Breakfast for Dinner – Tip #85
It may be considered slightly sad that my idea of shaking it up a little is to have breakfast for dinner! Having said this, when we do shake it up and have breakfast for dinner there is always something a little lighter and fun about this meal. The kids laugh more, we all eat everything on our plates and it usually comes as a welcome relief not to cook another dinner that someone will find something to complain about. I am not going to lie, it is also nice to hear the supportive cheer about what I am making.
Some of my suggestions for this tip were:
* Pour the pancake batter into large cookie cutter shapes – they turned out quite hilariously and not at all what they were supposed to be! We had fun trying to guess what they actually were.
* Make a smoothie or punch to go with dinner – I made smoothies as I was able to sneak in more fruit and some greek yogurt for protein
* Use fancy or paper plates – I used paper plates and while I know this makes me a horrible environmentalist for the day, it was an easier clean up and I am all about that when attempting to survive a deployment!
* Eat in a different room – We have no choice – just before my husband left we had a flood (something like this always happens over a deployment with us, I think it is a rule) and now our kitchen is in utter chaos!
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