Tex mex burgers

This tasty vegetarian patty made of borlotti beans has wonderful Tex-Mex flavours through it and makes a lovely change to a meat patty on a burger bun with fresh salad.

Glazed meatloaf

This delicious meatloaf is a perfect family staple as you can make it and serve it later or prepare it and bake it when you are ready. There are some hidden veggies in there along with a delicious glaze that will have them coming back for more.

Kiwi pops

These Kiwi pops are naughty and nice. They are healthy slices of tangy kiwi fruit dipped in dark chocolate for a bite-sized treat.

Boiled eggs

Boiled eggs are nutritious, delicious and an economical way to get some quick protein at breakfast. People often joke about not even being able to boil an egg but it's easy if you follow a few simple rules. Use the best eggs you can get. Organic or free range and fresh!

Barbecue glazed meatloaf

This glazed meatloaf is tasty, easy and cheap. It’s coated with a thick homemade barbecue sauce and I guarantee it won’t last long on any dinner table. Which is a shame, because a slice of cold meatloaf on nice crusty bread is a pretty perfect lunch.

Apricot chicken

I was surprised how the flour gave the chicken a lovely puffy coating when it came out of the oven. I used a bottle of apricot nectar which was more economical than tinned

Yorkshire puddings

Here's how to make deliciously light, golden and crispy Yorkshire puddings to go with roast beef. They only take 15 minutes to cook and can be served cold the next day with a drizzle of golden syrup for a naughty but nice dessert!

Hash browns

Hash browns are so simple to make, it's a wonder we don't all make them more often! Biting through the crunchy exterior to reveal the soft cooked potato on the inside is one of life's little pleasures.

Hand-wrapped little sushi

These little sushi rolls are perfect for toddler hands. It may seem easier to buy your sushi but it really is not difficult. It's also very healthy and the kids love making a mess (helping) rolling the nori. Go on, give it a try.

Simple sausage rolls

Sausage rolls are a popular snack for kids and adults alike. These sausage rolls are particularly simple using ready-rolled frozen puff pastry and sausage mince you can buy from the butcher.

Potato-free Tuna Patties

These delicious tuna patties are packed full of healthy vegetables and use rice cakes to hold the mixture together making them light and crispy. Your kids will love them and have no idea how healthy they really are.

Tuna salad

Try this simple recipe for tuna salad along with a delicious dressing made from yoghurt and wholegrain mustard. This would make a great side dish or filling for sandwiches.

Zucchini bread

If you have plenty of zucchini or looking for an alternative to banana bread this is for you it is sweet and soft with the added spice the whole family will love it with a spread of butter or a slice straight into the lunch box

Stuffed potatoes

Stuffed potatoes are great to have as an accompaniment at dinner or on their own as a light meal. Simply scoop out the flesh of a cooked potato, stuff with any filling you like, and bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes. Potato heaven!

Greek salad

Greek salad is a traditional dish that is packed full of fresh flavours. Ripe tomatoes are complimented with salty feta cheese and tangy olives.

Coconut flour pancakes

These coconut flour pancakes are for those that want to go wheat free. They are perfect served with maple syrup or raw honey and blueberries.You can also make them dairy-free by using coconut milk.

Burger deluxe

As good as your favourite burger from your local burger joint these homemade burgers are so good the kids are sure to devour them!