Easy Dinner Ideas

08.26.19

Getting back into the groove of your kids’ school schedule is tough. Everything can feel rushed and hectic. Here are some easy, kid-friendly meal ideas to take the stress out of dinner!

SLOW COOKER

Orange Chicken

https://kirbiecravings.com/slow-cooker-orange-chicken/

Mexican Rice and Beans with Avocados

https://www.365daysofcrockpot.com/slow-cooker-mexican-rice/

Chicken Tetrazzini

https://www.365daysofcrockpot.com/crockpot-chicken-tetrazini/

Enchiladas

http://www.urbancookery.com/slow-cooked-chicken-enchiladas/

Mongolian Beef

https://redtri.com/chicago/crock-pot-mongolian-beef/

ONE-POT

One-Pot Chili Mac & Cheese

https://www.simplyscratch.com/2016/01/one-pot-chili-mac-cheese.html

One-Pot Chinese Chicken Fried Rice

https://www.recipetineats.com/one-pot-chinese-chicken-fried-rice/

Chicken Cacciatore

https://www.kidspot.com.au/kitchen/recipes/chicken-cacciatore-recipe/edk9ipgm

One-Pot Cheesy Chicken Tex Mex

https://www.iheartnaptime.net/one-pot-cheesy-chicken-tex-mex/

One-Pot Jambalaya

https://www.foodfaithfitness.com/one-pot-jambalaya/

SKILLET

Lasagna Grilled Cheese

https://joythebaker.com/2013/07/lasagna-grilled-cheese/

30-Minute Skillet Lasagna

https://www.fivehearthome.com/30-minute-skillet-lasagna/

Taco Grilled Cheese

https://www.closetcooking.com/taco-grilled-cheese-sandwich/

Farmhouse Egg Bake

https://www.blessthismessplease.com/farmhouse-egg-bake/

Bacon Cheeseburger Gnocchi

https://cheesecurdinparadise.com/bacon-cheeseburger-gnocchi-skille/

CASSEROLE

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

https://www.pipandebby.com/pip-ebby/chicken-pot-pie-casserole

Sun-Dried Tomato, Kale, and Chicken Sausage Bake

https://fitfoodiefinds.com/sun-dried-tomato-kale-chicken-sausage-quinoa-bake/

Cheesy Chicken Asparagus Casserole

https://www.wellplated.com/asparagus-casserole/

Cheesy Tuna Noodle Casserole

https://www.onionringsandthings.com/easy-cheesy-tuna-noodle-casserole/

Spinach Casserole

http://whatscookinwithmary.blogspot.com/2012/09/moms-spinach-casserole.html

BAKED PASTA

Taco Pasta Bake

https://www.pepper.ph/taco-baked-pasta/

Baked Ziti

https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/bas-best-baked-ziti

Cheesy Baked Pasta with Cauliflower

https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/cheesy-baked-pasta-with-cauliflower

Baked Stuffed Shells

https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/baked-stuffed-shells-conchiglie-ripiene-al-forno

Loaded Pizza Pasta Casserole

https://www.thespruceeats.com/loaded-pizza-pasta-casserole-3058798

SOUP

Comforting Creamy Chicken Pasta Soup

https://mykidslickthebowl.com/comforting-creamy-chicken-pasta-soup/

Tortellini, Sausage and Kale Soup

https://chefsavvy.com/slow-cooker-tortellini-sausage-and-kale-soup/

Roasted Tomato and Red Pesto Soup

https://www.myfussyeater.com/roasted-tomato-red-pesto-soup/

Taco Soup

https://www.parents.com/recipe/beef/taco-soup/

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

https://www.justataste.com/easy-loaded-baked-potato-soup-recipe/