Category Archives: main meals

Hot butterbean salad

Listed are the ingredients I used for tonight’s dinner, utilising some Sunday roast dinner leftovers! Serves 1-2 2 tbsp cooking oil 1 medium onion, finely diced ½ tsp each cumin seeds and crushed black peppercorns ¼ tsp dill seeds or … Continue reading

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Black pepper vegetables

I used the last of this winters’ artichokes, along with onions, potatoes and green peppers, but it is possible to use any veggies that are good for roasting.  If you use suitable veggies, this recipe would work for people on … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato hotpot (vegetarian)

A vegetarian, spicy version of a classic. Serves 3-4. Regarding dried pulses, use whatever is safe for you. I used red lentils, split peas and barley in my version of the dish but a scotch broth mix or any grains/pulses … Continue reading

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Early Spring Grains

This dish takes advantage of seasonally available herbs and vegetables to create a light, fragrant herbed grain dish.  Note that all the vegetables can be substituted for others if you react to one of the stated ingredients or if you … Continue reading

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Veggie burgers

These are low calorie and would work for anyone attempting to lose weight.  They could also be adapted for someone following the Fodmap diet. makes around 6 burgers 180g mixed cooked safe green vegetables 140g grated carrot 30g dry weight … Continue reading

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Lasagne

A challenge, which can be a little messy and long-winded, but fun once made and a good way for satisfying a craving for an otherwise off-the menu meal. One way to ensure it is more quickly prepared than it otherwise … Continue reading

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Rice and greens

Thanks to a diagnosis of IBS, I am attempting to embark on a diet that combines C&B-free diet with the low FODMAP diet. I’m new to this diet and still making tons of mistakes, but in theory this recipe, along … Continue reading

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