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Hi.

When I became a mom, I searched for a blog that resonated with every part of me: the nerdy kid, the ansty teenage feminist, the wayward 20-something, the ambitious career woman, the writer, the traveler, the wife, and yes, the mother. I couldn’t find that blog, so I wrote it. Welcome.

My kid eats the same thing every night. I'm fine with it.

My kid eats the same thing every night. I'm fine with it.

Once upon a time I loved to cook. I frequently made Julia Child’s boeuf bourguignon from scratch. On a weeknight. 

I planned menus and visited three different markets for special ingredients. Now I’m just trying to survive without any major nutritional deficiencies in my family. 

The problem with dinner is that it happens every night. But fear not, there is hope. It turns out the solution lies in feeding your child the same thing almost every night. 

Yes, I have read the parenting articles on how introducing a wide variety of foods early on will help your three-year-old to develop the palate of a Michelin restaurant rater.

Yes, I have read the blogs on Sunday meal prep, Insta Pots, and sheet pan recipes. 

Call me fragile, but these things still feel too overwhelming to do on a regular basis.

Now, if you’ve followed me for any length of time, I think it’s fair to say you’re not tuning in for my culinary content.

Well, surprise! I’m sharing a recipe.

I’m sharing it because it’s literally what my kid eats almost every night. Oh, and also me and my husband, because the thought of cooking two dinners makes me so angry I could spit.

Chicken Feta Spinach Burgers (makes 8 patties)

That’s both the name of the recipe and the ingredients list. 

2 cups spinach, chopped finely

2 lbs ground chicken

2 tablespoons crumbled feta

Combine in bowl. Shape into patties. Brown on stove top and cook through (about 15 minutes). Douse with ketchup and disguise in a bun if your kid is old enough to be suspicious of anything green. 

Bon appétit.

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