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Kali
Hello Feast Community,

We have been talking about revising and reissuing the FEAST Recipe book!!

I'm putting out a call to all of you who have your special stash of recipes which helped you while refeeding your kids. Please post your recipes and comments in this thread, or email them to me at kali@feast-ed.org

We are envisioning that we will have a more international recipe book with measurements which can be used in the parts of the world who use the metric system as well as the US. We would like to have a collection of recipes from different parts of world. 

We would also love to be able to collect some quotes from carers, about what sorts of things might have helped your child during refeeding. Any sort of helpful messages for families in the midst of refeeding would be GREAT, since that is what our community does best—helps each other.

I'm excited to see what we can put together!

Kali



Food=Love
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debra18
Morning medication:

1 cup of heavy cream
1 cup of premium ice cream
8 spoons of crushed almonds
4 small chocolate bars
3 spoons of white chocolate syrup
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Mcmum
Flapjacks

250g butter
100g brown sugar
4 tablespoons syrup

Melt these together and add to the following dry ingredients:

100g ground almonds (at least)
200g porridge oats
50g chopped apricots
50g raisins or sultanas

Mix together until you have a thick, stodgy consistency. Add more oats if too wet.
Place in a lined baking tray and flatten down.
Bake in a medium oven (180 c) for 25 minutes

Remove from the oven and leave to cool
After 5 minutes divide into squares but leave in the tin until completely cooled.

Optional:
When cool, drizzle melted chocolate on the top and refrigerate to set.

Not sure of the calories but packs a punch in a small footprint. Good for on the move (if you have reached the leaving the house stage) or as a snack.
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tina72
Fruit smoothie:

400-500 ml fruit and juice
50-100 ml canola/rapeseed oil

all together into the blender
gets two glasses of smoothie for 500-1000 calories extra
can be frozen and put melted into the blender again for one minute before serving


Milky smoothie:

1 cup hagen daz icecream
150 ml full fat milk
50 ml cream

all together into the blender


Califlower soup:

cook califlower roses in 500 ml salted water (or use frozen ones)

give 50 g butter melted in a casserole
add 50 g flour
add 500 ml vegetable stock (broth) slowly
add 200 ml cream
add 200 g grated cheese (best: young gouda) and let it melt
a bit salt and pepper

add califlower roses
serve with buttered toast or french bread (baguette)

you get 2 portions with that, can be frozen in
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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tina72
important quotes:

"Try to get as much calories in as possible on a small footprint."

"Add butter, oil and cream to everything."

"Sometimes it is easier for them to drink calories than to eat them."

"30% of intake should be fat."

"Cook double portions and freeze one so you do not need to cook every day."
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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Mamaroo
I've typed up some of my recipes below. Kali, if you need help with the book, please let me know and I can lend a hand :-)

Blueberry muffins

300g weetbix (18 pieces)
450g self raising flour
300g sugar
1 ½ t cinnamon
500g blueberries (frozen)
750ml milk
180g butter
4 eggs

Crush weetbix until fine.
Combine dry ingredients and mix together.
Heat milk and butter together until the butter has melted.
Beat eggs and add to milk and butter mixture.
Combine wet and dry ingredients and add berries, mix together.
Place into 12 muffin tin or 6 Texas muffin tin.
Bake at 180°C for 30 minutes.


Cheese muffins

330g self raising flour
2t baking powder
½ t salt
50g sugar
250ml milk
120g butter
2 eggs
90g grated cheese (such as cheddar)

Combine dry ingredients and mix together.
Heat milk and butter together until the butter has melted.
Beat eggs and add to milk and butter mixture.
Combine wet and dry ingredients and add cheese, mix together.
Place into 12 muffin tin or 6 Texas muffin tin.
Bake at 180°C for 30 minutes.


Oat muffins

150g quick oats
375ml milk
2eggs
90g canola oil (or melted butter)
190g self raising flour
¾ t salt
90g sugar

Combine dry ingredients and mix together.
Heat milk and butter together until the butter has melted.
Beat eggs and add to milk and butter mixture.
Combine wet and dry ingredients and add cheese, mix together.
Place into 12 muffin tin or 6 Texas muffin tin.
Bake at 180°C for 30 minutes.

Variantions:

• Add 15g cocoa dissolved in a bit of boiled water for a chocolate flavour
• Add 75g coconut
• Add 150g blueberries


Date energy balls

250g dates
250g almond meal
80g desiccated coconut
50g coconut oil
½ t salt
1t vanilla
extra desiccated coconut for dusting

Soak the dates in hot water for several hours (can also be overnight), drain and with a fork, mash them up.
Melt coconut oil.
Combine all the ingredients together and make small balls.
Roll in extra coconut.
Store in fridge.


