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What's for Dinner / Tea ?

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in The Money Savers Arms
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  • colinwcolinw Forumite
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    Just checked the microwave and I have Pork, chickpea, tomato, chilli and olive stoup (a cross between a soup and a stew) which cost about 60p a portion!
    I'm on new meds and they have really taken my appetite away :(

    I hope you manage to enjoy it anyway :)
  • welshbookwormwelshbookworm Forumite
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    I managed to eat most of it and it was really tasty.
    I just miss being hungry and wanting to eat. I used to be a sturdy 100kgs and enjoy my food and now am 60kgs and I can go all day and not be bothered about food which is really sad :(
    The best portion of your life will be the small, nameless moments you spend smiling with someone who matters to you.
  • colinwcolinw Forumite
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    I managed to eat most of it and it was really tasty.
    I just miss being hungry and wanting to eat. I used to be a sturdy 100kgs and enjoy my food and now am 60kgs and I can go all day and not be bothered about food which is really sad :(

    It is a shame as it is one of the pleasures of life :(
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    edited 18 January 2015 at 11:00PM
    Pasta Carbonara & salad as i'm back on my diet. It's a diet packet Carbonara so not as nice as it first sounds. :rotfl:
    No need to get carbonara from a packet. Just chop up and fry some bacon, onion, peppers and mushrooms. Cook some pasta (I like tagliatelle with carbonara), drain it and stir in the bacon and veg. Meanwhile beat up a few eggs, stir in some grated parmesan (or Gran pedana) and pour over the hot drained pasta. Stir it all up for a minute (the heat from the pasta is enough to cook the egg) and serve it up.

    The mistake most people make is by adding cream - there's no cream in a proper carbonara.
  • onlyrozonlyroz Forumite
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    Today we had spag bol with a Lloyd Grosman sauce because I was feeling lazy. Tomorrow I'll be doing peri peri chicken (with an Aldi peri peri sauce and some tilda rice on the side). It's a doddle - just dice some chicken, onions, peppers, mushrooms, courgettes, aubergines, etc, stir in the sauce and bake for about 25 mins.
  • colinwcolinw Forumite
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    onlyroz wrote: »
    Today we had spag bol with a Lloyd Grosman sauce because I was feeling lazy. Tomorrow I'll be doing peri peri chicken (with an Aldi peri peri sauce and some tilda rice on the side). It's a doddle - just dice some chicken, onions, peppers, mushrooms, courgettes, aubergines, etc, stir in the sauce and bake for about 25 mins.

    That sounds nice and quick to make!
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    colinw wrote: »
    That sounds nice and quick to make!
    Well I like it although no doubt my daughter will moan about it being "too spicy". My target for a mid-week meal is 30-45 minutes including preparation and cooking. And if I'm quick I can make the sandwiches for the next day while it's in the oven or on the hob.
  • colinwcolinw Forumite
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    onlyroz wrote: »
    Well I like it although no doubt my daughter will moan about it being "too spicy". My target for a mid-week meal is 30-45 minutes including preparation and cooking. And if I'm quick I can make the sandwiches for the next day while it's in the oven or on the hob.

    Very Productive :D I might think about that one though....
  • SheelSheel Forumite
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    We had lamb steaks, roast potatoes, tenderstem broccoli, carrots, sugar snaps and asparagus.

    I say we, but I didn't have any lamb as I don't like it.
    Proud of my husband and 2 daughters who are all NHS essential key workers.

  • colinwcolinw Forumite
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    Pizza and Baked Potatoes :D
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