Lunch/Dinner

These recipes are designed to be quick and not full of an armful of ingredients. Many of us want to cook from scratch, but being realistic with our time during the week and choosing recipes that aren't too difficult, will keep the ready meals away! Save the recipes needing extra time for a day you actually want to enjoy cooking, with a glass of wine as a companion.

Spanish Pork

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This is such an easy one to do - the flavours are sweet and warming and can be made for dinner whenever you find you have the time during the day. I personally prepare this whilst I'm packing the…

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Summer Bowl Courgetti

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The perfect summery mid week meal, that is light and tasty, so no elasticated waistbands needed here. With the essence of summer, with plump tomatoes and the sweetness of the different herbs, this would be a welcome meal on…

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Lamb and Barley Supper

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Warming, hearty and easily made up as a leftovers for your lunch. If you're not feeding a family of four, serve it for whoever and then divide the remainder between coffee mugs. Food bags over the top and then…

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Chicken, Almond and Kale Curry

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This is a happy mind curry with the addition of leafy green kale, almonds and chicken. With chicken and almonds high in tyrosine, you could expect a boost in dopamine and a happy head, especially if served with wholegrain…

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Supergreen Salmon

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This is as fresh, nutritious and filling as it gets! Bright green quinoa really looks the business next to the bright pink salmon - over 25g of protein in this dish and full of Omega-3. When I see…

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Griddled Chicken with Papaya Salsa

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This chicken recipe brings the humble chicken breast alive! I love chicken but sometimes it really can be a little bland and a little dry. This salsa gets better by the hour so I try to chop this…

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Pesto Pasta

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This must be the quickest pasta dish going and its makes a change if you a little tired of the usual "tomato sauce pasta". It can be eaten hot, or cold for lunch and the flavours changed to suit…

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Shredded Beef

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This recipe is for those wanting something easy that everyone will love and is low in fat! It cooks in the slow cooker or low oven for a long time and can be left until you're ready to serve. …

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Smokey Chicken Pot with Almond Crunch

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Hello Final Day! Chicken Breast Challenge Friday and this one would go well with either a small glass of crisp white wine, or equally well with an ice cold beer to welcome the weekend. Smokey, spicy, sweet and…

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Hoisin Beef Stir Fry

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You could have course use a shop brought sauce for this but we implore you to try this one! If made ahead, it will keep for up to a week in the fridge, so make a big batch and…

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