Pick from easy recipes, budget-friendly dinners and speedy healthy bakes in our 12 must-make recipes for February
Wondering what the best recipes to make in February are? Pick from our easy, tasty ideas for speedy suppers and delicious, healthy bakes that make the most of seasonal fruit and veg as well as recipes that use some of our favourite flavour combinations ever.
We’ve rounded up our 12 must-make recipes for February, so why not try some out today!
Get out of your cooking rut with these simple ideas, including how to make some filling, comforting foods for those colder February days, as well as a few recipes you can make for the whole family, Valentine’s Day must-makes and essential Pancake Day practise.
First on the list is this pistachio and yogurt cake is a skinny option you won’t regret making. This recipe uses low-fat yogurt, low-fat spread and low-fat creme fraiche to help cut calories. Don’t worry though, it’s bursting full of flavour still thanks to the crushed pistachio sponge and the heaps of fresh berries.
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The perfect dinner for Valentine’s Day this month, this steak is so easy to make and the chimichurri sauce adds a real kick of flavour. Serve with salad and homemade sweet potato fries – your partner will love it!
It’s time to start practising your pancake making skills ready for the big day! Our classic pancake recipe has been shared over 3,000 times and is a must-make for Shrove Tuesday. Treat yourself at the weekends to a pancake breakfast or how about a pancake stack with ice cream for dessert? Go on, you deserve it!
These surprise cupcakes are ideal for making for Valentine’s Day – whether they’re a gift or just a sweet treat for yourself! These hidden cupcakes are much easier to make than they may look.
If you’re on the FODMAP diet you’ll be glad to know that you can still have one of your all-time favourite comfort foods; lasagne. Plus it’s guilt-free too and so simple to make. The whole family can enjoy it!
If you like Creme Eggs, you really must try this Scotch egg with a twist. And with more and more Easter products gracing our supermarket shelves, you might as well start practising for it – it always comes round sooner than you think!
If you’re looking for something different to make for dinner, or the best way to use up leftover chicken breasts from your weekly food shop, we’d recommend this mouth-watering recipe. The rich tomato sauce works wonders with the tender cuts of chicken. Serve with new potatoes and greens and enjoy!
This Slimming World dessert has been saved over 5,000 times and we can see why! This delicious banana and toffee infused cheesecake is one of our favourite, guilt-free desserts. It takes only 30 mins to make this cheesecake – just leave plenty of setting time before serving.
What better way to keep the kids entertained over the half term than by whipping up some fun, Pinterest-inspired recipes? This edible marshmallow playdough is great for messing around with, making shapes out of and eating, of course!
Keep warm with this classic! The perfect lunch recipe, this chunky veg soup recipe makes midday exciting again. This recipe also shows you how to make homemade bread rolls from scratch, so you’ve got them ready for dipping!
If you like Bourbon biscuits, you’re going to love this chocolate giant. Another one that you could whip up over the half term this February. We bet the kids, as well as your mum friends, would love tucking into this giant biscuit.
Love a burrito? Now you can make a guilt-free one at home! This steak based burrito recipe is another classic from The Body Coach and is sure to become one of your family’s favourite. Once cooked these burritos can be eaten hot or cold – for dinner or lunch the next day!