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It's a weekly dilemma: What to make for dinner? On busy weeknights, with kids' afterschool activities and homework, dinner needs to be quick, easy—and most importantly—something the kids will eat. We've got you covered! From lasagna to pizza, casseroles to quesadillas, you'll find dinner recipes that are healthy, delicious, and quick to prepare. Want to get the kids involved? Try some recipes that kids can make by themselves.


Quick Apple Sausage Quesadillas

Quick Apple Sausage Quesadillas

Quesadillas can be healthy especially if you stuff them with lots of veggies, lean meat, and low-fat cheese. That’s exactly what we do with this recipe. To increase the...
Crock-Pot BBQ Chicken

Crock-Pot BBQ Chicken

Now we get to enjoy BBQ without having to go outside and stand over the grill in the heat of summer. Just five minutes of effort and 2 1/2 hours in your slow cooker yield...
Family-Friendly Chicken Curry Over Rice

Family-Friendly Chicken Curry Over Rice

Though the recipe calls for one batch of my Simple White Sauce, my kids love this dish so much that I usually double or triple the recipe (and the sauce) for make-ahead dinners...
Make-Ahead Party Mashed Potatoes

Make-Ahead Party Mashed Potatoes

Chicken Picante

Chicken Picante

This is a quick and easy to make recipe. Tired of chicken? Boneless pork can be substituted for the chicken.
Quick Meatball Soup

Quick Meatball Soup

This dish is terrific when you need something hearty and quick.
Healthier Hamburger Helper

Healthier Hamburger Helper

Hamburger Helper may get a bad rap when it comes to good nutrition for families, but this classic boxed dinner can indeed be tweaked to be good for you. Check out our made-from-scratch...

Ribollita al Pomodoro Soup

Looking for a way to use up leftover crusty bread? Throw it in this hearty soup with vegetables, beans and seasonings, and you’ve got major comfort food. Ribollita refers...

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Try these variations to this delicious stew: Dredge the beef in flour and saute in olive oil before adding to the slow cooker. Also, add a savory spice, such as cumin, cloves or...

Hot Dog and Spaghetti Creatures

Young children can help cut up the hot dogs, break the dry spaghetti sticks in half, and make the creatures. And then they can eat them!

Grilled Chicken and Corn Quesadillas

This unbelievably delicious and simple to prepare dish requires just a few ingredients. It's designed to be made in the summer, when the grill is out and corn is fresh. However,...

Crock-Pot Meaty Pasta Sauce

Making a few recipes on Saturday or Sunday to store in the fridge or freezer means a lot less cooking to do during the week when life gets overwhelming. This recipe is quick...
Oatmeal Buttermilk Pancakes

Oatmeal Buttermilk Pancakes

Though pancakes taste best fresh from the griddle, they can be frozen, thawed, reheated, and enjoyed at a later time. To freeze, place cooled pancakes between layers of wax...
Quick and Easy Shepherd’s Pie

Quick and Easy Shepherd’s Pie

This simple recipe is packed with vegetables and can easily be adapted to your family's tastes. Use whatever canned vegetables you find in the pantry or change it up by steaming...
Vegetable Omelet

Vegetable Omelet

If you grow vegetables, then this is the omelet for you! It's delicious made with cooked summer squash and zucchini—veggies that grow in abundance in summer gardens. Add...

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