Before our 4 kids started spending their days at school, I use to do a lot of volunteer work with our local mom/preschool playgroups. Many of these groups would have moms cook freezer meals for members who were having babies to help with the hectic first few newborn weeks. I use to use this enchilada recipe or its variations for this purpose all the time. I would cook up three trays of enchiladas, one would be for our dinner, one to stuff our freezer, and one to help stuff the freezer of a new mom from the group. They were always a huge hit. I have since tweaked the recipe a bit to make it healthier.
When I say my husband and I are a team, I really mean it. I don’t mean it in a way where he does the yard work and takes out the trash and I clean bathrooms. I mean we pass to each other, sub in, cheer on, and “take one” for each other whenever we need to.
The most important example of this interplay between us is Tag Team Cooking.
Having a large family, two parents with a week of high mileage running, two full time jobs and one parent who is also a student might seem like the perfect storm for lots of fast food stops and 10 minute meals. But we have managed to maintain a higher quality diet without eating out by mastering the tag team dinner.