2023 is here at last and it’s just about time to head back to reality. To help you get into the swing of things after the Christmas break, we’re sharing some quick, easy-to-make recipes that can be whipped up in a pinch.

MONDAY: Sweet potato, lentil and kale pasties

Add a hearty helping of nutrients to your meat-free Monday with this wholesome dish. To cut down on time, use pre-prepared shortcrust pastry from the chilled aisle in the supermarket.

TUESDAY: Bacon and Brie frittata

This fuss-free recipe is a great way of using up leftover cheese from the festive season. We’ve used a creamy Brie in this recipe, but you can use whatever cheese you have in your fridge!

WEDNESDAY: Roasted squash and chickpea wraps

If you’re looking for a delicious, low-fat recipe the whole family will love, then this is the perfect recipe for you! If you’re a spice queen, feel free to add a splash of sriracha for some added heat.

THURSDAY: Spiced chicken pilaf

Mostly made up from store-cupboard ingredients and pantry staple spices, this hearty chicken dish is a midweek saviour!

FRIDAY: Chorizo Bolognese

It’s Friday night and you’ve made it through the first work-week of January – treat yourself by whipping up this mouth-watering chorizo Bolognese. After all, there’s nothing more comforting than a big, hearty bowl of pasta!

SATURDAY: Quick yellow fish curry with rice noodles

If your weekend is looking pretty jam-packed, save yourself time in the kitchen by cooking up this super quick and easy fish dish, loaded with fresh green veggies.

SWEET TREAT: Peanut butter blondies

This nutty, chocolatey, rich and gooey bake will cure any sweet tooth craving and pairs beautifully with a hot cup of coffee. Not to mention, it’s super freezer-friendly and great for batch baking!

SUNDAY: Jalapeño popper chicken fillets

If you’re looking for an impressive, fuss-free dish to gather the whole family together this Sunday, then look no further than these sumptuous chicken fillets, stuffed with a spiced cheesy filling and wrapped in crispy streaky bacon – divine!

DESSERT: Strawberry cheesecake pastry swirls

This five-ingredient fix is a fantastic way to use up that forgotten roll of puff pastry that’s been sitting in the back of the freezer for far too long!

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