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6 recipes for healthy but delicious weeknight dinners

Cutting back on calories does not mean cutting back on taste.

IF YOUR NEW YEAR’S resolution is to try and eat healthier, let us help you along.

Here are seven recipes for some healthy (but still delicious) weeknight dinners. Get your shopping list out!

Herb roasted salmon with simple roast potatoes

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Packed full of flavour, and it only takes around a half an hour to cook. Result! Recipe here.

Spinach, mushroom and feta crustless quiche

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The best thing about this dish is that you can throw in any vegetables and cheeses you have to hand. A thrifty option that can serve up to six people. Recipe here.

Lighter sesame chicken

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Tastes like it came from the takeaway, but undoubtedly healthier. To liven it up, add some red pepper flakes. Recipe here.

Kale pesto pasta

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Yes. It’s time to try kale. If you have a food processor you can make a batch of kale pesto and freeze it - if not, try it whole in some pasta. Recipe here.

Paleo chicken and cauliflower mashed ‘potatoes’

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Trying the Paleo diet? You need to get on that cauliflower ‘mashed potato’ buzz. Recipe here.

Asian beef lettuce wraps

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Low-carb and still tasty as hell. Recipe here.

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