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First time I have ever cooked from a recipe

Discussion in 'Slimming World' started by Mrs*S, 3 December 2009 Social URL.

  1. Mrs*S

    Mrs*S Full Member

    Well not onyl am I enjoying this diet immensely I have just cooked from scratch one of the recipe's from the S/W mag and it was bloody lovely and all free on red day

    Chilli and soy glazed steak with stir fry veg, I highly recommend it :)
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  3. Brightonrosie

    Brightonrosie I want to be fitter again

    well done you. there will be no stopping you now. . . Christmas dinner at yours this year. . we are on our way lol xx
  4. Fallen Angel

    Fallen Angel Starting again!!

    Lol, isn't it great! My OH has found a new lease of life making curry's from scratch! (what is it with men and BBQ's/Curry's?) I enjoy it when I get the motivation - but I have none at the mo :(
  5. soccermom

    soccermom I AM A WEMITT x

    WE had this last week and we are going to enjoy it again tomorrow as I got some bargain sirloin steak mmmm :D
  6. cocktailprincess

    cocktailprincess Still rockin' it

    Brilliant mate- it is such a liberating feeling. I bet there will be no stopping you now

    It is so much cheaper, healthier and more gratifying to eat a meal that you have cooked from scratch and know exactly what went into it

    Masterchef 2010 on the cards????? :)
  7. Nikkiwales

    Nikkiwales Full Member

    Me, my friend and my mum ( both joined sw with me) all talking about this at weigh in. We are really enjoying cooking for the first time and wondered why we ever bought cooking sauces from jars etc.
  8. evilpenguin

    evilpenguin Not evil at all

    Mmm, I made the chilli + soy steak a few weeks ago. It was yum! It's so exciting when you cook for yourself from scratch. I must know about 40 recipes off by heart now, 2 years ago I barely knew how to boil pasta! Masterchef here we come eh :)

    Are you going to cook anything else from that mag? I recommend the sweet & sour chicken!
  9. Tab

    Tab Full Member

    I saw that recipe and thought it sounded good. I'll have to try it now.
    I made the butternut squash and butterbean stew with couscous last night and that was lovely
  10. soccermom

    soccermom I AM A WEMITT x

    I used the pork wrapped in bacon recipe and modified it by using chicken breasts instead and stuffed them and added some mozarella from my hea. Delicious. :D
  11. Esme

    Esme Gin and tonic please!

    My fave's recently have been the bolognese pasta bake and the broccoli mac and cheese (pasta pasta pasta!)

    Oh and the fabulous white chocolate mousse with white choc buttons and raspberries - I've never 'folded' whisked egg whites before, I felt quite the pro ;)

  12. evilpenguin

    evilpenguin Not evil at all

    Esme, I made the mousse too. I used belgian choc options instead and couldn't get raspberries anywhere so used blackberries, it was quite delicious! Had my in laws over for dinner and served that as pud, they didn't believe it was SW friendly! :)
  13. Mrs*S

    Mrs*S Full Member

    Funny you should say the Sweet and Sour as I am gonna do that Saturday night!
  14. evilpenguin

    evilpenguin Not evil at all

    :D great minds. It's really yummy! Better than any take away version!
  15. Donnie46

    Donnie46 Slow but sure....

    It's great isn't it, I've discovered the joys of cooking from scratch again too, I make really good spicy curries and the SW cakes and desserts are wonderful - What Diet!!!!
  16. PinkToaster

    PinkToaster Silver Member

    Is the recipe for bolognese pasta bake in the recent SW mag? I'm waiting for Tuesday weigh in to buy it.
    If it isn't, would you be able to post the recipe here? It sounds delicious.
  17. Mrs*S

    Mrs*S Full Member

    I always thought diets were boring but after tasting that last night, when my taste buds exploded in pleasure! i will never think that again :)
    I'm gonna buy one of the reciepe books from class on Saturday
  18. Esme

    Esme Gin and tonic please!

    Pink Toaster - Ooh I can't remember if it was this months or last months, I'll have a look when I get home! It was in the recipe ideas section for a veggie girl looking for green day options if that rings a bell with anyone?

    Otherwise I'll pop it in here a bit later on.. I wish it was home time already!

  19. PinkToaster

    PinkToaster Silver Member

    Thankyou :) I think I missed last month's magazine too :(
  20. Fallen Angel

    Fallen Angel Starting again!!

    Which magazine is the white chocolate mousse in please? Would like to make this for Sunday! :D
  21. Hayleyj123

    Hayleyj123 Wannabe Loser

    I bought mine Thurs last week! Not sure if there is a new one now we're into Dec x

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