Matcha date balls

250g dates
250g almond meal
60g desiccated coconut
4t matcha powder
50g coconut oil
½ t salt
1t vanilla
extra desiccated coconut for dusting

Soak the dates in hot water for several hours (can also be overnight), drain and with a fork, mash them up.
Melt coconut oil.
Combine all the ingredients together and make small balls.
Roll in extra coconut.
Store in fridge.


Coconut lemon bliss balls

200g desiccated coconut
50g almond meal
100g honey / syrup
30g coconut oil
Zest of one lemon
extra desiccated coconut for dusting

Grate one lemon rind to get zest.
Melt coconut oil.
Combine all the ingredients together and make small balls.
Roll in extra coconut.
Store in fridge.


Milk bread

500g flour
2t yeast
2t sugar
1t salt
1 egg
250ml milk
50g butter
Mix yeast with the sugar in lukewarm water. Let it stand for a couple of minutes until the mixture become frothy.
Combine flour and salt.
Add milk and yeast mixture and mix.
Beat egg.
Melt butter.
Add egg and butter to mixture and mix together.
Knee until a soft dough is formed.
Let rise in a warm place for 2 hours.
Place into greased bread tin and rise again for 1 hour.
Bake at 200°C for 30 minutes.

Optional: Brush more melted butter onto top of bread.
If a softer crust is preferred, wrap bread in clean kitchen towel for several hours to cool.


Tuna cakes

425g tuna in oil tin
2 eggs
100g self raising flour
1t dried parsley

Mash up the tuna with the oil.
Beat eggs and add to tuna mixture.
Add self raising flour and parsley and mix together.
Fry in a little bit of oil.


Pizza and mince scrolls

300g self raising flour
280g Greek yogurt (approx.)

100g salami
70g tomato paste
Mozzarella cheese

Combine self raising flour and yoghurt and mix until combine. Add flour or yoghurt as needed.
Shred the salami into small pieces.
Roll out the dough into a rectangle and spread tomato paste over the surface.
Distribute salami over the tomato paste and top with mozzarella cheese.
Roll up the dough and cut into 1” / 2-3 cm pieces.
Arrange on an oven tray lined with baking paper.
Bake at 180°C for 15 minutes.

Variation: Mince scrolls

Dough as above
500g mince
1t mixed spices
70g tomato paste
Mozzarella cheese

Cook mince and add tomato paste and spices.
Spread over dough and sprinkle mozzarella cheese over the mice.
Roll up the dough and cut into 1” / 2-3 cm pieces.
Arrange on an oven tray lined with baking paper.
Bake at 180°C for 15 minutes.



D became obsessed with exercise at age 9 and started eating 'healthy' at age 9.5. Restricting couple of months later. IP for 2 weeks at age 10. Slowly refed for months on Ensures alone, followed by swap over with food at a snails pace. WR after a year at age 11 in March 2017. View my recipes on my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKLW6A6sDO3ZDq8npNm8_ww
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debra18
I thought it might be helpful to include a list of distractions:

Rubiks cube
Crafts
Magnet balls
Books
Bop it
Word search
Crossword puzzles
Music lessons
Pets
Kinetic sand
Play dough
Comic books
Joke books
Game boy
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Kali

Thanks to all of you who are responding to this! I'll be collecting recipes for awhile before starting, so keep them coming!

By the way, what are weetabix?

Kali

Food=Love
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sk8r31
Weetabix would be like shredded wheat in the US.
It is good to not only hope to be successful, but to expect it and accept it--Maya Angelou
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Mamaroo
Kali wrote:
By the way, what are weetabix?



I grew up with weetbix (weetabix in the UK) as a breakfast cereal, don't know what it's called in the USA. Here is a picture:

300px-Weetbix_Stevage.jpg 
D became obsessed with exercise at age 9 and started eating 'healthy' at age 9.5. Restricting couple of months later. IP for 2 weeks at age 10. Slowly refed for months on Ensures alone, followed by swap over with food at a snails pace. WR after a year at age 11 in March 2017. View my recipes on my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKLW6A6sDO3ZDq8npNm8_ww
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Mamaroo
debra18 wrote:
I thought it might be helpful to include a list of distractions:



This is a great idea, Debra!
D became obsessed with exercise at age 9 and started eating 'healthy' at age 9.5. Restricting couple of months later. IP for 2 weeks at age 10. Slowly refed for months on Ensures alone, followed by swap over with food at a snails pace. WR after a year at age 11 in March 2017. View my recipes on my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKLW6A6sDO3ZDq8npNm8_ww
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scaredmom

