Category Archives: Vegetarian

Not so easy after all

In an impulse moment, after attending a World Vegan Day event last week, I signed up to the Vegan Easy Challenge.  Basically the idea is to try to be Vegan for a month. As I have been a vegetarian for … Continue reading

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Salad Days – Part V of …..

This following salad recipe proves that you can’t go wrong by smothering something in honey and roasting it. The pumpkin and pecan salad is very simple to make, but does take some time to prepare.  The nice sticky roasty bits … Continue reading

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Salad Days – Part IV of ….

I’ve been eating lots over this festive season – however, it is now time to reacquaint myself with the ‘vegetable’ food group (as opposed to the alcohol, chocolate, and nut food groups). This is a simple couscous and lemony salad.  … Continue reading

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Salad Days – Part III of ….

After last week’s rather insipid salad I decided to pull out a couple of the ‘big guns’ : Mangoes and Macadamias.   This is a quick and easy salad to put together, and it tastes crunchy and sweet. Best of all, … Continue reading

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Salad Days- Part II of….

The following salad is, well it must be said, a bit ho-hum.  The toasted pine-nuts stop it being too bland, but I was hoping that the barley would have made it more interesting.  Oh well, perhaps the cleverer cooks out … Continue reading

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Salad Days – Part I of ….

I confess to not being a great fan of salads – too much limp lettuce and tasteless tomatoes as a child.  However, as we move from the more satisfying soup season into those sunny days where salads are de-rigeour I … Continue reading

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Still Keen

Here is another quick & tasty Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) dish. For more about this wonder grain check out my earlier post “Keen for Quinoa“.  Weight for weight Quinoa contains more protein than meat, and I’ve also found out it is … Continue reading

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