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: 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, […]

Batch Cooking My Work Lunches: Mushroom ‘Barlotto’

I have been feeling guilty about my long forgotten grains in the cupboards which expired months ago, so decided today when it came to making my lunches for the week I would use up the one with the oldest best before date. Which was my Pearl Barley. (A quick note, yes I am gung ho […]

1 way to your 5 a day: Sweet Potato Toast

Hi everybody. Remember how in yesterday’s post about the Courgette porridge I mentioned it was inspired by an article about sweet potato toast? Ta Dah! Yes, I decided to try the sweet potato toast. The original article said all you needed to do was put it in a toaster on a high setting and it […]

1 way to your 5 a day: Courgette Porridge

Last year I went through a stage of buying Women’s Health magazine which I love, and am sad I can’t buy (but actually I have found a way to read it for free, but I’m saving that for another blog post). In one of their issues last year they were talking about unusual mash ups […]

Roast Vegetable Couscous – Batch Cooking my Work Lunches

I decided that July was a write off in terms of how I spent my money (more to come later on that). One way I need to regain control is to be better prepared for work. So today I made a huge cauldron of cous cous for my lunches this week. INGREDIENTS Courgette Red Onion […]