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Meat Free Monday – Baked Mushroom Risotto

Meat Free Monday – Baked Mushroom Risotto

For our trip down the south coast I decided to simplify life and do an online supermarket shop figuring it was one less thing to squeeze into the car!  Unfortunately I made an amateur online shopper mistake and instead of ordering 4 portebello mushrooms I ordered 4 packets. Hmmm 2kg of mushrooms! How I didn’t … Continue reading

Meat Free Monday – Easy Mini Calzone

Meat Free Monday – Easy Mini Calzone

Mmmmmmmm pizza! Sometimes you just feel like eating pizza and the best thing is if you make it yourself it doesn’t have to be unhealthy. I prefer serving the kids these mini calzone over regular pizza as they solve the problem of the topping slipping off and going all down their fronts or, as Lottie … Continue reading

Meat Free Monday – Cauliflower Cheese Gratin

Meat Free Monday – Cauliflower Cheese Gratin

I had one of those days today when you just feel sluggish and in need of a quick and easier dinner for the whole family nothing fancy just good old fashioned home-cooking. Freddie had preschool today so was ‘mega’ hungry and needed feeding fast. This cauliflower cheese recipe definitely hits the spot – a quick, … Continue reading

Meat Free Monday – Fresh Homemade Pesto

Meat Free Monday – Fresh Homemade Pesto

Even though this has to be one of the quickest, simplest meals I can think of it really packs a flavour punch and definitely doesn’t leave you missing the meat in your dish. We have successfully managed to grow our own basil plant so even though pine nuts seem to be more expensive than gold … Continue reading

Spinach, Mushroom and Ricotta Filo Roll

Spinach, Mushroom and Ricotta Filo Roll

Well Monday is here again and yes you guessed it we are meat free again today! My meat loving husband pointed out that we were meat free nearly all last week. Not sure how that happened but as a result he took over cooking duties on the weekend which was a real treat especially as … Continue reading

Meat Free Monday – Pasta and Tomato Sauce

Meat Free Monday – Pasta and Tomato Sauce

Well I have ventured into the world of homemade pasta and I have to say it was pretty straightforward. Having seen all the contestants on television cooking competitions cursing their pasta dough as it catches in their pasta maker rips and then turns into a claggy, sticky mess when they cook it I thought it … Continue reading

Meat Free Monday – Mexican Bean Burgers

Meat Free Monday – Mexican Bean Burgers

Mondays have had a makeover in our house… we have gone meat free! For those of you who know my husband you’ll be surprised that we are having a meat free day once a week as he’s rather fond of his meat. (I’ll let you into a secret it’s more like three times a week!) Having … Continue reading