Dinner time, along with every other time of the day, can be stressful for families to figure out. After a long day of work, school and homework help, no one wants to slave away in a hot kitchen for hours on an immaculately prepared dinner that the kids probably won’t eat anyway.
Of course, that is to say that the occasional big fancy dinner wouldn’t be wonderful to partake in. All you want is to be able to sit down with the family, knowing that everyone will eat and enjoy and have fun together. It is important to keep in mind both the nutritional needs of your family along with the most favorite foods that you know everyone will eat.
Good options for families on the go, would be to use crock pot and casserole recipes that incorporate all (or most) of the elements you want. This allows for a quick throw together of good ingredients, quick preparation times and virtually no maintenance while it cooks.
Another option would be to take one weekend to cook all of your favorite meals and freeze them for easy heat up for later. Fully cooked meals offer up a whole dinner that can be heated up by anyone, not just mom or dad. And don’t forget the no bake dessert options. Quick put together will ensure more fun time with the family at the dinner table.