Category Archives: Weekly prep and shop

30/04

MONDAY

Porridge

Houmous and avocado sandwich

Turkey feta meatballs

TUESDAY

Omelette

Pesto pasta salad

Leftover turkey meatballs

WEDNESDAY

Scrambled egg on toast

Couscous vegetable salad

Mackerel Tacos

THURSDAY

Honey toast with banana

Egg salad

Quorn mince nachos

FRIDAY

Porridge

Ham and cheese sandwich

Quorn cottage pie

SATURDAY

Omelette

Feta greek salad

Cheesy sweet potato bake

SUNDAY

Porridge

Avocado sandwich

Couscous feta fritters

SHOPPING LIST

  • Turkey thigh mince
  • Tinned mackerel
  • Quorn mince
  • Prosciutto
  • Feta cheese
  • Milk
  • Houmous
  • Eggs
  • Bananas
  • Apples
  • Easy peelers
  • Peas
  • Sweetcorn
  • Avocado
  • Carrots
  • Broccoli
  • Green beans
  • Tomato paste
  • Crushed tomatoes
  • Honey
  • Pasta
  • White potato
  • Sweet potato
  • Nachos
  • Bread

Estimated price: £25-30

Vegan week: review

SO! Vegan week is over, and I am not going to lie to you, as a severe meat eater, I am kind of glad.

I am also super proud of myself as I genuinely didn’t think I would be able to do it.

I thought I would update you all on how it has all gone:

NUMBER ONE…. my digestion has been a little funny (sorry!). My body did get used to it by the end of the week however for the first few days it was NOT good.

NUMBER TWO…. my skin has completely cleared up!! I never had bad spots to begin with, but I did get the odd one or two, and for some reason this week they have pretty much disappeared. I have yet to know whether it is due to the diet (I guess we will find out when I start eating meat again) or something else but I am pretty chuffed.

NUMBER THREE…. I am DEFINITELY making that lentil dhal again, and I am going to try and do a few more vegan meals in my week.

So, this week has shown me that meatless meals, if cooked properly, are SUPER yummy and can give you loads more nutrients.

 

23/04

Monday

Fluffy cheese omelette

Mackerel and couscous salad

Homemade pizza

Tuesday

Porridge

Leftover homemade pizza

Sweet and sour chicken with rice

Wednesday

Peanut butter on toast

Pesto pasta salad

Leftover sweet and sour chicken

Thursday

Scrambled eggs on toast

Cheese sandwich

Fish pie fillets

Friday

Porridge

Mackerel and couscous salad

Sausage and tomato pasta bake

Saturday

Cheese on toast

Houmous salad sandwich

Chickpea stew

Sunday

Poached eggs on toast

Tomato and roast vegetable pasta

Sausage frittata

Shopping List:

  • Garlic
  • 4 Red onions
  • 3 mixed peppers
  • 1 courgette
  • 500g carrots
  • 1 baking white potato
  • Fresh coriander
  • 1 pineapple (fresh)
  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Easy peelers
  • 100g cashew nuts
  • 100g prawns
  • 1 white fish fillet
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 pack sausages (8)
  • 30% lighter cheddar cheese
  • Light mozzarella
  • Light soft cheese
  • Milk
  • 6 eggs
  • Houmous
  • White flour
  • Dried Pasta
  • Yeast
  • Ketchup
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Muscovado sugar
  • Bread

Estimated price: £28

16/04

VEGAN WEEK

Okay, so my course mates have challenged me to go VEGAN for one week. Considering that I live off a diet of primarily eggs, cheese and meal, I may struggle… But I am willing to give it a go!

Monday

Avocado, cucumber and basil on toast

Vegan pesto pasta with spinach and tomatoes

Roasted squash spaghetti

Tuesday

Peanut butter and banana on toast

Chickpea salad sandwich (Tasty)

Vegan burritos

Wednesday

 

Porridge

Mexican rice salad with avocado dressing

Tofu sweet potato cashew curry

Thursday

 

Avocado on toast

Hummus salad sandwich

Lentil dhal

Friday

 

Porridge

Tomato beans and rice

Lentil dhal on jacket potato

Saturday

 

Peanut butter on toast

Bean buddha bowl

Vegan burgers and chips

Sunday

 

Soya yoghurt and fruit

Bean buddha bowl

Vegan balls and smashed potato

Shopping List:

  • Avocado x3
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes x2
  • Whole butternut squash
  • Onions
  • Mushrooms
  • Broccoli
  • Pepper
  • Sweetcorn
  • Frozen Peas
  • Fresh coriander
  • Bananas
  • Apples
  • Easy peelers
  • Lemon
  • Soya milk
  • Soya yoghurt
  • Vegan pesto
  • Peanut butter
  • Salsa
  • Tomato puree
  • Hummus
  • Vegetable stock cubes
  • Mango chutney
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Porridge oats
  • Wraps
  • Bread
  • Sweet potato
  • Canned Chickpeas x3
  • Canned Black beans x2
  • Canned Kidney beans
  • Canned Chopped tomatoes
  • Dried Red Lentils
  • Tofu
  • Cashew nuts
  • Almonds

Estimated cost – £30

 

09/04

Monday

Fluffy 3 egg omelette

Ham, houmous and cucumber sandwich

Sweet potato chicken hotpot

Tuesday

Honey and banana on toast

Grilled cheese and avocado toastie

Tomato and chorizo risotto

Wednesday

2 egg scrambled egg on toast

Chicken salad sandwich

Fish fingers and avocado dressing

Thursday

Porridge with banana and leftover Easter chocolate

Ham, avocado and cucumber sandwich

Tomato and chorizo risotto

Friday

3 egg, cheese and onion omelette

Avocado on toast

Chickpea curry

Saturday

Porridge with banana, nuts and honey

Ham and egg salad

Chicken and vegetable fries

Sunday

Poached eggs and avocado on toast

Ham and cheese sandwich

Pesto pasta with peas

Shopping List:

  • Chicken thighs
  • 2x white fish
  • 200g chorizo
  • Cooked ham
  • Semi-skimmed or skimmed milk
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Houmous
  • Carrots
  • Broccoli
  • Asparagus
  • Peas
  • Tinned Sweetcorn
  • 2x Red peppers
  • 2x Avocado
  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Easy Peeler oranges
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • 2x Garlic bulbs
  • Fresh Thyme
  • Fresh Rosemary
  • Fresh Parsley
  • Sweet potato
  • Wholegrain bread
  • Porridge oats
  • Red wine vinegar
  • Chicken oxo cubes
  • Olive oil
  • Pesto
  • Honey