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About 17 yo new diet ?

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Exisbribingme Thu 26-Jan-17 21:27:22

I try to encourage my DS healthy diet but today he announced he is embarking on a high protein, muscle building diet & gave me a list of 5 meals a day he will be eating.

so £15 later for ingredients of 2 said meals (too late in the day to get all 5 in) I am cooking (right now) some shitty mince crap having already cooked a full meal at 6pm.

Should I encourage or serve him sausage a mash tomorrow as per norm before he bankrupts me ?

Embarrassed34687 Thu 26-Jan-17 21:28:33

He's 17??? And giving you a list ? If he wants different food make him buy the ingredients and cook it himself !

NerrSnerr Thu 26-Jan-17 21:28:43

I'd give him a food budget and let him buy and cook his own meals if he wants such a specialist diet.

Eevee77 Thu 26-Jan-17 21:29:45

Eh? Cook as normal and leave him to it. Why are you faffing around buying extra food and cooking extra meals?

Exisbribingme Thu 26-Jan-17 21:34:20

Now he is complaining it is too spicy !!!

Guess I am being too soft as recent separation from DH but tomorrow he cooks for himself as really can't be arsed. Also means I only have a sandwich as not bothering cooking something for myself

gunsandbanjos Thu 26-Jan-17 21:53:18

Definitely get him cooking for himself, it's good practice for when he leaves home.

downwardfacingdog Thu 26-Jan-17 23:14:16

Definitely let him cook for himself!

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