Recipes to get your five a day

Chock-a-block with fruit and veg, we've loads of recipes to get you on your way to your five a day. Find cool and satisfying smoothies, hearty veggie suppers, low fat vegetable soups and lots more.

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38 reviews

A quick, healthy and comforting supper fix after a long day's work. Serve with rice or naan. Also great as a jacket potato topping!

Recipe by: Mai Forrester

29 reviews

Packed with vitamins and dietary fibre, these are a healthy and tasty alternative to regular chips. Best eaten at room temperature.

Recipe by: Christine L.

22 reviews

A colourful combination of tomatoes, green pepper and courgette. Rice rounds out this one-pot meal, which is so easy and healthy - a great way to get to your five a day!

Recipe by: NIBLETS

17 reviews

This is a spicy Thai variety of our favourite pumpkin soup. You can make it mild or spicy by using different types of chillies. A quick and easy supper that's perfect for autumn!

Recipe by: BRIGIT

20 reviews

Rethink falafel - while the traditional wrap is great, this is a tasty vegetarian alternative to beefburgers. Serve in a burger bap or pitta.

Recipe by: Jojo Pinko

15 reviews

This banana smoothie is a lovely drink on a nice summer day. This is an especially healthy drink to serve at children's parties as an alternative to fizzy sugary drinks.

Recipe by: Danielle

10 reviews

Perfect for vegetarians, but great for meat-eaters too, this hearty rice dish made with starchy short-grain rice is wonderfully rich and satisfying.

Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

16 reviews

Fresh tomatoes, onion, tomato purée and olive oil make this basic pasta sauce. It great for any use - as a base for Spaghetti Bolognese, as a pizza topping, or with fried breaded chicken or aubergine slices.

Recipe by: Lima

13 reviews

This quick, easy and light soup is the only way to get my niece to eat carrots. You can garnish with sultanas, chopped coriander and a dollop of soured cream.

Recipe by: Doug Matthews

11 reviews

A summer classic. My version calls for tomatoes, olives, feta, peppers, onions and cucumbers, all sliced, chopped and tossed with a great dressing - red wine vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice and herbs.

Recipe by: Lynn Clarke

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