Get creative with your cooking
We are always keen to hear from FOOD Club members and volunteers what amazing meals and snacks they have made with their FOOD Club items. Here are some ideas provided by one of our volunteers for:
Cooking with FOOD Club items
Our Food and Nutrition Officer visited our Birmingham and Notts FOOD Clubs recently and spotted lots of tasty items available for members, such as bread mix, salmon, eggs, tuna, spaghetti, tomato, herb paste, yoghurt, oats, fruit and cornflakes. Here are a few suggestions from Gill on how to cook with the ingredients she found.
FOOD Club members at our Let’s Get Cooking in Cardiff project have been busy experimenting with different ways to cook with beans and pulses, fruit and veg, pasta, meat, and so on. Here are some ideas suggested by nutritionist Gill Kelsall.
Ideas for slow cooker recipes …
Using veg in meals and snacks
We’ve had a lot of carrots and potatoes at our Birmingham FOOD Club. Here are some tasty ways for using up veg in meals and snacks and reducing food waste.
Protein rich recipes
FOOD Clubs members at some of our Nottinghamshire clubs have been enjoying trying out a wide range of recipes as part of their Take and Make project. Below are a few examples. For more about the project, read an interview with Natalie, a Notts Support Worker.
You can also download Family Meal Planner (easy to follow recipes for the whole family), produced by Nottinghamshire Childhood Obesity Trailblazer Project.
For more recipe ideas visit our online links page.