When planning meals that will be popular with your children or pupils, we know that some of the food-based and nutrient-based standards can be more challenging to meet than others.
We have a variety of recipes and resources providing tips and suggestions, new recipe ideas, and ways to enhance your existing recipes. Our recipes are tried and tested, popular at home, in primary and secondary schools.
Simple guidance – use our resources to help you understand and implement the nutritional standards for school food.
Recipe for success – download our free recipes, which all help you to provide healthy food for pupils and children.
Packed lunch recipes – use our healthy lunchbox recipes to give you some fresh ideas for packed lunches.
Let’s Get Cooking recipe of the month – find out what our cooking clubs have been cooking up this month – and have a go at home.
Early years recipes – download our seasonal recipe books for pre-school age children.
Example compliant menus - These menu cycles are reproducible and will be compliant with the nutrient-based standards provided that the ingredients, recipes, products, portion sizes and provision mix are similar to those specified.