30 January 2017
The first couple of months of any new year can be cold, dark, dull and a teeny bit humdrum. Extreme weather conditions leave us battling through the snow and ice while hunkering down and trying to get back into the routine of school, work and eating food that doesn’t consist of buffet nibbles or involve cheese and biscuits or leftovers!
To help you navigate through these tricky months we’ve got some wonderful winter warmer meal ideas to brighten even the nippiest of days.
Quickest turkey bourguignon ever Click here for the recipe
This meal for four only takes 20 minutes to make and is packed with flavour.
If you’ve got a little more time it can be left on a low heat to thoroughly infuse all the flavours and fill your house with warm and aromatic aromas on a cold winter’s day.
Cajun Crumbed Turkey Mac 'n' Cheese Click here for the recipe
This one-pot wonder is a great meal to serve on a chilly evening. It can be prepared earlier in the day so all you have to do is simply pop it in the oven and serve in large bowls with chunky dipping bread.
This Mac n Cheese is made with a rich, creamy sauce, delicious Roast Turkey Breast Pieces and a Cajun crumb topping.
Turkey Spaghetti Bolognese Click here for the recipe
A firm family favourite that is always a winter winner, Spaghetti Bolognese can also be prepared and cooked in a slow cooker meaning it’s a great after school club tea – all you need to do is pop the pasta in as soon as you get home and it’s all dished up and ready to be eaten within 15 minutes.
Turkey cottage pie Turkey cottage pie
This traditional winter meal combines all the classic comfort food ingredients - meat, potato and veg - in one delicious meal. Add some creamy grated cheese to the mash topping to send the comfort food factor off the scale!