My dinnertime secret weapon

This is the post where I battle fast food, take out and the family dinner with one awesome kitchen appliance. I think one of the biggest challenges of having an active family is figuring out how to feed them all a reasonably healthy dinner, but not all at the same time. When Dad is working late, Kid 1 has a 5:30 PM advisory meeting, Kid 2 has a 7:30 PM skate, and Kid 3, well, who the heck knows where Kid 3 is–work, maybe?– the idea of family dinner where everyone sits around the table and shares stories of their day while eating a healthy, balanced home-cooked meal is mostly just a fantasy. But that doesn’t mean that the healthy, balanced, home-cooked part is out the window. Read the rest of this entry »