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Potato and Asparagus Bake

Potato and Asparagus Bake

Potato and Asparagus Bake

Whip up a quick and tasty side dish to serve for dinner.

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Baked Parmesan Chicken

Baked Chicken Breasts with Parmesan

Baked Parmesan Chicken

Check out our Easy Baked Chicken with Parmesan and Paprika.

Cauliflower and Broccoli Casserole

Cauliflower and Broccoli Casserole with Ham

Cauliflower and Broccoli Casserole

Enjoy this Cauliflower and Broccoli Casserole with Ham in a healthier cauliflower ‘cream sauce.’

Healthy Shepherd’s Pie

Healthy shepherd's pie ready to be eaten

Healthy Shepherd’s Pie

This healthy version is worth making from scratch.

Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn

Take advantage of the summer’s fresh sweet corn, and try Mexican Street Corn.

Budget Broccoli Bruschetta

budget broccoli bruschetta

Budget Broccoli Bruschetta

Move beyond traditional toast condiments and try our Budget Broccoli Bruschetta.

Fruit Mince Tarts

Fruit Mince Tarts

Fruit Mince Tarts

Both festive and tasty, you’ll have trouble stopping at just one of our Fruit Mince ...

Christmas leftovers: tasty tips for excess food

Leftover Christmas food used to make crispy turkey nuggets

Christmas leftovers: tasty tips for excess food

See what you can rustle up with the traditional Christmas leftovers.

Pickled Eggs

Pickled Eggs

Pickled Eggs

These Pickled Eggs make a cheap, healthy and tasty snack.

Cakes & Baking

Jam Roly Poly

Did you know that, in days past, Jam Roly Poly was steamed and served in an old shirt sleeve? Our version is a lot less ‘traditional’, but still super tasty. Ingredients 1 cup of butter, plus 2 extra tablespoons ...

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Chewy Oatmeal Slice

This is truly a delicious and healthy snack. Made with oatmeal, this slice is wonderful and chewy!

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Apple and Cinnamon Bread

Delicious paired with a cup of tea, this Apple and Cinnamon Bread freezes well.

A loaf for sharing

Chicken

Low-fat Chicken Meatloaf

This Low-fat Chicken Meatloaf is light enough to have for lunch.

A twist on a classic meatloaf

Basil and Thai chicken

A tasty Thai dish that is a healthy choice for dinner.

Simple stir fry

White Chicken Chilli

A simple, yet delicious meal that you can put together in under an hour. With most items already in your pantry, what’s not to love?

Simple chilli

Desserts

Bread and Butter Cake

This Bread and Butter Cake uses brioche and dried fruit, creating a soft, moist pudding.

Bread pudding revised

No-Bake Apricot and Coconut Slice

Our No-bake Apricot and Coconut Slice is a perfect hot weather treat that lets your fridge do all the work.

Coconut ice slice

Chocolate Raspberry Pavlova

This Chocolate and Raspberry Pavlova is a new twist on an old favourite.

Learn the secret to a perfect meringue

Party Food

Mexican Quesadillas

This colourful Mexican Quesadilla recipe will prove irresistible to anyone.

Mexican Quesadillas

Budget Broccoli Bruschetta

Move beyond traditional toast condiments and try our Budget Broccoli Bruschetta.

Grown-up toast

Simple Sausage Rolls

Who doesn't love a good sausage roll?

Simply delicious

Salads

Asian Chicken Salad

Our Asian Chicken Salad is an easy meal to prepare in advance.

Asian Salad

Sliced Beef and Spinach Salad

With just a few ingredients, our Sliced Beef and Spinach Salad is satisfying and healthy.

Healthy and satisfying

Cheap Chargrilled Vegetable Salad

Looking for a light dinner that steers clear of the oven?

Middle Eastern salad

Pastas

Bacon and Spinach Macaroni Salad

We all love a warm pasta dish in winter.

Grown-ups’ macaroni

White Bean and Spinach Gnocchi

Today’s Gnocchi with White Beans and Spinach is a delicious, meat-free meal.

Healthy pasta

Chicken Penne Pasta

Our Chicken Penne Pasta is a great alternative to tempting take-away options.

