Monday 24 September

I am still at home with a double ankle sprain this week. I took the opportunity to take an inventory of every single food in the house and sorted out my ‘pantry’ (food drawer in the kitchen). As I am planning on going 90% vegetarian, I do want to finish the meat and fish in the freezer as I am too money and waste conscious to throw stuff out. We also have more pasta than I know what to do with even though we hardly eat pasta.

Today’s Meals

On waking
Hot water with slice of lemon

Breakfast
1 apple

Lunch
Kale Sundried Tomato Eggy Scramble (Joyous Health)

I am a big fan of Joy McCarthy of Joyous Health and she has some great sounding recipes; this is the first one I’ve tried and I loved it.

In Holland where I live, they have something called ‘boerenkool’ which is part of the cabbage family and I think the closest to US kale. So I used that (although learned it needs to be boiled first!) and even though it took forever as I hadn’t boiled it first, it was delicious. Will definitely be making this again!

Kale Sundried Tomato Eggy Scramble

Dinner

Spicy beans and rice (Smith p123)

Spicy Beans ‘n Rice

I’ve been making this recipe for years, it’s quick, easy and delicious. I used some broccoli that was a tad past it’s ‘best by’ date so it went slightly soft but cooked in a little oil with lots of garlic and lemon zest, it was a nice side dish.

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