A MUM-of-12 has shared the staggering amount of food she has to cook and provide for her bumper family – but people have weighed in on what they eat.
US-based Alicia Dougherty, who posts under @doughertydozen, uploaded a video sharing the meals they tucked into over one day.
Alicia shared on her YouTube: “Here’s what my 12 kids ate today.
“For breakfast they had pumpkin chocolate chip bread with sausage links and bananas.
“For lunch I packed them a sandwich, yoghurt, apple sauce, veggie straws and a Capri Sun.
“We got McDonald’s french fries for an afternoon snack to celebrate National French Fry day.
“Dinner was lemon chicken with egg noodles, green beans, grapes and croissants.
“And for dessert, I made big red ice cream soda floats.
While her video has racked up over 7,000 likes and many people said it looked “delicious”, not everyone seemed to be a fan.
One wrote: “Let’s see who will be the first person to say ‘so much sugar/junk food’.”
However, one added: “That’s the ‘healthiest’ I’ve seen them eat.”
Lots of people praised Alicia for looking after her big family, with one writing: “Looks so good! Thank you for being an amazing mom to the wonderful kids!!!”
Alicia previously told how she’d been trolled for her mammoth brood but ignored it.
She said: “People keep trolling on my videos that they hate our smiles. I guess I’m biased but I think they’re all 100 percent.
“Happiness comes from knowing we are worthy of being our true, authentic selves.
“We see the negativity. But we brush it off.
“Because we know it comes from OTHER people’s insecurities and triggers. It’s not on us. It’s on them.
“I appreciate those of you who have checked in on us over the past few weeks as we’ve been massively trolled by unhappy, insecure people.
“I promise you, we are good.”
Alicia regularly posts updates on them on her popular Instagram pages.
A weekly shop including 25 bananas, 5.5kg of chicken and 191 packets of crisps was mocked by trolls.
The total cost of the mountainous food shop was £876, adding up to around a hefty £45k food bill per year.
In the short clip she said: “The following will last us for almost one week plus I had to get supplies for the boy’sparty later today.
“I did not get apples we’re going to go apple picking for those later. I did get produce including 25 bananas.
“Some snacks including 191 packs of chips. Bread for the week, a few boxes of cereal.
“Dairy for the week including 14lbs of, lunchables, coffee, some canned goods, meat including 12.5lb chicken. 6lb of pasta and a few random things and that’s all for today!”
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