Recipes

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Greek Lentil Soup

Greek Lentil Soup

Greek Lentil Soup

Try this Greek lentil soup now that the weather has turned cooler.

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One-tray Chicken Thighs

One-tray Chicken Thighs

One-tray Chicken Thighs

So quick and easy – you just throw everything into a roasting tray and there ...

Chocolate Porridge

Chocolate Porridge

Chocolate Porridge

Who knew you could combine chocolate with porridge and that it could be so healthy!

Turkish-Bread Pizza for Two

Turkish-Bread Pizza for Two

Turkish-Bread Pizza for Two

Picking up the phone and ringing for home delivered pizza is easy, but if you ...

How to … cook a perfect boiled egg

How to … cook a perfect boiled egg

How to … cook a perfect boiled egg

We’ve hit the books to find out how to cook the perfect boiled egg. ...

The Versatile Meatball

The Versatile Meatball

The Versatile Meatball

There are so many things that can be done with a ball or patty of ...

15-minute Spicy Indian Salad

15-minute Spicy Indian Salad

15-minute Spicy Indian Salad

A delicious Indian-inspired chopped salad full of textures, flavours and aromas.

Tangy Tomato and Apple Chutney

Tangy Tomato and Apple Chutney

Tangy Tomato and Apple Chutney

This tangy chutney makes a great accompaniment to almost anything.

Fish and Veggie Soup

Fish and Veggie Soup

Fish and Veggie Soup

In Turkey, this soup is only ever eaten in the evenings.

Cakes & Baking

Chocolate Salami – Simple but Fancy

Chocolate salami is a no-cook, easy treat which is fun to make and serve.

Big taste smallgoods

Lemon Yoghurt Cake

Why not whip up this lovely moist Lemon Yoghurt Cake for an afternoon treat?

Lemon Cake

Lyn’s Peanut Biscuits

This old-fashioned biscuit is perfect for afternoon tea.

Sweet treat

Chicken

Chicken and Sweet Potato Bake

Treat yourself with a healthy and filling Chicken and Sweet Potato Bake

Get the recipe

One-tray Chicken Thighs

So quick and easy – you just throw everything into a roasting tray and there you go.

Dinner for one

Spicy Lemon Ginger Chicken

This Spicy Lemon Ginger Chicken makes a tasty meal or finger food.

Zingy chicken

Desserts

Chocolate Salami – Simple but Fancy

Chocolate salami is a no-cook, easy treat which is fun to make and serve.

Big taste smallgoods

CWA No-Bake Weet-Bix Slice

This No-Bake Weet-Bix Slice is easy on the budget and a sure-fire favourite.

Budget favourites

Grape, Ginger and Yoghurt Brulee

You’ll love the tang of the ginger in this simple Stephanie Alexander dessert.

Simple Brulee

Party Food

Affordable picnic treats

Keeping the cost down is a driving factor when choosing to vacation near home. Rustling up a luxury picnic is one way of making your travels special.

Cheap and cheerful

Sweet Potato Arancini Balls

An excellent summer meal to make when you’re busy or need a quick dinner.

Quick and tasty

Cheesecake Brownies

Because sometimes you just need that extra special treat.

Melt in your mouth

Salads

Tuna Pasta Salad

Wondering what to take to a family lunch? Pasta salad always goes down a treat!

An old family favourite

Chopped Summer Salad for Two

This easy summery chopped salad is a delicious way to get your daily dose of veggies.

Summer salad for two

15-minute Spicy Indian Salad

A delicious Indian-inspired chopped salad full of textures, flavours and aromas.

Light ‘n’ healthy

Pastas

Tuna Pasta Salad

Wondering what to take to a family lunch? Pasta salad always goes down a treat!

An old family favourite

Hearty Tuna Casserole

Our Hearty Tuna Casserole is a great meal to tuck into during the colder months.

Tuna Casserole

Easy Pasta with Homemade Sauce

This low-cost pasta with a simple Italian tomato sauce is as simple as 1, 2, 3!

Best basic pasta

Healthy Recipes

Tasty No-Bake Vegetarian Lasagne

This stovetop-inspired lasagne will be your new go-to recipe!

Quick and healthy

Budget Berry Smoothie

Our Budget Berry Smoothie can be enjoyed at any time of day.

Delicious smoothie

Ten-minute couscous

Dr Penny Small shares with us a healthy alternative to fried rice

Find out more

Dinner

Fish and feta with rice

This Good Friday, why not try our delicious Greek fish dish?

