Easy Recipes for One or Two

handsThis section provides recipes that are suitable for older people who are cooking for one or two people. The recipes use readily available ingredients and are quick and easy to prepare as well as being nutritious and delicious!

In most instances the recipes are for one or two serves. The exception is for soups and casseroles where it makes sense to make a larger quantity (four or more serves) and freeze the leftovers in meal sized portions.


Christmas Day menu for one or two: This year you may be spending Christmas by yourself or with one other. Give yourself the gift of a lovely meal. Christmas is a day you can take your time to prepare and enjoy your menu; click here to see ideas. 


Recipes are grouped under the following categories:


Recipe of the Month

Lemon honey

Lemon Honey: If you are stuck for Christmas gift ideas, lemon honey is a thoughtful and economic solution! Presented in a nice jar with a home made label, it will be well received by friends and family. 


Senior Chef is suitable for men and women who:

> Are over 65 years of age (or over 55 and affected by age-related diseases)

> Live alone or with one other person

> Want to improve cooking skills, confidence or motivation around cooking

Contact your GP, Practice Nurse or other health professional. They will refer you to the course co-ordinator who will contact you to enrol you in a course.

Enrolment available here for health professionals and community support services only.