Category Archives: Vegetarian

Tomorrow we’re off for a short break to Albania, and I’m pretty excited about eating when we get there

Our friends are celebrating their marriage in the bride’s home country of Albania, and we’re honoured to be invited. The other weekend we had a lovely dinner at the home of the Happy Couple, and we were served borek to … Continue reading

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A Slimming World lasagne, filled with squash and onion

This lasagne was inspired by the fact I had some squash that needed eating! I really fancied making it into lasagne filling, but the recipe I have for squash filled lasagne is full of butter – so I had to … Continue reading

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Leek and tattie soup: a favourite, and (of course) Slimming World friendly

Leek and tattie soup is so easy and it’s a firm favourite. It’s also a good traditional Scottish recipe, and one that can be Slimming World friendly very easily. The trick my Mum taught me with this soup to make … Continue reading

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Canneroni (being a type of tubular pasta) and an inspired mushroomy tomato sauce (with green beans and asparagus too!)

When we were at Pillars of Hercules the other day we bought a bag of pasta. Having investigated, I think the pasta was canneroni, a shorter version of cannelloni. Whatever it was, it came in three colors: plain, red (coloured … Continue reading

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Spicy bean burgers with extra spice: Piri Piri mayo and Reggae Reggae ketchup

We had some spicy bean burgers in the freezer (leftover from the barbecue the other weekend) and I thought it was about time I did something about them. So, I served them on bread rolls: one with Piri Piri mayo; … Continue reading

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Ways with salad: lettuce, carrot, sweetcorn, mushrooms and croutons

This yummy salad was lunch on Saturday, made by my friend in repayment for helping her clean her windows. lettuce, including various leaves and shredded beetroot sweetcorn chopped mushrooms chopped carrots chopped cherry tomatoes croutons grated Parmesan cheese and Balsamic … Continue reading

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Dinner party: watercress soup

I posted earlier today about the dinner party I’m having tonight. Well, we’re having watercress soup to start, taken from a recipe on the BBC Good Food website. I’ve never made watercress soup before. in fact I may not have eaten it before. … Continue reading

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