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The Reluctant Vegetarian: Welsh Rarebit with Caramelised Leeks & Fresh Thyme, Dish of the Day

The Reluctant Vegetarian: Welsh Rarebit with Caramelised Leeks & Fresh Thyme

If you fancy a treat every now and then, then this is a recipe not to miss off the list. What’s great about this dish is that it’s super rich in flavour so I’d be surprised if you got through more than one slice (practically a diet dish!) Serve with roasted tomatoes and charred lettuce and you’ve got a full meal. For those avoiding carbs, try swapping the bread for a generous slice of beef tomato.

By | Dish of the Day | Friday, 20 February 2015 at 4:15 pm

The Reluctant Vegetarian: Zesty Lentil Sprout and Avocado Salad, Dish of the Day

The Reluctant Vegetarian: Zesty Lentil Sprout and Avocado Salad

This salad is packed full of flavour, nutrients and everything else that’s good for you. This is a well-balanced guilt free meal for those days when you fancy being a little healthier.
Feeds – 4
Preparations Time – 10 minutes
Cooking Time – 15-17 minutes
Ingredients
Glug of rapeseed oil
2 handfuls / 350g Brussels sprouts
400g / 1 Tin Green lentils [...]

By | Dish of the Day | Friday, 6 February 2015 at 5:35 pm

The Reluctant Vegetarian: Super Cleansing Brown Rice Miso Broth with Courgette, Smoked Tofu, Spring Onion and Black Beans, Dish of the Day

The Reluctant Vegetarian: Super Cleansing Brown Rice Miso Broth with Courgette, Smoked Tofu, Spring Onion and Black Beans

This is a deliciously cleansing, light broth packed full of crisp greens, smoked tofu, fresh herbs and black beans. The beans add a little sustenance to the dish to keep hunger at bay. If you’re a spice lover like me then this is the perfect dish to add a load of fresh chillis or your favourite chilli sauce to.

By | Dish of the Day | Friday, 23 January 2015 at 1:31 pm

Organic Black Rice Noodles with Garlic Fried Oyster Mushrooms, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Smoked Tofu & Lemon Oil Dressing, Dish of the Day

Organic Black Rice Noodles with Garlic Fried Oyster Mushrooms, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Smoked Tofu & Lemon Oil Dressing

This dish is very much in keeping with my attempts at healthy eating and clean living. The aim is to stick with it and reach the end of January and feel good for it. Just like the majority of people that may well have overeaten (perhaps not as much as I did) during the Christmas break I’ve started the year with stricter guidelines to my eating, wanting to reduce the amount of processed foods I consume, cut the sugar and caffeine addiction and pack in some more exercise.

By | Dish of the Day | Friday, 16 January 2015 at 1:16 pm

The Reluctant Vegetarian: Asian Style Superfood Salad, Dish of the Day

The Reluctant Vegetarian: Asian Style Superfood Salad

This dish is for when you need something big on flavour that’s packed full of greens and has a bit of spice. If you’re starting the year on a health kick but don’t want to miss out on a good hearty meal then this is a great lunch or dinner option.

By | Dish of the Day | Friday, 9 January 2015 at 11:22 am

Triple the Ginger, Gingerbread Ice Cream with Panettone Waffles and Drunken Apricots, Dish of the Day

Triple the Ginger, Gingerbread Ice Cream with Panettone Waffles and Drunken Apricots

This has to be one of my favourite Christmas inspired desserts. Although a little labour intensive, this dessert really does pay off. The crunchy panettone waffles combined with ginger ice cream topped with the boozey apricot syrup is something special. Although a fair bit of effort goes into this, the upside it you can prepare [...]

By | Dish of the Day | Friday, 19 December 2014 at 4:58 pm

The Reluctant Vegetarian: Winter Spelt Spinach Tagliatelle with Chestnut Pesto and Greens, Dish of the Day

The Reluctant Vegetarian: Winter Spelt Spinach Tagliatelle with Chestnut Pesto and Greens

This is a great way to use seasonal produce to create a hearty comforting meat-free meal. The earthiness from the chestnuts and greens works so nicely alongside the tart physalis fruit and vibrant pesto. This is pasta with a difference and worth a try.
Preparation Time – 5-10 minutes
Cooking Time – 10-12minutes
Feeds 4-6
Ingredients

250g Spelt spinach tagliatelle [...]

By | Dish of the Day | Thursday, 4 December 2014 at 9:04 am

Winter Warmer One Dish Wonder: Beetroot, Goat’s Cheese & Harissa Fried Eggs, Dish of the Day

Winter Warmer One Dish Wonder: Beetroot, Goat’s Cheese & Harissa Fried Eggs

This week The Reluctant Vegetarian gives us a winter warmer with her Beetroot, Goat’s Cheese & Harissa Fried Eggs

By | Dish of the Day | Friday, 7 November 2014 at 12:52 pm

The Reluctant Vegetarian: Roasted Cauliflower, Caraway and Crispy Sprout Soup, Dish of the Day

The Reluctant Vegetarian: Roasted Cauliflower, Caraway and Crispy Sprout Soup

It’s that time of year when a hearty seasonal soup can be the most comforting of meals. Roasted cauliflower is a treat by itself so teamed with caraway and sprouts it can’t help but be a winning formula. Definitely one to try this winter. A heavily buttered toasted loaf on the side is a great [...]

By | Dish of the Day | Friday, 31 October 2014 at 5:18 pm

The reluctant vegetarian: Super-Sized Fake Chicken Chilli Taco, Dish of the Day

The reluctant vegetarian: Super-Sized Fake Chicken Chilli Taco

Having come to terms with mock meat and impressed by its willingness to take on any flavour that you throw at it, I’ve now decided to openly embrace it…and here’s another example.Combine a good variation of chillies, herbs, spices and whatever else you may have hanging about in the back of your cupboard to create [...]

By | Dish of the Day | Thursday, 16 October 2014 at 5:28 pm

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