Inside:20 fast dinners for busy families that everyone will love
Do you look at your calendar and see nothing but ink covering every little space that you have available?
It’s tricky enough trying to figure out how you’re going to get kids to all their school functions, sports practices, dance classes, play rehearsals and whatever other 17 things you know are going to pop up unexpectedly between now and Friday.
But in the midst of all of this, people need to eat. Like everyday. What is up with that?
It can be tempting to serve cereal or take-out 7 days a week, but neither are really optimal solutions. It’s time to tackle your dinner-time dilemma and we’re here to help.
These 20 fast dinners are easy recipes to make, would fit perfectly in a simple meal plan rotation and are kid friendly. Yes, even your pickiest eaters will gobble these fast dinners right up.
20 Fast Dinners for Busy Families
You can’t beat this easy Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies from Must Have Mom.
This Barbecue Bacon Chicken Bake from The Pinning Mama only takes one dish!
Chicken Divine from Mama Plus One is a fast dinner that is filling and easy to put together.
These easy Popcorn Chicken Nuggets from Kenarry are sure to be a favorite of the whole family.
This Easy Greek Flatbread recipe from Sunshine and Hurricanes is an easy, fun weeknight dinner!
Rotel makes this One Dish Queso Chicken Bake from The Pinning Mama delicious!
This Pepperoni Ziti Casserole from Penny Pinchin Mom gives pasta a fun pizza twist.
Fast dinners don’t mean forgetting the vegetables. Get some veggies on your plate with this Easy Weeknight Vegetable Stir Fry from Inspiring Savings.
This amazing looking Bacon Ranch Chicken Bake from The Pinning Mama is easy and delicious.
Wholesome Yum shared this Taco Salad that is easy and healthy.
Even More Fast Dinners
These Easy Chicken Parmesan Wraps from Two Healthy Kitchens look amazing.
These easy Turkey Sliders from Sunshine and Hurricanes are quick and kid friendly, too.
This delicious Taco Casserole from Wonky Wonderful is another fast dinner that only needs one pot.
These Pizza Bites from Sunshine and Hurricanes will become one of your kids favorite fast dinners.
This classic Easy Baked Ziti recipe from Spaceships and Laser Beams is perfect for a weeknight dinner.
Pre-Made Meatballs make these Quick Italian Meatball Subs from Sunshine and Hurricanes Easy and Fast.
You can make this Cheesy Broccoli Chicken recipe from Passion for Savings right in your Instant Pot.
This Creamy Lemon Garlic Alfredo Chicken from Passion for Savings can be whipped up in just one skillet.
Another fun pizza twist will have your kids looking forward to dinner with this Pizza Penne from Spaceships and Laser Beams.
This easy to make One Pot Mexican Rice Skillet from Two Healthy Kitchens will be done in a flash.
Families today are B-U-S-Y
But there can still be time to sit down and enjoy a family meal together.
These 20 fast dinners should make that easier, and these days anything that makes our lives easier and gives us the chance to connect with our kids is a good thing.
Oh, and in case everyone needs a little help getting the conversation going at dinner try these Family Table Topics.
Does your family have any favorite fast dinner recipes?