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Eating same things as scared to experiment HELP(7 Posts)
Just that really.
I eat porridge with banana for breakfast, omlette and salad for lunch then jacket for dinner. Rinse and repeat.
I'm veggie. Any help /inspo/ideas please?!!
Hummus and veggie sticks for lunch.
Two servings of hummus: 1 tin of chickpeas, drained. Juice of 1 lemon. Two garlic cloves. 1dsp of natural yoghurt. Blitzed and spluttering between two pots.
Served with 1 whole pepper, sliced. 3 sticks of celery, halved. 6cm length of cucumber, sliced lengthways.
I'd also skip the banana in porriage, if it was me. I prefer the calories used as milk with porriage oats, rather than water and fruit. Or just skip breakfast altogether!
For dinner there are millions of ideas! No one is veggie in our house, but I often cook low carb veggie meals just because they are healthier.
Lentil bolognese (bolo sauce as normal, lentils instead of mince) or quorn bolognese. Served with spiralized courgette or quinoa.
BBQ "chicken" with quorn pieces. Quorn sausages with vegetables.
Massive plate of roasted vegetables served with poached eggs on top.
Salad with couscous and boiled eggs
Thanks FATedestiny that's helpful x
Crikey FATEDestiny sorry autocorrect was a bitch then!
Moroccan quinoa - frylight chopped onion, courgette, red pepper and carrot. Add tin of black beans, tin of sweetcorn, tin tomatoes, 2 tsp Moroccan spice, 1/2 cup quinoa, 1 cup stock. Simmer 20 mins. Top with grated hex cheese.
Egg fried cauliflower rice - blitz a cauliflower in food processor. Cover and microwave for 10 mins. Steam finely chopped carrots, French beans, sweet corn. Beat 2 eggs and pour into pan of heated frylight. Add veg and a good helping of cauliflower. Stir until egg is set. Ad 1 tblsp soy sauce.
Biryani - fry onion and other veg (I love courgette) add quorn pieces, tin tomatoes, rice, biryani spice (I use a sachet) and water. Simmer 10 mins. I am going to try this with lentils next time instead of rice.
Overnight oats for breakfast - layer of frozen fruit, half the hxb porridge oats, layer of free yoghurt (I use fat free Greek style mostly), then a second layer the same. In a Tupperware pot or similar (in a glass jar in the photo in the book). You can do a couple of days at once.
Baked oats is an alternative that's been recommended but I haven't done it!
Ainsley Harriott cous cous is syn free & goes well with a salad as does Sainsbury's golden rice (also syn free).
Batch cook syn free bolognese and chili with 5% fat mince and lots of speed veg
I buy microwave rice as it's quick but costs 2syns that cooking normal rice would avoid.
Also buy the magazine and try the recipes in there. In my group the new take 5 book is the topic of conversation so might be worth buying?
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