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Old 08-08-2015, 03:54 PM   #1
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Yay for experimentation

I came home from the gym tired and hungry. Knowing that I needed some protein after a long run, I decided to throw some baked chicken breast, spinach, pickle slice, tomato slice, peperoncini rings, hummus, diced red onion, and green pepper ring into the blender. I used the same proportions that one would use if making a sandwich. It all goes to the same place anyway, right? The result was a very nice sandwich spread and didn't taste any different than if I had made a sandwich from the same ingredients. I'll have to do this more often :)
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Old 08-08-2015, 05:50 PM   #2
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The ingredients sound good, but I'm wondering why you didn't just make a sandwich or a wrap...?
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Old 08-08-2015, 06:05 PM   #3
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+1, Cheryl. I like the texture of food as well as the flavors. I don't think this is something I would enjoy.
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Old 08-08-2015, 06:15 PM   #4
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How did you eat this "spread"? With a spoon? Or did you put it between two slices of bread?
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Old 08-08-2015, 06:26 PM   #5
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How did you eat this "spread"? With a spoon? Or did you put it between two slices of bread?
That's what I was wondering. A 'sandwich spread' implies a filling between 2 slices of bread.

GG, I'm with you on texture - that's an important part of food enjoyment to me.
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Old 08-08-2015, 07:55 PM   #6
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I'm trying to figure out if this is Animal House or Home Alone? Certainly not from someone who enjoys eating good food.
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As long as you have teeth, chewing is good exercise.
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Old 08-08-2015, 09:20 PM   #8
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The ingredients sound good, but I'm wondering why you didn't just make a sandwich or a wrap...?
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How did you eat this "spread"? With a spoon? Or did you put it between two slices of bread?
I didn't have anything with which to make a sandwich or wrap, so I just ate it with a spoon. Texture isn't really important to me, I just need the nutrients to arrive at their intended destination :)

I usually make my own wheat bread but I hadn't done so lately.
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I didn't have anything with which to make a sandwich or wrap, so I just ate it with a spoon. Texture isn't really important to me, I just need the nutrients to arrive at their intended destination :)

I usually make my own wheat bread but I hadn't done so lately.
Just goes to show....to each their own, ardchoille. I would have chopped up those same lovely ingredients and made a delightfully crunchy salad, instead of baby food. Just my opinion, though.
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I didn't have anything with which to make a sandwich or wrap, so I just ate it with a spoon. Texture isn't really important to me, I just need the nutrients to arrive at their intended destination :)

I usually make my own wheat bread but I hadn't done so lately.
There are those who think I'm a crazy man for enjoying an occasional potted meat sandwich, with the potted meat mixed with Miracle Whip, and sweet pickle relish. There are those that think potted meat is the most gross thing on the planet. Know what I think about that? I don't really care. I like it and that's good enough.

I like chicken salad sandwiches, and truth be told, I do like baked, broiled, fried, grilled, or barbecue chicken better, with the bone on, but not in a sandwich. If my chicken is in a sandwich, I prefer it to be chicken salad, or spread. And yes, all of you are correct. Texture is important. I like the texture of chicken salad, and egg salad, and tuna mixed with Miracle whip and minced onion, with mustard and sweet pickle relish. These foods were what I was raised on, to an extent.

There is room for all of us to be happy for someone finding something they enjoy. So to you, ardchoille, I say kudos, and happy eating. (I've been known to eat potted meat straight out of the can, with a spoon, but don't tell anyone. Yeh, I eat canned sardines as well.rue omnivore. I'm a true omnivore.)

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