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#1 mintjoolips

Posted 23 February 2013 - 07:54 PM

I want to come up with a three week meal plan (to use all the time) and want to have 3 meat free (no chicken or fish either) meals in each week.

Bit stuck for ideas, besides veggie pasta bakes, jacket potatoes etc?

My kids eat just about everything.

#2 Silver Girl

Posted 23 February 2013 - 08:01 PM

Vegie pizzas
Tacos made with red kidney beans instead of beef
Curry
Sweet and sour vegies

#3 Lokum

Posted 23 February 2013 - 08:01 PM

Felafel from JO's 15 Minute Meals
Dhal, flat bread, pappadums & jarred pickle/chutney
bean tacos
pumpkin soup & savoury scones (with chives & bacon)
potato & leek soup with toasted sandwiches
veg curry
JO's oozy mushroom risotto from 30MM
risotto made with white wine and mixed antipasto from deli
risotto with peas, mushrooms, lemon & fresh mint
vegie burgers (homemade with tinned bean mix if you can)


#4 Fossy

Posted 23 February 2013 - 08:02 PM

Zucchini slice
Home made pizzas
Vege fritatta
Vege lasagna
Pasta with vege sauce or pesto
Stuffed mushrooms or capsicums
Lentil bolognese
Stir fry veges with noodles or rice
Soup


#5 Lokum

Posted 23 February 2013 - 08:03 PM

Forgot all the egg options -

fried rice with lots of egg
omelettes with whatever
fritatta with potato base
quiche

#6 rosiec

Posted 23 February 2013 - 08:04 PM

* mexi bean tacos.
* spinach pie and salad
*'un sheperds pie' (basically bean and veg mix with mash on top and in the oven like the meat version.
*veg pizza and salad
* veg and tofu stirfry and rice
*dhal or some other veg curry and rice/naan.
*rice paper rolls with veg, tofu/egg
* nori rolls
* felafel rolls and salad
*turkish pizza
* veggo soups - e.g: pumpkin, asian rice noodle soups made with veg stock, rice noodles, vegies and herbs or home made roast tomato soup - the possibilities are endless
*omelettes
*mushrooms on sourdough
*eggplant parmigiana
*bruschetta (mushrooms, or tomato and basil)
*couscous salad with lots of roast vegies
*risotto (asparagus, or mushroom, or red wine, or tomato some of my kids favourite)
*homemade pasties
*corn fritters and salad
*vegie burgers



there's heaps more - these are just some from our meal plan this month.

Edited by rosiec, 23 February 2013 - 08:08 PM.


#7 Lokum

Posted 23 February 2013 - 08:05 PM

QUOTE (Fossy @ 23/02/2013, 09:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Lentil bolognese


Had a lovely lentil shephers pie recently made for me when we brought DS2 home. Preferred it to the original!

#8 Jayne174

Posted 23 February 2013 - 08:06 PM

I came across this blog last night. I haven't tried any of the recipes yet but you might find some ideas.

http://theveggiemama.com/recipes/


#9 mintjoolips

Posted 23 February 2013 - 09:14 PM

Wow! Thanks guys.

#10 bjk76

Posted 24 February 2013 - 12:48 AM

Healthy Food Guide magazine have some nice recipes. I've got one for corn and zucchini fritters, but they don't seem to have it on their website. Here are a couple of other fritter recipes which seem nice:

http://www.healthyfoodguide.com.au/recipes...cchini-fritters
http://www.healthyfoodguide.com.au/recipes...d-mint-fritters

Tonight we had vegetarian pizza, again from a Healthy Food Guide recipe, but again, it's not on their website! It's basically basil pesto (I use basil paste) and sweet chilli sauce mixed together to put on the base, then on top put thinly sliced red onion, thinly sliced capsicum and thinly sliced snow peas, zucchini and carrot peeled into long ribbons, then put on little blobs of low fat ricotta (1/4 cup in total, for 2 pizzas, to serve 4), and 1 cup grated low-fat cheese. Sprinkle with rocket leaves before serving.
The first time we had it, DH was like 'Where's the pineapple? This looks weird!' but ended up really liking it.




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