The Super Yummy Kitchen – Chartwells: Series Three Resources

Series Three: School Meals at Home

Simply delicious, super yummy recipes with Chef Andrew Walker, Chef Allegra McEvedy MBE of CBeebies and Junior MasterChef fame and the Chartwells nutrition team of UKVRN Registered Nutritionists (RNutrs) and Registered Associate Nutritionists (ANutrs).

School meals have changed a lot over the years. In this series, The Super Yummy Kitchen show you how you can bring school meals to life.

Below is a collection of cook-a-long videos for you to work your way through at home, combined with some fun paper based activities that link to the curriculum to support home schooling and be enjoyed by all the family! You will see lots of veg-centric meals, plant based options and of course the good old traditional favourites that everyone loves!

Why not share your creations? Just remember to include the hashtag #LockdownNutrition so we can all join in the fun, and if you are under 13 make sure you get an adult to post on your behalf ๐Ÿ™‚


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Tomato Beany Burgers

It is a good idea to try and reduce our family meat consumption a little during the week.

Opting for a plant based alternative not only has health benefits, but can also positively benefit the environment.

Do your children love baked beans, but you need another idea aside from just toast?

Well look no further!ย  The Super Yummy Kitchen bring you one of their new school meals with a few twists that you can do at home. Voila!

Totally Tasty Chicken Tikka Masala

Do your children love a curry, but you don’t want to use a jar and instead teach them how to make a super easy, delicious curry from scratch? Well look no further!

It is a really good idea to get children used to lots of delicious flavours and smells from around the world and what better dish than a delicious, fresh and fragrant curry!


All in one cottage pie

The weather is getting colder and we all need some hearty, family favourite recipes to warm up our evenings.

The best thing about this cottage pie is that it`s ALL-IN-ONE!

You don’t need to remember to separate veggies for the sideย  because itโ€™s already mixed in! Sweet potato, carrots, sweetcorn and peasย  – super nutritious for those little ones!

Very veggie burritos

Do you need a fun recipe for the kids to get involved with, thatโ€™s like ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐œ๐ซ๐š๐Ÿ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐Ÿ๐จ๐จ๐? Well look no further! We have brought one of our new school meal recipes to The Super Yummy Kitchen, put in a twists that you can do at home, and voila!

Crunchy fish fillets

Are ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ฌ๐ก ๐š๐ง๐ ๐œ๐ก๐ข๐ฉ๐ฌ and all time family favourite in your household, but you would prefer to make it from ๐ฌ๐œ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐œ๐ก so itโ€™s a bit more ๐Ÿ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ก? Look no further.

You can use ๐š๐ง๐ฒ ๐ฐ๐ก๐ข๐ญ๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ฌ๐ก you like in this one! We like to try and ๐ž๐š๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ซ๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ฌ๐ก, ๐๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ซ๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐ฌ๐ž๐š๐ฌ๐จ๐ง ๐ŸŒ

Check out @MSC for more information on eating fish seasonally and sustainably!

Ultimate 5-layer lasagne

The best thing about this recipe is that you can pack lots of different chopped up veggies into the mince mix – we have used ๐จ๐ง๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ, ๐ ๐š๐ซ๐ฅ๐ข๐œ, ๐œ๐š๐ซ๐ซ๐จ๐ญ๐ฌ, ๐œ๐ž๐ฅ๐ž๐ซ๐ฒ, ๐œ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ ๐ž๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ฌ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ญ๐จ๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐จ๐ž๐ฌ; but use ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜บ ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜จ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ!

Bursting with ๐ง๐ฎ๐ญ๐ซ๐ข๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ for your growing ๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž ๐จ๐ง๐ž๐ฌ!
Lots of families probably do 2 layers of lasagne – but why not try ๐Ÿ“ ๐ฅ๐š๐ฒ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ this time, and save the cheese sauce for the top. This allows the lasagne to cut like a ๐œ๐š๐ค๐ž – ๐ค๐ข๐๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž ๐ก๐ž๐ฅ๐ฉ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐จ ๐›๐ฎ๐ข๐ฅ๐ ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ!

Mix n match tomato pasta with garlic flatbread

This is a super easy, plant-based, very likeable dish that gives you and the kids the freedom to customise to your liking – ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ค๐ข๐๐ฌ the ๐Ÿ๐ซ๐ž๐ž๐๐จ๐ฆ ๐ญ๐จ ๐œ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ฆ๐ข๐ฌ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ฅ๐ข๐ค๐ข๐ง๐ .

Why not get the family to expand their vegetableย choices, and start introducing some new colours and types that are in season?

The challenge is to try and pick 3 different coloured vegetables to add to this pasta dish.

More recipes and videos are currently being posted and we will be uploading these regularly, so please do come back soon for more recipes and resources.