Menu Plans

Menu plan 17/9 – 23/9/2020

I guess I kid of went quiet for a little while there. Have not been feeling the motivation as of late. My readership seems to have taken a nose dive lately so I have been feeling a bit bad about my writing. Anyway, I am working on my grocery list so will share my plan… Continue reading Menu plan 17/9 – 23/9/2020

Menu Plans

Weekly menu 10/09 – 16/09/2020

This week is going to be mostly shopping from my freezer and pantry. My plan last week went out the window a bit. I cooked for the family but did other stuff with what I had. I have found myself with lots of food leftover so we need to work through that. 1. Steamed vegetables… Continue reading Weekly menu 10/09 – 16/09/2020

Dinners

Country potatoes

Emily loves potatoes. She would live on potatoes alone if I let her....just mashed potatoes! Country potatoes are more of a cross between mashed potato and chips in my opinion. Em plans to put her potatoes in a wrap with sausagemeat, eggs and salsa as breakfast burritos like w had back in the US. Alan… Continue reading Country potatoes

Lifestyle

What I Eat on a Walking Day

My walk this weekend was only about 4 miles so not enough to be concerned about eating lots of extra calories or snacking during the walk. The temperature was slightly chilly for me without my jacket but hot with it (just a little after resistant cycling jacket). Though there were my most dreaded hills it… Continue reading What I Eat on a Walking Day

Bread

Tortillas

I love tortillas. I love most flatbreads I guess. I might, I dare say, have a bit of a bread issue in fact. I have provided you with a naan recipe before and I have a plethora of bread recipes yet to come. I have experimenting yet to do. But today it is a quick… Continue reading Tortillas

Dinners

Sweet potato and Spinach Curry

Curry is a great dish as you can pretty much put anything you like in there and have a spicy, rich meal. I made this curry for the sake of Sunday dinner but when I posted the picture on Instagram someone asked for the recipe. So I guess the recipe must be done which means… Continue reading Sweet potato and Spinach Curry

Sides

Cornbread

I didn't grow up eating cornbread. While living in Texas when my kids were small my youngest, Katie, fell in love with cornbread prompting me to have a go a couple of times.  Still wasn't a big fan and stopped trying to Katie's chagrin.  I only decided to have another go because I was making… Continue reading Cornbread

Sauces

Pasta Sauce

Who doesn’t love spaghetti covered in tomato-y goodness? I know I do. In fact this was the meal my daughter specifically asked me to make this week so it must be good. I have been known to buy sauces but they are never quite right and I always need to buy several jars to feed… Continue reading Pasta Sauce

Dinners

Hines Baked Beans

Yes, I did that play on words. I previously had this recipe on here but have updated it to a whole foods friendly option, tested it out again, and gotten the pictures I wanted to share so here we go again! I originally modified another recipe 9 years ago but as life evolves so has… Continue reading Hines Baked Beans

Dinners, Sourdough

Sourdough Casserole (vegan)

I really enjoyed the Chicken Sourdough Casserole that I wrote about while still eating meat. The sourdough topping was very much not WFPB however so I had a go at fixing this. It was a success. Sourdough Casserole 800g sourdough starter 1 300g packet of silken tofu  2 Tablespoons Nutritional yeast 2 teaspoons baking powder… Continue reading Sourdough Casserole (vegan)