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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

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

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

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

Roasted Tomato Salad

Roasted tomato salad

I’m always on the lookout for salads that the kids might like & thought the combination of roasted tomatoes, olives & cheese would be irresistible to them… …of course it didn’t work like that, neither of them liked the roasted

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

Nachos

I’ve never made Nachos before.  I think I’ve only eaten them once at the cinema & got annoyed by how much money I’d paid for a small plastic plate of greasy cheese. <ugh> However, when I saw these Caprese Nachos

Posted in 2013, Finger Food, Snacks, Starter, Vegetarian

Nutty endive with roquefort

hmmm.  Salad for dinner in the middle of Feb?  Well when it’s a recipe by Ottolenghi why the hell not?! I must admit, I was surprised to discover this recipe that DH chose from Plenty was a salad as I had assumed it

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