Meal Plan: 5th – 12th March

If you are using our meal plan for the first time please start here.


Feeds: 2 – 4 adults
Estimated price: £25 – £30 depending on how many store cupboard ingredients you have
What we spent: £tbc

Saturday

Brunch: Rømmegrøt (Norwegian sour cream porridge)
Dinner: Brennsnut (Norwegian stew)
Notes: I’ve halved the stew recipe in the shopping list, so if you want to make enough for six make sure to buy extra veg. We’ll be swapping the meat in the stew for either veggie sausages or veggie mince.

Meat-Free Monday
Dinner: Vegan ramen
Notes: Prep two lots of the roast vegetable salad so you don’t have to do it again on Wednesday. We decided to make the miso glazed carrots & bok choy as our ramen toppings!

Tuesday
Lunch: Beetroot & mint dip with crusty bread
Dinner: Pineapple fried rice
Notes: Since we are already buying cream cheese I’m going to give the beetroot dip a go with that instead of crème fraîche, and I’m considering the seeds/cashew nuts in the fried rice as optional because of allergies and additional costs.
Wednesday
Lunch: Roast Vegetable Salad With Blue Cheese
Dinner: Stuffed mushrooms with cheese and honey with spicy kale

Thursday
Lunch: Easy pantry pasta
Dinner: Mushroom japchae
Notes: So the weird ingredient of the week are the noodles used to make Japchae. They are sweet potato noodles, also known as glass noodles or cellophane noodles, and they look like a grey crunchy nest. We can get these from a local Chinese supermarket. If you can’t find them I’d just swap for your noodle of choice. It won’t be the same but it should still be delicious! Asparagus is not yet in season, so you can use it if you’d like, or swap for extra mushrooms or seasonal veg.

Friday
Lunch: Leftover roast vegetable sandwiches
Dinner: Veggie “steak” and ale pie
Dessert: Cream cheese wontons
Notes: You can store roast veggies in the fridge for up to five days, so if you make a big batch at the beginning of the week you should still have some for your sarnies on Friday.

Shopping List
Fruit, veggies and meat:
  • Onions x5
  • Turnip x1
  • Carrots x6
  • Potatoes x6
  • Bok choy x1
  • Chestnut mushrooms x12
  • Assorted mushrooms 500g
  • Curly kale
  • Beetroot 500-600g
  • Sweet potato 750g
  • Eggs 6
  • Salad leaves
  • Loaf of bread
  • Fresh (if possible) or frozen peas
  • Fresh or tinned pineapple
  • Dried shiitake 14g

Staples:

  • Packet of veggie sausages or mince
  • Stilton 200g
  • Quorn steak strips 250g
  • Sour cream
  • Cream cheese
  • Miso paste
The weirder ones:
  • Ramen noodles
  • Korean glass noodles
  • Wonton wrappers, or make your own!
 This meal plan also includes some of our suggested store cupboard ingredients, so make sure to check them out before you head to wherever you buy your food.
Since this is the first time we have shared any of our plans so please be gentle, and don’t hesitate to ask if you have any questions.

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