Hitting five portions of veg and fruit has never been easier with these gorgeous breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes that provide your daily quota of the good stuff.

Include a couple of these dishes into your day for an extra boost of veg and fruit – or choose one from each section for a guaranteed eight portions!  


Both these breakfasts set you up for a brilliantly nutritious day, with two full portions of veg or fruit each.

Baked eggs in popped beans

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A protein-rich, high-fibre recipe that’s so delicious and perfect for breakfast or brunch.

Roasted stone fruit

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Just add 80g of roasted fruit to porridge, plain yoghurt or wholegrain cereal.


Veggie nachos, 5-a-day lunch

Easy to assemble, this colourful plate of mixed veg and tortillas is a joy.

Veggie pilaf

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Simply combine rice and chickpeas with a rainbow of veg and spices – beautiful!


Vegan shepherd’s pie

Lentils, mushrooms and sweet potato come together in this fantastic dish that just happens to be vegan.

Mega mushroom & lentil curry

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A simple curry, big on flavour and texture that you’ll make again and again.

Feeling inspired? These recipes will give you 5-a-day in one dish! For more info on a balanced diet, check out Jamie’s guide to eating well.