This is the final post in the What to Cook for Dinner Series!
I’m ready to celebrate the release of my new book: The Family Dinner Solution: How to Create a Rotation of Dinners Your Family Will Love (previously published as What to Cook for Dinner with Kids). The book details my process of simplifying and strategizing my dinner meals, giving readers plenty of ideas on how to do it themselves. What to Cook for Dinner also includes over 50 recipes that I have perfected since running my 30 Meals in 30 Days Challenge.
While it’s not okay to give away the end of fiction books, nonfiction is different, right? The book ends asking readers to consider making their own cookbook. This is the stage I am in now: giving my Tried and True dinner recipes a nice home that I can easily access.
Here’s a brief excerpt:
When you’re ready to actually make your own cookbook, you are in a good place. That means you have enough meals to be excited about and rotate for good variety. With your own cookbook in hand, you can take back all the energy that used to go into agonizing over what to cook for dinner. I know this purposeful way of cooking has greatly improved my family’s quality of life, and I hope it has done the same for you.
I had been eying make-your-own cookbook companies for some time. I liked many of the products but felt limited by the permanency of them. What if I wanted to remove or add a new recipe? Even the books that allow for removing and adding recipes need a special order to add a new recipe. So after more searching, I found the Cookbook People. They are a family-owned operation specializing in recipe keepsakes. I immediately fell in love with their products and knew that this is the place where my recipes will live.
Here are some of the amazing products they have:
Recipe Binders: You can choose between half page or full page length. I went for the full page. It was so nice to upgrade my binder. They also allow for personalization.
Cookbook software: Their software makes it simple to copy and paste your recipe, add a picture and print it in a pretty format. Really, really easy to use.
Recipe Cards and boxes: If you prefer writing recipes on cards they have beautiful 4×6, 3×5 and 5×7 cards and really cute boxes to choose from. You can engrave the boxes with your name or anything else you want!
I approached the Cookbook People and told them about my book and that I wanted to do a giveaway. They graciously offered for me to try their products for free and extended a gift to my readers. Two lucky winners will be able to choose $50.00 worth of product from the Cookbook People ($100.00 total). This giveaway is now closed.
Thanks for going on this ride with me. When you feel stuck, come back to this series or the book for inspiration and ideas to get back on track.
Posts Included in the Series:
1. 30 Meals in 30 Days Challenge
2. 30 Meals in 30 Days: The Plan
3. 7 Dinner Rules That Will Transform Your Family’s Mealtime/a>
4. The Side Strategy that Saved My Family’s Mealtime
5. If I Had to Start From Scratch Feeding My Kids, This is What I’d do
6. 6 Kitchen Shortcuts That Really Work (And Why)
7. The Family Dinner Solution Launch Party