It would be lovely if weeknight dinners were long, leisurely, family events at our house, but that's just not the case. While we make it a point to sit down (in some shape or form) and eat together, usually there's a lot of multi-tasking taking place.
Homework is being done (for both kindergarten and TODAY), lunches are being packed, and kids are (thankfully) still eager to ask us a million questions. With all that said, multi-purposeful meals are key.
This meatloaf is simple and delicious, and before you even pack up the leftovers, you can prepare breakfast and lunch for the next day.See all of our healthy weeknight dinner recipes!
This article was originally published Mar. 26, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. ET.