Equipment and preparation: For this recipe you will need a hand-held blender or a food processor. 

This is a no-fuss barbecue chicken recipe - simply marinade the chicken overnight and throw it on the BBQ.

Goats’ cheese salad

This meaty Bolognese hides lots of lovely vegetables, making it a healthy recipe for all the family.

Each serving provides 225kcal, 12g protein, 2g carbohydrate (of which 2g sugars), 18g fat (of which 9g saturates), 0.8g fibre and 0.6g salt.

This delicious salad is made from mozzarella pearls – tiny balls of mozzarella that work well in a salad with small tomatoes and basil.

Spinach, feta and pine nut salad

Spaghetti Bolognese with hidden veggies

Cherry tomato and mozzarella salad


Spatchcocking (flattening) chicken is a handy way of cooking it much quicker than normal. Although you should give this marinade a night in the fridge to really penetrate the meat.

Sardine and kale spaghetti


Whisky and chilli tiger prawns

This dish makes a great Friday night supper. Everywhere you go along the coastline of Italy it will be offered to you in some form or another, perhaps with cozze e vongole (mussels and clams), patelle (limpets) and moscardini (baby octopus), scallops, squid, and/or a combination of all of them.

Courgetti spaghetti with tomato and butter bean pesto

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This meal provides 378 kcal, 10g protein, 14g carbohydrate (of which 5g sugars), 31g fat (of which 6g saturates), 11g fibre and 0.9g salt per portion.

Sticky barbecue chicken wings and drumsticks

Each serving provides 440kcal, 25g protein, 57g carbohydrate (of which 4g sugars), 10.5g fat (of which 2.5 g saturates), 7g fibre and 0.7g salt.


Green Gourmet

Green Gourmet

Spatchcock chicken with celeriac remoulade

Mary Berry adds just enough spice to her fishcakes to make sure the delicate flavour of the crabmeat shines through. Serve them with a simple tomato salsa for a tasty supper.

Crab and cod fishcakes with tomato salsa

Linguine with prawns and mussels

This super-quick, no-cook, no-fuss vegan dish is a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional spaghetti pesto.

A simple and adaptable recipe to make salad a satisfying main meal. The key is getting the right balance of flavours and texture. Choose a mixture of salad leaves and swap the cheese for the protein of your choice.

Equipment and preparation: You will need a barbecue with a lid for this recipe.

Chicken wings spiced up with sweet paprika, chilli and garlic served alongside savoury braised peas.

This salad is great with lamb, or just on its own. The vinegar cuts through the saltiness of the cheese, and the spinach and pine nuts are just a fantastic flavour combination.
With a GI of 45 this meal is high protein, low GI and provides 437 kcal per portion.

Each serving contains 637kcal, 19g protein, 23g carbohydrate (of which 5.5g sugars), 51g fat (of which 13g saturates), 4g fibre and 1.8g salt.

Deep-fried chicken wings al ajillo with braised peas and serrano ham with eggs


This is best served as a starter. Sucking the sweet sauce off the juicy crustaceans is an experience to be savoured, never hurried. Shelled and unshelled prawns are both fine to use. Serve with a green salad and hunks of crusty bread.


Not only is this recipe quick and delicious, but it's packed with minerals, vitamins and omega 3 oils. Enjoy! This is designed to be a low cost recipe.