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My veg bag

This week in food

It’s been a week of fighting off the urge to hibernate and trying to get back into an exercise routine. So craving big bowls of warming stuff while trying to avoid snacking. Saturday 7 November I made massive amounts of … Continue reading

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What I ate this week – 7 June 2020

I managed 2 nights of earlier dinners this week but then I went back to work after. On the plus side I am so tired when I go to bed that my insomnia has vanished! Sunday For lunch I made … Continue reading

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What I ate – 31 May 2020

I seem to have gotten into a habit of cooking dinner really late. Maybe it’s the heat? Sunday I tried another recipe from Salad Samurai. This is coconut samosa potato salad. I skipped the chickpeas, coriander, mint and cashews and … Continue reading

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Tomato and chunky parsley pesto rolls

I call it chunky pesto but there likely is a word for it that means ‘salad ingredients chopped finely to be fancy’.   Before: Take fresh parsley, a garlic clove, a handful of almonds, salt, olive oil and nutrition yeast. … Continue reading

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Yummy ginger and tofu rice

You know how it is; you get side tracked and then realise that it’s late, you still haven’t had dinner and you’re hungry! Before I started with: Tofu – from a batch I made in the morning Pattypan squash – … Continue reading

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What to do with turnip greens

So turnip greens appeared in my veg bag this week. While not common in the UK apparently they are common in the rest of the world. My searches for recipes showed them stir fried, steamed and lightly boiled. Olive oil … Continue reading

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Comforting and creamy – what’s in my veg bag?

Hello spring greens. Amongst this week’s inspiring selection of veg was kale, chard, salad leaves, parsnips, onions, carrots and swede.   Rice with chickpeas and chard What do you cook when you have a friend coming to dinner, a fridge … Continue reading

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Triple greens – what’s in my veg bag?

I was very happy to get a triple dose of greens in my veg bag; cabbage, kale and spinach. Plus the usual suspects in the form of carrots and parsnips. Homemade pasta with beanballs I’ve been working on my homemade … Continue reading

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Photo fail – what’s in my veg bag?

I love to document what I cook from my veg bag contents. It’s handy for when I can’t decide what to cook or recall a recipe.  However I’m still building the habit of actually remembering to make the dish look … Continue reading

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What’s in my veg bag this week? hello spring

  The veg bag this week had leeks and cauliflower as well as the usual suspects. Immediately my brain began buzzing over the contents of my veg bag as I though about what meals I could create… Chickpea cutlets with … Continue reading

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