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Here’s our list of essential ingredients which are always useful to have in. They’ll make sure you can always rustle up a healthy meal from scratch at the drop of a hat. Perfect for those nights when you really can’t be bothered.

From the cupboard
Tomato puree
Canned tomatoes
Chickpeas
Canned beans
Worcestershire sauce
Mustard
Vinegar
Sugar
Stock cubes
Flour (plain and self-raising)
Cooking oil (olive, vegetable or sunflower)
Black pepper
Dried herbs and spices
Stewed or tinned fruit
Nuts
Noodles
Couscous
Rice
Pasta
From the fridge
Low fat mayonnaise
Milk
Butter or margarine
Cheese
From the freezer
Bread and breadcrumbs
Pizza bases
Mixed vegetables
Pastry
Minced meat
Chicken portions