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Love Canned Food Festival 2021

Love Canned Food Festival 2021

It’s that time of the year again, the Love Canned Food Festival is back! Once again, we’re teaming up with Princes, Branston Beans and Batchelors Peas to bring you two weeks of canned food celebrations. We’ll be celebrating our love for canned food by sharing hints, tips, hacks, competitions and most importantly, delicious recipe inspiration that you can re-create at home. Plus, some of your favourite influencers, like Poppy_Cooks and Sam Stern will be making an appearance! Our plan for this year’s festival is simple, we want to bring people together through our love of canned food, because #TogetherWeCan. Our […]

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  September 8, 2021   No comments
NEW recipes: For the Family

NEW recipes: For the Family

It can be hectic feeding the entire family, but we’ve created some delicious recipes that you can make at home or on the go using canned food. Incorporating canned ingredients into your meal planning is an easy way to cut down on the amount of time you spend in the kitchen, as everything is already prepped and ready to go. These recipes not only taste amazing but have been specially designed to help encourage the kids to help out in the kitchen. Now that’s a win/win! Puff Pastry Cheesy Twists: Have you spotted these on TikTok? We bet the kids […]

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  August 5, 2021   No comments
Yes we CAN: NEW recipes you’ll love!

Yes we CAN: NEW recipes you’ll love!

Last month, we introduced you to our Wellbeing Blog. Inspired by this, we’ve created five delicious canned food recipes that we know you (and the whole family) will love. Using canned food is an easy way to create something delicious, with little to no fuss. It can help you cut down on your prep time, as everything is already prepped and ready to go. Read on to learn more, and don’t forget to tag us over on Instagram (@lovecannedfood) if you whip up any of these dishes for yourself. Tropical Fruit Breakfast Bowl:  Wishing for a holiday? We feel you! […]

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  July 8, 2021   No comments
Introducing Wellbeing

Introducing Wellbeing

Food fuels the body and mind. Here at Love Canned Food, it’s all about Wellbeing. We’ve put together five canned recipes that we know you’ll love, while also highlighting some of the nutritional benefits found in each dish! Canned fish: Canned fish is an easy way to create some delicious meals, with little to no fuss! Here’s a few of our favourite recipes: Salmon and Bean Salad: This vibrant, refreshing salad is a speedy lunchtime treat. Made with canned salmon and beans, this recipe can be ready in under 10 minutes. Lunch will never be the same again. Plus, canned […]

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  June 4, 2021   No comments

Food Waste Action Week

This week it’s Food Waste Action Week – a week that is focused on showing all of us how “wasted food is an issue that affects everyone – and the planet”. According to WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme), individual households waste more than 4.5 million tonnes of food each year. To try and combat this issue, WRAP has created Food Waste Action Week – aiming to wake the nation up to the environmental consequences of wasting food. From Monday 1 to Sunday 7 March 2021, WRAP will work with a variety of partners to show that wasted food is […]

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  March 1, 2021   No comments

Love Canned Food Instagram Competition – Terms & Conditions (Instagram) – February 2021

The promoter of the competition is Princes Limited, Royal Liver Building, Pier Head, Liverpool, L3 1NX, UK (“Promoter”). These Terms and Conditions prevail in the event of any conflict or inconsistency with any other communications, including advertising or promotional materials. Entry/claim instructions are deemed to form part of the Terms and Conditions and by participating, all claimants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the Terms and Conditions. Please retain a copy for your information. The promotion is open to residents of the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) aged 18 years or over. Employees […]

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  February 24, 2021   No comments
Recipe inspiration you’ll LOVE!

Recipe inspiration you’ll LOVE!

Although date nights may be looking a little different this year, you can still create that restaurant feeling from home with some of our delicious pasta recipes…because what screams date night more than an amazing pasta dish? The best thing about these recipes is that they’re super simple and use canned food that you most likely already have in the cupboard – giving you more time to spend with the one you love. Delicious AND easy…sounds like a match made in heaven, huh? Pasta Puttanesca This Pasta Puttanesca mixes the ideas of the traditional Italian dish, with our favourite canned […]

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  February 23, 2021   No comments
NEW time (and money) saving recipes from your kitchen cupboards

NEW time (and money) saving recipes from your kitchen cupboards

Here at Love Canned Food, we’re big fans of the festive season. However, we also appreciate how busy it can be – with shopping to do, decorations to put up and presents to wrap, it’s difficult to find time to cook up delicious family meals. Canned food can be a blessing when time is tight as it is pre-prepared and cooked in the can, meaning it’s ready to go when you are – saving you time in the kitchen that can be spent soaking up the festivities. The below recipes will help you to whip up restaurant-level meals with little-to-no […]

