I agree w/ the advice you've already gotten. My SO also can eat a lot, and while he's a pretty good sport about eating veggies, he likes his meat. Finding meals that you can mix and match things works out well too... like maybe you both eat chicken as a main dish, but you can have lots of veggies for you, and he can have another side dish of potatoes or bread. I also love doing baked potatoes... I top with just a tiny bit of butter and pepper, whereas he piles on the sour cream and cheese. Same for stuff like tacos. The base is the same meat, but I just top mine with a little salsa, and he will put on sour cream and cheese.
Also for meat, I buy in bulk usually and freeze, so when I do that, I always have 2 pieces of meat in each ziploc bag. But, one piece is smaller, and the other is larger. So when it comes time to make dinner, his is the larger one, I get the smaller one. Sometimes I might have to take mine out sooner so it doesn't overcook but that's not a problem. I also often make meals like casseroles or pasta bakes that are 4-6 servings, and I take my portion out and plate it, and also put another portion in a container for my lunch, and then after that, he can have as much of the rest as he wants. That way I'm still getting my correct portions, and he can eat until he's satisfied.
And, also, if he doesn't like what I make, he can either make his own dinner, go pick something up for himself, or make a sandwich. But most of the time he appreciates whatever I make for him, even if he doesn't like it that much, and will eat it.
Edited by: YOJULEZ at: 2/23/2013 (14:04)
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