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Chicken is a low fat, lean meat that can be used in many dishes. This recipe is full and flavour and healthy too.
Fish is a really nutritious and healthy food. This dinner recipe is quick and easy, and can be prepared beforehand. This is a tasty way to include fish in your diet.
Casseroles are easy and versatile dinner recipes. They can be easily prepared before dinner time and leftovers can be frozen for another day. Beef is packed full of iron; an essential mineral needed for red blood cells and prevention of anaemia.
This simple recipe makes mincemeat a bit more exciting and is ideal for a quick dinner. It is also perfect for freezing in individual portions.
You can make a large pot and freeze in edible portions for those evenings when you are very busy or you don't feel like cooking. Choosing cheaper lean cuts of meat will help keep the cost down!
Like stew, recipes for beef goulash vary. A goulash is always warming and satisfying, especially on cold winter days. This dish can be divided into batches, frozen and later defrosted for quick, healthy meals in a hurry.
Stews are easy and versatile dinner recipes. They can be easily prepared before dinner time and leftovers can be frozen for another day. Beef is packed full of iron; an essential mineral needed for red blood cells and prevention of anaemia.
Although they might look like finger food, tacos make for a hearty, filling meal. Great with a side serving of Spanish rice and refried beans, these tacos can be cooked and prepared in under an hour.
Marinades are a great way to introduce flavour to foods without covering them in thick sauces. Red meat is a great source of Iron too.
Why not try this recipe to spice up your chicken dinner?
Chicken is a low fat, lean meat that can be used in many dishes. This recipe is full in flavour and healthy too.
Like most casseroles, everyone has their own favourite recipe, but if you are a beginner try this simple one.
Casseroles are great if you’re eating on a budget. This dish can be frzoen in portions for those days your in a rush and don't have time to cook.
Just with a few store cupboard items you can treat yourself to your favourite one in the time it takes to order and wait for one to be delivered!
Just because it’s raining or cold outside it doesn’t have to mean that you can’t have that summer feeling!
Feel like some comforting Italian food but don’t want the run of the mill Lasagna or spaghetti Bolognese? This simple recipe might be just up your street!
This dish is full of flavour thanks to the mild curry sauce and gets the best out of a lean meat like chicken.
This dish would also work well with a meat like lean lamb (fat trimmed off). Add some extra fibre and vitamins by using brown rice or take the edge off the curry with some dried fruit like apricots or prunes.
This fish pie is a great way to get fish into your diet and experts recommend that we eat 2 portions of fish a week.
Family meal times can be hard to juggle, especially if you have fussy eaters. This recipe is great for all the family!
Fish cakes are a great way of getting fish into your diet and a great way of using leftovers!
The fridge does most of the work for you with this easy-to-prepare dish. Marinating the chicken in garlic and milk for a few hours will make it succulent, moist and tasty.
Salmon is a quick-cook food, rich in healthy omega-3 fats and vitamin D. It is recommended we eat two portions of fish a week, including one portion of oily fish by health experts.
Marinating the chops overnight will produce a savoury, succulent meal with very little effort.
Many cuts of pork are as lean or leaner than chicken. This meal is also very quick and easy to prepare.
Salmon is a quick-cook food, rich in healthy omega-3 fats and vitamin D. The perfect food for a healthy brain and nerves, to help protect against heart disease.
Burgers can be a great way of getting the kids to eat meat and dosen’t always have to mean digging out the BBQ.
Making your own chunky chips is a great way to reduce the fat and oil found in fried alternatives
If the last of your delicious roast ham isn’t picked from the serving dish then, cover and place in the middle shelf in the fridge for the next day’s feasting!
Warm and filling, a wonderful family dinner for those cold winter days.
This simple recipe makes mincemeat a bit more exciting and is ideal for a quick dinner.
Make a large pot and freeze in edible portions for those evenings when you are very busy or you don't feel like cooking.
Lamb is often overlooked but it is a delicious meat, packed full of flavour, for a similar price to beef. Slow cooking really tenderises the meat and spreads the flavour throughout the dish.
Sometimes all you can think about having is a curry. Try this recipe for Lamb Rogan Josh, which you can use with fresh or leftover lamb, and goes great with boiled rice or a poppadum. Your choice!
Why not treat the family to your own home made Italian family dinner?
This fruit-packed meat loaf is a tasty variation for dinner. It's also delicious cold sliced and put in sandwiches.
This versatile recipe for mint sauce is great with Sunday lamb roast, yummy with chops and the perfect accompaniment for your peas!
This is a great recipe which doesn’t have to be just for vegetarians!
This Italian favourite makes a great family meal.
This dinner dish is both classic and simple, which makes it a great choice when inviting a few friends over for a meal. Better yet, it takes only minutes to prepare and is easy on your budget.
This quick and easy dinner recipe is also healthy and delicious, what more could you want from a meal! This recipe is also great for other types of fish such as mackerel or even prawns.
Ideally you should use Arborio risotto rice for this recipe – and you can find it in most shops – but brown rice will do the trick and will actually give this dish a nice crunch.
This is a quick and easy recipe, which is great when you've had a busy day and want something fast and tasty for dinner.
If you have time you could even make your own base.
Casserole is a family favourite, its tasty filling and easy to make. It can be frozen in individual portions making homemade meals as convenient as any fast-food!
This recipe is a quick and easy one, which is great when you’ve had a busy day and want something fast and tasty for dinner!
A tasty variation on the traditional summer burger, this filling family dish will also appeal to vegetarians.
Enjoy this healthy classic French dish, originating in Nice. It can be served by itself as a vegetarian main course or its great with steamed fish!
Chicken is a wonderful, low fat food – especially when you eat it without the skin.
Roast chicken can be boring, why not make it more interesting with this zesty recipe.
Why not try this delicious Sunday lunch favourite, it can be served with a selection of seasonal vegetables, go on give it a go!
Try something different this Christmas with this delicious and light starter.
This Italian favorite is a great family meal. Try it with pork, lamb or turkey mince to change it up.
Omelettes can make a quick and filling meal, they are very healthy, especially if you take care to include lots of vegetables. Why not try this variation on the traditional omelette?
Stir-fry’s are a great way of cooking a really fast and healthy dinner, just what you need after a busy day!
Salmon is a quick-cook food and it is rich in healthy omega-3 fats and vitamin D. The perfect food for a healthy brain, nervous system and to help protect against heart disease
This light and tropical thai green curry is bursting with the flavour of coconut, ginger and lime!
This is a quick and easy dinner that can be frozen in portions or eaten the next day for lunch, hot or cold!
This pie is a brilliant way to use up leftover turkey or chicken and really are very simple to prepare. You could also make individual pies in 300ml / ½ pint dishes; just decrease the cooking time to 25 to 30 minutes.
These pies are a brilliant way to use up leftover turkey or chicken and really are very simple to prepare.
This is a great recipe for using leftovers.
This is a quick, easy and delicious way of using leftover turkey meat.
A quick easy to cook curry that can get the kids involved too!
This is a great recipe for using vegetables and you don’t have to be a vegetarian to enjoy it! Nice way of using up some leftover vegetables as well.
Goulash is a Hungarian dish meaning a soup or stew. It’s a great winter warmer and one all the family will love. Try this recipe and have a ‘Meatless Monday’.
Why not try a meatless Monday and give this quick, tasty and nutritious stir-fry a go. It can also be eaten any other day of the week!
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