It’s been over a week since we got back from our 4 day camping holiday on Shell Island based in the North of Wales and I’m definitely missing the fresh air, simple food and sunshine. I had such a great time, I’ve definitely caught the camping bug!! Even when it rained on our first night … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Lentils
Vegan Brown Rice and Lentil ‘Jambalaya’ with a Rainbow of veggies!
I lived on this dish when I was at university because I could use up lots of vegetables and then it is bulked up with cheap ingredients such as rice, lentils or beans. I remember ringing my mum to tell her about my recipe and she shared a great story about how when she was … Continue reading
Vegetarian Sausage, Rice and Lentil soup
We’re back from Brighton now and although we had a really great time, it is nice to be home 🙂 I’m not back to work until Thursday as we are off to London today for an extra holiday (spoiling ourselves!) so I find myself in a weird stage of not quite being ready for the … Continue reading
Red Lentil and Butternut Squash Burgers – Vegan and Gluten free
I’ve done a lot of thinking about vegetarian burgers recently, I really want to keep experimenting with flavours and ultimately come up with what I consider to be the ultimate vegetarian burger. The ultimate vegetarian burger has to be satisfying, savoury, full of flavour, a bit of a treat and completely moreish. I usually make … Continue reading
National Curry Week 8th – 14th October: An easy way to celebrate vegan foods!
If your thinking of making the transition into becoming vegan then one of the easiest cuisines to begin with is curries! Spices, Lentils, Grains, Vegetables and Beans all lend themselves fantastically to the world of vegan food. Making curries from scratch can be a lot easier than you think, especially basics like dhal’s or tomato … Continue reading
Leftovers Transformed: Bland Lentil Stew turned into a Fiery Lentil Chilli
A while a go I made a lentil shepherds pie but it made so much of the lentil filling I ended up freezing it. As it turns out neither me or Scott liked the lentil mix at all so it sat in the freezer for a few weeks before I decided it really needed to … 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
Lentil and Spinach “Meatballs”: Meat Free Monday
This is a recipe I’ve been playing around with for a few month’s now and I think this simple version is actually the best so far! Sometimes all you need is a few ingredients and a little imagination! I have seen different versions of vegetarian meatballs around but most of them have a lot of … Continue reading
Cauliflower, Lentil and Spinach soup: Meat Free Monday
I never used to be a big fan of soup I thought it was boring…then I started making my own and realised just how good soup could be. It’s a fantastic way to pack some vegetables into your day, it’s low fat and it’s versatile – you can have a different flavour every week! I … Continue reading
Roasted Pepper stuffed with Lentils
In the summer I had my first family holiday as a vegetarian and my dads wife came up with some really delicious peppers stuffed with lentils and vegetables! I’d always stuffed peppers with rice or cous cous but had never thought to use lentils so I have to credit her with this brilliant idea! I love brown/ … Continue reading