Ok here is a nice "healthy" looking soup:

Turkey sausage (or any you like)2 cups or more- your preference
a few tablespoons of oil- olive- I add more to D's serving at the end [wink] to enhance it.
one onion chopped finely
1-2 cloves of garlic
One large tin of tomatoes (796 ml) 
one green pepper chopped 
Italian spices- marjoram, oregano, basil to taste 
Handfuls of  shredded mozzarella cheese

thick cut fresh bread and butter 

Large pot: medium heat

Sautee the onions first with some oil ,I just pour it in and don't measure, until clear and soft, add in the crushed garlic and cook on low- medium heat until flavours blended
add in the Italian spices half- one teaspoon each of dried herbs and chopped green pepper
Add in the sausage and cook a few minutes, until you feel all is cooked through
Then add in the tin of tomatoes

Add about half to one cup of water to the desired consistency.
Continue to heat and stir as required.
Then when hot, serve and add extra oil 1-2 tablespoons to the child's serving and ensure a lot of meat in the bowl (that is the caloric part)

Take a handful of shredded cheese throw it in to melt

A large slice of fresh bread with butter 

And enjoy!

When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.  (Dejan Stojanovic)

Food+more food+time+love+good professional help+ATDT+no exercise+ state not just weight+/- the "right" medicine= healing---> recovery(--->life without ED)
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scaredmom

Sloppy joes:

Ground beef 1 pound medium 
small tin of tomato paste
One package sloppy joe mix ( I am too lazy to make it myself)
Oil
Buns 

Brown  beef in oil and then add in tomato paste and water as per the instruction on the mix and cook until it thickens then put on toasted and buttered high cal buns 
XXX

When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.  (Dejan Stojanovic)

Food+more food+time+love+good professional help+ATDT+no exercise+ state not just weight+/- the "right" medicine= healing---> recovery(--->life without ED)
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scaredmom

Pesto pasta salad

Cook pasta- I use rotini
When  al dente, I strain it and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking. 
Strain , then put into a large bowl, mix a few tablespoons of prepared pesto with a lot of olive oil and grated parmesan cheese - lots of cheese

refrigerate overnight- oil and cheese  absorb into and stick to the pasta so does not seem like too much
cut some cherry tomatoes into it -toss and serve

Serve as a meal or a side.

When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.  (Dejan Stojanovic)

Food+more food+time+love+good professional help+ATDT+no exercise+ state not just weight+/- the "right" medicine= healing---> recovery(--->life without ED)
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scaredmom
Chicken  with mushroom soup sauce over rice:

One onion chopped finely
Chicken pieces as much as you need (for four people)
Oil- 
1-2 cans of Cream of Mushroom soup, condensed ( I use the small Campbell's soup) You can sub in cream of broccoli or cream of celery soup too - to your own liking.
turmeric 1/2 teaspoon
salt and pepper to taste
milk or cream and some water 
1 cup or so of frozen mixed veggies ( I use the one with corn, peas and carrots- but it is whatever you want) I just add until it "looks ok"

rice: cooked

Sautee the onion in the oil and then add in the turmeric stir for a bit, then add in the chicken pieces until cooked then add in the soup and cream or milk and  some water to your desired consistency for the sauce.Add in your frozen veggies at the end, cook through. 

Throw over rice and serve

Can add butter to the rice for a bit extra

When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.  (Dejan Stojanovic)

Food+more food+time+love+good professional help+ATDT+no exercise+ state not just weight+/- the "right" medicine= healing---> recovery(--->life without ED)
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scaredmom

Coucous salad or quinoa:

Cook your desired grain as above
Dressing:

1-2 cloves of crushed garlic
olive oil 
lemon juice to taste

Mix veggies into the grain: I use peppers, onions, cucumber, tomatoes

Other variations: chick peas, beans, meat, tofu, and any other fresh veggies you like, parsley, celery, 
cheese: feta or goat 

When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.  (Dejan Stojanovic)

Food+more food+time+love+good professional help+ATDT+no exercise+ state not just weight+/- the "right" medicine= healing---> recovery(--->life without ED)
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KMMO
Heavy Cream. In everything.

We insist on a beverage that is not water at dinner. Vanilla almond milk has worked best since it is perceived as “healthy.” We add about 2T of heavy cream to each glass.

Mayonnaise has been demoted from preferred condiment to “fear food.” So, I make lots of homemade honey mustard. (You *did* know that honey is healthy and promotes a higher metabolism, right?🤦🏻‍♀️) Proprotions are individual, but it’s generally around 1/2 c Mayo, 2T yellow mustard, and 2T honey. Stir it up really well so you can’t see the white of the mayo.

