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Old Sep 7th 2017, 7:06 am
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Originally Posted by Teaandtoday5
As it is new year (the real new year, not the fake, January, hang-over extending one) I was thinking of healthy eating. Obviously summer means salad, but also bbq, wine, gin, wine and wine so I thought I'd try something new.

Those of you who know me (so just you Nicky) will know healthy food is not my strong suit but channelling my inner hipster, lentil-weaver I thought I'd try kale. God it stinks, and tastes just as bad. I ate it but I don't think the salt, pepper, butter and pea meal bacon it took to do so will have added to the health benefits.

I steamed it. What did I do wrong?
We should have one of our healthy gatherings!! No tortoises allowed!!

Have you noticed that green smoothies are all the rage?
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Eeek, the spoiler should come with a warning!!!!
That's what the OMG was for.
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That's what the OMG was for.
Just makes you want to look even more then...
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Just makes you want to look even more then...
How about On no account look at the following

Spoiler:


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How about On no account look at the following



OMG so tempting...can I resist... but it's tempting...eek.... I want to look....
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How about On no account look at the following



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OMG so tempting...can I resist... but it's tempting...eek.... I want to look....
I looked
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That's brilliant...I don't remember seeing that one before.
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I love lentils. Seriously, lentils are about the only thing that could make me even consider giving up meat. And I love meat.

I also love kale. Huge bunches of it chopped up and added to soup. Or brushed with oil and grilled crispy like sweet tobacco.

Pearl barley too. I'd be a great vegetarian if I didn't love meat so much. And fish.
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I like Kale if it's really fresh, but once it starts smelling like old socks forget it. As for tortoises - too high in protein for them, especially if shop bought
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As for tortoises - too high in protein for them, especially if shop bought
Thanks. I was going to check first, but you've saved me a job.
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Originally Posted by Jingsamichty
I love lentils. Seriously, lentils are about the only thing that could make me even consider giving up meat. And I love meat.

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Me too. In fact nearly all pulses are great. Especially done in an Indian style gravy.
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I have tried kale every way I could possibly think of, but I really don't like it. I have finally given up, kale can stay with liver - anywhere but my kitchen!

I do love lentils but I just can't see them taking the place of bacon!!!
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Originally Posted by Jingsamichty
I love lentils. Seriously, lentils are about the only thing that could make me even consider giving up meat. And I love meat.

I also love kale. Huge bunches of it chopped up and added to soup. Or brushed with oil and grilled crispy like sweet tobacco.

Pearl barley too. I'd be a great vegetarian if I didn't love meat so much. And fish.
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Me too. In fact nearly all pulses are great. Especially done in an Indian style gravy.
Hubby doesn't like pulses so there's no way of us becoming vegetarian... the older I get though the more thoughts I have on becoming vegetarian. Not because I'm over sentimental about killing animals but I don't enjoy meat as much. Then when I'm cutting it up to cook I keep getting this thought in my head about how repulsive it is...it's dead flesh.
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Thanks. I was going to check first, but you've saved me a job.
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Originally Posted by DandNHill
We should have one of our healthy gatherings!! No tortoises allowed!!

Have you noticed that green smoothies are all the rage?
Yeah , there is a reason for that...
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