Trying to figure out what to make for dinner every night is a process. After work I feel like I have a 30 minute window of opportunity to get a healthy meal cooked and on the table before the “I’m hungry mommy” or the “I’m too tired to eat” comments start from the little ones. I used to try and put a elaborate meal that took over an hour to make and that only left my kids cranky because I always ran late..my husband frustrated because he came home to a super cranky house and one exhausted mom.
In those moments it is easy to just give in and pick up some fast food but for my family my priority was trying my best to get a meal as healthy as possible on the table every night. Yes please focus on the fact that I said “try to as healthy as possible“. Don’t feel like you are a failure if you have to order pizza one night because guess what..you gotta keep your sanity also!
Over the years I have really tried to become more efficient in meal planning with my family and I see such a huge difference. I can happily say meal times are not stressful in our house anymore! Here is what I did: [Read more...]