Blanch the beans ahead of time for an easy reheat just before dinner.
Korean Beef goes great with the green beans and a side of rice. This recipe has been adapted from The Recipe Critic.
Vegetable fried rice is a colourful dish to serve along side many different versions of chicken fingers. The key to getting the rice to crisp up is frying it cold from the fridge.
A 2 lb flank steak will serve 2 families or purchase 2 smaller steaks. Have your kids practice their measureing and make the marinade for this steak.
Chicken Pad Thai is best made just before dinner. The recipe also works well with shrimp just adjust to a lower heat and a shorter cooking time. I hope you enjoy this authentic fresh tasting version, it will not be the ketchup laden Pad Thai you may have tried in the past. For a gluten free version replace the soy sauce with tamari.
Quinoa is that super grain with lots of protein that keeps well in the refrigerator. When I make this salad I usually double the recipe so that after we enjoy it with dinner then I can have it for lunch during the week. In the summer this salad goes well along along side one of your barbeque favourites.
There is lots of chopping in this recipe so it is great to do with a friend.
This meal is best made just before dinner. Broccolini can sometimes be found at Costco or try Chinese Broccoli or subsutite with regular broccoli, either way it is all good for us.
This recipe is a success story. Votes from all families are 7/10 or higher. For those with picky eaters start with the chicken plain, vegetables raw and rice on the side then introduce the sauce. One day soon they will gobble it all up!
Our neighbours love the sauce from the General Tso Chicken so much they double it whenever making this recipe.