Tag Archives : meat free

2 Seasonal soups which are good for you


Soups are warming, filling and nutritious! Soups are quick to prepare, great for using up all your spare vegetables and can be eaten for lunch or dinner. Soups can also be dressed up for a fancy starter with a sprinkling of toppings, stashed into a flask for a low key lunch or eaten as a main meal with a few…

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This is the Only Soup recipe you need!


Oh yes! You need this recipe in your head! 😀 My Mum used to make soup a lot. A great big vegetable soup which we would eat with giant hunks of bread. It was great soup. It didn’t have a name, but it was just called big soup! Dad used to love soup, so Mum made it a lot. I…

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Mini Quiches


These mini quiches are the perfect savoury food for snacks, parties, picnics or even for lunch! You can use any pastry you like – homemade or shop bought, If you’re making a bigger family sized quiche, just make sure to bake the pastry a bit first so you don’t get a soggy bottom! 😛 The filling for these can be…

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Lentil & Mushroom Bolognese


Warming, filling, nutritious lentil bolognese! 🙂 If your weather has suddenly turned mighty chilly this week, this is the perfect food to keep you all happy and warm! 😀 You can make a large batch and keep it in the fridge, then reheat it whenever you need in the next couple of days! It’s great on its own, with pasta,…

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Vegetable Curry with Marrow


Marrow! Not something I have ever relished eating! But then… I have never made it into curry before! 😛 Recently we bought a secondhand greenhouse and would you believe it, it came with a massive marrow (and a couple of courgettes and cucumbers!) 🙂 Now, last year we had a marrow plant on the allotment, but of the one vegetable…

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Vegetable & Tofu Broth


Autumn is coming! There is a sudden chill in the air. Summer holidays are over, children are back to school and the weather… well, it’s suddenly taken a tumble here by several degrees! The sun is still out, but it’s much cooler in the mornings (or are we just up earlier?)! It’s not quite time yet for heavy soups, but…

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Satay Vegetables


Something quick and easy for you this week. It was late. I was hungry! We had vegetables left over from a barbecue and I had just seen a picture of satay chicken, so I thought, let’s try satay vegetables! It worked! These vegetables still have their own taste but are covered in a sticky peanut sauce, then sprinkled with that…

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Lentil Daal


How can something so simple be so tasty! 🙂 This is red split lentils, spiced up to a delicious warming fragrant bowl of daal! We made this as part of a meal to eat with courgette & okra curry, samosas, brown lentil & spinach curry and of course rice, poppadoms and raita. This daal was my favourite! I love daal…

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Mini Veggie Burgers


Well, these went down amazingly well! 🙂 As with most things in the Life Diet Health kitchen, they weren’t planned, they just kind of evolved! It started with a pack of mushrooms that were saying ‘eat me’ so I chopped them up and cooked them with an onion and some garlic, then wondered how I could make a meal for…

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