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Spicy Chilli Meatballs


A different take on a classic chilli with spiced meatballs in a smokey sauce with creamy, zingy avocado to top, this recipe is a real crowd pleaser. 216 more words


Veggie Shepherds Pie

It’s a classic but a good one. When I’ve scoured the internet looking at blogs, vegetarian and otherwise, I’ve more often or not found loads of blogs telling me how to make the ‘best pesto’, the ‘most exquisite nasi goreng’, the ‘perfect’ this or that. 568 more words


Lentil and Squash Lasagne

Here’s recipe number three of national vegetarian week. A gorgeous lasagne that makes use of the Lentil Bolognese I posted yesterday.

You can use absolutely any pumpkin or squash in this dish, whatever you can put your hands on. 816 more words


Lentil Bolognese

I absolutely love this bolognese. It’s a little bit of effort to make but as Guinness once advertised, good things come to those who wait. The final results are well worth the wait, plus your kitchen will smell absolutely amazing whilst the sauce bubbles away. 396 more words


Mixed Black Dal (Urad Dal)


I have a taste for lentils at the moment and teamed with my love of all things Indian, lentil curry seems a great choice. Lentils have a bit of a reputation for being boring and bland but each variety has it’s own subtle flavour and this mix creates a wholesome and earthy taste bought to life with fresh ginger, spices and chillies. 240 more words



  • Serves 2 as a main meal.
  • Preparation 10 minutes. Cooking 1 hour. Easy.
  • Freezes well.


  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp fenugreek seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds…
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Dairy Free

Starting off with spreads

Now this is something that worked a treat as an introduction to self feeding. Use puree’s, but make it into a spreadable consistency so your baby can lick it off the spoon/piece of toast/roasted veg/vegetable fritters etc. 201 more words