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Friendly Food Club Cook Boxes

The Friendly Food Club are delivering Cookboxes to families in need across BCP Council through groups like SMILE and Townsend Community Centre. Cookboxes are fun child friendly cooking activities that get families cooking healthy meals together. All ingredients are provided along with recipe cards, fact sheets and video walk throughs.

BCP Early Years - Let's Cook

The BCP Council Early Years team give information and advice for parents of young children in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole and the services available to them. Every two weeks, through their facebook page, you are introduced to members of the Early Years team as they walk you through making easy recipes that are guaranteed family favourites.

Great British Bake Off 

Are you a fan of the popular tv show GBBO? Ever been interested in trying out one of the technical challenges or recreating one of the epic showstoppers? Take a look at the contestant's online recipes and try them out at home. 

Jamie Oliver 

With the festive season fast approaching Jamie Oliver has plenty of Christmas recipe ideas, including mulled cideredible gift ideaspigs in blankets and much more. Check it out now and have your kitchen smelling magical!

Jamie's Keep Cooking and Carry on series features lots of easy-to-follow and flexible recipes to help feed your household during these times. Learn how to make: 

Eat Well Spend Less

Eat Well Spend Less is a free six-session course from Bournemouth Food Bank to teach cookery skills and household budgeting tips to make tight budgets stretch further. Participants get a pack of cooking equipment that they can keep on completion of the course.

Love Food Hate Waste

If you want to save money and reduce food waste then look no further than  Love Food Hate Waste. There are lots of ideas for using up leftovers and useful information to help make your food last: 

BBC Good Food

BBC Good Food has plenty of recipe ideas to cope with being at home. They also have advice on how to keep your kitchen clean and fresh, 5 quick bread recipes and lots more. 

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SuperCook App 

Not sure what you can make from the food items you have in the cupboard? Download SuperCook on your smart device or access it online to add your ingredients and be given matching recipes

Healthy Recipes

Are you stuck looking for fun but healthy recipes to make for your children? Change4Life has plenty of suggestions for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks, such as: 

There is also a Smart Recipes app available with 160 quick and tasty meal ideas.