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Batch cooking 101: A beginner’s guide to quick, easy meals

Batch cooking has grown in popularity in recent years, particularly among busy people who want to eat healthily but are short on time. In fact, according to a survey by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) 63% of adults are regular batch-cookers. The survey respondents stated that it enables them to make savings of around £60 per month on food costs. So, batch cooking helps to save both time and money! And, what’s more, it can help to kickstart a healthier way of living. Let’s take a closer look at some of the benefits behind batch cooking and how to get started.

Published: May 7, 2024
Author: Liz Parry
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A Christmas Pudding alternative for the whole family!

Christmas is the time of year when families, and dietary requirements, come together. It can be difficult to accommodate everyone’s needs, especially when it comes to the most important part of the meal (for me, anyway), pudding! These are four of my favourite vegan and gluten-free dessert and sweet snack options, which all make a wonderful Christmas pudding alternative. They can all be made ahead, which saves work on the big day, and they’re all crowd pleasers.

Published: December 8, 2020
Author: Sophie Robinson
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Pumpkin Spice Oats

Autumn is here, and pumpkin spice is back! Grab your comfiest jumper, and try these quick and easy overnight pumpkin spice oats; the perfect accompaniment to crisp morning walks on crunchy leaves.

Published: October 30, 2020
Author: Sophie Robinson
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How Do I Cook?

Looking for something new to eat and asking ‘How do I cook that?’ Here at Real Foods we have a wealth of information available to help you make some small changes to your weekly menus so that you are eating healthier foods.

Published: May 16, 2019
Author: Ruth Mildred
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