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Postby wombwarrior » Sun Oct 26, 2008 9:47 pm

Do you cook the samething for everyone in your household, meaning low fat meals for all of you?
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Re: cooking for everyone

Postby Shalimar » Mon Oct 27, 2008 7:12 am

I usually cook 2-3 different meals, 1 for hubby, 1 for me and 1 for junior. All of us eating the same thing is pretty rare around here :lol: .
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Re: cooking for everyone

Postby whit3tig3y » Wed Oct 29, 2008 1:17 pm

I know i'm not a parent but i think this question i can still answer :lol:

When I lived with my ex, I would ALWAYS have something different to him, but that was the case even before my diet. Often he cooked his own meals so I didn't have to cook 2 meals. Maybe get hubby to help you in the kitchen some nights to make something him and kids can eat while you have something healthier? And sometimes then make them eat the healthy things just so its a balance for them.
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Re: cooking for everyone

Postby flaminjo » Thu Dec 04, 2008 8:14 am

well i cook the same meal for every one.... i try to cook low fat for everybody and whether its breakfast , lunch, and dinner
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Re: cooking for everyone

Postby EvilWombatQueen » Thu Dec 04, 2008 9:20 am

I cook the same meals for my partner and me. He's a saint to put up with it, really. He's an omnivore and I only cook vegan food. Now it's low fat vegan food on top of that! :lol:
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Re: cooking for everyone

Postby loneleaf » Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:11 am

Im not a parent either, but i see my mother sometimes cooks 3 different meals for me, my brother and my dad who have different tastes as well as diets. She herself would be fine with anything :D. And usually i have to cook for myself as she cant have enough time to make 3 dishes at the same time. Housework is pretty tough, isnt it ? :)
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Re: cooking for everyone

Postby skinnywork » Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:58 pm

Sounds like I am really lucky, I only need to feed my own stomach :twisted:
But when I had my partner over here, he always ate more than me, used to always insist eat the same food and eat together. :mrgreen:
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Re: cooking for everyone

Postby Julia68 » Fri Jun 26, 2009 5:40 pm

I now cook things I can freeze so that if my husband just doesn't want to eat the healthy dinner I've prepared, he can go thaw something and eat that. I've found that works really well for me.
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Re: cooking for everyone

Postby Carley » Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:32 pm

I cook the same for everyone, low fat and healthy meals. No dairy or soy when I cook.
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Re: cooking for everyone

Postby cymbahlee » Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:31 pm

No way am I cooking different meals for everyone - but we might all have different variations of the same thing. For example, if I cook marinated steak, chips and veg, the girls (2 and 4) will have plain steak no marinade, hub will have the lot, I'll have no chips and the twinfants (6.5 months) will have the veg mushed. Same, same but different keeps everyone happy!
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Re: cooking for everyone

Postby ~*Kat*~ » Fri Sep 18, 2009 8:50 pm

I generally cook the same thing for my hubby and daughter as what I am having but if I cook something I know I shouldn't have I will cook it for them and have a lean cusine and a/ or a shake for myself it doesn't bother me yet but I am just starting all over again
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Re: cooking for everyone

Postby SoonToBeSlim » Thu Sep 24, 2009 6:17 pm

During the week my wife makes 3 separate meals. One for the kids, one for her and one for me. I get home too late for her to wait to eat. Plus I like to have fish and spicey foods, and she won't touch either. Though she'll usually make one big meal for me and freeze the leftovers so I just heat them up the next couple of nights, or take them to work for lunch.
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