I think I have mentioned in the past how I really hate cooking.  I know, hard to believe that a mom of 8 would not be into cooking.  I have just never been a big eater, don’t really like food, nor do I get overly excited over eating a great meal.  We need to keep this bit of information top secret because I cannot let my kiddies know – not really a good example on eating habits.  I am no stranger to boxed, pre-made packaged food, and yes my children do get take-out – not a lot but often  (yes there is a difference in the two).
That all said, please take note that where I live the past few days has been disgusting.  I enjoy the heat of summer, but it has been hot, humid, sticky and making my allergies go bonkers.  I have had a consistent sinus headache for a week.  Awful. 
So yesterday after the children came home from school, they parked their bikes on the driveway, dropped their knapsacks on the floor in the middle of the front hallway, and I think they must have had a contest of who could flip off their shoes the farthest because I had shoes all over the hallway and into the kitchen.  When they were all done created a mess and chaos I then started being bombarded with the question of “what’s for dinner?”
Really? Cook in this heat? No way, and BBQ was out because I was out of propane.  I pondered over what to make, then  went over to the grocery store and bought some buns deli meat, a fruit tray, and a veggie tray and here is what they had:
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Simple, yet refreshing, and almost hitting all the food groups.  
What about you? Do you like to cook? What is your favorite dinner to make (or buy) when the heat is just too much?
Until next time,
Chantel, momof8crazymonkeys
  • Chantel

    Tracey the popsicles sound yummy:)

  • Tracey

    Oh dude, I’m in the same hell at the moment. I think I’m making chicken salad and crudite with popsicles for dessert. we’ll ALL PERISH if I try to turn the oven on… for sure!!

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