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Mini Wraps

Mini Wraps

I’m always looking for quick & easy meals for the kids, especially ones which can be prepped ahead.  I spotted these spicy bean wraps while having a nose around on the Vegetarian Society’s Website & thought the kids would love them.

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Posted in 2014, Light Meals, Packed Lunch

Spaghetti with Tomatoes & Basil

Spaghetti with tomatoes & basil

A light pasta dish that’s quick & easy to make and perfect for the summer.

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Posted in Light Meals, Vegetarian

Easy Miso Soup

Miso Soup

I just love Miso Soup and was so pleased to find it it so easy to make at home.

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Posted in Light Meals, Vegan, Vegetarian

Japanese Tofu Bowl

Japanese Tofu Bowl

Do you sometimes get in a food rut? I try really hard to have a variety of things on the menu, but one meal which has stayed the same for what feels like the last million years is wednesday night pizza.

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Posted in 2014, Light Meals, Starter, Vegan, Vegetarian

Mexican Quinoa Salad

Mexican Quinoa Salad

Since DC3’s arrival I’ve been trying to make my life easier when it comes to meal prep, so I’ve been looking for some interesting salads that are easy to make, I can eat at home, DH can take to work

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Posted in 2014, Light Meals, Packed Lunch, Starter, Vegan, Vegetarian

Thai Peanut Noodle Salad

Thai Peanut Noodle Salad

I’ve been on the lookout for salads the whole family will enjoy & this recipe from the Oh She Glows Cookbook (on my amazon wish list!) is a noodly variation on our favourite raw pad thai & everyone loved it. Like this?

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Posted in 2014, Light Meals, Packed Lunch, Vegan, Vegetarian

Raw Pad Thai

Raw Pad Thai

When I saw this recipe on Oh She Glows I just knew I had to make it!  Or rather eat it, anything involving this much chopping I hand over to DH, as although I am perfectly capable, it will take

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Posted in 2014, Light Meals, Packed Lunch, Vegan, Vegetarian

Red Lentil Pate

Red Lentil Pate

The kids will eat bucketfuls of hummus, and love lentils, so thought I would try them with this Red Lentil Pate…. It was easy enough to make, but didn’t go well with the kids.  DD1(5) refused to even try it

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Posted in 2014, Dips, Finger Food, Light Meals, Snacks, Starter, Vegan, Vegetarian

Roasted veg & couscous salad

Roasted veg & couscous salad

I am so very, very, very bored of taking sandwiches to work for lunch I thought I would make this.    When I lived alone, I just to eat loads of roasted veg as it was so quick & easy

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Posted in 2013, Light Meals, Packed Lunch, Vegan, Vegetarian

Baked Falafel

Baked Falafel

I was just about to make our usual Falafel Burgers for tea, when I thought that I really should try cooking them in the oven one day instead of frying them.  So I googled just to see if there was

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Posted in 2013, Finger Food, Light Meals, Packed Lunch, Vegan, Vegetarian
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