February 2019 edition of our regular newsletter, featuring updates from the CFHS team, food and health policy news and practice, and features from the community food and health sector.
This guide is for anyone who runs, manages or commissions cooking skills courses for people within low-income communities or who are vulnerable. It will also be useful for those designing or running train the trainer cooking skills courses.
A review of practical cooking skills activities which focus on promoting an affordable healthy balanced diet for adults, young people and their families within low-income communities in Scotland
In 2014 Community Food and Health Scotland/NHS Health Scotland commissioned a realist review of community cooking skills activities run by community initiatives and agencies. The review planned to explore issues such as how the social circumstances of participants and the approach of the cooking skills activities can affect the outcomes. The researchers analysed 81 sets …
This resource is a healthy eating manual of South Asian recipes from groups based in and around Edinburgh. Developed in cookery and nutrition workshops, held as part of the NHS Lothian Khush Dil Project between 2002 and 2008, the recipes are a mixture of traditional dishes and new creations that groups have worked to make healthier …
This booklet features tips and ideas gathered from a CFHS youth, food and health networking event that focused on work with a range of young people.
This factsheet provides examples of how three youth groups were inspired by TV formats to create a friendly competitive environment to teach cookery skills.
Notes from a networking event for community food intiatives that support older people to eat well
The bulletin summarises existing research/evidence and showcases some of the organisations in Scotland that are putting the evidence into practice.
Munch Crunch 2 is a collection of simple recipes to encourage healthy eating and cooking.
This resource has been developed by North Ayrshire Community Food Workers to enable the delivery of individual workshops or sessions to community groups. It is a comprehensive guide to using the Recipe Book, Munch Crunch 2: Recipes for Change.