Are You A Vegetarian, Vegan Or Just Eating Meat Free Now & Again?

Welcome to everyday vegetarian recipes. I hope I can inspire you!

Whether you are a vegetarian, vegan, an advocate of Meatfree Monday or you are just looking for a few alternative ideas for dinner, you should find something here.

Cooking can be a joy. But when life keeps getting busier and busier, sometimes food becomes all about getting a meal on the table every evening. Does that sound familiar?

But hey, that's doesn't have to be a bad thing. I think everyday meals are the ones that matter most so the emphasis on this website is on simple, everyday food.

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The Everyday Vegetarian

Right now my cooking involves a budget, not enough time, fussy eating, predictable anxiety about trying to balance the kids' diet and two small girls who are usually more interested in stealing crackers from the cupboard at my feet while I optimistically bake tofu, steam quinoa or simmer lentil soup. It's hard to get the balance right isn't it?

The Goal

Well that's to put home cooked, healthy vegetarian food that tastes good on the table every day without losing my sanity. It's not always easy but I think I manage it most days - the food bit anyway. The sanity bit? Well, I'll let you be the judge of that...

The Recipes

All of these dishes were either created by me, by friends or adapted from favourite books gathered over the years. I hope you enjoy them. And if you would like to submit a recipe that would help the rest of us overcome another mealtime(!), that would be great too. My only caveat is that I do only accept vegetarian recipes.

I know many of you are not vegetarians but just want to cut down on meat. That's cool. I hope these recipes help. There's a mix of dishes here. I've tried to include lots of quick stuff. Some are a little more time-consuming but can usually be prepared in advance or frozen.

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Twice Baked Potato Recipe

Tasty twice baked potato recipe, these vegetarian stuffed potatoes have a light and creamy filling of spinach and ricotta with a crisp parmesan crust.

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Fava Bean Salad With Quinoa

A fresh and zingy fava bean salad. Fava beans, also known as broad beans, have a beautifully delicate flavour and pleasing texture, perfect for simple Summer eating

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Edamame Salad

A beautiful edamame salad with fresh oregano, lime juice and pumpkin seeds. Makes a delicious and protein-rich lunch or vegetable side dish.

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Sweet Chili Roasted Chickpeas

Sticky, spicy, sweet and utterly moreish, these sweet chilli roasted chickpeas are a perfect alternative to crisps and chips and a great snack with drinks.

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Grilled Halloumi Cheese

Grilled halloumi cheese with couscous, walnuts and chickpea salsa. This gorgeous halloumi recipe is simple and quick to make and perfect too for the vegetarian barbecue.

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Baked Asparagus

Cooking asparagus in the oven means asparagus that melts in the mouth and is drenched with flavour. Here's a sumptuously easy baked asparagus recipe with lemon, butter and parmesan.

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Homemade Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe

A quick and delicious sweet chili sauce recipe. This is only slightly more trouble than opening a bottle but tastes amazing. You'll definitely impress your guests!

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Save Money On Groceries

Frugal by nature and necessity, here's where I share some of my tips and advice to help you save money on groceries and waste less food

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Colcannon Recipe

A delicous colcannon recipe with potatoes, butter-sautéed kale, and some warmed milk. Funny how the simplest dishes can be the most sublime. To me, this is the best comfort food in the world.

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Black Bean Stew

Here's a lovely recipe for a simple sweet and spicy black bean stew with sweet potato, peppers, chilis, cilantro and lime

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