Dinner

Baked garlic-lime chicken breasts

Chicken is a low fat, lean meat that can be used in many dishes. This recipe is full and flavour and healthy too.

Baked stuffed fish

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.

Beef casserole

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.

Beef chilli con carne

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.

Beef curry

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!

Beef goulash

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.

Beef stew

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.

Beef tacos with chilli sauce

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.

Beef with balsamic dressing

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.

Chicken and broccoli bake

Why not try this recipe to spice up your chicken dinner?

Chicken and tomato risotto

Chicken is a low fat, lean meat that can be used in many dishes. This recipe is full in flavour and healthy too.

Chicken casserole

Like most casseroles, everyone has their own favourite recipe, but if you are a beginner try this simple one.

Chicken casserole with tomatoes

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. 

Chicken curry

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!

Chicken in barbecue sauce

Just because it’s raining or cold outside it doesn’t have to mean that you can’t have that summer feeling!

Chicken risotto

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!

Coronation chicken

This dish is full of flavour thanks to the mild curry sauce and gets the best out of a lean meat like chicken.

Curried chicken pilaf

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.

Family fish pie

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 shepherd's pie

Family meal times can be hard to juggle, especially if you have fussy eaters. This recipe is great for all the family!

Fish cakes

Fish cakes are a great way of getting fish into your diet and a great way of using leftovers!

Garlic chicken with parmesan

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.

Grilled cajun salmon

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.

Grilled pork chops - student style

Marinating the chops overnight will produce a savoury, succulent meal with very little effort.

Grilled pork chops with apple sauce

Many cuts of pork are as lean or leaner than chicken. This meal is also very quick and easy to prepare.

Grilled salmon cutlets

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. 

Homemade burgers

Burgers can be a great way of getting the kids to eat meat and dosen’t always have to mean digging out the BBQ.

Homemade oven chips

Making your own chunky chips is a great way to reduce the fat and oil found in fried alternatives

Honey roast ham

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!

Hot pot

Warm and filling, a wonderful family dinner for those cold winter days. 

Lamb chilli con carne

This simple recipe makes mincemeat a bit more exciting and is ideal for a quick dinner.

Lamb curry

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 cutlet casserole

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.

Lamb rogan josh

Sometimes all you can think about having is a curry. Try this recipe for lamb rogan josh which you can use with either fresh or leftover lamb, and goes great with boiled rice or a poppadom, your choice!

Lasagne

Why not treat the family to your own home made Italian family dinner?

Meat loaf

This fruit-packed meat loaf is a tasty variation for dinner. It's also delicious cold sliced and put in sandwiches.

Mint sauce

This versatile recipe for mint sauce is great with Sunday lamb roast, yummy with chops and the perfect accompaniment for your peas!

Mushroom bake

This is a great recipe which doesn’t have to be just for vegetarians!

Pasta Siciliana

This Italian favourite makes a great family meal.

Pasta with olive oil, garlic and chilli

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

Pasta with salmon and peas

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.

Pea risotto

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.

Penne with Tuna, Tomato and Sweetcorn

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.

 

Pork casserole

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!

Pork stir-fry

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!

Potatoes and scallion burgers with fresh salsa

A tasty variation on the traditional summer burger, this filling family dish will also appeal to vegetarians.

Ratatouille

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!

Roast chicken

Chicken is a wonderful, low fat food – especially when you eat it without the skin.

Roast chicken with lemon, herbs and pepper

Roast chicken can be boring, why not make it more interesting with this zesty recipe.

Roast lamb with garlic and herbs

Why not try this delicious Sunday lunch favourite, it can be served with a selection of seasonal vegetables, go on give it a go!

Seared cod with fennel fondue (starter)

Try something different this Christmas with this delicious and light starter.

Spaghetti Bolognese

This Italian favorite is a great family meal. Try it with pork, lamb or turkey mince to change it up.

Spanish omelette

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 vegetables

Stir-fry’s are a great way of cooking a really fast and healthy dinner, just what you need after a busy day!

Teriyaki salmon

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

Thai green chicken curry

This light and tropical thai green curry is bursting with the flavour of coconut, ginger and lime!

Tuna quick bake

This is a quick and easy dinner that can be frozen in portions or eaten the next day for lunch, hot or cold!

Turkey and leek pie

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

Turkey pie

These pies are a brilliant way to use up leftover turkey or chicken and really are very simple to prepare.

Turkey, ham and potato pie

This is a great recipe for using leftovers

Turkey, rocket and pine nut pasta

This is a quick, easy and delicious way of using leftover turkey meat.

Vegetarian casserole

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

Vegetarian goulash

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’.

Vegetarian stir-fry with cashew nuts

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!