With payday still weeks away, planning a cheap and cheerful weekly menu can be a real challenge. Take the stress out of the kitchen next week by whipping up these fuss-free, budget-friendly recipes…

MONDAY: Crispy baked eggs with onions and cheese

Keep it simple and keep it quick on meat-free Monday with a scrumptious veggie-friendly dish, which makes the most of those store-cupboard staple ingredients.

TUESDAY: Sesame miso chicken thighs

Nothing beats the Tuesday blues quite like this oh-so comforting chicken thigh casserole – which also happens to be low in calories and saturated fat!

WEDNESDAY: One-pan garlic prawns with potatoes and asparagus

If you’re looking for a light and refreshing midweek meal to try your hand at, you really can’t go wrong with this super simple prawn traybake.

THURSDAY: One-pot Indian-spiced quinoa

A one-pot wonder you need in your recipe repertoire, this Indian-spiced quinoa is filled with flavour, thanks to the garlic, green chillies, ginger, garam masala, lemon juice and coriander.

FRIDAY: Chicken club wraps

Winner, winner, chicken dinner! Celebrate the end of another work week by whipping up these tasty chicken club wraps. Feel free to add your favourite toppings – whether it’s extra guac, diced gherkins, sweet chilli mayo or grated cheese.

SATURDAY: Easy cheesy beef and pepper pasta

With so many people to see and things to do on the weekends, being able to spend time in the kitchen can be rare. To help speed things up, try this quick and easy pasta recipe – it takes just 20 minutes to make!

SUNDAY: Cajun lamb chops with quick slaw

Cure those Sunday Scaries with this sumptuous dish. The crunchy, vibrant slaw is great for batch cooking too and can be used in salads and sandwiches for the week ahead.

DESSERT: So-simple white chocolate mousse

Looking for a four-ingredient fix to satisfy those sweet tooth cravings? We’ve got you covered with this white chocolate mousse recipe!

DESSERT: Berry custard pastry sandwiches

Mostly made out of pantry staple ingredients, this quick and easy sweet treat is perfect to whip up for unexpected guests or if you’re in a pinch for time.

Hungry for more? Check out our full collection of five-ingredient meals, here.