river cottage
River Cottage Veg Every Day is one of my latest charity shop finds. I picked it up for £2.  At the turn of every page I wanted to make the dish (not the beetroot though). I picked 4 dishes and the Mr picked 4, so this week is River Cottage […]

Meal planning – The River Cottage week


close up salsa
Spicy halloumi burger with pineapple salsa and sweet potato ‘fries’ We both love halloumi, so I came up with this as an alternative to a beefburger. I know many people find cheese and pineapple weird. I love the combination of sweet pineapple and salty cheese. It just works for me. […]

Spicy halloumi burger with pineapple salsa


Although it does not quite feel like Summer, we have had a few nice days, so I tried to keep this weeks meal plans mostly light and fresh in hope that we get some more warm days. As you know we are trying to be more environmentally friendly.  My next […]

Summer vegetarian meal plans



stoganoff
Where is this year going to, time is just flying by. I completely forgot to post our meal plans, we do have fish this week, but no meat.   Seems the less meat we eat, the less need I am feeling to have any. Last night we had an excellent […]

Meal plans and life plans


Meal plans this week were mostly based around what was in the freezer and the cupboards. We always seem to have so much stuff in, one of the neighbours jokingly called us the corner shop as if they run out, we generally have whatever it is they need. So in […]

Meal plans for w/e 30 June 2017


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 – ...