Tag Archives : vegetarian

Potato, Aubergine & Chickpea Bake


Cooking in a Lockdown! What a different week this has been! I hope you are all staying safe and well in these very difficult times. We have been cooking this week with what we had in stock – which was mostly lentils and chickpeas, until my delivery of fruit & vegetables yesterday (hooray!). This dish was created during the week,…

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You’ll love this money savvy Dal


This lentil dish is spicy, warming, nutritious, protein packed and a fantastic budget meal for when you need to stretch your money a bit further! πŸ˜€ Where do I get lentils? More and more supermarkets are now stocking a wider range of lentils so you can easily add these to your weekly shop. I have used Yellow Mung Dal in…

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Lentil & Mushroom Bolognese


Warming, filling, nutritious lentil bolognese! πŸ™‚ If your weather has suddenly turned mighty chilly this week, this is the perfect food to keep you all happy and warm! πŸ˜€ 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 & 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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Summer Bean Salad


Is it salad weather where you are? There’s not much cooking going on here as the weather is so lovely it’s a bit too warm to eat anything much! Of course, we still need to eat, so salads are the way to go! I recall Jhuls @thenotsocreativecook previously saying she doesn’t eat salads! Well, this is definitely not a limp…

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Easy BBQ idea


It might actually, dare I say it, be Summer! πŸ™‚ The UK is not known for it’s great amounts of sunshine, but finally the rain, storms and winds have died down and we are promised a weekend full of glorious weather! Great weather = great food = barbeque time! πŸ˜€ Yay! Okay, if you’re a meat eater, barbeques are a…

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Appearances can be deceptive… this is not scrambled egg!


I have been wanting to try this for such a long time and I had all the ingredients! I think, because scrambled egg always left a lingering taste, that I was just not ready to try it. Well… more fool me! πŸ˜› This is so much better than scrambled egg! I almost had the boys fooled, but they knew I…

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Tofu Sprinkles!


These are my new favourite food! Not only are they great for sprinkling an extra bit of protein on a salad or soup, they also make great nibbles too! The thing that makes these great is the size! These are tiny little bites of tofu, totally full of flavour and they definitely fill that gap! These are easy to make…

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Smoky Lentil & Bean Casserole


This is a fantastic dish! I’m proud of myself! πŸ˜› Not that I’m not usually, but this… well, this is great hot or cold, is baby friendly (I’m sure she will eat it if you make it too C.)! and besides being very easy to make, it is a FREE food on Slimming World and Weight Watchers! πŸ˜€ Oh, did…

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