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What did you eat today?

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fatgran57 Tue 24-Mar-20 01:13:29

I know there have been threads like this previously but it's something to do to take our minds off the virus.

I had raw overnight-soaked oats with blueberries, raspberries and banana with greek yoghurt for breakfast plus 2 mugs of tea.

Morning latte OH always makes for us

Another cup of tea.

Bowl of Thai pumpkin soup and piece of savoury toast. (very popular in Australia other places may not know what it is) plus another mug of tea.

Probably salad for tea with tomatoes, avocado, onion, cucumber, lettuce plus a veggie fritter made with grated zucchini and carrot, spring onion, chilli flakes,feta and cheddar cheese, eggs and a bit of flour.

This makes 6-8 and I have a couple a day till there are all gone.I don't get tired of having the same things for a few days.

OH has different food as he is a traditional old style eater with sausages and mash, silverside (corned beef) baked beans egg and bacon etc.

I always have some chocolate in the evening . (smile)

annep1 Tue 24-Mar-20 02:28:20

We had our usual porridge with bananas blueberries and yoghurt.
Our other meals were a bit odd as we are using everything up because deliveries are difficult to get at the minute.
Lunch - toast, tomatoes, cold pasta/pesto from yesterday, hummus, carrot sticks and coffee.
Dinner -Mash, bacon, mushrooms and baked beans.

Strange combination. But we really didn't want to throw anything out. Usually we wouldn't worry.

Coolgran65 Tue 24-Mar-20 04:31:37

Breakfast at 11am was booked eggs and toast with a big mug of tea.
Dinner was 2 lamb loin chops and cheesy pasta.

Coffee and rich tea bisvuits.

Before bed was coco pops.coco

Getting low on bread and milk so ds who is a key worker will pick up bread, milk, and an iceberg lettuce for us leaving it at the back door.

Coolgran65 Tue 24-Mar-20 04:32:33

Booked eggs = boiled eggs

tiredoldwoman Tue 24-Mar-20 06:04:46

I felt stressed yesterday - everything was going out of control . So had an afternoon of stodgy carbs - rocky road , pizza at lunch , a burger in a bun at tea then coffee and a handful of biscuits .
Feeling heavy and lumpy this morning so it's light eating and positive thinking from today on !

TerriBull Tue 24-Mar-20 07:11:24

Yesterday evening's meal, I cobbled together some ingredients: partially cooked some cauliflower, added spicy chorizo, baby tomatoes,a handful of macaroni, cooked first, made a cheese sauce, shoved it in the oven and hey presto brown and bubbling after 25 minutes or so we both enjoyed it. I'm going to be making up quite a few of my own meals whilst shopping is becoming increasingly difficult to try and make food go further. Absolutely no waste!

craftyone Tue 24-Mar-20 07:17:18

I am being very careful not to waste any food. Breakfast was topsey turvey but very nice, left over jar pasta sauce, lentil pasta and chard which was still green. I want to save the milk, gregs which sells organic milk has now closed

GrannyLaine Tue 24-Mar-20 07:24:45

fatgran57 what is savoury toast please?

MawB Tue 24-Mar-20 07:46:12

I rarely eat breakfast but have various cups of coffee from my George Clooney machine in the course of the morning.
Pitta bread with home made hummus for lunch and the second half of my pub Mothering Sunday roast beef dinner reheated in the microwave for supper.
Not exactly Masterchef!

GrannyGravy13 Tue 24-Mar-20 08:04:42

So far this morning I have had half a pint of water and I am now in bed with a cup of tea and a chocolate digestive. Which is very odd as I am not a chocolate fan grin

Oopsadaisy3 Tue 24-Mar-20 08:09:36

We too filled up on carbs, mostly left overs, I cooked a gammon on Saturday so we had that with sauté potatoes and a fried egg, we weren’t hungry at dinner time but managed a handful of biscuits, then some wine and cashew nuts last evening.
This has to stop or we will have to eat rolled out of the house when this is all over .

Oopsadaisy3 Tue 24-Mar-20 08:10:11

Be rolled out, this ipad is trying to take over.....

BlueSapphire Tue 24-Mar-20 08:12:57

So far today I have had a cup of tea with a ginger biscuit. Lunch will be brown bread with crab pate and some satsumas. Dinner will be the second half of the chicken and veg casserole I made yesterday using up Sunday's roast chicken.

