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Original convenience foods

#1
Hi all

I love cooking and do it sooo much with only doing original at the moment! I need to find some convenience foods that fit in with original and who would know better than the miniminers :D

Someone on here (may have been Jaxmummy, can't remember) told me about the Birdeye simply salmon.....has anyone else got convenience foods they use?

Thank you in advance xxx
 
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#2
Tescos healthy living 2 chicken breasts in tomato and basil sauce- alsways keep these in the fridge in case of emergency. They are in the healthy living micro meals section in tescos x
 
#6
Hiya Mate!!!

I always keep a tin of premium ham in the store cuboard for red day emegencies.
If I am going to the shops and want something quick later, I will buy a rotisserie chicken to snack on
Crabsticks are good to have in the fridge for when you feel a snack attack coming on!
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Minders

Finding inspiration
#7
Aldi have their "Try it, Taste it, Love it" (or something like that) range. In the frozen section... they do lamb shanks and pork shanks. Some are free, some have a syn value (though some are very low syn). I keep those in the freezer... and they really are VERY nice.

They're like £3.99-£4.99 each, but there's two in a box, and they are in separate vacuum bags bags, so you can make just one of them if you want.
 
#9
Tesco and asda both do sweet chilli frozen king prawns on skewers they are lovely and I think they are free. at two pounds a box for 4 skewers I think they are great value too!
 

*angie*

loves food and cooking
#10
What shops do you tend to use Indieflower?
 
#11
Hi all, thanks for all the great suggestions :) I like the sound of the lamb shanks and prawn skewers. I constantly buy fresh fish and meat and need to cut the cost a bit, AND could really do with some simple chuck in the oven solutions, so these are great!

Angie, I tend to use Morrisons or Asda's mainly :)

K xx
 
#12
Asda do some nice value salmon fillets, I put on a blob of boursin light and stick em in the oven, not convienece food but easy peasy, nice with the prawn kebabs (find in the frozen section) and a lovely big salad with balsamic vinegar.
 

*angie*

loves food and cooking
#15
Boursin is a french soft cheese with garlic and herbs - characteristic in that it is 'rolled' (like a swiss roll) with the garlic/herbs rolled around the layers if that makes sense.
 

*angie*

loves food and cooking
#16
I am approaching this as a good way to get to know my new food directory :D

Asda - free things that leap out include:

extra special beef bourguignonne (chilled)
extra special duck legs in orange sauce (chilled)
extra special lamb shanks in mint gravy with rosemary and thyme / with garlic and rosemary (chilled)
liver and onions (chilled)
scottish salmon fillets with a honey and ginger glaze 310g pack (chilled)
wild alaskan salmon fillets in sweet & tangy lime &coriander marinade (chilled)

and free in Morrisons inc:

BBQ mini pork shanks (frozen)
eat smart BBQ chicken fillets 340g (chilled)

hope that helps xx
 

rosinakathleen

Big, busty and Blowsy!
#18
If you shop at Morrisons their chilled lamb shanks in minted gravy or rosemary gravy are 1.5 syns each, and cook in the micro in just 7 mins!
 

*angie*

loves food and cooking
#20
wow Angie thanks for all that! Def need to buy myself the food directory when it comes out - anyone know when?
I am looking at it now! It was for sale in our group 2 weeks ago - I got mine this week :D
 


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