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plant-based carrot cake

Zesty Carrot Cake (ve)

Zesty Carrot Cake (ve) Our carrot cake recipe is a hit with parents and children alike. With fresh oranges and sweet, spicy cinnamon, this plant-powered cake is packed full of flavour. It's also very low…

sustainable family eating

10 Steps for Sustainable Family Eating: Easy Ways to Eat Healthy, Planet-friendly Food

‘It’s not a question of all or nothing, but rather small changes for a large and positive impact.’ - Eat Lancet Commission 2019 Adjusting our food choices to support healthier eating habits and protecting…

Sausage pizza

Processed foods: should they be on school menus?

When we think back to our days in the school cafeteria, memories of ultra-processed meat, chips and desserts often come to mind. School food has changed exponentially over the years, as focus has shifted more towards…

jackfruit curry

Boosting Inclusivity and Empowerment with Plant-based School Dinners

It’s widely acknowledged that providing quality school dinners is a priority if we are to tackle a range of issues facing society. From climate change to childhood obesity, healthy, sustainable school menus have…

Indian sausage rolls

Indian-style Sausage Rolls

Indian-style Sausage Rolls Indulge in plant-based goodness with our recipe for plant-based sausage rolls, offering a delightful fusion of flavours. Packed with hearty ingredients and aromatic spices, these…

9 Plant-Based Recipes to Celebrate Eid

This year, the Muslim holy month of Ramadan comes to a close on 10 April, with the occasion marked by Eid al-Fitr, one of the biggest festive holidays on the calendar. Breaking a multi-week fast calls for amazing…

chris packham school plates

Chris Packham: The Power of Plant-based School Meals

School Plates Ambassador Chris Packham wrote an article in the Daily Mirror earlier this month in response to some shocking school dinners that made news headlines. While we were all disappointed to see the poor…

International School Meals Day

International School Meals Day: Plant-powered Recipes Full of Sustainable Nutrition

It's International School Meals Day tomorrow, and this year, the focus is on sustainable nutrition. To celebrate, we'd like to share some of our favourite recipes made from beans and legumes, which are some of the…

lemon falafel wrap

Crunchy Lemon Falafel Wrap with Tzatziki (ve)

Crunchy Lemon Falafel Wrap with Tzatziki (ve) You can't beat a falafel wrap, especially when it's 100% plant-based! With delicious spices and zesty lemon, our falafel recipe makes for a delicious…

Black Bean Noodle Bowl (ve)

Black Bean Noodle Bowl (ve) This delicious ramen-style dish is packed full of sweet and savoury flavours. Perfect for a warming, healthy lunch, this dish has proved popular with children and adults alike! Sumptuous…

chris packham awards

Chris Packham celebrates UK’s most climate-friendly school menus

Conservationist and TV Presenter Chris Packham has announced the school caterers officially serving the most climate-friendly menus in the UK: Waltham Forest Catering and Plant-based School Kitchens. These two…

plant-based meat alternative pasta

Easy plant-based swaps: meat alternatives for sustainable school meals

If you’re new to plant-based cooking, finding good meat substitutes can seem a little daunting at first. When it comes to school food, it can be even more challenging to figure out which products will meet nutritional…

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