birdie
Next week I am trying several new dishes. I am really looking forward to them and hoping they taste as delicious as the pictures made them look.  Whilst we were shopping I spotted a new (to me) magazine. Plant based a quick flick through and I wanted to make at least […]

Next weeks meal plan


chocolate cake
This year we celebrated 16 years together. We decided to treat ourselves to a meal out. I am so glad we picked The White Rabbit in Todmorden.  It was a stunning meal, in a wonderful cosy restaurant. I would go as far as to say it is the best meal […]

The White Rabbit – Todmorden – Review


meal plan
June already, how time flies.     Weekly plan w/e 15th June As you can see. I attempted to pretty up my meal plan. Not quite what I wanted, but I will keep looking. My meal plan weeks start on a Saturday, so this template was not ideal. I will […]

June – weekly meal plan



soap bar
When we decided to try and kick plastic out of our lives one of the first and easiest swaps we made was to switch to bar soap and bar shampoo.  Luckily for me the first brand we tried was the rather brilliant Friendly soap . So far we have tried the lemongrass […]

Friendly Soap – Review


Meal plans have been made, we have been pretty good at sticking to our plans and as a result are wasting very little food. The keeping on top of updating this is not going so well.  I am also way over due replies to penpals, but have been a bit […]

Meal plans and an update


pie filling
Since becoming vegetarian we have found ways to make old favourites meat free, Shepherds pie has become shepherdess pie. I promise no shepherdesses were injured in the making of this pie. The meat element is replaced with mushrooms and lentils. This dish is a really easy one, it can be […]

Shepherdess Pie – meat free shepherds pie



On top of our joint goals and challenges for the year, I decided to set myself some personal goals and challenges. Some for fun, some to broaden my knowledge, others to challenge my own comfort zones. I’ve picked one thing for each week of the year, but obviously some will […]

52 challenges over 52 weeks


I  just know 2018 will be a good year, especially with the goals we have set. We had an up and down 2017, we lost our dear old Millie, Mr CK got made redundant and I got a job and then quit it. On the plus side, we adopted a […]

2018 goals


kingfisher
This week I have a new vegetarian weekly meal plan for 2. It has some new dishes and some things we used to eat when we ate meat. Veggie versions tho! Meal Plans Saturday 19th – Bao buns with crispy aubergine & cucumber pickle followed by Garlic chicken (quorn fillets) […]

New vegetarian weekly meal plan for 2



jackfruit
The summer seems to be fast slipping away. There is a definite nip in the air on our morning walks. So with thoughts of cooler evenings I have put a few more hearty meals into this weeks plans.   Meal Plans w/e 18/08/17 Saturday – We had a fabulous cottage […]

Easy meal plans – a week of veggie meals for ...