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Nicpem1982 Sun 05-May-19 16:42:21

Im about to embark on a new job that will involve me working lates (1am) so ill need to take my evening meal with me to stop me spending unnecessarily on rubbish food.

Im hoping this will also kick start my weightloss im going to batch cook a few meals and freeze them to take with me

Ive so far got

Blackbean and chick pea chilli with wholegrain rice

Mushroom spinach and tomato curry with whole grain rice

Chicken and veg casserole with mash

Taco beef and vegetables with mini wrap

I dont like spag bol

Has anyone got any ideas for cheap batchcook lunches

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RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Sun 05-May-19 17:09:43

You could make up a tub of cows cows salad on a Sunday, which would do for several meals. Add fresh veggie or feta, olives etc.

Spanish omelette - make a big one and it should last a couple of days.

Soup?

Ricekrispie22 Sun 05-May-19 17:15:37

Enchiladas www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/11259/chicken-and-bean-enchiladas Freezing tips are given at the bottom of the recipe
Chickpea tagine with couscous www.olivemagazine.com/recipes/healthy/moroccan-veg-and-chickpea-tagine/
Fish pie www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1363654/summer-fish-pie
Sausage and bean casserole realfood.tesco.com/recipes/sausage-and-cannellini-bean-casserole.html

cowcowsalsa Sun 05-May-19 17:23:22

Cow cow salad grin

Nicpem1982 Sun 05-May-19 17:24:39

Whats cow cow salad?

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RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Sun 05-May-19 17:25:46

Oh fgs - cous cous!!!! Bloody autocorrect!

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Sun 05-May-19 17:26:30

I'm veggie too - there ain't no cows in MY salad.

MyDcAreMarvel Sun 05-May-19 17:29:46

HOw are you planning on cooking the rice?

cowcowsalsa Sun 05-May-19 17:31:56

Remus that made me laugh grin

Nicpem1982 Sun 05-May-19 17:41:34

Im going to heat the rice in the microwave

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Nicpem1982 Sun 05-May-19 17:42:09

Remus

grin thats really tickeled me

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RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Sun 05-May-19 17:46:57

Cows in your salsa? grin

EvaHarknessRose Sun 05-May-19 17:53:31

Lentil daal with wholemeal pitta
Paella (you can get paella paste for ease)

LizzieSiddal Sun 05-May-19 18:01:38

Wholemeal pittas are lovely filled with anything you fancy: some salad with chicken/ham/cheese/smoked salmon.

I know they aren't cooked but they are very easy, if you run out of freezer meals.

Aprilladvised Sun 05-May-19 18:05:54

This couscous salad is fab, keeps well and, especially if you add a tin of chickpeas and some crushed toasted cashews to it, very nutritious.

cowcowsalsa Sun 05-May-19 18:09:46

Remus I changed my nn! No cow in my salad, moo! grin

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Sun 05-May-19 18:20:11

Like cows, raisins have no place in a salad.

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Sun 05-May-19 18:20:23

Or salsa.

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