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    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…

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    Meal plans w/e 17th January 2020

    Another week another meal plan. A mix of old favourites and some new dishes.  We managed to mostly stick to last weeks plan, dropped one day as I was so tired and neither of us were very hungry.  Am pleased…

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    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…

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    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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    Meal plans and an update

    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…

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    Shepherdess Pie – meat free shepherds pie

    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.…

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    New vegetarian weekly meal plan for 2

    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…

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    Spicy halloumi burger with pineapple 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…

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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…