Goede avond vanuit Nederland.

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TheOnlyRogueAngel
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Goede avond vanuit Nederland.

Post: # 290300Post TheOnlyRogueAngel
Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:36 pm

Good evening from the Netherlands. I'm the newest newbie. :wave: My name's Lexi and I'm originally from Dorset, UK but have lived in Limburg, Netherlands with my Dutch partner for the past seven years. I'm a divorcee with two grown sons, and up until seven years ago I used to chuck frozen chips and chicken nuggets in the oven, or make bolognese from frozen mince and a jar of sauce from the shop. My boys were such fussy eaters that anything made with fresh ingredients was met with suspicion and disgusted looks, and if they spied even a hint of a vegetable, it was met with blank refusal.

When I moved to the Netherlands, I made everything from scratch. Fresh meat, fresh vegetables, home made sauces and spices became a daily staple in our home, and I discovered a great sense of achievement I never thought I'd ever have. I use my partner as my guinea pig, and have taught my sons to cook... properly. :cheers: I'm still learning, and learning from my mistakes. :santa:
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Re: Goede avond vanuit Nederland.

Post: # 290301Post Odsox
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:02 pm

Hi there and welcome to our forum. :wave:
In my opinion there is absolutely nothing to beat home cooking from fresh ingredients. To start with you know exactly what went into every meal, and if you feel yourself thinking that it's all too much trouble, just read the ingredients on that ready meal and see how many you recognise.
But then I'm probably preaching to the converted. :wink:
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Re: Goede avond vanuit Nederland.

Post: # 290302Post Flo
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:52 pm

:mrgreen:
Ah the story of picky children. We have many laughs with my two grown up ones - the one who only ate chocolate flavoured when tiny is now firmly in the lots of vegetable camp while the one who ate up the vegetables now eats the chocolates. We parents survive.
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Re: Goede avond vanuit Nederland.

Post: # 290308Post Green Aura
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:37 am

Hi Lexi and welcome to Ish :wave:
TheOnlyRogueAngel wrote:I'm still learning, and learning from my mistakes.
As are we all, honey. Daily :lol:
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Re: Goede avond vanuit Nederland.

Post: # 290310Post TheOnlyRogueAngel
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:50 am

Flo wrote::mrgreen:
Ah the story of picky children. We have many laughs with my two grown up ones - the one who only ate chocolate flavoured when tiny is now firmly in the lots of vegetable camp while the one who ate up the vegetables now eats the chocolates.:mrgreen:
I wish it was that way with mine. My youngest has ADHD, and refuses to adhere to a healthy diet, at 21 his staple diet consists of Monster energy drink, apple pies, and as much sweet junk food as possible, despite my concerns and warnings. My eldest eats once a day, only healthy foods. He doesn't like chocolate, cake or anything too sugary.. I often wonder who that stranger is, and what happened to my son.? :iconbiggrin:
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