Steamed semolina cakes with salad

Dinner today: steamed semolina cakes (known as Rava Idli in India) with an unusual salad.

The salad actually was a chilli base from Tesco. It had onions and kidney beans. (suitable for vegetarians). It was lovely and crunchy.

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Roasted veg dinner - Aubergine, green beans and mushrooms

Diced vegetables : Aubergine, mushrooms and green beans marinated with a little chilli infused oil and rubbed with a tandoori seasoning.

Added some smoky garlic.

Baked in the oven till cooked.

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Sweet potato, spinach and lentil burger for dinner

Sweet potato (which was bought frozen) microwaved for about 7 minutes with a dash of chilli oil.

Steamed Broccoli.

Spinach and lentil burgers (from Sainsburys).

Baked Potato with baked beans and steamed broccoli.

Drink was almond milk.

baked potato with beans


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cooking fenugreek

Fenugreek is a lovely fragrant green. It takes time to prep it, but the end result is worth it.

  • pick the leaves
  • wash thoroughly.It is easy to wash in an over-the-sink-strainer as the hands are free to wash the leaves
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Veggie stirfry with quorn pepper and spinach slices...


Porridge with banana and cashew nuts...

A lovely comforting meal… Porridge with banana and cashew nuts and a sesame seed bagel with crunchy peanut butter…… Read the rest