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Proven tips to streamline meal prep on busy weeknights
3 simple tips to get delicious, balanced weeknight meals on the table
Monday, Jan 22, 2018 by Smudge 4 weeks ago star
Weekday schedules get crazy, which is why the first casualty of all that chaos is the family dinner.While most families say eating together is a high priority, day-to-day reality is different. According to a 2013 poll by NPR and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, only half of children in the U.S. are in families that dine together. Yet research cited by the American Academy of Pediatrics shows that children reap many benefits from regular family meals, from improved academic performance to developing a deeper sense of resilience.But busy families can find time to sit down together more often, says Colleen Burns, a lifestyle expert and spokeswoman for Nestle’s Balance Your Plate program. To be successful, set the intention with good planning and smart strategies. What’s more, these meals can also be delicious and nutritious.“When you have simple solutions in your toolbox to get those well-balanced and tasty meals on the table in the little time that you... read more...  comments [0]
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