Meal Prep : Chicken Pot Pie, Mexican Lasagne and Granola Bars

I have a very busy schedule this week so I won’t have much time for cooking. In order to feel prepared and avoid getting hangry I spent some time on Saturday afternoon cooking meals in advance to freeze so I will always have something fresh and healthy available.  A stitch in time saves nine! First…

Asian Market Haul / Meat Free Monday

One of the upsides of going to work is that I pass the Asian Supermarket on my way home everyday. Walking up and down the aisles reminds me of when I lived in Vietnam and gives me lots of cooking ideas! Today, as usual, I found some great products at excellent prices. I bought a…

Vegetarian Lasagne

For dinner tonight I made a vegetarian lasagne. I doubled the usual quantities and made one extra to freeze and then cook as a quick dinner during the week. For the sauce I used : 4 sliced red onions 1/2 a head of garlic, minced 3 tins of tomatoes olive oil, salt and chili flakes…

Lentil And New Potato Salad

Every week I make one or two ‘lunch items’ – things I make large amounts of in advance  so I always have something available for quick meals. I like to imagine my refrigerator is a deli counter! On Monday evening I made a big batch of this salad. I brought some to work with me…

Vegetarian Sheperd’s Pie

I usually keep Wednesday evenings free from commitments and take a mid-week break. One of the best ways to recharge my batteries is to cook a nice dinner that I wouldn’t have time for on other days. This comforting shepherd’s pie is one of my favourite meals of all time. I make it almost every…