This week, inspired by my good friend Jeff Young the “Catholic Foodie”, we take on the topic of dinner. Almost every mom I know struggles sometimes with getting a good, balanced dinner on the table night after night, and this can feel like even more of a chore after a long day of work. This video was shot and edited on my cell phone, in my pantry, and I want to know if you face the same “dinnertime dilemmas” that I do. What to serve, how to get it cooked in time to avoid the snackers, and why my family won’t just enjoy a bowl of cereal and call it dinner (just kidding!). Does dinnertime bum you out, or unleash your inner chef? What types of foods do you keep on hand for those moments when you’re too tired to come up with something creative? Do you have a “go to” meal that’s sure to satisfy in a pinch? Tell us about it!
Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of CatholicMom.com and the bestselling author of the Chime Travelers children's fiction series, The Grace of Yes, The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs and has appeared on EWTN and CatholicTV. Hendey hosted “Catholic Moments” on Radio Maria and is the technology contributor for EWTN’s SonRise Morning Show. Lisa's articles have appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor. Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic technology and communications topics. She was selected as an Elizabeth Egan Journalism Fellow, attended the Vatican Bloggers Meeting, the “Bishops and Bloggers” meeting and has written internationally on the work of Catholic Relief Services and Unbound. Hendey lives with her family in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Visit Lisa at www.LisaHendey.com for information on her speaking schedule or to invite her to visit your group, parish or organization.