Quick and delicious budget recipes: Biscoff crumble key lime pie

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Eat well for less with our regular series of quick, delicious and wallet-friendly recipes by campaigner, columnist and award-winning food writer Jack Monroe. I’ll be frank with you, this pie is something of a commitment. It needs starting the night before, with two separate trips to the oven and two to the fridge, but the […]

Setting up a loving space for care leavers to combat loneliness at Christmas

Are you going to a Christmas dinner this year? As part of the care experienced led projects series IMO spoke to Jerome from The Tope Project about combatting loneliness at Christmas for care leavers.  What is The Tope Project? The Tope Project is a volunteer run project which aims to help reduce the feelings of loneliness among […]

Quick and delicious budget recipes: Caribbean style chilli

Eat well for less with our regular series of quick, delicious and wallet-friendly recipes by campaigner, columnist and award-winning food writer Jack Monroe. Winter is coming, the time of year where perpetual colds and snuffles are imminent, the nights draw in darker, and I start to crave a little bit of heat and spice. Usually […]

Quick and delicious budget recipes: Frying-Pan-Pizza

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Eat well for less with our regular series of quick, delicious and wallet-friendly recipes by campaigner, columnist and award-winning food writer Jack Monroe. Recently, I bought a bag of gram flour from the supermarket. At £1.30 for a kilo (brand: KTC, widely available at major supermarkets), it’s not as cheap as Basics flour, but it […]

Career experienced people: meet Meera, a care-experienced Associate Director at the NHS

  We’ve created #CEP, a monthly spotlight on care experienced people and their careers. Throughout the coming months we’ll be platforming people with care experience and the brilliant careers they’ve created for themselves, and sharing their career advice to inspire the next generation of care leavers. First up, meet Meera, a care-experienced Associate Director at […]

How coronavirus has impacted me as a care leaver, and advice for others

This blog was written by Casey, a 20-year-old care experienced advocate. You can follow her on Twitter, and read more from her on her website. My Twitter feed seems to be bombarded with questions such as “what can we do to help care leavers?”, “what struggles are care leavers facing?”, “who is not being heard?” – and […]

How can I look after my wellbeing while self-isolating?

Being stuck inside can have a detrimental effect on our mental health and well being. We’ve gathered together our top tips for keeping yourself healthy and well when you’re self-isolating or avoiding social contact. Arm yourself with the facts There will be lots of rumours and misinformation circulating. Make sure you are getting your information […]

Coronavirus – what you need to know

It’s totally understandable that you might be worried about coronavirus (Covid-19). You might be feeling a bit overwhelmed by what you’re hearing in the news, especially if you don’t have family around to talk to. Being worried about the virus is completely normal. But you may be hearing lots of different things that make it […]

Quick and delicious budget recipes: Creamy mustard chicken and winter veg

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Eat well for less with our regular series of quick, delicious and wallet-friendly recipes by campaigner, columnist and award-winning food writer Jack Monroe. This hearty, saucy dish is delicious in the winter, served with root vegetables and rice or mashed potatoes, or in the summer, with green vegetables and tossed over pasta. Any mustard will […]

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