Vegetable tagine with apricot quinoa

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Vegetable tagine with apricot quinoa

4.882355

(17 ratings)

Niomi Smart's beautifully vibrant vegan recipe is a good source of iron and gives you all 5 of your 5-a-day! Make good use of seasonal vegetables and spices...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Turkey escalopes & giant couscous

3.6

(5 ratings)

Tick the healthy and budget-friendly boxes with our turkey escalopes and giant couscous. It's tasty, filling and packed with good-for-you ingredients...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Veggie yaki udon

4

(2 ratings)

Pack in the veg with our flavour-packed Japanese-inspired yaki udon. It takes just 25 minutes to make and is healthy and low in fat and calories to boot
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken & sweetcorn tacos

0

(0 ratings)

Serve up these healthy chicken and sweetcorn tacos for an easy midweek meal that's full of flavour. You'll also have leftovers to make chicken and sweetcorn wraps for lunch tomorrow...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pork souvlaki

5

(3 ratings)

Serve our speedy pork souvlaki skewers when you’re in need of a quick and easy midweek meal. Serve with flatbreads and yogurt and chilli sauces on the side...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chipotle chicken & slaw

4

(1 rating)

Enjoy our hot and spicy chicken drumsticks with homemade slaw on the side for a healthy and low calorie supper. Serve with steamed corn on the cob
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Ricotta, broccoli, & new potato frittata

0

(0 ratings)

Make this quick and healthy frittata with a bean salad in 30 minutes flat. Flavoured with broccoli and ricotta, you'll also have leftovers you can enjoy the next day...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pork & aubergine noodle stir-fry

0

(0 ratings)

Enjoy this quick and healthy pork and aubergine stir-fry on busy weeknights. This recipe for two also gives you leftovers to make pork & aubergine lettuce cups for lunch the next day
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spanish chicken stew

4.52381

(21 ratings)

A healthy, hearty stew to feed the family, that you can prepare in just 10 minutes. This rustic meal is best served with chunks of crusty bread or rice
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Charred cauliflower, lemon & caper orzo

0

(0 ratings)

Make this easy orzo and cauliflower dish in just 25 minutes. It serves one for a main meal, plus there's leftovers to enjoy for lunch the next day...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Tandoori trout

4.652175

(23 ratings)

Oily fish such as trout is a great source of vitamin D, so why not serve up this spicy fillet with a cooling chutney? A healthy main meal the whole family can enjoy
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

South American-style quinoa with fried eggs

0

(0 ratings)

Super-charge your lunch with protein-rich quinoa and combine it with black beans, avocado and fried egg in this nutritious veggie dish for two
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted aloo gobi

4.27451

(51 ratings)

This extra special vegan curry uses roasted cauliflower and potatoes to bring out their flavour. You can also serve as a side to meat curries
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Sardine pasta with crunchy parsley crumbs

4.30769

(13 ratings)

An affordable way to include oily fish in your diet. Canned sardines are a great source of omega 3 and add oomph to this simple, family pasta dish
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Moroccan chicken stew

4.636365

(22 ratings)

This hearty stew, full of vibrant veg and warming spices, is a Hemsley sister favourite. Serve with a side of cauliflower tabbouleh as a light accompaniment
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Chicken & chorizo jambalaya

4.78359

(1682 ratings)

A Cajun-inspired rice pot recipe with spicy Spanish sausage, sweet peppers and tomatoes
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Easy chicken korma

3.612905

(62 ratings)

A mild and healthy chicken korma curry that's still satisfying and full of flavour...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Summer vegetable curry

4.386665

(75 ratings)

Give your Friday night curry a healthy makeover with this low-fat, superhealthy, vegetarian dish
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Vegan shepherd's pie

4.375

(80 ratings)

A warming vegan supper with porcini mushrooms, leeks, carrots, butternut squash and plenty of herbs, topped with crispy potatoes - it's low calorie, low fat and perfect for when the nights draw in...
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Cardamom chicken with lime leaves

4.875

(16 ratings)

If you're a true curry lover, the layers of spice in this fragrant and tender chicken thigh curry will really hit the spot...
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Curried cod

4.536695

(218 ratings)

An easy-to-prepare midweek one-pot with cod fillet, chickpeas, ginger and spices - it's healthy, low calorie and packed with iron too!...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pesto-crusted cod with Puy lentils

4.363635

(11 ratings)

A light and healthy fish supper with homemade basil pesto, fresh tomatoes and a hint of chilli - ready in under half an hour
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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