We’ve successfully had a meatfree week with plenty of pulses to replace the meat protein. We’re aiming to just eat meat at the weekend to keep our food budget under control as I’m finding food more expensive every week. Often, the prices look the same but packs are smaller. I’ve added plenty of dried pulses to our shopping and soaking and cooking them ourselves. Most days, I’ll have soup as one of my meals and I add beans or lentils to that too.
Today,I roasted four chicken breasts with lemon zest and juice, some sweet potato and treated us to an avocado each. I made hummus from the chickpeas I’d cooked steak earlier. I cooked double the amount as we’ll have the same for supper. It feels really special to have meat and we’re ok having less of it and it’ll do our health and waistlines good too.
Tonight,I’m soaking mixed fruit and cherries in rum for our gluten free Christmas cake which I shall bake tomorrow. Of course, I’ll share the recipe then.
Love Froogs xxxx