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  1. geordiegirl

    geordiegirl Full Member

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    getting a bit bored of broc and cauli and leek , can i have butternut squash or is this too high

    need some ideas to vary my veg a bit ,

    any help is much appreciated , i thank you LOL:)
     
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    no way naughty food try turnips
     
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    Turnip chips are amazing, highly recommend them, Par-boil them then spray in oli put in oven, salt vinegar, totally lush!
     
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    must give them a try
     
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    I quite enjoy having sprouts with chopped bacon in them.

    I know cauli can get boring, but doing some cheese sauce made purely from double cream & philly cheese is fab, and so far i cant get enough of it!
     
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    mmm i did wonder about a cheese sauce! LOVE cauli cheese,

    french beans, boiled and then a knob of butter melted over them, had them today, taste sensation!
     
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    spring green cabbge, lightly boiled with bacon bits - flaming gorgeous
     
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    thanks guys , you always inspire with me your ideas xxx
     
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    im just waiting for my cauliflower cheese to cook now mmm
     
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    i love asparagus as well with a knob of butter



    x
     
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    never tried it, apparently an aquired taste but im going to try it next week sometime!

    (i want them in bacon and a dippy egg to dip in lol)
     
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    Mmmm love asparagus, and I like the sound of cauli cheese as it's not my favourite veg on its own. Had broccoli tonight with a knob of butter and also I like fried cabbage with a bit of bacon & black pepper.

    I thought though that turnips being a root veg were a no-no?
     
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    Ooo! Do you have a recipe for this?

    I have just made a big batch of Leek and Butternut Squash soup... :eek: I think i'm allowed it following Pig2Twig though. Does Butternut Squash contain a lot of carbs then?
     
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    I'd try celeriac before turnip, and there is a list of vegetables in my stickie above. :)
     
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    Thanks Jim - I forgot about that! Doh! :D
     
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    LOL Blonde moment there? :D
     
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    I'm dark haired so just a moment Jim... you'll find I have these a lot!! :D :D
     
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    You could try curly kale? If you drizzle or spray it with oil and cook it for just 2 mins or so under a hot grill then add salt it tastes very much like crispy seaweed from the chinese..........
     
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    ooh yeah i love doing that with curly kale :D
     
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    I like to fry bacon lardons with curly kale.
     
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