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  December 21, 2020   No comments
Canned creations with TV cook Paul Vickery

Canned creations with TV cook Paul Vickery

You asked for new recipes, we delivered! Our Love Canned Food ambassador Phil Vickery has some all-new canned creations to share with you. Simple, delicious and easy to make, these recipes are perfect for whipping up meals on a budget without having to sacrifice on flavour. Phil said “these are some of my favourite meals to make, especially during the week thanks to how simple they are to prepare. They have the added bonus of being made using canned food, which means they’re kind to your wallet too – perfect for families and those looking to budget a bit more […]

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  December 16, 2020   No comments
Love Canned Food Festival – it’s in the can!

Love Canned Food Festival – it’s in the can!

The first-ever Love Canned Food Festival took place in August 2020, with a host of top chefs, well-known foodies and wellness experts teaming up to talk all things canned. From our very own ambassador Phil Vickery talking with Oli Mannion about their love of canned food to Lily Soutter and Mira Manek sharing amazing tips around how canned food can be eaten as part of a balanced diet and MOB Kitchen making quick, and irresistible, Baked Bean Tacos – the festival was THE place for can-spiration. But it doesn’t stop there. We’re delighted to share a host of amazing, brand […]

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  September 3, 2020   No comments
Introducing the Love Canned Food Festival

Introducing the Love Canned Food Festival

We are extremely excited to announce the very first Love Canned Food Festival on Instagram. We’ve teamed up with Princes, Branston Beans and Batchelors Peas to bring you a week-long festival full of can-spiration, cook-alongs, hints, tips and tricks to help you use those cans in your cupboard.   You’ll be able to see our ambassador Phil Vickery host a cook-along and have a chat with Oli Mannion. Princes’ ambassador, Miguel Barclay will be making delicious apple and cinnamon turnovers for less than 60p per person and MOB Kitchen will be getting saucy with Branston Beans.   Chef and food writer Gizzi Erskine will be showing you how […]

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  August 21, 2020   No comments
Love Canned Food Competition T&Cs 26.06.20

Love Canned Food Competition T&Cs 26.06.20

These Terms and Conditions prevail in the event of any conflict or inconsistency with any other communications, including advertising or promotional materials. Entry/claim instructions are deemed to form part of the Terms and Conditions and by participating all claimants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the Terms and Conditions. Please retain a copy for your information. The promotion is open to residents of the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) aged 18 years or over. Employees of Princes Ltd or Crown Packaging Distribution UK Ltd, their immediate families, agencies, associates, printers or anyone professionally […]

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  June 26, 2020   No comments
National Vegetarian Week – Canned Veggie Meals and Treats

National Vegetarian Week – Canned Veggie Meals and Treats

Thinking about taking part in National Vegetarian Week, 11th – 17th May? We have some hints and tips that’ll see you through the week. Whether you’re trying one meat-free meal; going veggie for #MeatFreeMonday; or challenging yourself to a whole week of being veggie, we’re here to inspire you with balanced, easy to cook dishes and to suggest simple swaps. Getting Started There are so many options when it comes swapping out meat: from pressed tofu to jackfruit or meat-free alternatives. But the easiest way to start is with the canned beans that are already in your cupboard. You can […]

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  May 11, 2020   No comments
Phil Vickery Answers Your Canned Food Questions

Phil Vickery Answers Your Canned Food Questions

Our Love Canned Food ‘Can’-noisseur, TV chef Phil Vickery answers your top ‘can’-undrums (okay, we will stop with the canned puns Phil Vickery is back! Our ambassador, top chef and all-round ‘can’-noisseur Phil Vickery has shared his top three canned tips with us based on the most common questions he hears from his loyal Instagram followers. Over to you Phil: 1. “What can I do with canned tuna that’s a bit different?” For something a bit different, why not try this delicious Mediterranean Tuna and Vegetable Tart,  made with canned tuna, canned sweetcorn, cherry tomatoes and olives. Canned tuna is a very versatile product. I love it in rice or […]

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  April 30, 2020   No comments
A Day in the Life – Canned Food Recipes for Every Mealtime

A Day in the Life – Canned Food Recipes for Every Mealtime

We’re all spending more time at home at the moment, and mealtimes are definitely the highlight of our days. We’ve got all the inspiration you need to brighten up breakfast, make lunchtime lovely, and dinnertime delicious – with canned food recipes for every meal from dawn ‘til dusk dawn. Breakfast Many of us have a little more time on our hands and can treat ourselves to a lie-in without the daily commute to worry about. So prepare your breakfast the night before with our  Overnight Oats with Fruit recipe. Simply mix oats, milk, canned peach slices and mandarin segments with […]

