AFTER a long, hard day at work, sometimes the last thing you want to do is cook dinner. But that’s what takeaways are for, right?
That said, getting the whole family to agree on one delivery to have can be a mission in itself – which is why the kids will often end up with some leftovers or whatever we have in the freezer.
The mum shared a photo of her ‘can’t be bothered’ dinner on FacebookCredit: Facebook
Well, it turns out we’re not alone in this – as one knackered mum has shared the “can’t be bothered” dinner she made her little ones after a particularly exhausting day.
Posting on the Facebook group Mums Who Cook & Bake, the parent explained how she puts together a “pick plate” when she doesn’t want to spend hours slaving over a hot stove.
The dinner consisted of some chopped grapes and banana, grated cheese, slices of corn on the cob and leftover dim sum – and the mum said her kids loved it.
Unsurprisingly, other parents in the group praised the “relatable” post and the photo racked up hundreds of “likes”.
Others said their kids love a ‘freezer dive night’Credit: Facebook
“It has fruit, vegetable, dairy and possibly some form of protein in that dim sum,” one replied. “It’s a balanced meal!”
Another added: “That’s a nightly thing for my three-year-old and one-year-old.”
Sharing a photo of their child’s meal, a third wrote: “My son had peas and corn, home made sausage rolls and home made chips. It was a can’t be bothered dinner here too.”
Urging mums not to be ashamed of their “freezer dive” dinners, a fourth said: “My five-year-old has cheese, bacon and apple nearly every freaking night. It’s all we can get her to eat. I’m with you, food’s food.”
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