Wouldn’t it be great if just keeping our kids alive was doable without the need to cook for and feed them? Somedays I’m so worn out that it’s all I can do to make a peanut butter sandwich!
But I do find that when I have a plan for dinner, my days go smoother and dinnertime is a much more manageable task. If using the slow cooker is your style, check out this roundup of Slow Cooker Recipe Kids Will Love. But, if you’re like me and don’t always have your act together in time to let a recipe cook throughout the day, check out these 21 recipes that will have dinner on your table in 30 minutes or less!
This meal from Heather Likes Food has all the flavor of hand-rolled enchiladas without all the tedious work!
I’ve never met a kid that doesn’t like the classic spaghettio’s but I do know a few adults! With this version from Bet on Dinner you can make everyone happy.
A little bit pizza, a little bit grilled cheese, these cheese toast muffins are a fun spin on classic flavors! Recipe via Fa’s Kitchen
When you are on a true time crunch and need something quick yet delicious, these stuffed bell peppers are the answer to your needs! via Simplistically Living
I love this recipe from The Seasoned Mom! Combining flavors like BBQ Chicken with ramen is just enough to shake things up at your dinner table!
Chicken, cheese and broccoli are meant for each other in this recipe from Go Eat and Repeat.
I love making burrito bowls for my kiddos because it never fails that if I make them a real burrito wrapped up in a tortilla, it ends up everywhere! Recipe via Real Food Real Deals
If you’re in the mood for takeout, this recipe from Noshtastic will curb your craving. It’s gluten-free too!
Comfort food at it’s finest! Heather Likes Food turns the classic meal from a box into a recipe using real ingredients and only one pan.
Pizza bagels are a great way to get dinner on the table QUICK! You can also have a little bit of fun with it and let the kids make their own with little impact on your time. Check it out on Kids Activities Blog!
Steak isn’t something I usually think of as an easy weeknight meal, but it really is a great option as it cooks fast and is super filling like used in these tacos from Go Eat and Repeat.
Everybody loves a sloppy joe, right? This method might actually make them a bit less “sloppy”, too! Recipe via The Typical Mom
There’s something about the bacon and chicken combo, am I right? Especially when it’s sprinkled with brown sugar! Recipe via Three Different Directions
Easy One Pot Sausage and Rice My kids gobble up rice and I’m sure they would love it even more if it was studded with sausage! Even better, it’s made in one pot! Recipe via Kids Activities Blog
Creamy Tortellini Soup This creamy soup from Diethood uses REAL ingredients and taste almost no time to get on the table.
Easy Baked Ham and Eggs Breakfast for dinner is something that happens at least once a week in my house and this easy recipe will be a great way to mix it up! Recipe via Kids Activities Blog
5 Ingredient Easy Chili Everybody needs a good chile recipe under thier belt and this one form Give Me Some Oven only takes 5 ingredients. Win!
Baked Bell Pepper Tacos Ditch the taco shells and stuff all that goodness into bell peppers! Not only does it give the taco fillings great flavor, it healthy too! Recipe via Peas and Crayons
This sandwich takes two already yummy foods and makes them even better. It’s the perfect mash up! Recipe via Heather Likes Food
I can get behind just about any form of pizza, and this bread is no exception! Recipe via Kid’s Activities Blog
These quesadillas are creamy, spicy and the perfect way to mix up dinner time! Recipe via Jamie Cooks It Up!
If I can get a big pot of chicken and pasta on the table in only 20 minutes, I’m all over it! Recipe via Gal On A Mission
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