Instant Pot Colcannon

Last weekend, on Meal Prep Day, I had chili for lunch. With enough leftover for at least two suppers. I also had potatoes that needed using up. And I had a whole cabbage, so I figured colcannon might be a good idea. Now, I never made – or, in fact, even had – that before,…

Instant Pot Chili

Today is meal prep day again. So far, I cooked chickpeas, made two batches of hummus, a bottle of iced tea and a nice pot of vegan chili. I seriously love chili and could eat it every day. It’s one of my samefoods. My chili is made with dried red kidney beans, because why spend…

Instant Pot Dump Dinner

It’s been a busy day and I hadn’t even thought about supper yet. I also had not done a lot of meal prepping last weekend, because it was simply too hot. I don’t tolerate heat well. So now it was half seven, and I had yet to figure out what to eat for supper. I…

Apple Pie Filling

I bought apples the other day. Lots and lots of them. Many more than I could eat in a short time, but they were cheap. And they looked good. And of course there are ways to make sure your apples won’t go to pot. So I made applesauce. And apple pie filling. That took care…

How to: Instant Pot Beans

When you’re eating a (mostly) plant based diet, beans are probably one of your staples. They’re very affordable and generally considered a good source of protein – though plant proteins are incomplete and harder for the human body to process than animal proteins. This need not be a problem however, as long as you make…

Carrot Ginger Soup

The gorgeous orange colour and sweet taste of carrots, the spicy kick of fresh ginger, this soup is just what the doctor called for. OK, I don’t know that for sure, but how could any doctor possibly object to a healthy, vitamin-laden warm soup? Especially during this time of Pandemic. Ingredients 600 g carrots, cubed…

Meal Prep January 2020

No energy, no shopping done. I had to make do with what I still had in the house. But I still wanted to do my weekly meal prep. Let’s jump right in, shall we? First things first. I wrote a list. I soaked 1 cup of white beans overnight. The next morning I got out…

Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

When days are short and it’s cold and wet outside, what’s better than a piping hot, comforting Shepherd’s Pie? A vegan Shepherd’s Pie, of course. Made with lentils instead of meat. Ingredients 1 cup dried green lentils 2 large carrots 2 large, firm tomatoes 1 onion garlic, to taste 150 g (5 oz) mushrooms 1…

Instant Pot Rice Pudding

Although this is really a dessert, I like to eat my rice pudding for breakfast. I make a nice big pot once a week, and store my rice pudding in a glass bottle in the fridge. It’s delicious either hot or cold. No Instant Pot? No worries. You can make it in an ordinary saucepan…

Instant Pot Aubergine Curry

I love my curries. They’re easy to make, taste great and they’re versatile. They allow you to use up all those leftovers that might otherwise go to waste in your fridge. You can make a nice big pot, store it in the fridge and serve with rice, polenta, (gluten free) noodles or bread. That’s four…