Tag: Family Dinner

Plan in advance Thanksgiving

Plan in advance Thanksgiving
Today I realized that Thanksgiving is a short two weeks away and I need to plan my menu in advance for this year. What I am Serving Turkey, obviously.  In the past I ordered from the reputable Paulina Market in the city.  Now that I’m a suburbanite I no longer have that option and last year... Read more »

What's for Dinner: Three items from Trader Joe's

What's for Dinner: Three items from Trader Joe's
I strive to put a complete meal on our family dinner table most weeknights.  There are days when the clock reads 6:00 p.m. and the last thing I want to do is prepare a complicated dinner and that is when I turn to Trader Joe’s. Trader Joe’s offers prepared options that taste as if I cooked... Read more »

Let your kids decide what's for dinner

Let your kids decide what's for dinner
A friend recently gave me the best tip when I complained to her about the daily struggle to figure out what’s for dinner. She told me to create a private Pinterest page for each child under my account.  Then they can go on Pinterest and pin the recipes that they want to eat. I then request they... Read more »
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Recipe inspiration for family dinners

Recipe inspiration for family dinners
I’ve found my latest recipe inspiration from the oddest of places.  I randomly grabbed a magazine at my grocery checkout line and since making the impulse buy have been cooking the most delicious and easy meals. Epicurious Weeknight Cookbook is packed with stomach rumbling tips, ideas and recipes and has got me excited to be... Read more »

7 reasons I love Blue Apron

7 reasons I love Blue Apron
Have you heard of Blue Apron?  Blue Apron is a weekly box that arrives at your door with all the measured ingredients you need to make a delicious, fresh and unique meal. You can choose dietary preferences (vegetarian, chicken, beef, fish) and delivery options (one, two or three meals a week for 2 or 4 people).... Read more »

Family dinnertime games and conversation starters

Family dinnertime games and conversation starters
There are endless studies about the benefits of families sitting down for dinner regularly.  Improved relationships, eating habits and grades are all shown to be found in those that sit down together at the end of the day. “Children who do eat dinner with their parents five or more days a week have less trouble... Read more »
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