Healthy meals and interesting bakes

At Abbeyfield we understand the importance of healthy, well balanced meals which is something we offer in many of our homes. Food brings people a lot of joy as it brings people together and is enjoyed by many. 

Our homes take great pride in their food and regularly take part in competitions across the Abbeyfield family, such as baking gingerbread houses, creating seasonal dishes or celebrating pie week. 

We have many stories to share about food which really is at the heart of what we do. 

Find out more about all things food at Abbeyfield

Gingerbread competition

Many of our houses took part in National Gingerbread House Day by creating their own masterpieces in a bid to feature on Abbeyfield's digital Christmas Card. We had some amazing entries. 

Our top 5 Autumnal recipes

Each year we like to feature our top recipes of the season, here we have five delicious recipes for you to try. 

Benefits of baking for older people

Baking is popular throughout Abbeyfield, here we share some of the benefits of baking for older people. 

Abbeyfield residents serve up gratitude for the NHS

Residents of Sherwood show their appreciation for NHS staff by baking them some tasty treats. 

Stuck in a food rut? 7 tips to help you out of it

It is easy to get stuck in a rut with food and not know how to change your diet. Here we share 7 tips to help break your routine.

Winter warmer recipes

It is that time of year again where we need some hearty meals to keep us warm, we have some great receipe ideas to get you started. 

Abbeyfield Court wins bronze Food for Life Award

Abbeyfield Court became the first Abbeyfield home to be accredited with a prestigious award from The Food for Life Campaign.

I don't think I like healthy food, what can I eat?

It is important to eat a varied diet, but it's not always that easy. Here we have 6 tips for overhauling your diet.

Preparing for Winter - Tips to keep older people safe and healthy

It is important to look after yourself, particularly during the cold winter months. Here we have some top tips to help. 

How to: Mini-egg rocky roads and rice krispie cakes

Find out how to make these simple delicious easter treats. 

Four easy-to-make sumptuous summer dishes

These easy recipes are perfect for those long hot summer days, why not give them a try?!

Top tips for eating well on a budget

We often feel that we can't eat healthy on a budget, but we can! Here we have some top tips to eating healthy on a budget. 

Benefits of eating together later in life

Community is at the heart of what we do here at Abbeyfield, here are some of the benefits of eating healthy meals in the company of others.

Delicious community meal brings cultures together

Community and cultures came together to enjoy a delicious buffet dinner at our Girton Green.

World Vegetarian Day 2022

There are many reasons why someone might want to eat a vegetarian diet, we discuss the health benefits and the importance of creating a healthy vegetarian diet.

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At Abbeyfield we are ready to welcome everyone with open arms. You will find our homes warm , open and friendly. Abbeyfield is more than just a retirement home, it is a community, companionship and a family.

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