5 RECIPES FOR THE MODERN FAMILY
And by Modern Family, I mean a family that is comprised of individuals who all want to eat different things. A few months ago I accidentally made the choice to become a pescatarian. Don't ask me why, because I don't know. I really miss a good Reuben, I used to eat one hamburger a month (that time of the month, ya know) and my friend just told me the other day "OMG you have to try that original French Dip place downtown!" ARRRGGGG. I miss meat, but yet I still haven't gone for it since I made the switch. This is causing some major meltdowns (my own) at mealtimes with the family.
Here's the break down of my family's current dietary makeup. Husband: Loves steak and pork, not into salads, eats one or two vegetables, not a pasta fan, not crazy about red sauce of any kind, will not eat tomatoes or cucumbers. Son: Wants pasta for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Won't touch steak or pork, only eats chicken and salmon, eats spinach and broccoli exclusively for vegetables. Me: Doesn't eat meat, and only eats shellfish or sushi (filets of fish scare me after a bout with salmonella two years ago), loves all vegetables, big fan of homemade salads, refuses to make pasta 5 nights a week for obvious reasons.
Queue the dinner time anxiety that has me staring at online recipes like, yeah that's not going to work. I am very passionate about home cooked meals for our family, but lately I have been at a total loss, other than my idea of turning my home into a makeshift diner and becoming a short order cook. Luckily, I found 5 recipes from Delish that satisfy almost all of our needs. I also added some tips to help if you really don't have time to cook and still want to try these delicious recipes! Happy Cooking! And, please leave your favorite recipes for the whole family in the comments below! R+W
Photos sourced from Delish.