February is nearly coming to a close, and yet payday is still days away. To help tide you over until the end of the month, we’re sharing some scrumptious, budget-friendly recipes that can be whipped up in a pinch.

MONDAY: Mediterranean stuffed sweet potatoes with crispy chickpeas

Spice up your meat-free Monday with these stuffed sweet potatoes, beautifully flavoured with cumin, coriander, cinnamon and smoked paprika, with a light, refreshing zing of lemon.

TUESDAY: Steak, mushroom and blue cheese pancakes with balsamic glaze

Pancake Tuesday only comes around once a year, so you might as well make a meal out of it! Amp up your standard lemon and sugar creations by whipping up this savoury masterpiece instead.

WEDNESDAY: One-pot chicken and orzo

Embrace spring peas, which are coming into season, by cooking up this creamy and comforting one-pot dish. This recipe is also great for using up leftover chicken from Sunday’s roast.

THURSDAY: Salmon piccata

Looking for a high-protein, low-calorie dinner to sink your teeth into? We’ve got you covered with this sumptuous fish dish, which pairs perfectly with fluffy mash and fresh green veg.

FRIDAY: Ravioli lasagne

It’s the end of the work week (at last!), so why not celebrate by cooking up this comforting, hearty ravioli lasagne? A fun, creative twist on an Italian classic, which the whole family is bound to love.

SATURDAY: Baked egg and chips

Keep it simple and keep it quick this Saturday night – after all, you’ve got places to go and people to see! It doesn’t get easier than this six-ingredient, one-pan bake.

SUNDAY: Herby chicken traybake

Winner, winner, chicken dinner! Whether you’re bringing the whole family together or eating with friends, this easy-to-make traybake is guaranteed to satisfy a crowd, with minimal washing up required.

DESSERT: Waffle pudding

Soothe those sweet cravings with this low-effort recipe for chocolate-loaded waffle pudding. Just what we need to make use of those store-bought waffles that have been sitting in the back of the press for who knows how long…

Hungry for more? Make sure to check out our full collection of family-friendly meals, here.