Thursday, July 5

Wednesday 4 July 2012

Kellogg's Coco Pops with soy milk, which I forgot to take a photo of. Hey, I'm still getting back into the routine of remembering to do it.

Stir fry which we made using rice vermicelli noodles, pre-prepared stir fry mix from Woolworths, and a sesame and garlic stir fry sauce which we also bought from Woolworths. If I was organized I would have taken note of the brand but I didn't and I really don't want to go and crawl inside my bin so sorry, you'll just have to be satisfied with that for now! I must say though, this stir fry looks so good.

I had to go out at dinner time so dinner for me was peanut butter on wholemeal toast. This is a complete protein meal.

When I got home I was still hungry so I had some crumpets with Nuttelex and golden syrup on them. This is like the vegan version of crumpets with butter and honey. My lovely partner Jeff also made me a hot chocolate using soy milk and Cadbury drinking chocolate. I was so exhausted though that my brain wasn't working anymore and I didn't take any photos, sorry!

Tuesday 3 July 2012

Fruit toast with Nuttelex and a glass of orange juice.

Leftover cottage pie from the night before.

Lemon cous cous, steamed vegetables, and a Fry's Vegetarian Schnitzel at my mum's house.

For dessert we had jam tarts which my mum had made using frozen vegan shortbread (you can get it at the supermarket, just look at the ingredients) and plum, apricot, and strawberry jam. They were delicious!

Sunday 1 July 2012

Leftover Chili sin Carne, two slices of wholemeal toast with Nuttelex, and a glass of orange juice. This is a complete protein meal.

Steamed vegetables with rice. I used carrot, broccoli, zucchini, and green beans. This is a really healthy and nutritious meal, we all need to eat more vegetables! To make this meal even better for you, you could use brown rice instead of white.

Sunday, July 1

Chilli sin Carne Recipe

This chilli recipe is from The Student Vegetarian Cookbook by Beverly LeBlanc. It is so nice and easy to make, not to mention cheap! Tastes great as leftovers too!

Serves 4-6

2 onions
2 garlic cloves
400g tin red kidney beans
400g tin sweetcorn kernals
3 tbsp sunflower or canola oil
1 tbsp ground coriander
1/2 tbsp ground cumin
1 tsp cayenne pepper (we never use more than 1/2 tsp though as I'm not a fan of spicy food)
1 tsp dried thyme
2 400g tins chopped tomatoes
1/2 tbsp tomato paste
1/4 tsp sugar
Salt and pepper

1. Peel and chop the onion. Peel and crush the garlic cloves. Tip the cans of beans and corn kernals into a sieve or colander over the sink and rinse. Shake off the excess water; set aside.

2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan or saucepan with a tight-fitting lid over a medium-high heat. Add the onions and fry, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes. Add the garlic and continue stirring for 2-3 minutes until the onions are soft.

3. Reduce the heat a little, stir in the coriander, cumin, cayenne and thyme and stir for 2 minutes.

4. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato paste, and sugar. Increase the heat to high and bring to the boil, stirring. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pan and leave to simmer for 15 minutes.

5. Tip the beans and corn into the tomato sauce mixture and increase the heat to high. Return to a light boil and heat through.

Serve with toast or rice and you have a complete protein meal.

Happy eating! :)

Photos still not uploading!

Well I have been trying and trying to upload more posts on here but all the photos upload like this:

I have no idea why this is, but it makes me sad. I've been looking into it but so far no luck! Stay tuned and hopefully I'll be able to sort this out!