Mushroom Filling

I know this isn’t the most delicious sounding title but I was at a bit of a lose to describe this recipe. I have used it to fill a pot pie as well as mixing it with pasta. It is versatile and moreish. As I am planning to use it as a topping on aContinue reading “Mushroom Filling”

Vegetable Barley Soup

When I checked the clearance produce section at Tesco I found a vegetable soup mix for 20p (12 cents US) as well as sliced spring greens 25p (14 cents US) so I decided to make some vegetable soup. I still had barley at home in addition to some red lentils, spices and stock cubes soContinue reading “Vegetable Barley Soup”

Snacking Ideas

I love to snack. I like crunchy things. Sweet things are great too but I have found that I crave crunchy, savoury snacks more. This shall be a quick post without photos as I don’t have any. Savoury Popcorn Nuts Seeds Pretzels Roasted Chickpeas Air fried tofu bites Veggie sticks with hummus Baked tortilla chipsContinue reading “Snacking Ideas”

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 planContinue reading “Menu plan 17/9 – 23/9/2020”

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 vegetablesContinue reading “Weekly menu 10/09 – 16/09/2020”

Back to University Lunch Ideas

Emily is headed back to her last year of university and this time is commuting over an hour to classes. This means she needs fast food that is lunchbox ready and above all cheap. Let’s be honest, whether you are off to school/ work, working from home or a stay-at-home mother / house person youContinue reading “Back to University Lunch Ideas”

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. AlanContinue reading “Country potatoes”

Weekly Menu 1/9/2020

I plan my meals and buy as per my menu….then I go off on a tangent and do something else completely. Last week’s plan went out the window when Alan and I realised we had two nights in a row of just the two of us for dinner. Two people were away and two wereContinue reading “Weekly Menu 1/9/2020”

Roasted chickpeas

Snacks have been a frustration for us at times. I really love crunchy snacks and this has been a struggle. Popcorn is an option but plain is boring. Veggies and hummus is nice but doesn’t quite hit that chruchy snack craving for me. Roasted chickpeas have been a great option. You can do a slewContinue reading “Roasted chickpeas”

Asparagus Risotto

Quick and simple meal. This can be used with just about any vegetables in place of the asparagus if you are either not a fan or just don’t have it to hand. I love a mushroom risotto and this can be substituted if you desire. Risotto really is a simple meal to make. Only tookContinue reading “Asparagus Risotto”