The weather outside is frightful, and all we want to do is hibernate inside with some hearty and wholesome, fuss-free meals. To help inspire next week’s menu we’re sharing some of our favourite, budget-friendly recipes that are perfect for whipping up in a pinch.

MONDAY: Quick pea and courgette pesto pasta

Pea courgette pesto pasta
Low in calories, saturated fat and sugar, this veggie-friendly dinner is just what we need to kick-start the week.

TUESDAY: Sweet potato tikka masala

Sweet potato tikka masala
Cosy up with this comforting dish, which is packed full of tasty nutrients and flavourful vegetables. Not to mention, this meat-free curry is also a great high-fibre meal!

WEDNESDAY: Fish goujons

Fish Goujons
Midweek fakeaways are starting to taste a whole lot better, thanks to this scrumptious fish dish, which takes just 20 minutes to make!

THURSDAY: Tomato mac ‘n’ cheese bake

Tomato mac n cheese bake
It’s time to jazz up your standard mac and cheese recipe with this flavour-packed rendition which uses tinned tomatoes, fresh spinach and smoked pancetta.

FRIDAY: Teriyaki tofu stir-fry

Tofu stir-fry Easy Food
Skip the takeaway this Friday night, and instead treat yourself to this simple, yet satisfying, tofu stir-fry, which is coated in a sumptuous and sticky teriyaki sauce, loaded with crunchy veggies, like baby corn and mangetout, and topped with toasted sesame seeds – delish!

SATURDAY: Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes
If you’re in a real rush to get dinner on the table, then this is the recipe for you, taking less than 20 minutes to put together from start to finish!

SUNDAY: Pork and squash traybake

Pork and squash traybake

Take the stress out of the Sunday roast with this crowd-pleasing one-pan dish. We adore the maple marinade which coats the root veggies and chops – flavoured with fresh thyme sprigs, lemon zest, smoked paprika, garlic and mustard, it’s simply divine!

DESSERT: Chocolate orange brioche pudding

Chocolate Orange Brioche Pudding
A festive twist on your classic bread and butter pudding, this chocolate orange variety is the ultimate indulgence.

SWEET TREAT: Banoffee pots

Trying to use up those ripe bananas taking up space on your kitchen counter? In the mood for a sweet and salty late-night treat? This super quick recipe is just what you need.

Hungry for more? Check out our full collection of 30-minute meals, here.