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Singapore Noodles with Tofu

Singapore Noodles with Tofu

We always need quick & easy meals, which are still reasonably healthy – a quick search on BBC Good Food suggested this which seemed to fit the bill. The original recipe called for Tikka Masala Paste, but as I have ishoos with buying jars

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Posted in 2014, Main Meal, Vegan, Vegetarian

Thai Green Tofu

Thai Green Tofu

I’ve been really enjoying thai red curries recently, so thought I’d try a green one for a change.  This recipe popped up on the Tesco site so I thought Id give it a go as their own-brand thai curry paste

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Posted in 2014, Main Meal, Vegetarian

Creamy White Bean Soup

Creamy White Bean Soup

I was intrigued by how this creamy bean soup could be vegan & was surprised to learn that the creamyness actually comes from ground up cashews!    Note: these need soaking for several hours before cooking – don’t forget! The original recipe used coconut

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Posted in 2014, Main Meal, Vegan, Vegetarian

Butternut Squash Chilli (slow cooker)

Butternut Squash Chilli (slow cooker)

I think I saw this on Pinterest & thought it would be a change from our usual chilli & being able to do it in the slow cooker is always appealing! It was easy enough to make (I am a

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Posted in 2013, Main Meal, Slow Cooker, Vegan, Vegetarian

Vegetarian Christmas lunch – I need your help!

What are you having for your Christmas lunch? I’ve been collecting a few ideas on Pinterest, but nothing we have tried so far has really hit the spot so would love to hear your suggestions! Bessie x

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Curried Red Lentil Soup with Chickpeas and Quinoa

Curried Red Lentil Soup with Chickpeas and Quinoa

I thought this soup looked very tasty, and with lentils, chickpeas & quinoa in it, it must be hearty & wholesome! I missed out the chilli sauce as I was making it for the kids, and DD1 (4.5) can be

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Posted in 2013, Main Meal, Vegan, Vegetarian

Quick Tomato soup

Quick tomato & pesto soup

The kids love it when I make tomato soup, so I decided I had to try this quick tomato soup recipe by @mamacook_Blog.  As an added challenge I thought I’d try making my own veggie pesto. It was all very

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Posted in 2013, Light Meals, Main Meal, Starter, Vegan, Vegetarian

Ethiopian Sweet Potato and Okra Curry

Ethiopian Sweet Potato and Okra Curry

I’ve never been a huge fan of okra. I remember eating it in a restaurant years ago & it was horrible & stringy – a bit like too old green beans, but worse. <ugh> But I decided that I should

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Posted in 2013, Main Meal, Vegan, Vegetarian

Sweet and Sticky Cashew Tofu

Sweet and Sticky Cashew Tofu

I love tofu, and this recipe, where it’s served in a sticky sauce with shiitake mushrooms looked too good to miss! It was easy to make and very tasty, so we will definately be making it again soon. I’m even

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Posted in 2013, Main Meal, Vegan, Vegetarian

Seasonal Vegetable Curry

Seasonal Vegetable Curry

DH has been avidly watching Rick Stein’s “India” and just couldn’t resist buying the book.  He says there are 25 Vegetarian currys in the book (and no doubt several more that could be made veggie) so we have decided that

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Posted in 2013, Light Meals, Main Meal, Vegan, Vegetarian
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