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Quick easy meals for older people

There may be times when you don't feel like cooking, especially if you live alone. You may be tired or just not interested in cooking. Here are some suggestions for nutritious, inexpensive meals that are quick and easy to prepare:


Follow your meal with a pudding. You might enjoy one or a combination of the following ideas.

Written by Healthy Eating, Healthy Ageing Project, Older Persons Health and Rehabilitation (OPH&R), Canterbury DHB. Adapted by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed October 2018.


See also:

Meals on Wheels

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Review key: HIEWO-31470