These bars are great for lunch boxes and they're packed full of healthy seeds and dried fruit. The oven can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
You can vary the beans or use a mixture of different types. Once you've made these, you'll never want baked beans from a can again! The casserole dish will be heavy so ask an adult to help lift it in and out of the oven.
Easy and delicious – serve on toast for a filling breakfast. If you're not confident cooking over gas, ask an adult to help you, or you could cook the eggs in the microwave.
A great speedy dessert using egg roll wrappers. Once you've prepared the wraps, serve with a scoop of vanilla or caramel ice cream. The hob can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
The eggs are served in egg cups, and the toast strips, known as 'soldiers', are dipped into the runny egg yolk. Always buy the same size eggs and you will get to know the exact timing for how thick or runny you like your soft-boiled egg to be. The water is very hot so ask an adult to help you when boiling the eggs.
The ultimate breakfast, full of oats, fruit, yoghurt, nuts and seeds. This is really filling and healthy and, best of all, most of the work can be done the night before!
Thick, creamy Greek yogurt is perfect for this breakfast or dessert dish. Ask an adult to help you with the first stage of the recipe.
Wrap up your scrambled eggs in a flour tortilla to take with you to eat on the way to school. Tortillas come in different sizes, so you can make your sandwich any size you want. The hob can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
This is a great smoothie flavour combination - ask an adult to help you use the blender then share with your friends.
This smoothie looks like a cheesecake in reverse, with the crunchy cookie on top and creamy fruit ‘filling’ underneath. Ask for help from an adult with the blender when making this delicious treat!
These little patties will melt in your mouth. The hob can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
This salad goes with just about anything. Choose the ripest tomatoes you can find and dress with the olive oil at the last minute to let the tomato juices mix through the salad.
Always a winner, this classic dish is perfect for lunch or quick and easy suppers. It works best with soft white bread or a white roll. The grill can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
A great alternative to crisps and tortilla chips. These super healthy nibbles are great for snacking and easy to prepare. The oven can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
Garlic bread makes a great snack or it can be served with pasta or pizza for a main meal. You might need help using the oven but the rest is easy!
A super-easy and delicious snack. If you're using a sharp knife, ask an adult to you slice the bagels.
The perfect snack, this toastie can be served on rye bread or sourdough any time of the day. Ask for help using the hot grill.
All you need to do is cook some fresh or dried pasta, then stir through this lovely creamy sauce to make a delicious dinner. Ask for adult help to use the food processor and drain the pasta.
Everyone’s number one comfort food. This is the classic recipe, complete with breadcrumbs and tomato slices. With so many possible variations, you’ll never be bored - make it spicy with a bit of chilly, use different cheeses or even add extra, add your favourite veg like peas or cauliflower or puréed squash. The sauce needs to be smooth but thick so you might want to ask an adult to help make this.
Heavenly comfort food that’s good for you. The oven can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
These lovely little meatballs are perfect for serving in pittas or sandwiches, or serving with rice and pasta for a larger meal. You can do all the mixing then just ask an adult to help you fry the meatballs as the oil will be very hot.
Tuna is really good for you and this is perfect recipe to enjoy it. You will need some adult help cooking on gas and frying the fish cakes but this is a fun recipe with great results.
Mealtimes couldn’t be easier or quicker. Play around with the toppings to suit your family’s favourite combinations. The oven can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
This is a basic chicken curry recipe using classic Indian spices. Ask for help when it comes to using the food processor and hob.
This is a great meal to take on a picnic with friends or to have for a lunch at school. The ingredients given are guidelines – you can mix and match to suit your tastes and the contents of your cupboard. Pasta doubles in quantity when cooked, so if a small mugful of cooked pasta in the salad isn’t enough for you, cook more. Ask for help when using hob and handling boiling water.
Gingerbread men are traditionally made in winter. There's plenty of mixing and rolling in this recipe but you'll need to ask an adult to help you use the oven.
Homemade ice lollies are delicious and easy to make and they taste great on hot summer days. You can use any berries you want to get a different flavour. You'll need help using the food processor.
