Cooking for a Nine Kid Family can be challenging. It used to be that when someone asked me if I liked to cook, I would respond, “I don’t cook for people, I feed them.” There is a difference! But, actually, I think “cooking” is a lot more fun. I am always searching for recipes that include all of the following criteria: tasty, healthy, easy, and inexpensive! Here is one that meets all the requirements (just add steamed brocolli and whole wheat bread for a full meal): Quick and easy meal.