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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

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

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

Veggie Meatballs & Pasta

I got this recipe for veggie meatballs from katielovescooking She used an egg to bind her meatballs together, but I didn’t need it – if fact, I added more breadcrumbs to my mix as they were too wet & squishy!

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Posted in 2013, Main Meal, Uncategorized, Vegetarian

Mulligatawny Soup

DD1 (4.5)  saw this recipe in this month’s VegSoc magazine & asked me to make it. Unfortunately I can’t find a link to this recipe on their site, so you’ll have to make do with my rubbish photo (I forgot

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Posted in 2013, Vegan, Vegetarian

Lentil soup

I’m always on the lookout for a good lentil soup, so when I spotted this lively up yourself lentil soup I knew I would have to make it I didn’t serve it with the saffron yogurt the original recipe suggested,

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Posted in Vegan, Vegetarian

Lentil bolognese

I saw this fabulous recipe on my WordPress reader & 10 minutes later I was making it for the kids tea! It was very easy to make & delicious – even when it was missing an onion (I had none

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Posted in Main Meal, Vegan, Vegetarian

Winter Vegetable Cobbler

Winter Vegetable Cobbler

This is from “vegetarian cookbook” DH made the sauce bit to this last week (when it was orginally on the meal plan) & froze it a Pyrex dish.   We got it out of the freezer several hours before we planned

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Hearty French Lentils

I found this recipe right here on WordPress! Check out the in pursuit of more blog now! The original recipe had salt in, which I missed out, but I did add some (low salt) stock instead. After the first 20mins

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Posted in Main Meal, Vegan, Vegetarian

Quorn & Sweet Potato curry

From the Quorn site. This was easy to make & very tasty, the kids (1.3 & 3.9) both wolfed it down!  I cooked the quorn straight from frozen so it didn’t get browned – must remember to either use fresh

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Posted in Main Meal, Vegetarian
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