Make the same meals, just make more (lots more!). He should be eating about double what you are, maybe a bit more, in order to gain weight. A few things that you might think about:
- letting him add a cheese sauce (with lots of full-fat cheese, and some additional powdered milk) over his veggies
- keeping lots of nuts on hand for him to snack on
- cooking a pot of quinoa or brown rice or other starch once or twice each week, so that he can add this to his suppers (scalloped potatoes with cheese are a good option, too) - nice if you can make these as a pilaf, with lots of veggies and nuts included, too
- plan on him having at least double of your serving of meats (chicken breasts are a great snack option, too)
- doing a quiche with tons of extra meat, cheese, and veggies so that he has a quick, easy, high-protein breakfast every day (really easy to make a huge one, and he can just re-heat what he wants in the morning)
If he's doing regular strength training, then he'll definitely want to be increasing his protein intake --- it might be a good idea for him to check out some of the body-building sites to see what they recommend for training diets.
Good luck to both of you!
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