Tag Archives: vegetarian

Courgette and mushroom patties

I’m always after ways to get more veggies into the children and myself. Hubby likes to do his own thing at lunch, so I made these as a preparation for the toddler, baby and my lunches. They were fast to make and went well warmed up with a salad for lunch. Make a batch, freeze […]

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Healthy Butternut and spinach lasagne

Vegetable lasagne is one of my all time fav dishes. Super comfort food, I was looking for a way to make it healthier, not too long in the making and pack it full of veggies. I may have done it 🙂 Cooking around a baby, a toddler and a chatty, needing attention school girl means […]

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Aubergine Dhal, the slow cooker way.

Lots of people are working on reducing their meat consumption at present, it sounds easy but if you are doing it you need to replace that meat protein with some other protein sources. Some examples would be soya, tofu, all forms of bean from kidney to cannellini to black beans, eggs, cheese, quinoa and pulses […]

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Spiced Vegetable Moroccan Soup

The weather has turned distinctly chilly, so we’ve turned to soups for our lunches. I love soups as they really are easy to make, they can be an easy way to get vegetables and great nurtitious food into the family and they heat up the insides. This soup was a bit of an experiment, it […]

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Rattatouille Recipe, my type of comfort food.

Rattatouille. There is something about it that just tickles my taste buds and makes me feel all warm inside. We usually grow a glut of courgettes in our garden so this becomes one of our courgette loving dishes and because it freezes well I always make a large batch. I know there are hundreds of […]

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Butternut Squash baked and stuffed with lentils

I love butternut squash, this recipe was inspired by a friend has made a similar dish for me for lunch on occasion and it’s alwasy stood out in my memory, so here is my take on it. Its a good way to get veggies into those who aren’t keen on them, the butternut goes sweet, […]

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Hearty, Warming Minestrone Soup

It’s officially cold, freezing, cold here. In fact it’s snowing! Here’s my perfect snow day soup recipe. It’s packed full of veggies to boost that immunity, the beans are filling and satisfying,  and being a soup, it’ll keep you warm. The pasta makes this a complete meal so no bread is needed. Great for feeding […]

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Dietitian UK: Aubergine Bake

Aubergine Bake for an Aubergine Addict.

It’s no secret that I LOVE a good bargain, last week I picked up Aubergines for 10p, yes you read that right. I’d been saving them and ruminating in my mind about what I should do with them and then got inspired by a chef friend. So here is my aubergine bake. Ingredients (serves 4): […]

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Dietitian UK: Homemade Bean Burgers and Salad

Spicy Bean Burger Heaven

I love bean burgers. They are one of those foods that want me make to turn vegetarian. But they just aren’t one of those things that I make very often. Till now. Tonight was one of those evenings where I hadn’t got round to planning dinner, so I turned to the fridge for inspiration…. the […]

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Dietitian UK: Fully Cooked Frittata

Frittata, Frattati, Frittato

Frittata. It’s a great word. Try playing around with it in your mouth. It lends itself to all kinds of twists and turns. In our house Frittata night usually means it’s been a busy day, the cook of the house is tired and something quick and easy is needed for dinner. This recipe is satisfying […]

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