Baggs Tue 24-Mar-20 08:15:53

mug of tea, 3 dried dates
brekkie: porridge w banana & blueberries
tea, 3 small shortbread biscuits
lunch: thick crust homemade wholemeal bread topped with egg mayo, more tea
tea, 2 shbrd biscs
dinner: soup, homemade (red kidney beans, sweet potato, fresh beetroot, lentils, tomatoes, onions, + some odds and sods out the freezer), 6 Aberdeen Angus meatballs in the soup
more tea

Anniebach Tue 24-Mar-20 08:18:33

5 bottles liquid replacement meals, 4 mugs tea, half jar honey

gillybob Tue 24-Mar-20 08:24:23

Blimey you eat like a horse Baggs how in earth do you manage to stay so slim?

I had 2 cups of tea first thing then nothing until about 8pm when I had some homemade shepherds pie (well a version of it anyway) . I made a few little ones ready for my dad and my DD.

I just don’t feel like eating at the minute .

M0nica Tue 24-Mar-20 08:45:06

Yesterday I ate as follows

Usual breakfast; quark spread on 2 marmite rice biscuits with sliced cucumber on top. Glass of fruit juce and big mug of lemon tea,

Mid-morning - fruit tea

Lunch was cassoulet with bubble and squeak, home made ready meal straight from the freezer, followed by stewed rhubard, fresh from the garden and a mug of coffee

mid-afternoon; mug of tea

Supper was a small portion of vegetable curry on a chapatti, followed by a pear.

Later- hot fruit cordial

Greyduster Tue 24-Mar-20 08:46:49

Yesterday DH had his usual cereal breakfast and I had a slice of toast cut in half with one piece spread with Marmite and one piece spread with marmalade.
We had cake and some fruit in the afternoon, and supper was bacon, eggs, mushrooms and grilled tomatoes.
Today we will have much the same but supper will be sausages, mash, onion gravy, broccoli and carrots.

Charleygirl5 Tue 24-Mar-20 09:23:15

Yesterday two slices of toast with marmalade-no lunch, supper stir fried chicken with a collection of vegetables and rice. Numerous cups of coffee throughout the day.

It will be the same today but sometime I must eat the small pack of smoked salmon as I do not want to throw it out.

If I do run out of anything it will be bread and milk.

Witzend Tue 24-Mar-20 09:30:21

What is savoury toast?? Sounds like the sort of thing I could fancy!

Yesterday for brunch (I hardly ever do breakfast) I opened a jar of French pate, one of 3 that were a Christmas present, and had some on crackers that had also been sitting in the cupboard. We also have umpteen jars of various chutneys, many of those also presents. A little dollop of Real Ale chutney on top of pate and cracker went down very well.

Made a thick yellow split pea and bacon soup yesterday, that’s tonight’s dinner sorted.

Last night we had baked cod loins in breadcrumbs, which I’d managed to find in the Coop, with baked pots and salad. And a squeeze of my last, very manky looking lemon - juice was fine, though.
But meals for the foreseeable will much more likely be out of cupboard and (small) freezer.

annep1 Tue 24-Mar-20 09:40:35

Anniebach that's quite a lot of honey.

Kartush Tue 24-Mar-20 11:02:49

Breakfast - slice of toast, peanut butter, coffee and 1/2 glass of orange juice
Lunch - toasted chicken and cheese sandwich and a bottle of Soda water
Dinner - some strange vegetable pasta stir fry that my husband made. Very nice

Sashabel Tue 24-Mar-20 11:07:09

I dug out my 20 year old bread maker at the weekend as I managed to get hold of a bag of strong flour when all the bread shelves were ravaged. So my day yesterday consisted of a slice of toast with raspberry jam for breakfast. A slice of toast with homemade tuna pate for lunch and cheese on toast for my evening meal. Now I remember why I stored the bread maker away!! I can't resist the bread. It makes the supermarket stuff taste the same as the packaging it comes in!!

Maremia Tue 24-Mar-20 11:08:59

Porridge with fruit for breakfast, and have just had a delivery of fruit and veg from Urban Grocer. Placed the order yesterday! Yum.

Craftycat Tue 24-Mar-20 11:11:03

Toast & marmite for breakfast.
No lunch really but did have a couple of biscuits with coffee mid morning.
Dinner was the left over lamb from Sunday minced & made into shepherd's pie with carrots, leeks & gravy.

Making bread today- something I love doing anyway!!