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Tell me all the meals your children will eat

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CawsNaked Sat 03-Mar-18 19:53:25

My DC eat well but I get bored so easily because i love food so much and I'd love to be having more variety. I have a long list of meals they eat but was hoping to get some more ideas just by asking you to tell me everything you eat at home. In case there's something brilliant I've missed.

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BrieAndChilli Sat 03-Mar-18 19:57:37

Couscous and tagine
Enchiladas and Mexican rice
Spag Bol
Shepherds pie
Fry up
Meatballs (with spaghetti in tomato sauce or with mash and gravy)
Sweet and sour chicken
Noodles and stir fry
Chinese dumplings
Fish pie
Stew and dumplings
Thai green curry
Fish and chips
Salmon and veg
Roast ham and onion sauce
Potato layer bake
Jacket spuds
Pulled pork and stuffing in rolls
Mac cheese
Tuna pasta
Toad in the hole

BrieAndChilli Sat 03-Mar-18 19:58:51

Chicken satay
Fish cakes
Fish fingers (DDmakes some lovely one with cornflakes in the coating)

BrieAndChilli Sat 03-Mar-18 20:00:02

Salmon wellington
Homemade lamb kebabs
Chicken in pesto
Chicken Kiev’s

EnglishGirlApproximately Sat 03-Mar-18 20:03:20

Things not already mentioned;
Peanutty Noodles (chicken,veg,noodles & peanut sauce)
Savoury pancakes
Pork & Apple Burgers
Eggs Florentine
Falafel wraps
Fish Burgers
Salmon in garlic &herb marinade and veg
Cottage pie
Steak pie
Chicken Gyros
Moussaka (last three due to holidaying in Greece!)

Luckily DS eats most things (except for broccoli hmm) so I try him with whatever we fancy

Grumpbum Sat 03-Mar-18 20:04:48

Chorizo, lentil and couscous
Chicken, date and tamarind curry
Coconut chicken curry
Salmon, pak Choi sesame rice
Pasta with many different forms and sauces
Sir fry’s
Chicken satay
Nutty noodles
Cowboy bean stew
Anything that can go in a wrap
Prawn, peas and sweet corn cooked in cream cheese type sauce

lljkk Sat 03-Mar-18 20:05:22

4 veg
pizza, chips, spaghetti (no sauce, or) roasties
hard boiled egg (whites only), ham, bacon, sausages, fish fingers, battered sausages.

That's my fussy kid. We worked VERY hard to get to this point. Puddings, Lunch, breakfast & snacks he'll eat are together about double that length list.

Grumpbum Sat 03-Mar-18 20:05:44

Oh and anything with sausages

EnglishGirlApproximately Sat 03-Mar-18 20:08:17

@GrumpBum,do you have a recipe for the chicken and date curry please? Sounds right up my street!

Grumpbum Sat 03-Mar-18 20:31:16

Ingredients- for 2 (Gousto recipe so I think generous portion)
150g basmati rice
2 chicken breasts
30g chopped dates
50g coconut cream
1 tbsp tamarind paste
1 red onion
1 knob ginger
1 chicken stock cube
1 tsp turmeric
2 tomatoes
1/2 cucumber
1/2 tbsp curry powder
10g fresh coriander

1 preheat 180/160 fan/has mark 6
Boil kettle
Finely slice red onion

Meanwhile heat a large wide based pan with 1 tbsp oil, add chicken breasts 3 mins each side until golden then pop in oven for 10 mins.
Put pan back on heat with some butter, cook onion leaving a bit for the salad. With a bit of salt for 8-10 mins.

Meanwhile heats pot with a lid withknob of butter over a high heat once melted add rice with 350 ml water and bring o boil once boiling reduce heat cover and cook for 10-15

Peel ginger, grate or chop
Remove coconut cream and chop
Combine dates, tamarind, chicken stock cube, coconut cream with 400 ml boiled water and whisk

Add ginger, turmeric, curry powder and black pepper to the softened onion.
Transfer chicken breasts back in and the tamarind/date stock
Cook covered for 6-8 mins until chicken cooked and sauce reduced
Meanwhile make salad of chopped onion tomato cucumber pinch salt drizzle olive oil and coriander

Remove curry from heat shred the chicken

EnglishGirlApproximately Sat 03-Mar-18 20:44:21

That sounds lovely thanks smile

Ilovemaryberry Sun 04-Mar-18 20:45:11

Toad in the hole - a complete favourite
Anything sausagey ie bangers and mash, casserole etc
Homemade chicken nuggets
Fresh pasta cooked in a creamy sauce with garlic bread
Macaroni cheese
Sometimes a chicken Korma
Sometimes cottage pie
Steak pie or chicken pie
Pulled pork in a roll
Haggis neeps and tatties
Homemade soup
Wraps and sandwiches are a favourite too

She doesn't eat
Any other curry apart from Korma
Roast potatoes or chips or boiled potatoes
Eggs which rules out omelette
Most fish but likes tuna and starting to try more
Stir fry or Chinese food

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