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    Living in limbo

    House At the moment I feel a bit like we are living in limbo. We have the boat but we can not be there full time just yet. There is still a fair bit of work to do in the…

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    Veganuary fail

    Veganuary has failed. More accurately we failed at it.  Some of the swaps on dairy were fine so we will keep those. Others went down less well. The vegan meats were horrible. The cheeses edible but not nice. The 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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    Meal plans 4th – 10th January 2020

    Meal plans Meal plans for the week. Trying to plan for 3 meals plus snacks a day. my attempt to keep my eating on track. Saturday Breakfast: Boiled eggs and soldiers Lunch: Soup and bread Tea:  Pizza – One with potatoes…

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    Yakumama – Todmorden – restaurant review

    Yakumama – Review We were first alerted to Yakumama via social media, they were running a kickstarter to open their own permanent space in Todmorden. We thought the food sounded exciting so we bought a meal. I am so glad…

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    Thai Green Veggie Curry

    Thai green curry is such a delicious veggie dish.  You can use just veggies or add tofu too. We recently discovered that halloumi works really well. This is not a recipe per se. More a this is how we do…

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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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    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.…