Healthy family meals

At the end of a tiring day, serving healthy family meals doesn’t have to require a lot of effort or tricky ingredients. A few fail-safe dinner ideas like our lighter cottage pie recipe, veggie dhals or chicken tray bakes are all you need.

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Chickpea, orzo and tomato stew with feta and dill

One-pot recipes

Chickpea, orzo and tomato stew with feta and...

A tasty, easy-to-make one-pot veggie dish proves that healthy family food doesn’t need to break...

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Sweetcorn houmous with lamb chops and tomatoes

Recipes using chickpeas

Sweetcorn houmous with lamb chops and tomatoes

We’ve topped homemade sweetcorn houmous with spiced lamb chops and roasted cherry tomatoes for a...

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Harissa chicken, new potato and carrot traybake

Traybake recipes

Harissa chicken, new potato and carrot traybake

Simply pop all the ingredients in a tray, roast until soft and caramelised and serve...

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Smoky chicken and bacon salad with cannellini beans

Bacon recipes

Smoky chicken and bacon salad with cannellini beans

Enjoy this warm, main-meal salad of chicken, smoky bacon and cannellini beans as a quick...

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Spanish-style cod and chickpea stew

Midweek meal recipes

Spanish-style cod and chickpea stew

A simple supper made with white fish (we’ve used cod but you could use any...

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Vegetable soup with ricotta dumplings

Healthy soup recipes

Vegetable soup with ricotta dumplings

Get your five-a-day in one bowlful with our healthy vegetable soup recipe topped with cheesy...

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Healthier steak and caper stroganoff

Healthy family meals

Healthier steak and caper stroganoff

Our healthy steak and caper stroganoff recipe is only 350 calories per serving. We’ve used half-fat...

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Blue cheese and chicken pasta bake

Pasta bake recipes

Blue cheese and chicken pasta bake

This perennial family favourite, the pasta bake, gets a lighter touch with a healthy boost...

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Easy Mexican chicken traybake

Traybake recipes

Easy Mexican chicken traybake

Try our easy Mexican chicken traybake for a healthy meal that’s high in protein, fibre...

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Lentil, tomato and paprika soup with crispy kale

Healthy family meals

Lentil, tomato and paprika soup with crispy kale

Switch up your soup game with our spicy lentil, tomato and paprika recipe served with...

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Tomato and bacon lasagne

Healthy family meals

Tomato and bacon lasagne

Traditionally lasagne can pack a heavy calorific punch. Our fresher take swaps beef for pork mince...

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Jerk chicken and mango traybake

Traybake recipes

Jerk chicken and mango traybake

We’ve used a generous helping of jerk seasoning to make this dish quite spicy! If...

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Hasselback miso roasted vegetables

Healthy family meals

Hasselback miso roasted vegetables

Use up root vegetables in this spectacular hasselback tray bake recipe. We’ve used a pouch...

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Warm turkey meatball noodle salad

Noodle recipes

Warm turkey meatball noodle salad

Try our recipe for homemade turkey meatballs served with noodles, greens and a zingy citrus-ginger...

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Warm satay chicken and rice salad

Chicken salad recipes

Warm satay chicken and rice salad

If you’re a fan of peanut butter than you’ll love this warm chicken salad drizzled...

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Chorizo, halloumi and tomato traybake

Traybake recipes

Chorizo, halloumi and tomato traybake

An easy, one-pan traybake using spicy chorizo, salty halloumi and robust chickpeas. To make it...

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Herby cod and new potato traybake

Healthy fish recipes

Herby cod and new potato traybake

Healthy needn’t be hard! Have a go at this one-tray dinner using sustainable cod fillets,...

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Butter bean and vegetable stew

Butter bean and vegetable stew

This one-pot vegetarian stew is a midweek winner packed full of vegetables, fibre-rich pulses and...

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Chicken and vegetable traybake

Lower-calorie mains

Chicken and vegetable traybake

Easy to throw together and super-nutritious, this recipe is a healthy-supper winner. Or go meat-free...

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Pomegranate and sweet potato chicken traybake

Traybake recipes

Pomegranate and sweet potato chicken traybake

A five-ingredient one-pan wonder that’s easy to make and good for you too! We think...

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Spinach dhal with roasted cauliflower and squash

Cauliflower recipes

Spinach dhal with roasted cauliflower and squash

This filling vegetarian meal is packed full of veggies, fibre-rich lentils and drizzled with thick...

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Lemon and garlic chicken schnitzels with quick puttanesca sauce

Healthy chicken recipes

Lemon and garlic chicken schnitzels with quick puttanesca...

Crispy chicken schnitzel is served with an intense (and quick-to-make) puttanesca tomato sauce in this...

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Mackerel with potato hash

Mackerel recipes

Mackerel with potato hash

Use mackerel in this speedy midweek hash and you won’t be disappointed. Mackerel is an...

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Fish finger kimchi rice with edamame and a fried egg

Healthy lunch recipes

Fish finger kimchi rice with edamame and a...

Make use of that reliable box of fish fingers in your freezer with this Korean-style...

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