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


Can not believe how fast this year is flying by, February already. We are sticking to the veggie meal plans still.  We did have meat when we ate out at hispi, but other than that we are finding it very easy to eat vegetarian at home. The only thing I […]

Meal plans – simple veggie week


purple carrot hispi
Hispi We jumped at the chance to dine at Hispi, when we heard a friend from Cambridge was going to be in Manchester for a few days and was looking for locals to dine with. We’d been meaning to go for ages, but had never quite got around to it. […]

Hispi – Didsbury – review



hash serving
Sweet potato and black bean hash I came up with the idea for sweet potato and black bean hash thanks to the current UK vegetable shortage.  Normally I make a sweetcorn and courgette salad to go with fajitas, but thanks to a lack of courgettes I needed something different. So the […]

Sweet potato and black bean hash – vegetarian recipe