40 Day Meat Free Challenge, Updates

40 Days Meat Free Challenge – First 7 Days

For anyone who doesn’t follow my social media, I have decided to give up meat for Lent. I wouldn’t call myself a huge meat lover, but most of my midweek meals always include chicken and I rarely think of ordering a vegetarian (or fish) meal when I go out to a restaurant.

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Every week, I will be posting about how I’m getting on and what kind of new meals I’m eating. The best way to stay up to date is through my instagram: merakibaking. Follow along if you like and let me know if you have any recipes or inspiration on things I could try! This post is about the first 7 days being meat free.

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Traditional Chinese Almond Cookies

Happy New Year! It’s the year of the dog, the Earth Dog to be precise. If anyone is celebrating today, Gǒu nián jí xiáng (good luck for the year of the dog) and Xīn xiǎng shì chénɡ (may all your wishes come true). Today is a celebration of light, sound and colour and children tend to recieve “luck money.”

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These cookies are a traditional Chinese almond cookie that resemble coins, bringing good luck and fortune for families. These cookies can be made for the family or given as a gift.

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