If you’re tired of falling back on the usual suspects every evening for dinner and want to spice up your home cooking, meal planning is the way to ensure you break out of the rut.
Our 7 Days, 7 Dinners meal planner has tempting recipes for every day of the week to make dinner delicious, easy and varied every night.
Use Whisk to put together your shopping list with all the ingredients you need for this week’s recipes and enjoy!
Start your week with this seriously delicious vegan Superfood Salad, packed with fibre-filled quinoa, iron-rich dark green veggies, an array of vitamins and lots of healthy fats to fill you up. This recipe makes a large batch but you could also double it to enjoy this salad for lunch during the week.
Lamb makes a change from beef in this deliciously rich and warming ragu recipe. This dish can be cooked gently on the hob for a couple of hours or popped in the slow cooker in the morning for the easiest Tuesday dinner.
Vietnamese Chicken Salad – Neven Maquire
This zingy, light and refreshing Vietnamese Chicken Salad from Neven Maguire’s book “The Nation’s Favourite Healthy Food” is a perfect midweek pick me up dinner. Chicken thighs are not only very affordable but also make this salad extra delicious as they stay moist and add texture with crispy skin.
Pork Chops with Toffee Apple – Brian McDermott
Pork chops have a bad reputation for being chewy, but cooked right they are juicy and delicious. Let chef Brian McDermott guide you in this recipe to ensure yours are perfectly cooked and seriously tasty with a toffee apple sauce.
Friday night fish and chips is a real treat and it is easier and quicker than you would think to make this Beer Battered Haddock at home, plus you’ll perfect your chip game with our twice-cooked method. Serve with tartare sauce and mushy peas for the full fish supper experience.
Keep it really simple with our Cajun Chicken Burger and Avo Salsa. Really quick and easy to It’s Saturday Sweet and Sour Chicken is everyone’s favourite takeaway dish and this homemade version doesn’t disappoint. Using chicken thighs means there’s no need for batter as they crisp up nicely when fried but stay moist.
Go all out this Sunday with a showstopper Beef Rib Roast with bone broth gravy. Beef dripping takes this dish to the next level flavour-wise, use it to make the perfect roasted potatoes and root veggies and enjoy the most delicious end to the week.