If you have leftover ham in your fridge, here's a delicious way to use it up - even a small amount goes a long way to add flavour to a pot of soup, and goes so well with potatoes and cheddar.
Curries make great fridge cleaners – they can be made using any number of ingredients, from meat to veggies to seafood.
Not only is a hearty Irish stew perfectly simple to put together, it's satisfying to have the house warmed with the aroma of something delicious simmering when it's cold outside, and it tastes divine.
Carrots, sweet potato and orange juice provide a triple whammy of vitamin C, while lentils boost fibre and protein.
This steaming bowl of chicken noodle soup has a Thai twist; easy-to-digest rice noodles in a broth spiked with fresh chilies, ginger, garlic and bright lemon is a perfect cure for the sniffles.