I’ve been making pizza again…I’ve decided that my pizza’s must be fine to eat fairly regularly because the base is so thin and crispy and there is no cheese! You’d never miss the cheese on this pizza though, the variety of fresh and interesting flavours would be destroyed by the greasy cheese! In fact I … Continue reading
Category Archives: Meat Free Monday
Simple Aubergine and Tomato Curry: Meat Free Monday
Whenever I’m thinking of recipes, especially curries, I’m conscious that I should be making everything from scratch including curry pastes, sauces etc but when I am throwing an evening dinner together after a busy day at work I always reach for the jar of curry paste in my fridge for convenience. Using a pre bought … Continue reading
Tofu, Lemon and Tomato Soup (Or Mock Seafood Soup): Meatfree Monday!
For all you Seafood lovers out there, please forgive me, for I have made a delicious but very vegan mock seafood soup! Seafood soup is my all time favourite dish but I decided I needed to try a version without the seafood. I haven’t cut fish 100% out of my diet yet but I always … Continue reading
Tandoori Roasted Cauliflower with Curried Yoghurt Dressing in a Naan Wrap: Meat Free Monday
This is anther recipe where I had a very exact idea in my head of what I wanted to create but I wasn’t sure if the idea would translate well into real life. Fortunately I think it has, it’s a great little dish for a weekend lunch or light evening dinner. The spicy Cauliflower is … Continue reading
Potato, Spinach and Sweetcorn Chowder Pie: A recipe revisited
To continue the theme of this first birthday month I have got another “Fix that dish” post where I have taken a recipe from my early blogging days which I felt could be improved and I have re-made it using my new knowledge and food ideals. Last week I freshened up my Quesadillas recipe and … Continue reading
Quinoa Chopped Salad with raw veggies: Meat Free Monday
I love chopped salads, it means you get a good mouthful of everything in the salad and there are endless possibilities of combinations of ingredients. I decided to add cooked quinoa to make the salad a bit more substantial and to make it a complete meal. I took this to work in a Tupperware tub … Continue reading
Carrot and Chickpea Curry: Meat Free Monday
I nearly called this “Carrot, Chickpea and Coriander Creamy Curry” but that’s quite a mouthful! I’ve wanted to try a soya/ lactose free single cream for ages but wasn’t sure what to do with it, I originally thought maybe I would make a “Cream of” soup but I’m not really a fan of creamy soups … Continue reading
In Montreal we ate Poutine….so I’ve made Poutine (veghotpot style)!
There were dishes that stood out from each city we visited on the honeymoon and I wanted to have a go at making some of them and putting my own stamp on it. Today I’ll focus on Montreal since it was our first stop! When we first got to Montreal it was quite late and … Continue reading
Kale, Lentil and Ginger Souper Soup: Meat Free Monday!
There are a few “Super” foods which have stayed put when fad diets and hyped up new ingredients have flown by and one of those is kale. I took the following extract from http://www.whfoods.com as, well, they summed it up perfectly! Kale’s risk-lowering benefits for cancer have recently been extended to at least five different … Continue reading
Sunshine Pizza: Meat Free Bank Holiday Monday!
My fingers and toes are crossed hoping that today is a sunny day for this post…but do you know what, if it’s not then this pizza will definitely bring a little sunshine into your life! Maybe with the Queen’s Jubilee being celebrated in the UK I should have done a more quintessentially British recipe for … Continue reading