I wanted to use the tofu I had in the fridge for today's dinner, and ended up making tofu and chickpea curry! Super easy but very tasty. I'm starting to come round to the idea of tofu. Even as a vegetarian it wasn't ever something I used more that a couple of times, and I… Continue reading No buy week – day 4 dinner!
I'm kind of getting the hang of this a bit more now! And managed to a really make a fairly decent and not thrown together dinner tonight too. I definitely think this would have been more successful with a bit of planning and a focussed shop however part of the reason I suggested doing this… Continue reading No buy week – day 3 dinner!
On a recent foray into Glasgow with my sister Jennifer and friend Lyndsay (the vegan) and me (the vegan attempterer) we ended up in Tuk Tuk Glasgow for dinner. We were supposed to be going to Kelvingrove Bandstand afterwards to watch Trainspotting in the rain but the great Scottish summer put paid to that and… Continue reading Restaurant review – Tuk Tuk Glasgow
Today for our no buy week husband and kids had fish and chips and i had some veggie pasta and salad. The goal for tomorrow is to try and make us all the same dinner! Sadly it's not the most appetizing picture ever but it was quite tasty. I cooked onion in a little bit… Continue reading No-buy week day 2 – dinners!
This is so easy to make I've stopped buying shop bought houmous altogether and my daughter loves it! Ingredients 1 tin chickpeas 2 garlic gloves 1-2 tsp lemon juice 1 tbsp tahini 1 tbsp olive oil Salt to taste Water as required Method Place all ingredients in a blender and blend, add cold water as… Continue reading Simple houmous recipe
In an effort to cut down on waste and save a bit of money (also a little bit inspired by my current TV obsession Eat Well For Less) we have decided to try and get through this weeks dinners without a trip to the shops! We haven't done a preparatory shop either - we are… Continue reading No-buy week day 1 – dinners! Working with what we have.
Something about fried food is just so appealing occasionally, and there is something about the look of fried polenta that appeals to me. Is it the resemblance to stuff that's bad for you like chips or fried batter? I'm not sure but I wanted to give it a go and it's been feeding me for… Continue reading Fried polenta – basic recipe, ideas and inspiration
I visited the Glasgow vegan festival in the Trades Hall on Sunday 28th May with one thing in mind - cheese! But what I found was a lot more than that. I hope this becomes a regular fixture as it was very well attended and for a beginner transitioning into veganism, was informative and educational.… Continue reading Glasgow vegan festival haul – cheese, gin and more!
Me, youngest and husband decided on Saturday evening we were fed up and fancied an adventure. Well, I decided I was bored and wanted to do something and coerced them into it. Anyway, we live close to the Campsies in central Scotland and it's been a while since we headed in that direction so that's… Continue reading The walking diaries – Campsie Fells, central Scotland
A possibly never-ending list of every possible smoothie concoction I can think of! Regularly updated!