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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.

Asian prawn & quinoa salad

4.3

(10 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...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Easy white bread

4.767775

(211 ratings)

A great recipe for an electric breadmaker - or do it the traditional way
  • 2 hours and 50 mins
  • Easy

Easy cheesy frittata

4.5

(12 ratings)

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

Easy peasy lentil curry

4.23457

(81 ratings)

Cooking with virtue; fast, cheap and healthy vegetarian lentil curry, that's also low in fat and freezable
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Easy green vegetable soup

4.166665

(6 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...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken stir-fry in 4 easy steps

4.02857

(35 ratings)

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

Easy veggie biryani

4.2093

(43 ratings)

This tasty Indian-inspired dish is faster than a takeaway
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Easy strawberry ice cream

4.333335

(6 ratings)

Children aged 3-6 can enjoy getting stuck in to making and eating this summery treat. Add your own toppings for extra fun
  • 6 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Easy gooseberry cobbler

4

(7 ratings)

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

Easy tomato pizzas

4.59091

(22 ratings)

These colourful, flavour-packed pizzas are low-fat and delicious too
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy falafels

4.4

(5 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...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Easy vegan chocolate cake

4.30769

(52 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...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Quick & easy party nibbles

4.8

(5 ratings)

Ten stunning ideas for your Christmas drinks party, all suitable for vegetarians
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy oven frittata

3.75

(64 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
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Quiche Lorraine in 4 easy steps

4.764705

(17 ratings)

Intimidated by quiche and all that pastry making? Try this beginners guide and you'll be surprised how simple it can be
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Chickpea & roasted parsnip curry

4.4

(5 ratings)

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

Really easy beefburgers

4.333335

(9 ratings)

Perfect for getting the kids cooking, these burgers are fun to make, freeze well and are super tasty too
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Easy noodles

3.636365

(11 ratings)

This simple version of a Malaysian classic is microwaved in a single bowl - an easy supper for 4
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

One-pot chicken chasseur

4.773685

(380 ratings)

This French bistro classic is easy to make at home and fabulous with creamy mash or crusty bread
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

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