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How can I avoid cooking tonight.

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spidermama Mon 11-Jul-05 16:12:04

I desperately don't want to cook today. Any tips for a healthy dinner which takes ten minutes?

tarantula Mon 11-Jul-05 16:12:47

stirfry?

Nbg Mon 11-Jul-05 16:13:10

Salad with some cooked meat and bread.

hunkermunker Mon 11-Jul-05 16:13:18

Salad, bread, ham, cheese, pate, houmous, locusts.

jessicaandbumpsmummy Mon 11-Jul-05 16:13:25

pick up the phone and order in.... oops, sorry you said healthy!

compo Mon 11-Jul-05 16:14:18

omelette and sald
baked potatoes in microwave with nutrious filling like tuna and salad

spidermama Mon 11-Jul-05 16:30:02

Good suggestions. I'll have to go for the stir fry tarantula due to available ingredients but I still consider that to be cooking really.

MarsLady Mon 11-Jul-05 16:31:22

don't you have any left over roast? Bit a salad, Bob's your uncle and Fanny's your aunt!

MrsGordonRamsay Mon 11-Jul-05 16:32:08

Set fire to the kitchen

trefusis Mon 11-Jul-05 16:34:12

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fefifofum Mon 11-Jul-05 16:34:27

Tuna pasta salad:
couple of tins of tuna
chop red/green peppers
cherry toms
black olives
boil up some pasta
toss in some pesto sauce (ready made from supermarket of course)
and finely grate zest of lemon
S&P

even my 15 mo ds likes this one!

WideWebWitch Mon 11-Jul-05 16:34:53

Omelette with peppers and cheese and salad?

WideWebWitch Mon 11-Jul-05 16:35:10

spose that's cooking too though! Pizza and salad?

Janh Mon 11-Jul-05 16:36:26

Chip shop. Bugger healthy for once. (You can always take the batter off your fish).

jessicaandbumpsmummy Mon 11-Jul-05 16:36:48

im going for pizza delivery... too hot to cook!

Janh Mon 11-Jul-05 16:37:05

Left-over roast, mars? You mean you had one yesterday in this heat?

trefusis Mon 11-Jul-05 16:37:48

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Janh Mon 11-Jul-05 16:37:55

Spidey's having stir fry tarantula - how appropriate <shudder>

MrsDoolittle Mon 11-Jul-05 16:37:56

locusts hunkermunker?

WideWebWitch Mon 11-Jul-05 16:38:31

I know, I read the locusts and wondered if she put that in just to see if we were paying attention. Do you think?

spidermama Mon 11-Jul-05 16:38:58

Fefi. Eureka! Sounds fab. Thanks.

Was v. tempted to go to chippie too jahn but not with all 4 kids.

expatinscotland Mon 11-Jul-05 16:39:06

Pizza Hut.

Janh Mon 11-Jul-05 16:39:41

I assumed it was either another whimsical trifle or else a ref to the weather.

(Or else she keeps some in her cupboard for moments like this. Choc. coated probably.)

MrsDoolittle Mon 11-Jul-05 16:40:15

Can't imagine a roast mars being healthy either.

tarantula Mon 11-Jul-05 16:40:50

Sounds about right We spiders have no hesitation in being cannibals.

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