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Meal ideas for visiting family

rizzo0904 | Sep 12, 2008 07:08 AM

In-laws are coming up to visit in a few weeks. They will be here for 4 lunches and 4 dinners. I'm trying to keep it simple since I will have just given birth. And no poultry or seafood due to allergies.

Here's what I'm thinking for dinner:
Out one night for Asian food...awesome place downtown
Lasagna, salad, and bread that I can make in the morning and then just throw in the oven.
Grill one night....maybe sausages with onions and peppers...not sure about sides.
Meatloaf with mashed potatoes and veggies.

All of these dinners should be pretty easy to make and I can work around all of their food allergies. Problem is with lunch. I'm out of ideas.

One day we can easily just do Boars Head cold cuts, rolls, and maybe chicken salad for those who can eat it. We may go out one day. I also thought of doing some kabobs, hummus, tabouleh, and pita.....anyone have a tabouleh recipe? And I need another idea.

What else can I make so it doesn't get too boring?

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