Healthy family meals

Determined to make THIS the year you all eat more healthily as a family? We know it’s no easy task, especially the idea of cooking after a tiring day, and particularly in the challenging year that’s found us in lockdown and STILL trying to eat well. But, serving healthy family meals doesn’t need to mean loads of effort on the part of the cook, or using tricky ingredients.

We’ve pulled together our fail-safe dinner ideas in this collection to inspire you.

How about our chicken and veg traybake to get you started? It uses one roasting pan, and is ready in around 35 minutes.

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Peanut butter sweet potato and spinach curry

Vegan curry recipes

Peanut butter sweet potato and spinach curry

Dale Pinnock’s filling curry is packed with peanut butter, sweet potatoes and spinach. Make vegan...

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Oven-roasted pasta puttanesca

Traybake recipes

Oven-roasted pasta puttanesca

Rustle up an easy midweek family dinner with our oven-roasted pasta puttanesca recipe. Spaghetti is...

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Baked rainbow trout and butter bean gratin

Midweek meal recipes

Baked rainbow trout and butter bean gratin

This easy gratin recipe will be on the table in just 30 minutes. A simple...

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Chicken and coconut rice pilaf

Favourite chicken recipes

Chicken and coconut rice pilaf

Our baked chicken and coconut rice pilaf is an easy twist on a classic one-pot....

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Fruity chicken curry traybake

Chicken curry recipes

Fruity chicken curry traybake

Take a pack of chicken breasts and make our easy chicken curry in the oven...

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Courgette kofta curry

Courgette recipes

Courgette kofta curry

Try this Indian take on a kofta curry, a recipe from Chetna Makan’s new cookbook....

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Hoisin duck lettuce wraps

Duck recipes

Hoisin duck lettuce wraps

Donal Skehan’s cheat’s crispy duck is quick to prepare and packed full of classic Asian flavours. A...

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Speedy salmon biryani

Healthy salmon recipes

Speedy salmon biryani

Biryani is a fantastic, but usually time-consuming, dish so we’ve gone ahead and made this...

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Smoky cod and butter bean filo pie

Filo pastry recipes

Smoky cod and butter bean filo pie

A fish pie – but not as you know it. This flaky cod and butter...

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Beef and bean burgers

Burger recipes

Beef and bean burgers

We’ve given you the option to choose which route you take with these easy burgers....

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Sticky sriracha chicken rice with charred veg

Chicken thigh recipes

Sticky sriracha chicken rice with charred veg

Sriracha is great for more than just drizzling! Use it in a sticky glaze for...

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Herby crème fraîche salmon with grilled avocado

Quick midweek meals

Herby crème fraîche salmon with grilled avocado

Load up on lots of healthy fats with this easy midweek dinner. Salmon is topped...

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Chickpea, orzo and tomato stew with feta and dill

One-pot recipes

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

Your favourite orzo recipe on this site! This is a tasty, easy-to-make one-pot veggie dish...

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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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