So you may have read my last post about how I hate cooking.  Crazy isn’t it? I have 8 children yet I hate cooking. Seriously. I hate it.  So I decided to take the initiative and change my ways for 2013.  Yes! I have decided to cook atleast one real meal a week – in other words, one meal that isn’t from a box!

To start, I decided I should go simple, so as not to get overly anxious and irritated. Chicken I figured is easy enough so that was what I made.  One dish of chicken was seasoned with shake n’ bake (I gave myself some slack and convinced myself that technically shake n’ bake doesn’t count as a boxed meal – just go with it please).  My bravery went up a whole notch for the other dish of chicken.  I used a bit of oil and montreal steak seasoning! You have to understand, I rarely use any type of spices and or seasoning on anything so this my friends is     a huge step! 
here are my chicken dishes before they went in th oven.
whats cooking 001.jpg
Shake n’ bake
whats cooking 003.jpg
Here is where I became more bolder – spices!
I had to leave to take Marie to training so I wasn’t able to see the children’s reactions when they saw what I had made for them.  However, when I returned there wasn’t much left so obviously they enjoyed it.
Of course, I could be completely wrong and may just end up with a clogged toilet from food that they claimed to have eaten……………
If you have any meal suggestions send them my way! Please!
Until next time,
Chantel,momof8crazymonkeys

More Posts From The Category

Drew Barrymore Makes Her Family A Priority

It’s no secret that we love Drew Barrymore here in the UrbanMoms office. And her latest interview with Harper’s…

The Business Of Blending: When Two Families Come Togeth…

I must say that this blending families business is hard work. Have I mentioned this theme before? Because it's still…

Father's Touching Photography Series Shines A Light On…

Welsh photographer and father, Glenn Gameson-Burrows, has enjoyed taking photos of his two daughters as a…

Thinking Positively On World Cancer Day

Today is World Cancer Day. It seems an odd day to mark because those of us effected by cancer (are there any people who…