Category: main meals

lentil stew

dairy free, gluten free, vegan

Indian Butternut and Lentil Stew

So you guys already know I’m not a great fan of January, but this Indian Butternut and Lentil Stew is definitely one of my favourite things about it so far. I originally came up with this very simple recipe in December when trying to throw myself something together for lunch. I had half a butternut…

Edamame Bean and Squash Salad with Miso Tahini Dressing

Now that we’re full on into autumn I’ve been going through about two butternut squash a week. It’s one of my favourite seasonal veggies and I love how versatile it is.  When the days get colder and the nights start drawing in, it can be easy to crave stodgy, heavy meals. I created this salad…

Roasted Red Pepper, Feta and Spinach Quiche with Quark

Quiche is one of those dishes that really makes me think of summer and parties. My Mam’s quiche is definitely my favourite, packed with bacon, onions and cheese and a pastry crust. As delicious as it is, it’s a bit rich for eating often, so I’ve become a real fan of making crustless quiches as…

gluten free, vegan

Quick midweek meal: Tofu and Peanut Stir Fry with Quinoa

It’s been a long while since I’ve eaten tofu. It was a staple back when I was vegan, but when I returned to an unrestricted diet it was something I avoided due to worries about potential impact on my hormones. As it turns out it might not be as terrible as once thought, at least…

vegetarian, gluten free

Courgette and Feta Fritters with Herbed Avocado Mash (low carb)

Now that I have a kitchen all to myself, I’ve really loved getting creative with food again. Obviously I want to eat delicious healthy food, but I also want to make sure I’m offering Finley a variety of healthy options. This recipe was first created as something for him to try, an eggy pancake packed…