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Providing a healthy, nutritious meal for your child(ren) on a tight budget can be both daunting and challenging for anyone. Below is a useful set of resources to help with this.

Healthy eating is important and doesn’t need to be expensive. This Eat Well – Spend Less Food Fact Sheet will give you some ideas to help eat well whilst keeping the costs down.

Cooking on a budget – it can be easy to assume it’s more expensive to cook healthy meals from scratch than buy ready meals or takeaways. However, there are several resources that can help you prove this theory wrong time and time again by planning ahead: BDA - Top Tips for Cooking at Home

Is it possible to eat healthily and save money? You better believe it! Here are 20 top tips from the NHS on how to eat well for less.

Newcastle City Council Public Health Team has compiled some additional tips for feeding children on a budget and how best to make your food shop stretch further.

BBC Good Food has many recipes that will help create cheap and wholesome meals for the whole family including step-by-step videos to support preparation and cooking.

Page updated: 08/03/2022 Page updated by: Rita Rountree

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