The weeks are flying by, and we can hardly believe that April is just around the corner. To help take the stress out of meal planning next week, check out this fuss-free menu, filled with speedy, budget-friendly dinners the whole family will love.

MONDAY: Spinach, tomato and mozzarella pasta

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Mostly made of storecupboard staple ingredients, this meat-free pasta dish is perfect for whipping up if you’re in a pinch and is sure to save you a trip to the supermarket.

TUESDAY: Chicken and mushroom pie

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Is there anything more comforting on a drab and dreary Tuesday evening than a warming, homemade chicken pie? We think not! This creamy and hearty one-pot dish is a midweek saviour.

WEDNESDAY: Turkey sloppy joes

Low in saturated fat and loaded with protein, these sloppy joes are super quick and easy to put together, taking just 15 minutes to cook up. Just what we need during busy evenings and lazy days.

THURSDAY: Springtime salmon stew

Loaded with flavour, this light, wholesome stew is the perfect meal for this time of year — making the most of in-season leeks and vibrant peas.

FRIDAY: Smokey stuffed sweet potatoes

Add a little spice to your life this Friday night, with these scrumptious spuds, stuffed with sautéed peppers and onions, black beans and cheese and topped with a creamy, zesty avocado mayo.

SATURDAY: Coconut crusted hake with saag aloo

If you’ve got a spare loaf of not-so-fresh bread that you don’t know what to do with, then we highly recommend whipping up this tasty fish dish. Beautifully flavoured with desiccated coconut, fresh coriander, curry powder and crushed garlic.

SUNDAY: Apricot-mustard glazed ham

Looking for a way to bring the whole family together next weekend? We’ve got you covered with this sticky and sweet glazed ham. Not just for Christmas, this foolproof recipe is the definition of fuss-free decadence. Not to mention, leftover roast ham makes delicious leftovers to keep you going during the week ahead!

SWEET TREAT: Apple crumble bars

One of our favourite traybakes, these apple crumble bars make the perfect coffee morning bake, midafternoon snack or lunchbox sweet treat. Plus, they’re a great way of using up any extra apples you have lying around.

DESSERT: Malteser cheesecake pots

If you’ve got a few last-minute dinner guests popping over, then this is such a handy recipe to have up your sleeve! Calling for just a handful of ingredients, these mini cheesecake pots are a sure crowd-pleaser and take mere minutes to put together.

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