A taste of Greece

Simple, No-mess Sausages

Nothing beats sausages and mash – except cooking it without the mess

Best bangers and mash

Lamb Pasta Bake

This is a simple and healthy recipe that’s inspired by a traditional Greek dish.

Quick meals

Soups

Greek Lentil Soup

Try this Greek lentil soup now that the weather has turned cooler.

Make a hearty soup

Fish and Veggie Soup

In Turkey, this soup is only ever eaten in the evenings.

‘Well-behaved’ soup

Lamb Shank and Vegetable Soup

This full-flavoured winter soup is perfect for cold winter nights.

Soul food

Vegetarian

Vegetable Crumble

This warming vegetarian crumble makes for a cosy dinner.

Cook it tonight

Veggie Shepherd’s Pie

Our Veggie Shepherd’s Pie helps you to save money without compromising taste.

Healthy pie

Vegetarian Chickpea Curry

Oh-so satisfying, this chickpea curry is the quickest curry you’ll ever make.

Oh-so satisfying

Drinks

Refreshing Lemon Summer Cooler

Enjoy a refreshing and electrolyte-boosting summer drink.

Summer pick-me-up

Five cracking Christmas cocktails

Why not greet your guests with one of these delicious cocktails?

Festive cheer

Tipsy Festive Eggnog

You can, of course, buy shop-bought eggnog but where's the fun in that?

Make your Christmas very merry

Breakfast

Tattie Scones

No Scottish breakfast would be complete without the addition of Tattie scones.

Find out how to make them

Chocolate Porridge

Who knew you could combine chocolate with porridge and that it could be so healthy!

Chocolate delight

Scrambled Eggs with a twist

Whip up these quick Indian-inspired scrambled eggs for a healthy and delicious meal for one.

Brekky for one

Fish

Fish and feta with rice

This Good Friday, why not try our delicious Greek fish dish?

A taste of Greece

Hearty Tuna Casserole

Our Hearty Tuna Casserole is a great meal to tuck into during the colder months.

Tuna Casserole

Asian-Style Grilled Fish

Here’s a recipe for Asian-inspired fish that takes almost no time in the oven.

Gone fishing

Slow Cooker

Saucy Slow-Cooked Beef

Well worth the wait, our Saucy Slow-Cooked Beef will melt in your mouth.

Full of flavour

Irish Beef Stew

Slow cooked and rich in flavour - nothing beats a tasty Irish stew on a cool winter day. Serve with a glass of full bodied red wine and enjoy. Ingredients 1150g Shin beef trimmed and cut in 1 inch cubes (can be substituted ...

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Slow-cooked Chilli

This chilli recipe may take a while to make, but the taste will be difficult to beat

Slow-cooked chilli that’s worth the wait

Beef

Crispy Corned Beef Fritters

Our Corned Beef Fritters make a delicious dinner.

Corned Beef Fritters

Rustic Meatballs with Creamy Mash

Our Rustic Meatball and Creamy Mash is sure to please all.

Meatballs with mash

Beef and Butternut Pumpkin Tagine

YOURLifeChoices subscriber Barry was lucky enough to receive a tagine for Christmas. He has since perfected a few recipes but Beef and Butternut Pumpkin Tagine is his favourite. Ingredients 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon crushed red ...

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Seafood

Fish and Chips

Our fresh, oven baked fish'n'chips are low fat and tasty, so why not treat yourself?

Low fat, high in taste!

Whole Roasted Trout

For many, Friday night is fish’n’chips night. Why not make it healthier with our Roast Trout?

Fish’n’chips tonight

French-Style Chilli Mussels

Treat yourself this weekend with our quick and delicious French-Style Chilli Mussels.

French for dinner

Lamb

Lamb Pasta Bake

This is a simple and healthy recipe that’s inspired by a traditional Greek dish.

Quick meals

One-pot Braised Lamb Shanks

Lamb shanks are a great cut of meat for one-pot slow cooking

Tasty braised lamb shanks

Nana’s lamb casserole

Kaye shares her mum’s famous lamb casserole recipe.

Family favourite

Pork

Baked Garlic Pork Rissoles

These mince cakes have a great elastic texture and zingy garlic flavour.

Rissoles of the East

One-Pan Pork and Vegetables

Super tasty pork dish has the added bonus of keeping your kitchen clean.

Making life easy

Barbecued Sticky Spare Ribs

Delicious slow-cooked ribs never fail to attract a crowd.

Finger-licking good

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