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

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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

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

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 ...

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

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