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Healthy Cooking on a Budget

When money is tight, eating well can seem like a challenge. However, there are lots of options for cooking and eating tasty and healthy food on a budget.

Our Nutrition and Dietetics teams have created a range of healthy recipes that are budget-friendly and easy to make.

The video slideshows below contain lots of healthy, delicious and budget friendly recipes from cottage pie to falafel, chicken curry and fruit crumble. 

pasta with vegetables

Main Meals — Meat and Fish

Main Meals — Vegetarian


Christmas Day can be about fun, family and festive cheer – and more often than not, lots of indulgent food and drinks! 

If you’re looking to make your Christmas Dinner that bit healthier, why not try our easy recipes, developed by our Nutrition and Dietetics teams. 

Food Cardiff also has a range of recipes that have been designed for Get Cooking course participants. 

Why not try the salmon fishcakes, one pot chicken stew or leek and potato soup? Click here to view the recipes.

If you are struggling to access healthy food, local help is available. Find out more about the help available in Cardiff here, and the support you can access in the Vale of Glamorgan here

If you would like to develop your practical cooking skills or you would like new healthy eating recipe ideas, our Get Cooking course is ideal for you.

It will help you to develop your knowledge and skills of a balanced diet, learn different ways of cooking, try new meal ideas for yourself or for you and your family and apply food safety and healthier eating messages.

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