Want to start off 2022 with budget-friendly, delicious and organised meal inspiration? Look no further than our quick and tasty, budget-friendly meal inspo. Taking time to plan your weekly meals can take the stress out of weeknights and can be a great way to explore creativity in the kitchen. Keep reading for our top tips!
Pasta Perfection – an affordable family favourite, make pasta a weekly staple with delicious fresh flavours. Pair your available cupboard pasta with a variety of sauces, a choice of protein and organic veggies for a fail-proof dinner.
- Chicken, tomato and basil pasta
- Pesto pasta with fresh cherry tomatoes and Italian herbs
- Salmon & red pepper pasta
- Aubergine, tomato and olive pasta
One-Pot Wonders – find comfort in a pot with these filling, tried and tested recipes. One-pot cooking reduces food waste, saves energy and means less washing-up for you!
- Chilli con carne
- Sausage & butter bean stew
- Prawn & pineapple curry
- Bacon & lentil curry
- Chicken &broccoli stew
Superb Soups – there’s nothing better than a hearty soup and a crusty roll of bread. Ensure you have vegetable, chicken or beef stock handy and a blender to create the majority of these creations.
- Chicken noodle soup
- Tomato & basil soup
- Broccoli & stilton soup
- Lentil & leek soup
- Spicy pumpkin soup
Success-fuelled Salads– perfect for when you’re craving a refreshing lunch with fresh flavour. We like to meal prep these organised Tupperware to keep from wasting food.
- Thai chicken coleslaw salad
- Greek rice bowl with avocado and feta
- Sesame noodle salad
- Waldorf salad
- Avocado & artichoke pasta salad
- Rainbow quinoa & veggie salad
Top Meal Prepping Tips
- Have a ‘help yourself’ dinner night featuring DIY burgers, tacos, fajitas, or salads to allow everyone to get hands-on whilst incorporating leftovers
- Search for your freezer meals and use up forgotten about dishes that’ll make dinner a breeze
- Take part in ‘meat-free Mondays’ and explore both veggie and vegan food options. With an array of new plant-based brands now available, you won’t be stuck for choice.
- Have a leftovers night, throwing together ingredients or reimagining them in a new creative way.
The Front Row Team x