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Lolly90 Wed 14-Jan-15 15:32:21

So in my first week and I'm at work and finding myself looking for food even though I'm not hungry just a bit bored. So has anyone got any recipes using chicken I can try for dinner please? X

crystal85 Wed 14-Jan-15 15:59:57

I'm not sure if it's meal ideas that will help Hun you said that your not hungry eatting but bored. Is this your bored at work or bored of what you have been eating ?

Lolly90 Wed 14-Jan-15 16:20:45

Bored at work. It's very quiet today so my mind is in other places.
But trying to think of something yummy for dinner

crystal85 Wed 14-Jan-15 16:52:52

Well I've just made a syn free lasagna for our dinner. And also made a donner kebab mix ready for SW chips on Friday

Lolly90 Wed 14-Jan-15 17:24:56

Ooo donnner kebab sounds like a good idea. How do you make that?

annielostit Wed 14-Jan-15 17:41:35

What about hunters chicken. BBQ sauce -pasatta, balsamic & sweetener powder, garlic & Worcester. All simmered pour over bacon wrapped chicken.
Cheese triangle stuffed in a chicken breast wrapped in bacon.
Pizza chicken - tomato sauce flattened grilled chicken mushrooms peppers a bit of cheese.

Lolly90 Wed 14-Jan-15 17:59:47

Oh that sounds lovely annielostit thank you will defo try them x

crystal85 Wed 14-Jan-15 21:08:11

Donor kebab from memory lol
Onions and mushrooms and peppers in a pan (I added peas too)
Once soft transfer to food processor add 5% fat mince with garlic parsley paprika ground ginger curry poweder and cinnamon.
Mix till smooth then transfer to a loaf tin (I couldn't find mine so it's in a cake tin) press done cover and chill for min of 4 hours - 24 is ideal. One ready cook at 150 for 1 hour then slice up .
I'm serving with SW chips slice salad and gherkins.

crystal85 Wed 14-Jan-15 21:09:02

For got a slighty wisked egg needs added with all herbs :-)

crystal85 Thu 15-Jan-15 13:38:39

Just incase your bored again today lol
I'm making syn free chicken curry - fingers crossed it will turn out yummy! X

annielostit Thu 15-Jan-15 13:44:14

I'm having chicken today as well. Down the pub for tea. Only had sp foods so far so I can have wine.
I'm making piri piri chicken from new magazine tomorrow's dinner. Thinks me & you like chicken!!grin

crystal85 Thu 15-Jan-15 14:17:41

Ooo wine how I miss you lol
Had to be good this week and try and syn free every day - I no it's naughty as ment to have min of 5 but it's my mum bday today so Saturday is a big family meal 14 of us so don't wanna be counting everything in my mouth I wanna enjoy it like everyone else so saving my syns for Chinese :-) xx

Lolly90 Thu 15-Jan-15 21:51:47

Today was manic so didn't really eat anything which doesn't help. But made a yummy chicken curry with some free syn chips and jelly for pud lol x

crystal85 Fri 16-Jan-15 14:30:36

Oooo we have our kebab today so made SW chips to go with I'm actually looking forward to it.

Lolly90 Fri 16-Jan-15 21:13:30

How was the kebab? X

crystal85 Sat 17-Jan-15 09:00:37

It's was nice husband went for seconds but it did lack the fatty greasy ness of a real one lol.
What did you have? X

Lolly90 Sat 17-Jan-15 22:49:31

Ahh the greasy taste makes it good lol. We had roast chicken lots of veg and some roast potatoes (gotta love an actifry). X

crystal85 Sun 18-Jan-15 10:03:57

Lasagna was the best so far husband had seconds and took some to work and slice left over I gave to dad for lunch next day and even he said was really nice.
I've been debating an actifry but not sure if just it enough for the price do u use it offen?
We got a roast today cooking for 7 lol

annielostit Sun 18-Jan-15 11:01:15

I got an actifry and use it everyday. For chips roasts, cooks sw chicken in smash & couscous, sausages. It crisps up jacket potatoes. I'm on my 2nd 1.

Lolly90 Sun 18-Jan-15 13:36:21

We use actifry many times a days it's great. Lovely chips in 20 mins and roast pots with only fry light its great

crystal85 Mon 19-Jan-15 21:45:34

Oooo I'm tempted now lol
Just had credit card bill not as much as I thought with Xmas shop etc on so might splash out xx

Lolly90 Tue 20-Jan-15 17:48:56

lol wish mine was like that.
I would it's the best thing in my kitchen. Makes everything lol. Well my first weigh in went well so I'm pleased hoping the second week will be a bit easier now I know what I'm doing (I think) xx

crystal85 Wed 21-Jan-15 13:35:26

I think my biggest issue is not drinking enough I coming have only 2 or 3 drinks per day so this week gonna try really hard to drink more x

annielostit Wed 21-Jan-15 21:09:14

I don't drink enough (winewine) either. I should put a bottle out everyday. I need a drink now but too lazy to get onewine

Lolly90 Thu 22-Jan-15 18:00:12

I don't get chance to at work but when I come I still don't lol. X

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