Preparing healthy meals

Preparing mealsLet’s get cooking 

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to prepare, or think of new meal ideas.

Remembering ingredients and keeping track of calories can be a challenge. These apps and links including some supermarket links can helps you to do all of this and more! 

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NHS Easy Meal app

A free app which provides a great way to eat foods that are healthier for you. You’ll find delicious, easy meal ideas and recipes to get you going if you’re ever short of inspiration. The app will also help you to build your shopping list and plan ahead for your healthy meals shopping.

Change4Life Smart recipes

A free app that will help you and the family eat healthier meals. You will be able to discover healthier recipes including healthier alternatives to your family favourites, especially for children.  

BBC Good Food  

48 easy healthy recipes which includes meals for one or catering for a larger family. Get creative with easy chicken curry and easy vegan dishes, to cater for every budget. 


Dietary and lifestyle inspirational recipes from, gluten free, diary free, organic, vegan. There is a range of recipes from a Mediterranean, French to a classic British meal. 


A meal planning guide and healthy recipes with budget meals and meals that can be ready in under 30 minutes. There is a wide range of recipes to choose from for every season and occasion  of the year.


Recipes to inspire and new meal ideas for the family. There are healthy easy recipes which allows you to save to a digital scrapbook for easy access.  Each recipe gives you the nutritional details for each serving. 


Recipes that will cater for all in the family that are easy with world flavours and even. cooking on a budget.  


More than 8000 recipes to choose from with inspiration and ideas quick and easy recipes to essential everyday recipes and international dishes. Each recipe provides you with nutritional content.  

Adding snacks to your meal plan

Snacks are allowed. Find Surprising 100-calorie snacks on the NHS website.