Guilty pleasures

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Guilty pleasures

Post: #289239 fruitfly
Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:56 pm

What are other people's odd food pleasures?

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Re: Guilty pleasures

Post: #289242 Flo
Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:19 am

Chocolate ....

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Post: #289247 Green Aura
Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:35 am

I don't feel guilty about any foods which is probably why I need the diet :lol:

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Post: #289250 bonniethomas06
Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:50 pm

Hummus definitely - 300 calories a pot but I can polish the whole thing off with a packet of pitta bread in about ten minutes!
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Post: #289251 littlemissrose
Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:59 pm

French cheese. Once I start eating I cant stop
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Re: Guilty pleasures

Post: #289253 fruitfly
Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:15 pm

lol - I forgot mine!
Broken chocolate digestives in a mug with cold milk poured over, spooned out - wheaty mush and crisp chocolate. Only once in a while though.

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Re: Guilty pleasures

Post: #289257 Skippy
Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:32 pm

When left alone and not forced to have a "proper" Sunday lunch there's nothing I like better than beans on toast with a sprinkling of cheese and brown sauce.

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Post: #289260 diggernotdreamer
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:30 pm

gherkins, if I have one I have to eat six more, at least they aren't fattening

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Re: Guilty pleasures

Post: #289264 ina
Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:47 am

Cheese and chocolate, definitely.

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Re: Guilty pleasures

Post: #289283 Weedo
Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:06 pm

My father used to tell us kids "food is to keep us upright and perambulating - if it tastes good it's a bonus"

However, the foods I really can indulge in are soft cheeses, particularly the dAffinois style bries from Tasmania and King Island, smoked cod (Sth Africa) fresh Murray cod from Murrumbidgee and roast lamb (Southdown preferably).
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Re: Guilty pleasures

Post: #289309 yellowhammer
Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:03 am

Black pudding and fried egg sandwiches. Note the plural there.

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Post: #289320 Thomzo
Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:39 pm

Since discovering that I'm gluten intolerant and allergic to a lot of foods including dairy, chocolate and soya, I've ended up on a virtually paleo diet. The good news is that I've lost over three stone. The bad news is that my food treats are now black coffee and dried fruit.
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Re: Guilty pleasures

Post: #289324 littlemissrose
Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:12 am

Oh I totally forgot about my dried mango addiction. I never buy/make it. Too expensive and I can't stop eating it.
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Re: Guilty pleasures

Post: #289426 Skippy
Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:08 pm

Dried mango , my daughter came home recently saying her friend had some in her lunchbox and she tried it and loved it and could we get some. We did and yes I'd agree it's hard to stop eating it. Going to have to try making some.

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Re: Guilty pleasures

Post: #289427 Green Aura
Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:13 pm

Have you tried it dipped in plain chocolate?
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