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Feeding myself while having depression

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LittleBabyPigsus Fri 13-Dec-13 18:15:21

I find it really hard to eat properly as my depression means I don't have much of an appetite or energy, but my medication (75mg Venlafaxine) needs to be taken with food or I get terrible nausea.

Does anyone have any ideas for cheap easy meals that are fairly filling and healthy? I have IBS and can't have beans or oats (so unfortunately no beans on toast or porridge), and have to limit my intake of other wholegrains.

Preciousbane Fri 13-Dec-13 18:19:21

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LittleBabyPigsus Sat 14-Dec-13 00:53:21

Complan is a good idea, thanks.

goodasitgets Sat 14-Dec-13 01:05:52

Soup? I can recommend cauliflower cheese soup with or without crispy bacon!

fruitandnutti Sat 14-Dec-13 04:49:00

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LittleBabyPigsus Sun 15-Dec-13 02:03:25

Oh have lots of frozen veg in, maybe some mixed in with scrambled egg - a deconstructed fritatta I guess grin

I like soup but it seems like effort!

BananaPie Sun 15-Dec-13 02:20:11

Pasta and pesto. Add peas or sweet corn to the water towards the end of boiling the pasta. Serve with grated cheese on top.

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