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Something a bit Different Lactose Free Menu Plan

1 Mar

Fancy something a bit different?  Lactose free food can be a little dull sometimes if you don’t shake it up occasionally.  Here are some zinging recipes from around the globe. I had Thai coconut dal in a Thai restaurant and it was the best thing we ordered by far. It oddly doesn’t taste Indian at all. You’ll need plenty of garlic this week and a couple of spices that aren’t easily available – black mustard seed, sumac and curry leaves. Could it be the moment to check out the local Oriental deli?

Menu

  1. Middle eastern koftas
  2. Thai style coconut dal
  3. Sea Bream with olive oil mash, courgette and lemon zest
  4. Carrot and Coriander Soup Jamie Style
  5. Rice and Prawn One-Pot Wonder

Shopping List

1.

  • Lamb Mince
  • Shallots
  • Sumac
  • Garam Masala
  • Honey
  • Pomegranate

2.

  • Red split lentils
  • Coconut milk
  • Curry leaves
  • Flatbreads eg. pitta (or rice)
  • Large tomatoes
  • Turmeric
  • Black mustard seeds
  • Onions

3.

  • Sea bream fillet
  • Desiree potatoes
  • Courgette
  • Unwaxed lemon
  • Parsley
  • Soya milk
  • Olive oil
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme

4.

  • Onion
  • 450g Carrots
  • Ground coriander
  • Vegetable bouillon
  • Fresh coriander
  • Lemon
  • Nutmeg

5.

  • Onion
  • Red and green peppers (Alice substitute aubergine or courgette)
  • Chorizo
  • Easy cook Basmati rice
  • Tinned tomatoes
  • Prawns

5-day Yummy Vegan Menu Plan

15 Dec

We’re not vegan… but we think we can be vegan for five days!! It might be a good pre-Christmas (or post-Christmas) detox. Don’t forget to alter your staple meals like breakfast and lunch to vegan alternatives. For us this means buying soya milk or almond milk instead of cow’s milk, and investing in a couple of different flavours of  houmous for lunchtime sandwiches.

As always, I assume you have a stock of oil, salt, pepper and garlic. I list everything else just in case.

Menu

1. Wild rice and pecan salad with sweetcorn

2. Stuffed butternut squash a la Jamie Oliver

3. Almond lentil stew by Nigel Slater

4. Mashed potato with lime and coconut, served with steamed spinach and ginger dal

5. Spaghetti with vegan pesto

 

Shopping list:

1.

  • Wild rice
  • Pecans
  • Celery
  • Spring onions
  • Cranberries
  • Pecans
  • Fresh coriander
  • Oranges
  • Mustard
  • Honey
  • Tinned sweetcorn

2.

• Dried porcini mushrooms
• 1 butternut squash
• 1 red onion
• coriander seeds
• dried chilli
• fresh rosemary
• sun-dried tomatoes
• basmati rice
• pine nuts

3.

  • 1 carrot,
  • 1 stalk celery,
  • 1 onion,
  • 1 turnip,
  • baby button mushrooms,
  • green lentils
  •  vegetable stock
  •  bay leaf
  • rosemary
  • thyme
  • handful almonds
  • ground cinnamon
  • cherry tomatoes

4.

  • Fennel seeds
  • Fresh coriander
  • Mustard seed
  • Turmeric
  • Fresh Ginger
  • Fresh tomato
  • Yellow lentils (toor dal)
  • Potatoes
  • Limes
  • Dessicated coconut
  • Spinach leaves

5.

  • 1 1/2 cups fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup pine nuts or cashews
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1/3 cup nutritional yeast
  • Spaghetti (could be wholewheat)

 

5 days of Jamie Oliver-inspired food

2 Dec

Meal List:

1. Golden scallops, sunblush mash and peas

2. Squash soup

3. Burgers with cornichons, rice and rocket salad

4. Rice and dal

5 Sausage gnocchi, chard and green beans

Shopping list:

1.

Scallops

Sage

Lemon

Potatoes

Jar sun-blush tomatoes

Petits pois

Streaky bacon

2.

1/2 a butternut squash

Spring onions

Rosemary

Stock powder

Carrots

Tinned chickpeas

3.

Gnocchi

Chard

Green beans

Spicy sausages (uncooked)

Passata

(Rosemary)

4.

500g beef mince (makes 4 burgers)

cornichons

rice

Fresh rocket

tomatoes

ketchup

5.

Red split lentils

Cardamom pods

Cloves

Garlic

Turmeric

Basmati rice

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