• meal planning

    Another week another meal plan

    Last weeks meal plans went rather awry. We had a huge delivery of wood, which took me 2 days to move. This extra physical labour on top of my usual chores left me drained. So we had a few ready…

  • recipe,  vegetarian

    Sweet potato gratin

    Sweet Potato Gratin Ingredients 1kg sweet potatoes, scrubbed and sliced thinly – the thickness of a 10p 2 tbsp olive oil 3 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 red chilli finely chopped 250ml double cream 150g crunchy peanut butter Zest and juice of…

  • recipe,  vegetarian

    Paneer and Mushroom Dhansak

    Paneer and mushroom dhansak came about as we wanted a veggie version of our beloved chicken dhansak. We are quite new to vegetarian cooking, so are always looking for ways to make veggie versions of old favourites. Paneer and Mushroom…

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    Next weeks meal plan

    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…

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    Summer vegetarian meal plans

    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…

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    Meal plans and life 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…

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    Quick veggie meal plans

    Quick and easy veggie meal plans for this week. Yes, veggie – we are sticking to it, I certainly feel better for eating very little meat. Although if this vegetable shortage is for real we may have to rethink. Quick…

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    Chinese New Year – meal plans

    It is Chinese New Year, the year of the rooster, no rooster for us though as we are still trying to be mostly veggie. We have done pretty well over all, a minor blip when what we were having was…