Pumpkin soup

Pumpkin soup is a family favourite that is easy to make and kind to the budget. Using butternut pumpkin, nutmeg, chicken stock and a little sour cream at the end, you can have this soup on the table in an hour.

Parsley potatoes

If you are looking for a simple side dish is doesn’t get any simpler than this! Parsley has many health benefits and is full of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Marcella’s minestrone

The secret to this veggie-packed soup is in the parmesan rind which flavours the broth. Keep yours in the freezer when you come to the end of a chunk of parmesan and you'll always have it ready for when you're making soup. Serve this heart soup with crusty bread and extra cheese.

Zucchini slice

Simple, healthy and oh-so-easy, this zucchini slice recipe makes a quick dinner or healthy lunch box snack. It’s also great for using up whatever’s left in the fridge at the end of the week.

Fennel and thyme gratin

If you want to sell a dish like fennel to your family then you are going to need to add some crunchy crumbs and bake it so your family just can't resist. Here we show you how with this delicious fennel and thyme gratin.

Potato patties

This is a very mildly spiced dish, so all being well, your kids should enjoy it too. The currants add a lovely sweet contrast. And who doesnt love pappadums!

Pita pizza

Kids love to help make these yummy quick pizzas they are crispy and delicious you can add extra to them or make them to taste

Guacamole dip

Guacamole dip is a delicious Mexican snack made of avocado, lemon juice and chilli. This dip has a spicy tang and includes diced tomato and coriander to give it a little extra zing.

Pesto pasta pronto

Dinner doesn't get much easier or quicker than this pesto pasta. A great meat-free meal on it's own, you can also adapt it to your own tastes by adding chicken, bacon, asparagus or peas.

Maple roasted pumpkin

This pumpkin recipe is simple, sweet and so delicious. This recipe makes your pumpkin a deep orange with those lovely caramelised edges that make roasted pumpkin special. Serve it with your favourite roast or toss it into summer salads.

Caramelised onions

These caramelised onions are a perfect accompaniment to any BBQ meats or sausages and they are great on homestyle burgers. Make them and they will keep in the fridge for up to 3 weeks.