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It can be difficult to keep everyone’s tummy full during the long school holidays. If you feel that you are struggling to feed a hungry young family in the holidays there are services that can help.

Feeding a family in the holidays

Crisis, Advice and Support

Citizens Advice, Community House,

15 New Bedford Road, Luton  LU11SA

Call: 03442451285


Total Wellbeing Luton Nutrition Advice

Call: 0300 5554152


Luton Food Bank

Call for days and times 01582 725838

Kids Can Cook Holiday Lunch Club

For Farley Hill area families only

St John the Baptist Church, Rotheram Ave LU1 5PP

Please call 01582 731692 if you would like to attend


Level Trust - SMASH Holiday Club

For children aged 8-12 affected by poverty

Call:  01582 550070


Flying Start Family Information Service

Call: 01582 548888


Luton Borough Council support

Cal: 0800 4561673

Cheap and easy meals to fill a hungry tummy

Vegetable Casserole

  1. Chop a selection of vegetables into cubes and put them in an oven proof dish.
  2. Add a tin of chopped tomatoes, some water to cover the vegetables and a stock cube.
  3. Put in the oven for 45 minutes until all the vegetables are soft and well cooked.
  4. Good vegetables to use are carrot, potato, onion, broccoli, leek,

Vegetable Soup

Baked Bean Chilli

  1. Chop and boil up any selection of vegetables in a pan of water with a vegetable stock cube.
  2. Once all the vegetables are soft, mash the veg down to make a filling soup.
  3. Good vegetables to use are carrot, potato, onion, broccoli, leek, parsnip.
  1. Pour a tin of baked beans and a tin of chopped tomatoes into a pan.
  2. Add a sprinkle of chilli powder. Simmer for 5 minutes whilst stirring.
  3. Pour a cup of rice into a pan of boiling water and cook until soft.
  4. Drain the rice and then mix the baked bean chili and rice together to make a filling, tasty meal.

Scrambled Eggs on Toast

  1. Crack eggs into a microwave proof bowl
  2. Whisk them up with a fork and add a splash of milk.
  3. Microwave until the egg is cooked through.
  4. Stir it to break the egg up into pieces.
  5. Pour the scrambled egg onto buttered toast.

Cheesy Vegetable Pasta

  1. Boil a pan of pasta until soft.
  2. Open a bag of chopped frozen vegetables
    (usually carrot, peas, broccoli, cauliflower)
  3. Pour into a pan of boiling water and boil until soft.
  4. Drain the vegetables and pasta and then mix them.
  5. Grate cheese on the top.

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