These will be a guaranteed hit with your friends. They can be served on their own or with scoops of your favourite ice cream. The hob can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
Homemade ice cream tastes much better than the store-bought kind. You don't need an ice cream maker. All you need is a freezer and a lazy day at home to keep churning. You'll also need an adult to help you use the gas hob and pour the hot milk.
These muffins are delicious served warm. The oven can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
This recipe cooks very slowly in a low oven, so you can bake it while you get on with other things. The oven can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
Introducing the jammie dodger – everyone's favourite biscuit. The oven can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
This traditional English dessert is really easy to make – sticky, gooey and no baking involved! You might need an adult to help you chop the strawberries and meringue.
This is a great way to enjoy rhubarb when it's in season. Ask an adult to help you use the oven and to whip the cream if you're having trouble getting it to a thick enough consistency.
Flapjacks are a favourite treat. They're wholesome and filling, and the perfect snack for that gap between breakfast and lunch. The oven can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
This frozen yoghurt is very quick and easy to make and its bright flavour makes a perfect dessert. Ask for help using the blender if you haven't used it before.
These crisp and golden pancakes are traditionally eaten in Eastern and Central Europe, often with soured cream. A lot of the preparation is grating but you should ask an adult to help you fry the pancakes.
These yummy turnovers are so easy to make they may well become your favourite homemade breakfast treat. You'll need a sharp knife to cut the pastry into squares so ask an adult to help you when cutting!
Quiche is delicious for the whole family. You can ask an adult to get involved and help you with the oven and rolling out the pastry. This recipe makes 12 mini quiches.
These go well with grilled chicken, steak or sausages. Once you've done all the mixing, ask an adult to help you fry the fritters in the hot butter.
This really is the ultimate quick meal – it will take you just a few minutes to prepare the vegetables, then pour over boiling water and leave this meal to ‘cook’ on its own. Make sure you choose noodles that will soften in boiling water without the need for cooking. Ask an adult to help you when handling the boiling water.
Serve these colourful roast peppers with crusty white bread for mopping up the juices. Ask an adult to help you lift the baking dish in and out of the oven.
This sweet and sour recipe is delicious. Serve with rice and vegetables — baby corn, green beans, mushrooms and courgettes all work well. The hob can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
A cobbler is a fruit dessert with a biscuit crust. The topping is left lumpy to get the 'cobbled' effect that gives the dessert its name. Older toddlers love to help mix the dough. It is lovely served with plain yoghurt. You'll have fun doing all the mixing and sprinkling – just ask an adult to help you use the oven.
These brightly coloured ice lollies not only look good, they taste good as well. As fruit juice freezes, it expands, so take care filling the moulds and don't fill right to the top. You could ask an adult to help you, and to help use the food processor.
Soft, sticky banana cake is delicious and even better when it's topped with a rich cream cheese icing. It’s also a great way to use up very ripe bananas that you think are a bit too soft to eat. Ask an adult to help you line the tin and to use the oven.
These plain (but delicious) vanilla cupcakes are made mind-blowing by the addition of popping candy to their butter-cream icing. The oven can get quite hot, so ask an adult to help you when using it.
This pretty variation on a bagel with cream cheese comes with the addition of juicy grapes. The bagels and grapes need to be cut in half so you can ask an adult to help you do this.
Rolled in fresh parsley and mint, these delicious lamb kebabs can be grilled, cooked on a griddle or grilled outside on the barbecue. If you want to barbecue them, you will need an adult to do this for you.
This warm and colourful potato and egg salad has lots of great added flavours. The potatoes will be soft when cooked and cooled so you should be able to slice them with a plastic knife – or ask and adult to help you.
This is fun and easy to make and tastes delicious on its own or served with fish or chicken. Ask an adult to help get the potatoes in an out of the oven and use a plastic knife to cut them in half.
This is part dessert, part drink but completely delicious! Ask an adult to help you use the blender.
This has to be one of the simplest and best milkshake flavours. Ask an adult for help when using the blender.
A delicious variation on the standard plain chocolate shake. Ask an adult for help when using the blender.
A rich chocolate shake with soft bubbles of marshmallow – this is lovely treat for you and your friends. Ask an adult to help you use the blender.