Why not hold a pot luck swap party as a fun social experiment to swap recipes with others to try something new and healthy?

Invite friends asking them in advance to make their two favorite (or signature) dinner dishes to pass on. Then, when everyone has arrived at the party, take all of the dishes and portion them out so that each family ends up with two dinners different from the ones they brought. This allows you to have two dinners for the week AND lets you try someone else’s favorite and/or signature dish to explore new recipes and flavors. Just make sure you know everyone in the group’s food allergies and dietary restrictions before you start cooking. This is also a great time to turn healthy cooking into a family activity and get the kids in on the food prep, too!

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