Goats Cheese, Beetroot and Walnut Macaroni

Hi everybody, I did a food inventory of the cupboards and fridge/freezer last night and decided to make use of some things languishing in the cupboards. Like walnuts. I thought about making a cake with them, but the trouble with making a cake with nuts in is only I would eat it (my flat mate […]

Food Prep: Black Bean Veggie Chilli

It didn’t seem fair to tell you all about prepping portions of veggie chilli in an earlier blog post if I didn’t show you what I made right? This is a completely lazy chilli. Frozen veg, lazy garlic and lazy chilli. I only used fresh onions because I had fresh onions that needed using. This […]

Apricot, Almond and Pecan Granola (3 Step Granola)

I am ill with a cold, but luckily haven’t had any time off work ill since the end of February. I’ll take small victories where I can. I generally have stomach issues, colds I get about once a year, so hopefully this is all I will have to put up with in 2018. I have […]

Batch Cooking My Work Lunches: Red Lentil and Coconut Soup

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to batch cook. (Ok, that is not strictly true, I made 2 portions of a swede, cabbage, onion, carrot and pea soup earlier this week, but for various reasons it smelt and tasted bad, we all make mistakes). I have decided to use up what I have […]

The Fabulous Baker Brother’s Spinach Muffins: Batch Cooking

There’s a bit of a story behind this. The boy decided to revolutionise the hallway of our house, this meant I had to find a place for the relegated cook books, the ones I am debating whether to get rid of or not. One was The Fabulous Baker Brothers which I inherited from my step mum. […]

Batch Cooking My Work Lunches: Brown Lentil Dahl/Soup

I call this Dahl/Soup as it was supposed to be a soup, and by some definitions still could be, but it could also resemble the texture of a Dahl. I will leave it to your own judgements to decide what side it falls on. WARNING: If you use dried lentils like I did then bear […]

Batch Cooking my Work Lunches: Frozen Veg Couscous

Yes, I know I have totally made couscous before, I am just merely showing you that frozen vegetables are nothing to be afraid of, they are yummy. I don’t want to sound like a spokesperson for frozen veg (I would probably have a lot more money if I was) but in most cases they have […]

Batch Cooking my Work Breakfasts: Vegetable Muffins

We have very little remaining of the food budget, and to be fair we only have to last till Friday, but that was after the boy and I had a disagreement about whether we needed to replace the rice krispies in this month, or the next food month. We compromised, the boy and I donated […]

Batch Cooking My Work Lunches: Yellow Split Pea Soup

Hi everyone, Don’t worry, my silence on here was due to problems with our internet connection, not a mental health breakdown. Did you miss me? (Tumbleweed blows past) Anyways, this is what I made last Sunday. It made three portions of yummy soup. Three g e n e r o u s portions of soup, […]