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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

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

White Bean and Avocado Sandwich

White Bean & Avocado Sandwich

A few weeks ago the unthinkable happened….. I got bored of hummus! <gasp!>  I couldn’t quite believe it myself, but even with a variety of additions (salad, harissa, avocado) I had eaten it so much I was bored of it!

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Posted in 2014, Dips, Packed Lunch, Vegan, Vegetarian

Bean & Rice Burritos

Bean & Rice Burritos

I found this burrito recipe on Vegetarian Dad’s blog & thought I’d give it a go to see if it would be a suitable take-to-work lunch. DH ended up making them while I played with the kids.  We both enjoyed them,

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Posted in Packed Lunch, 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

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

DD1(4.5) has recently decided she adores the wonder-food quinoa, so I’ve been searching out some suitable recipes for her to try. I made a few changes to this recipe to make it a bit more acceptable to her, mainly omitting the

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

Green Bean Salad

Green Bean Salad

DD1(4.5) was eating all the cold green beans out of my salad when we were on holiday, so I thought I’d try to make my own.  This recipe looked the best out of the ones Google offered me & the girls

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