When I was making the meal plans for this week Mr CK requested we had a meat based roast dinner, this is only the second time this year we’ll have made a roast, so we are making a pretty good effort at reducing our meat consumption. Meal Plans Saturday 20th […]

Meal plans for w/e 26/05/17


tomato rice
I admit it, I find it incredibly hard to think what to post. I’d love to be one of those organised bloggers who has a whole lighting set up and props to hand, the ones who take beautiful photographs of immaculately styled food. The truth is most evenings I am […]

Top ten foods I could eat for the rest of ...


It is soon the start of National vegetarian week. It runs from Monday 15th to Sunday 21st May. So this meal plan I am trying extra hard to make everything vegetarian. I wanted to try a few new dishes and found some great ideas on the Cauldron Foods website. I […]

National vegetarian week



fairy lights
This weeks meal plan was actually done on Friday, but in all the excitement of thinking of what to make for breakfast with the coconut milk I forgot to post. Meal plan Saturday 6th – Pizza night was requested by Mr CK so that is what we had.  Pizza one was […]

meal plans – posted a little late


  Always up for a challenge and not a lover of cow milk I decided to take on the dairy free style your breakfast challenge with Vita Coco and Foodies100. I love pancakes, so decided to have a go at making blueberry and coconut pancakes with Vita Coco milk alternative. I […]

Dairy Free Style Your Breakfast challenge with Vita Coco – ...


This week is busy for us,  we are hopefully getting our hands on the new car, Tuesday the man at the dealership said.  Tuesday night I am making flowery fairylights at the cocktails and crafts night. I shall be having only one drink though as I need to be fresh […]

Quick and thrifty meal plans



Where does time go, I have made so many fabulous things, but neglected blogging the recipes, I think it will be easier once the basement is finished and I have a desk to sit at and write. I’ll be able to watch the wildlife and in warmer weather have the […]

Vegetarian Meal planning Friday – making the most of frozen


chole chickpea
We finally got around to going to Prashad, Prashad is a Gujarati/South Indian vegetarian restaurant. Was it worth the wait? Yes, will we be back, yes! We arrived without a booking on a Saturday lunch time, we were a bit worried about this, but no need as it seems it […]

Prashad – Drighlington – Restaurant review


Needing inspiration for this weeks meal plans, we decided to pick some of our favourite places to eat out and then pick dishes from the menu. Choosing was hard as we have eaten at so many great places, but we finally got it down to just 7 restaurants, some I […]

Meal plans – The restaurant edition



I am on the ball this week, meal plans all sorted out fairly quickly. I wanted to try and get a few new dishes in this weeks plan and to rely less on processed fake meat. We decided quorn mince is pretty horrid, the texture is spongy and it brought […]

New mostly vegetarian meal plans