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A Christian based charity delivering food provision, training and education to local communities


FoodWise offer a number of nutritious low-cost recipes for you to try at home. Click the title to download your chosen recipe.

Chilli Con Carne

The mince foundation for this recipe can be turned into bolognese, shepherds pie, lasagne or in this case chilli.

Risotto with Bacon and Peas

This recipe isn't as difficult as people think and is simply cooked on the hob. Using the right kind of rice is a bit more expensive, but gives a much creamier texture.

Chicken Thighs with Roasted Vegetables

This is an excellent alternative Sunday roast that is quicker to cook. You can roast almost any vegetables that your family like and because everything is cooked in one tray there's not much washing up!

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Sausages are great in a fry up, but adding other ingredients creates a healthier meal that will keep your family full for longer.

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Quick to make and you can throw in any vegetables you like, including frozen.

Macaroni Cheese with Leeks

Cheap, quick and filling this is a family favourite. Hide whatever vegetables you like in the sauce!

Vegetable Curry and Rice

This vegetarian dish has potatoes in it so no need to add rice. Compliment with naan bread if you like.

Spaghetti Meatballs

Most kids never tire of meatballs and making your own meatballs will save you money.


Frittata is a great way to use up whatever veg you have in the fridge and makes a lovely meal hot or cold. Although this recipe has peppers and peas you can use almost any kind of vegetables.