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Old 11-16-2013, 06:08 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Sealilhannah View Post
Ok I am kinds freaking out. Just went into BJ's to get started shopping for Monday and ended up putting everything back. I know I need a list but I also have 3 kids and a husband to feed (I know I'm not alone there but I feel so overwhelmed trying to get started. Any tips? Sorry to be needy
It is a challenge to do this plan when you are the main cook for the family, too. If your family eats dinner together, just always plan on a protein you can have, at least one veggie you can have and then add a starch if needed for the rest of the family. For example, you can make tacos (be sure to use your own seasoning, as the mixes generally have sugar), you can have a giant taco salad with IP friendly veggies, and the rest of the family just makes tacos. Or you can make roasted chicken with an IP friendly veggie and mashed potatoes for the kids.

It does take planning, and lists will be your friend, but it works! Good luck!
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