Hide mayo on sandwiches by spreading a thin layer on both slices of bread, then cover with a heavier layer of mustard. Again, make sure no white shows.

Whole milk vanilla yogurt is an am snack. We add a couple of tablespoons of heavy cream to it as well. If it’s too runny, add a little bit of sour cream. Stir it up really well and put a topping on it. (I prefer homemade granola!)

Anytime I toast a bagel, I spread the warm bagel with butter before I add the requisite cream cheese.

These are just off the top of my head...I’ll add actual recipes later!
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scaredmom
Potato leek soup:

1onion chopped
2-3 leeks chopped
1-2 celery stalks chopped
Chicken or veggie broth: volume to cover potatoes ( 4 cups or so)
1/2 cup or so of cream or milk
Olive oil to soften the vegetables
4-6 potatoes peeled and chopped
 
In a medium -large pot:
Sautee the onions and leeks and celery so they soften with the olive oil 3 tablespoons or so -more for more calories
add in potatoes and broth to cover the potatoes so they can cook  
bring to a boil then set to low until potatoes are soft
Use an immersion blender or transfer to blender to puree 
Then add cream at the end. Salt and pepper to taste

Top with croutons  for each serving and large slice of fresh bread with butter




When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.  (Dejan Stojanovic)

Food+more food+time+love+good professional help+ATDT+no exercise+ state not just weight+/- the "right" medicine= healing---> recovery(--->life without ED)
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Mcmum
Is it too late? ?? Anyway, in response to the wonderful Tina, here is the recipe for the very British Yorkshire puddings to have with roast dinner , particularly beef:

4 eggs 
160 g plain flour 
Enough whole fat milk to make a smooth batter
Pinch of salt 

Combine all of the ingredients together, whisk and leave for a while - an hour or two 
Put a well oiled muffin tray in a very hot oven until the oil is super hot
Quickly pour batter into each compartment, filling up half way
Cook for about 12 -15 minutes on the hottest temperature until the puddings are well risen and airy 
Enjoy! 
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Kali
No, McMum it is not too late! Keep those recipes coming!

Thanks!

Kali
Food=Love
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scaredmom
Bump for anyone who needs more recipes.
XXX
When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.  (Dejan Stojanovic)

Food+more food+time+love+good professional help+ATDT+no exercise+ state not just weight+/- the "right" medicine= healing---> recovery(--->life without ED)
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scaredmom
Bump for Eva Musby.😊
When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.  (Dejan Stojanovic)

Food+more food+time+love+good professional help+ATDT+no exercise+ state not just weight+/- the "right" medicine= healing---> recovery(--->life without ED)
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debra18
Sheppard's pie:
Ground beef with oil and flour (you can add chopped almonds, flax seed, wheat germ or whatever you want)
Boil potatoes and mash with egg, oil, salt, and heavy cream/milk
Layer beef mixture on the bottom of the pan and put the layer of potatoes on top like a pie. Bake for 30 minutes uncovered.
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PurpleRain
I'm on  my phone and no glasses on so I'll post a quick a couple of quick ones and add more later.
Super morning shake
Full fat Milk
Greek Yogurt
Banana/apple/berries
Canola oil (anything from 1 to 4 tea spoons)
1 spoon of peanut butter
3-5 almonds (I put them in hot water all night) or nuts
Leenseed (also I'm hot water all night)
1  or 2 Dates
1 tea spoon vanilla extract or ice cream 

Scrambled eggs
Add milk and/or cream
ham
Ricotta cheese

French toast
Eggs with added milk
Instead or besides sugar and cinnamon put leenseed and amaranto 
Banana sliced with peanut  butter on top
Fry with butter

Tomato sauce for pasta
Tomato puree
Add canola oil, yogurt or cream and grated cheese, stir and melt


13 yo d started to eat "healthy" september 2018, she had a growth spur a bit later, followed by tummy bug. She started restricitng breakfast and school lunch in january 2019 (that we know). We are refeeding at home (succesfully I think) since the beginning of march.
I have found inner strenght, patience and compassion that i did not know I had. Never retreat, never surrender
Just keep feeding
 
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PurpleRain
Another quick one I probably got it from here, can't remember.

Peanut butter and granola balls
Just roll a spoon of PB in a bowl full of granola, make a few balls, put them in the freezer maybe half hour (or even a day) 
Serve
13 yo d started to eat "healthy" september 2018, she had a growth spur a bit later, followed by tummy bug. She started restricitng breakfast and school lunch in january 2019 (that we know). We are refeeding at home (succesfully I think) since the beginning of march.
I have found inner strenght, patience and compassion that i did not know I had. Never retreat, never surrender
Just keep feeding
 
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