Meat Free Mondays - 7 Recipes for the Week Ahead (4 January 2016)


Meat Free Mondays is back after a Christmas and New Year break. We had such a wonderful Christmas. Cooper's grandparents flew over from Cyprus, it was so lovely to see them.We also spent time with my parents, cousins and friends. So many presents, lots of Lego building and Monopoly playing and so much food and drink all round. 

The photo above is my starter on Boxing Day at a local Italian Restaurant. We ate out on Christmas Day and Boxing Day this year. Something we've never done before.

It's time to get back to normal and we start here with a new selection of veggie and vegan recipes for you to try this week.



Thinly Spread


A Virtual Vegan


The Tofu Diaries


The Veg Space


The Taste Space


Rachel Cotterill


Domestic Gothess

Bonus recipes:

Glazed Nut Roast Cupcakes
Glazed Nut Roast Cupcakes (vegan) - Green Gourmet Giraffe 
Pear, Spinach and Sweet Potato Casserole (vegan) - Wheat-Free Meat-Free 
Stuffed Butternut Squash (vegan) - Only Crumbs Remain
Veggie Sausage, Lentil & Red Pepper Bake (vegan) - Tinned Tomatoes
Crunchy Spicy Green Bean Fritters (vegan) - Easy Cooking with Molly
Winter Red Cabbage Salad with Thai Dressing - Roast Chicken and a Country Walk
Pizza Risotto Bake - My Little Italian Kitchen
Chestnut, Celeriac and Mushroom Tart  (vegan) - Chardonnay and Samphire
Lentil Lasagne - Hijacked by Twins

Thanks to everyone who created a recipe for us this week.

If you're a blogger and would like to be featured next week. Link up your veggie or vegan (main course) recipe to this post and add your post to the linky below (one per blog).  

If you're a reader, tune in next Monday for another seven delicious veggie and vegan recipes to help you plan your week.


  1. All of these dishes look lovely! I like the look of the Slow Cooked Butternut Squash Chilli, it looks ever so moorish, filling, and healthy :)
    Laura x

  2. Hey Jac,

    Hope you have a lovely holiday! Can't wait to see the recipes everyone comes up with this year.

  3. delicious healthy ideas looks wonderful happy new year

  4. Happy New Year Jac! Look forward to more great recipes from you in the new year.

  5. These all look amazing! I shall be trying out the nut roast for sure. Thank you for sharing these recipes :) Happy New Year!

  6. Happy new year, Jacqui. What a beautiful selection to start 2016!

  7. A great bunch of recipes. That Chestnut & Cashew Nut Roast looks A-mazing!
    Thank you for featuring my risotto!

  8. Hi! Great combination and schedule of vegan recipes for the month. Well done and keep it up.

  9. Fab selection of recipes! I particularly like the sound of the garlic mushroom risotto - anything with garlic and mushrooms is good in my book! Eb x

  10. Nice to have Meatless Mondays back! I am delighted to see all the nut roasts this week. And hope you had a good break!

  11. I like the change and color you have brought to the recipes this year.

  12. All the given recipes are looking lovely and tasty. My mouth is watering to see these tinned tomatoes. I will try all these recipes at home. Great combination of vegan recipes. Carry on jacqueline.


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