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  March 31, 2020   No comments
We ‘can’ do it – our top tips for getting the best out of your canned cupboard staples

We ‘can’ do it – our top tips for getting the best out of your canned cupboard staples

With many us spending more time at home and eating out less, here at Love Canned Food we want to put our knowledge to good use and share canned food recipe inspiration and tips on making the most of those store-cupboard essentials. Check out our top tips and some recipe inspiration below. Enjoy – and take care. 1. Batch cook If you are not able to get out to the shops, batch cooking could be a great way to make the most of the ingredients you already have at home. Canned food is perfect for batch cooking as you can […]

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  March 26, 2020   No comments
The Rise of Food Waste and How You Can Reduce Yours

The Rise of Food Waste and How You Can Reduce Yours

The BBC News has reported on a study from Dutch researchers who found common estimates for global food waste are too low, suggesting that everyone in the world is wasting about 500 calories of food a day! The study found food waste goes up with the increase of money in our pockets, possibly reaching more than twice the levels we thought previously. A solution to food waste Buying canned food is an easy solution to this problem. Did you know, canned food is super delicious as it keeps its freshness by being stored in an airtight can? On top of […]

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  February 24, 2020   No comments
Phil Vickery’s Top Canned Food Tips for Winter

Phil Vickery’s Top Canned Food Tips for Winter

With winter in full force and the festive season behind us, I wanted to share some of my recent musings on canned food and showcase some recipes that I think might make mealtimes that bit easier and tastier for you this year. Firstly, canned food can be a great kitchen companion in the colder months and it also allows people to save money after what can be an expensive period. I for one will definitely be cooking up some canned delights in January. To help people incorporate more canned food into their weekly meals, Love Canned Food has been working […]

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  January 9, 2020   No comments
Phil Vickery Announces Partnership with Love Canned Food

Phil Vickery Announces Partnership with Love Canned Food

I am thrilled to announce that I will be partnering with Love Canned Food as its official ambassador for 2019. Love Canned Food is an initiative that has been created to celebrate all aspects of canned food and aims to educate people about its benefits as an affordable, wholesome and versatile part of their daily diet. It’s something I’m passionate about too. Following years working in professional kitchens, I have now switched my focus to helping people create simple, yet delicious and healthy foods. My upcoming cookbook, Save Money Good Diet, is full of recipes and advice on how families can […]

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  June 14, 2019   No comments
World Vegan Month – Canned Food Recipes

World Vegan Month – Canned Food Recipes

This month is World Vegan Month, a celebration of plant-based diets and dishes. For many reasons, veganism has been on the rise and we want to provide you with some delicious choices that are both affordable and simple. Whether you’re a flexitarian, vegetarian or a vegan, we’re sure you’ll enjoy these recipes and love how easy they are to make. Many people think that cooking vegan dishes can be difficult, but we want to show you how, with canned food, it’s simple and easy. The recipes we have included below all take under 30 minutes to make and some take […]

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  November 16, 2018   No comments
10 Reasons to Enjoy Canned Food

10 Reasons to Enjoy Canned Food

By Azmina Govindji RD MBDA, Consultant Nutritionist & Registered Dietitian A store cupboard essential for centuries, canned food has an epic history of providing tasty meals for all the family. Why has this legendary food staple stood the test of time? There are a whole host of reasons to tuck into canned food, but TV dietitian and expert, Azmina Govindji, has picked out her top ten to show just why canned food is just as relevant today as it has ever been. Nutrients locked in If you think canned foods have been stripped of their nutrition, then here’s some good […]

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  October 29, 2018   No comments
Winter Warmers

Winter Warmers

When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing you crave more than a hearty, warming meal to satisfy your taste buds. Now the clocks have gone back and the evenings are getting darker, we long for heart-warming recipes that are delicious, convenient and quick to make. Cooking with canned food provides endless convenience! That’s because canned food is pre-prepared, meaning that there’s no need to chop and peel your vegetables. In addition to being convenient, cooking with canned food also saves you time in the kitchen. Canned food is precooked before being packaged, meaning that it’s ready to cook when you are, […]

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  October 29, 2018   No comments
Quick and Simple Canned Food Recipes

Quick and Simple Canned Food Recipes

With the summer holidays already feeling like a distant memory and the routine back in full swing, we’re here to help you save time in the kitchen, as well as seriously impressing the children. They’ll be telling their friends at school about their super-parents, who can make delicious meals in minutes (well, we hope so!)…

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  May 22, 2018   No comments