Turn your ingredients into delicious, simple meals!

Here are a variety of free recipe cards and books that highlight foods offered by the Ottawa Food Bank and that are generally more accessible. You will find full recipe books each containing dozens of delicious, affordable, and healthy meals. There’s also a book of meals that can be prepared using only a microwave and basic cooking utensils.

Most recipes can be completed within an hour; many in less than half an hour. The recipes can be enjoyed by everyone.

Click on the guides below or select “Download” to get your recipe cards and books.

Looking for something specific? Click here to find printer-friendly versions of all our recipes.

Need food?

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