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Mommy Diet

Ok, a challenge for all you dieticians/nutritionists/haters of all good tasting things. I need a Mommy Diet. Not a diet where you have to buy things that no kid would eat, like half a cup of field greens with an olive oil and dijon vinagrette that you make yourself. I am not interested in cooking 2 or 3 or 10 different meals every night. And not something that makes nasty grown-up food 'kid friendly'. Newsflash tasty haters, making food "fun" does not make kids eat it. My kids will not eat brussel sprouts that happen to be shaped like Mickey Mouse, because guess what, they're still brussel sprouts. Like Mickey Mouse would ever eat brussel sprouts - pretty sure he didn't authorize that character license. I need a diet that involves chicken nuggets and barbecue sauce, which is my son's only form of protein. I need a diet that counts me eating my son's half-eaten peanut butter sandwich, which I finish because somewhere in the back of my mind is my mom te…