Cooking

You can save money and still provide tasty healthy meals when cooking on a budget. There’s a range of recipes you can try at home...what’s your favourite? You could make up your own using Phunky Foods Eatwell Guide and Strive for 5.

Involving children safely in preparing and cooking meals is a great way for them to learn.

Take a look at the Let’s Dine and Phunky Foods recipes and videos. Share your finished meals with us using #HappyHealthyActive Facebook and Twitter.


Punky Foods family favourite recipes

12 recipe cards (six meat and six vegetarian) which give you some great ideas in providing low cost and tasty healthy meals! Why not give them a go? Recipes include:

  • Spanish Chicken with rice and broccoli
  • Chilli Pork Noodles
  • Tuna Pasta Bake
  • Creamy Chicken & Rice Casserole
  • Sausage & Bean Casserole
  • Chicken Tray Bake
  • Fantastic Family Frittata
  • Butter Bean Stew with rice
  • Creamy Broccoli Pasta Bake
  • Chickpea Ratatouille
  • Creamy Mushroom Risotto
  • Sweet Potato Dahl with Naan

Use the following links to access all the recipe cards and a playlist of cooking videos providing a step by step approach to making a healthy, low cost meal.

Download the Phunky Foods family favourites recipe cards

Watch the Phunky Foods family favourites step by step videos on YouTube


Let's Dine Recipe Cards

Easy, healthy meals to cook as a family building positive relationships with food while learning life skills. Recipes include:

  • Baked falafel, yogurt dip and flatbreads
  • Berry and vanilla smoothie
  • Breakfast burritos
  • Carrot and courgette muffins
  • Carrot cake muffins
  • Cheeses scones
  • Chicken and sweetcorn quesadillas
  • Chickpea, spinach & mushroom curry with bulgur wheat
  • Chocolate and beetroot muffins
  • Cottage pie
  • Crispy fish fingers and Jacket Wedges
  • Focaccia
  • Fresh fruit flapjack
  • Fried Rice
  • Fruit crumble
  • Ham and homemade coleslaw pittas
  • Healthier Victoria sandwich cake
  • Healthy breakfast bars
  • Healthy malt loaf
  • Manga and banana smoothie
  • Meatball ciabatta
  • Nikki's American pancakes
  • No pastry mini mushroom quiche
  • Orange cake
  • Pizza muffins
  • Pizza pitta faces
  • Potato cakes
  • Raspberry Ice
  • Roasted vegetables and couscous salad
  • Spaghetti bolognaise
  • Squash and coconut curry
  • Stuffed jacket potatoes
  • Stuffed tomatoes
  • Sweetheart Quiche
  • Tomato pancakes
  • Tomato soup
  • Tomato spirals
  • Tuna fish cakes and homemade tomato sauce
  • Vegetable bhuna and brown rice
  • Vegetable chilli with jacket potato
  • Vegetable chow Mein
  • Vegetable crumble
  • Vegetable frittata
  • Vegetable lasagne
  • Vegetable pasta bake
  • Vegetable spring rolls.

Download the Let's Dine recipe cards

We have also produced some pre-recorded videos for you to cook-a-long with the Let’s Dine team to create tasty meals and learn new cooking skills.

Watch the Let's Dine cook-a-long videos on YouTube

Last updated: 07/04/2021 14:46