance on healthy weights for children, you can register to receive regular emails with news and inspiration on what to do each month.

Full Time

Marcus Rashford has launched a project to help families cook “pocket friendly” meals. With chef Tom Kerridge, the England and Manchester United footballer and food poverty campaigner is going to share the basics of making meals, to make sure no-one “goes to bed hungry”. The free recipes and online video lessons from the Full Time Meals project will be available each week on InstagramFacebook and on recipe cards in supermarkets, schools and food banks. They are aimed at families on a tight budget, but also who might have limited time and no expensive kitchen gadgets or little knowledge of cooking.

Teaming Up For Health

Hull KR and Hull FC worked with Hull Food Partnership as part of the ‘Teaming Up For Health’ programme to develop family friendly recipes. We’ve included them online here with information about the Veg Power campaign for schools.

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Food for Thought

Confounded by cauliflower? Bemused by broccoli bottoms? Check out these recipes for inspiration and to set you on your way to making the best use of leftovers.

The Vegetarian Society

The Vegetarian Society have a range of free recipes from different cultures and celebrity chefs available to download from their website.

Holland and Barrett

Holland and Barrett have a FREE healthy recipe book available to download here.

Good Food for Bad Days by Jack Monroe. Seventy-five comforting, delicious and affordable recipes.
Food writer and anti-poverty campaigner Jack Monroe presents Good Food for Bad Days, a collection of cheering, tasty and easy meals to make when you’re low in spirits. Eating properly is one of the biggest hurdles when you’re feeling low, so these recipes (dubbed ‘depressipes’ by Jack) give you everything you need in a dish; they are inexpensive, simple and filling so that cooking and eating a nutritious meal doesn’t seem like an impossible task.

If you can’t afford to buy books, please remember your local library is a great place to borrow books for free, sign up for a library card here.

Good Food for Bad Days

Good Food for Bad Days by Jack Monroe. Seventy-five comforting, delicious and affordable recipes.

Food writer and anti-poverty campaigner Jack Monroe presents Good Food for Bad Days, a collection of cheering, tasty and easy meals to make when you’re low in spirits. Eating properly is one of the biggest hurdles when you’re feeling low, so these recipes (dubbed ‘depressipes’ by Jack) give you everything you need in a dish; they are inexpensive, simple and filling so that cooking and eating a nutritious meal doesn’t seem like an impossible task.

Other Sources

If you can’t afford to buy books, please remember your local library is a great place to borrow books for free, sign up for a library card here.

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