The Perfect Family-Friendly Recipe Under 800 Calories

January 28, 2015 1:14 PM

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The Perfect Family-Friendly Recipe Under 800 Calories

INDIAN WELLS, CALIF. -- Like so many other parents of picky eaters, Victoria Phillips cooked two dinners every night: one with “kid foods” like chicken nuggets or macaroni and cheese, and then a more grown-up dish for her and her husband once the children had gone to bed. It had fresh vegetables and healthy proteins in it, but was finished way too late in the evening for the couple to feel nourished and relaxed after work.

“Two meals every night was just exhausting and not sustainable,” Phillips told The Huffington Post. “I’m a working mom full-time, so it’s just busy, busy.” But now Phillips is taking steps to make dinner a singular event for the whole family, thanks to a brief bootcamp with James Beard award-winning...

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