This husband prepped 16 meals for his family

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Finding the time to make meals is hard enough for any busy mum, but it’s EVEN harder when you’re not feeling well. That’s where Healthy Mummy is so easy even your husband/partner will love cooking!

When this mum was feeling under the weather, her loving husband prepped 16 meals from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge for the whole family so she could have a sleep. Aww, how lovely! Can he teach our husbands please!

These recipes all have three things in common, they’re amazing in taste, are healthy, and are also real time savers. You can even get HUBBY and the kids cooking or lending a hand to cut down on time and the endless “when’s dinner ready” nagging.

Here’s what dad made…

Nadine Willoughby meal prep-3

This husband prepped 16 meals for his family

“My husband helps me with meal prep, but this was the first one in some time,” says Nadine.

These meals were made to feed a family of four with leftovers in mind to maintain a healthy and organised kitchen.

Nadine adds, “We buy our groceries fortnightly and after this particular shop we still have meat left over.”

What Nadine’s husband made:

Mexican lasagna 

Nadine-mexican lasagne

A great hearty meal for the family, this lasagne is best served with a colourful salad or a dollop of fresh guacamole.

This recipe is 575 calories per serve.

Nadine suggests making more as she found that by making two serves lasts her two nights.

You can find the Mexican Lasagna recipe here.

Honey soy and sesame chicken stir fry 

Nadine-stir fry

A wonderful combination of sweet and salty, this stir fry will satisfy your cravings while keeping your calorie intake down and your energy levels up. Pack into single serve portions to keep in the fridge to reheat for a fast and healthy lunch for the week.

The recipe is 450 calories per serve.

You can find the Honey Soy Chicken recipe here.

One pot spaghetti bolognese

Spaghetti bolognese

This spaghetti recipe has the ability to feed a family of 6, so if you don’t have that many members, hello leftovers for lunch the next day! Coming in at 493 calories, this recipe is a winner for any night of the week.

It also only requires one cooking essential, so washing up for hours after is not even a necessity.

You can find this One Pot Spaghetti recipe here.

Zucchini and bacon slice

Nadine-zucchini and bacon slice

As this recipe calls for a lot of grating, it’s a great way to get your kids involved in the preparation process.

The recipe is 353 calories pre serve.

This recipe is available for Challenge members and you can find it on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge hub.

Thanks for sharing your meal prep, Nadine. I’m sure we’ll all be showing this to our husbands tonight! HINT HINT!

Mums share their ideal Mother’s Day meal

We asked our mums what their ideal Mother’s Day feast would include, this is what they said….

Blueberry Pancakes

Fiona shared her ideal Mother’s Day breakfast would include Berry Pancakes for breakfast or dinner would be Nacho Hotdogs and a yummy Chocolatey dessert.

chocolate lava mug cake

Katie Leigh shared, her ideal Mother’s Day meal would be Steak, Salad and Wedges followed by Choc Lava Cake for dessert.

baked mexican eggs

Elle Bullock said, she would love to wake up to Hawaiian Melt, Pizza Jaffles or Mexican Baked Eggs for Mother’s Day breakfast.

Gemma shared, My Mother’s Day feast (if I am totally selfish and not accounting for food sensory issues) would definitely be
Crispy Spring Rolls, Sesame Salmon with Stir fried Vegetables or the Slow Cooked Pork Ramen and a Snickers Mousse for dessert.

Tarryn said, she would love Beef San Choy Bow or Stovetop Lasagne with Mini Salted Caramel Cheesecakes for desserts.

Grab your Mother’s Day recipe pack HERE.


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