A healthy body and mind is as much about what you eat as the exercise you do.
For new meal ideas and inspiration, take a look over our recipes which have been specially created to aid you in consuming a balanced diet on a budget.
Take a look at some of our favourite recipes below for some inspiration when planning your meals. You can always play around with these recipes and swap the ingredients for what you have available at home. Be creative and don’t be afraid to try out new things!
It’s easy to get into a habit of just heading to your local supermarket when you have empty cupboards at home, but here in Leeds we are lucky to have lots of great independent shops and unique stores that also provide great quality produce. The table below details some alternative places to visit to stock up:
|Characteristics||Out of This World||Natural Food Store||Leeds Kirkgate Market (Indoor)|
|Type of Food||Organic groceries|
Fruit and vegetables
Local Yorkshire produce
Rices, beans, pulses
Food for special diets
|Fruit and vegetables,|
Nuts, seeds and grains,
Beans and pulses,
Fresh meat and fish
|Opening Times||Mon-Sat 9am-6pm,|
|Characteristics||Leeds Kirkgate Market (Outdoor)||Green Action Food Co op||Headingley Farmers Market|
|Type of Food||Fruit and vegetables||Rice, pasta and grains|
Beans and pulses
Tea, cereals and honey
|A range of food and drink products produced by local businesses|
|Opening Times||Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday|
10am-4pm (weather dependent)
10am-4pm (variable depending on volunteer availability)
|The second Saturday of every month 9am-12:30pm|