5 Veg Fried Rice - a mid week staple for our boys. Tasty, quick and loaded with veggies, your kids are sure to love it too! www.cookfasteatslow.com

Oven Baked Risotto with Spinach Pesto, Kumara and Roasted Tomatoes

A warming Chicken Curry that even the kids will eat. Ready in 30 minutes. www.cookfasteatslow.com

This Sweet Potato and Cashew salad is perfect for a side salad or can be dinner itself, just add a piece of grilled meat to it if you wish. The Lime dressing gives it a fresh asian flavour. YUM! www.cookfasteatslow.com

Avocado and Basil Pesto Potato Salad is a dairy free and tasty alternative to your normal creamy potato salad. www.cookfasteatslow.com

Beetroot and Pomegranate Salad

Panzanella Salad is a classic Italian dish made up of cherry tomatoes, olives, mozzarella, basil leaves and crusty sourdough croutons. Topped with a herby dressing, it's always a crowd pleaser. www.cookfasteatslow.com

Lentil Bolognese - a great meat-free meal that the kids will love too! On the table in 15 minutes, a protein and vegie packed meal. www.cookfasteatslow.com

So when I say the words 'beef mince' your mind goes straight to Spaghetti Bolognese? Thought so. Well, it's time my friend, to start exploring other ways to use beef mince in your meal plans!

Lemon Coriander Chicken & Rainbow Salad (with a simple satay sauce)

Homemade Chicken Burgers - quick and easy summer eating. www.cookfasteatslow.com

Lemon Coriander Chicken & Rainbow Salad, with a kid friendly simple satay dipping sauce. An easy, refreshing meal packed full of veggie goodness! www.cookfasteatslow.com

Lemon Coriander Chicken & Rainbow Salad (with a simple satay sauce)