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Keep your little ones happy and healthy with nutritious family dinners they can help to make. From hidden veg pasta to light curries, we’ve got plenty of feel-good ideas.

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  • Chicken, veg and rice bowl served with lemon wedges

    Chicken & veg bowl

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make this colourful chicken, brown rice and vegetable dish for the whole family. With avocado, edamame beans, sweetcorn and carrots, it's not only tasty, but healthy too

  • Pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce

    Pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.98 ratings

    Get your family to eat more veg with this superhealthy pasta sauce recipe which counts as 5 of your 5-a-day. The sauce is freezable too

  • A casserole dish and plate serving butternut squash & chickpea tagine

    Butternut squash & chickpea tagine

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.62 ratings

    Make this tasty vegetarian tagine that kids will love as much as grown-ups. It's a great way to serve four of their five-a-day and it's freezeable

  • Chicken schnitzel with coleslaw

    Chicken schnitzel with coleslaw

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.24 ratings

    Chicken breasts are tenderised, covered in breadcrumbs and fried until golden and crispy. A dinner that kids will love cooking and eating.

  • Orzo tomato soup with pesto in bowl

    Orzo & tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.56 ratings

    Make our simple, budget-friendly tomato, orzo and chickpea soup in just 30 minutes. This easy, vegetarian family meal is healthy and even low fat

  • Traffic light chicken shish kebabs served on skewers

    Traffic light chicken shish kebabs

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    These barbecued kebabs are big on flavour, but the spice is toned down, so they're great for kids. Offer some chilli sauce on the side for those who like heat, and serve with flatbread

  • Teriyaki salmon parcels

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.81 ratings

    These easy steamed fish parcels with Japanese seasoning are an ideal way to get kids in the kitchen

  • Fish pie with pea & dill mash served in a casserole dish with broccoli

    Fish pie with pea & dill mash

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.12 ratings

    Make this fish pie as a healthy midweek main. The peas, dill and lemon in the mash add plenty of flavour and contribute to your 5-a-day

  • Fish fingers & mushy peas

    Fish fingers & mushy peas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.15 ratings

    There's no need to resort to shop-bought when making your own is so easy – use sustainable pollock and add mint and lemon to your peas

  • Cheesy fish grills

    Cheesy fish grills

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.13 ratings

    This super-quick fish dish is tempting, tasty and a great way to give the kids a nutrient-packed meal without them even realising it

  • Sausage & white bean casserole served in a roasting dish

    Sausage & white bean casserole

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.78 ratings

    Make this easy chipolata, bean and roasted veg one-pan dish for a healthy, flavour-packed meal that the whole family will love. It offers four of your five-a-day

  • A serving dish with salmon pesto traybake and baby roast potatoes

    Salmon pesto traybake with baby roast potatoes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.36 ratings

    Keep little kids happy at the family dinner table with this colourful salmon traybake that's delicious and healthy, with a good dose of omega-3 from the fish

  • Plate of chicken korma with basmati rice

    Chicken korma

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.273 ratings

    Want a curry without too many calories? Use fat-free Greek yogurt instead of cream for a healthy korma that will give your local takeaway a run for its money

  • Two plates serving chilli with tacos, avocado and cheese

    Slow cooker chilli

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.22 ratings

    Batch-cook this chilli and freeze for healthy dinners when you're pushed for time. It'll soon become a family favourite with hidden vegetables to nourish fussy eaters

  • Lemon & yogurt chicken served on a flatbread

    Lemon & yogurt chicken flatbreads

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.22 ratings

    Make these family-friendly chicken wraps with lemon, garlic and cinnamon marinade on a barbecue if the sun is shining. Serve in flatbreads with yoghurt

  • Creamy veggie risotto

    Creamy veggie risotto

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.21 ratings

    Disguise vegetables and make this healthy veggie risotto for kids

  • Chicken, sweet potato & pea curry served in a bowl

    Chicken, sweet potato & pea curry

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.18 ratings

    Serve this family-friendly chicken curry with rice or roti. It's tasty and healthy, containing four of your 5-a-day. Add extra korma paste for added spice

  • Turkey burgers

    Easy turkey burgers

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.60 ratings

    These easy, healthy turkey burgers are perfect for feeding the whole family, kids included. Our tasty burgers are great for summer entertaining

  • Special fried rice with prawns & chorizo

    Special fried rice with prawns & chorizo

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.52 ratings

    A fusion dish that merges Spanish paella with Asian egg fried rice - a great way to get kids to eat vegetables

  • Chicken curry wth rice and peas in bowls, with chopsticks alongside

    Chinese chicken curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.355 ratings

    Cook an easy, healthy curry with just 15 minutes preparation. Serve this replica of your favourite takeaway dish with fluffy rice for a wholesome family meal

  • Tortillas topped with chicken skewers and tzatziki on a blue table

    Chicken skewers with tzatziki

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    Kids will love these chicken skewers hot off the griddle for a quick supper, or pack them in wraps with green salad and tzatziki to take on a picnic

  • Pineapple fried rice served in a large dish

    Pineapple fried rice

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.26 ratings

    Add chunks of fresh pineapple to fried rice to transform it into something special. Serve on its own for a family dinner, or as part of a Chinese banquet

  • Singapore noodles served in a wok

    Easy Singapore noodles

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.65 ratings

    Cater for the whole family with our Singapore noodles. They're healthy and vegan, making an ideal accompaniment to a Chinese meal or just on their own

  • Squash & pesto pasta served in a bowl

    Squash & pesto pasta

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make a homemade pesto with parsley, basil and cashew nuts to stir through this comforting pasta. It makes for an easy, healthy family meal

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