Make it tonight

Healthy Recipes

Simple Broad Bean and Mint Salad

This Broad Bean and Mint Salad is fast and fresh.

Spring beans

Lean and Healthy Hamburgers

A summer BBQ favourite, hamburgers often cop a bad rap in health circles. But not today’s tasty burgers – they’re low in salt, lean and healthier than their fatty, fast-food cousins Ingredients (serves two) Patties 150 grams lean ...

Lean and Healthy

White Bean and Spinach Gnocchi

Today’s Gnocchi with White Beans and Spinach is a delicious, meat-free meal.

Healthy pasta

Dinner

Roasted Vegetable Rice

Why not give the potato a rest for a while and try this rice dish for a change?

A real wild child

Baked Chipolatas with Vegetables

Simple and inexpensive ingredients make for an easy fix to your weeknight dinnertime.

Easy dinner fix

Potato and Asparagus Bake

Whip up a quick and tasty side dish to serve for dinner.

Perfect potato bake

Soups

Lamb Shank and Vegetable Soup

Handed down through the generations and capable of conjuring up many happy memories.

Drew's Lamb Shank and Vegetable Soup

Italian Ribollita Soup

Our Italian Ribollita Soup is creamy, delicious and healthy.

Hearty soup

Creamy Vegetable Soup

The end of winter is the best time to dine on our Creamy Vegetable Soup.

Seasonal soup

Vegetarian

Sweet Potato Rosti

A great recipe taken from the book, Deliciously Ella with Friends.

Savoury brunch

Cheesy Herb Tarts

For a tasty, easy-to-prepare pastry that’s ideal for a quick dinner, or made into smaller portions and served cold for lunch, you can’t ignore our Cheesy Herb Tarts. Ingredients 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 large sheet of shortcrust pastry 1 tablespoon olive ...

Try a savoury tart

Budget-Friendly No-Fuss Falafel

These Budget-Friendly No-Fuss Falafel are soft, full of flavour and very tasty.

Tasty and vegetarian

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

Savoury Veggie Pancakes

Breakfast doesn’t have to be boring. These zucchini pancakes are healthy and delicious.

Beat breakfast boredom

Sweet Potato and Bacon Slice

Try our savoury Sweet Potato and Bacon Slice for a low-cost snack or breakfast treat.

Get baking today

Spicy Cheese Scones

Enjoy these Spicy Cheese Scones with your eggs at breakfast.

Perfect brekkie

Fish

Simple Steamed Fish Parcels

You will love the delicate Asian flavour of our Simple Steamed Fish Parcels.

A complete package

Stuffed Tuna Pita Pockets

Simple and tasty, our Stuffed Tuna Pita Pockets are a great lunchtime snack.

Tuna Pockets

Baked Fish Dinner

Having a simple, baked fish for dinner over the festive period is a welcome change.

A lighter option

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

Beef and Broccoli Bowl

This one-pot dish is low in fat, high in taste and healthy

Try this dish for lunch or dinner

Succulent Steak Florentine

A succulent and delicious steak dish just for two.

Steak Florentine

Leon’s Budget BBQ Steaks

Leon shares his special BBQ meat rub and magic post-marinade recipe.

Budget BBQ steaks

Seafood

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

Creamy Salmon Penne

This Creamy Salmon Penne should only be eaten as a treat now and again.

A savoury treat

Lamb

Spiced Coconut Lamb Curry

A rich and hearty, spiced lamb stew that freezes well.

Fragrant and mild

Lamb Cutlets with Horseradish Rosti

These Lamb Cutlets with Horseradish Rosti are perfect for a special meal.

Perfect cutlets

Middle Eastern Lamb Stew

A tried and tested delicious recipe with Middle Eastern origins.

Exotic flavours

Pork

Sweet and Sour Pork Skewers

Take advantage of the summer barbecue season with our Sweet and Sour Pork Skewers.

Asian barbecue

Pork Chops and Gravy

Today’s Pork Chops and Gravy take pork to another level.

Pig out

Heart Smart Curried Pork Tenderloin

Need some pork on your fork? Then you’ll love today’s Curried Pork Tenderloin.

Heart Healthy

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