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Keep it easy with these simple but delicious recipes. From make-ahead lunches and midweek meals to fuss-free sides and moreish cakes, we've got everything you need.

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  • Easy sweet & sour chicken

    Easy sweet & sour chicken

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.275 ratings

    Ditch the takeaway and make our simple sweet and sour chicken recipe. This speedy Chinese-style rice dish is ready in under 30 minutes and packed with zingy flavours

  • Easy chocolate cupcakes

    Easy chocolate cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.56 ratings

    These light cakes are perfect for freezing – they just need a quick blast in the microwave to bring them back to life

  • Asian prawn & quinoa salad

    Asian prawn & quinoa salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.20 ratings

    This fresh salad is 3 of your 5-a-day. With zingy lime and a hit of chilli heat, it's also a great introduction to quinoa if you haven't tried it before

  • White bread sliced on a wooden chopping board

    Easy white bread

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.460 ratings

    A great recipe for an electric breadmaker – or do it the traditional way

  • Easy cheesy frittata

    Easy cheesy frittata

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.21 ratings

    This simple lunch dish is a great way of getting children aged 5-9 involved in the kitchen

  • Easy peasy lentil curry

    Easy lentil curry

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.98 ratings

    Our fast, cheap and healthy vegetarian lentil curry, is comforting and full of flavour. It's also low in fat and freezable for speedy midweek meals.

  • Metal jug and bowl filled with green vegetable soup, next to wooden spoon

    Easy green vegetable soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.11 ratings

    Cook a bowlful of goodness inspired by the most famous soup connoisseur in the galaxy, the Soup Dragon, from the hit children's show Clangers

  • Chicken stir-fry in 4 easy steps

    Chicken stir-fry in 4 easy steps

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.43 ratings

    Asian cooking can be light, healthy and so quick that you’ll think twice before ever ordering a takeaway again!

  • Easy veggie biryani

    Easy veggie biryani

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.60 ratings

    This tasty Indian-inspired dish is faster than a takeaway

  • Steak panzanella salad with roasted lemons

    Steak panzanella salad with roasted lemons

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Bavette with sharp, sweet roasted lemons and crisp, spiced pitta bread makes a hearty meal that will satisfy even salad-phobics

  • Easy strawberry ice cream

    Easy strawberry ice cream

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.10 ratings

    Children aged 3-6 can enjoy getting stuck in to making and eating this summery treat. Add your own toppings for extra fun

  • Easy gooseberry cobbler

    Easy gooseberry cobbler

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.7 ratings

    This low-fat and satisfying cobbler is the perfect way to end a roast lunch with friends in summer

  • Easy tomato pizzas

    Easy tomato pizzas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.25 ratings

    These colourful, flavour-packed pizzas are low-fat and delicious too

  • Easy falafels

    Easy healthy falafels

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.14 ratings

    Pair John Torode's easy falafels with soft flatbreads, well-spiced humous and crunchy pickles for a magnificent meze of a lunch, or a shareable starter

  • Vegan chocolate and avocado cake on cake stand

    Easy vegan chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.111 ratings

    This indulgent, fudgy vegan bake is topped with a rich frosting – you'd never guess that it's free from dairy, eggs, wheat and nuts

  • Quick & easy party nibbles

    Quick & easy party nibbles

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Ten stunning ideas for your Christmas drinks party, all suitable for vegetarians

  • Easy oven frittata

    Easy oven frittata

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.74 ratings

    Sure to become a firm family favourite, this dish is packed with peas, sweetcorn and peppers - it'll help you get your 5-a-day

  • Quiche Lorraine in 4 easy steps

    Quiche Lorraine in 4 easy steps

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.23 ratings

    Intimidated by quiche and all that pastry making? Try this beginners guide and you'll be surprised how simple it can be

  • Chickpea & roasted parsnip curry served on a plate with rice

    Chickpea & roasted parsnip curry

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.27 ratings

    Parsnips work so well in this wintry vegan curry, adding flavour and texture. Serve with naans to soak up the lovely sauce

  • Easy spiced salmon kedgeree

    Easy spiced salmon kedgeree

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.38 ratings

    Smoked salmon adds a new twist to this kedgeree - it's perfect for Saturday brunch

  • Really easy beefburgers

    Really easy beefburgers

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.12 ratings

    Perfect for getting the kids cooking, these burgers are fun to make, freeze well and are super tasty too

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