From my childhood dinner table, these Leftover Ham and Cheddar Scalloped Potatoes are classic Southern comfort food with only 10 minutes of prep! The simple casserole is a great way to enjoy leftover ham (or store-bought diced ham) in a family-friendly one dish meal!
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Surprise! This thick and creamy Coconut Tropical Smoothie is made with just 3 ingredients, is dairy-free, is vegan, and is gluten-free as well! It’s a perfectly refreshing healthy breakfast or light snack on a warm day!
There’s no need to boil the pasta! Just dump-and-bake these simple ingredients for an easy Kentucky Hot Brown Casserole that’s loaded with turkey, bacon, tomatoes, and a creamy sauce. Perfect for weeknight dinners and Derby Day celebrations!
These 5-Ingredient Strawberry-Chocolate Mousse Crackers are a salty-and-sweet party food, easy dessert, or fun afternoon snack that disappears fast! Best of all, the simple recipe is so quick and easy that your kids can take over the prep work!
With just 10 minutes of prep, you can serve an easy, one-dish dinner that your family will love! This creamy Dump-and-Bake Cajun Chicken Pasta is so fast because you don’t even have to boil the noodles!
Along with asparagus, peas are one of the most quintessential spring veggies and they have always been popular with my boys. Instead of serving up the usual steamed frozen peas that appear on our dinner plates throughout the year, I decided that the fresh spring peas deserved a more special treatment in the form of this Southern Pea Salad. It’s cool, crispy, and packed full of sweet flavors. Even my non-pea-loving husband likes this dish!
Just because you don’t have a lot of time to cook dinner, doesn’t mean that you have to settle for packaged food, carry-out, or the same old spaghetti! With only 5 minutes of prep, this 20-Minute Chicken Marsala is an easy dinner to enjoy on a busy night. It’s restaurant-quality food with minimal effort (in other words, the best of both worlds)!
This Sheet Pan Honey Apricot Chicken and Asparagus is a healthy and fresh Spring dinner that cooks entirely on one tray! The easy weeknight meal requires just 10 minutes of prep for a simple, family-friendly dish that will make your tastebuds sing.
These Cheddar, Chive and Bacon Biscuits are the perfect, simple recipe for breakfast, brunch, or a dinner side dish! Plus, only 15 minutes of prep!
Pork tenderloin can get a bad rap as the dry, lean, tough cousin of chicken breasts. But that’s so not fair! With a simple Honey Garlic Dijon Pork Tenderloin Marinade, the humble cut of meat is elevated to Super Star status! Best of all, this easy dinner only requires 10 minutes of prep before leaving it to marinate in the refrigerator. It’s a healthy, make-ahead meal for any busy weeknight!
Just as cheesy and kid-friendly as the original, this Dump-and-Bake Healthy Chicken Parmesan is an easy dinner with no prep work necessary! Skip the breading, the frying, and the slicing — just place all of the ingredients in one dish and let the oven do the work. It’s a fast weeknight meal that the entire family can agree on!
With just 5 minutes of prep and only 5 ingredients, this Dump-and-Bake Chicken Teriyaki is an easy, family-friendly dinner for busy nights! Tender, juicy chicken bakes in a rich, sweet-and-savory sauce for a complex dish that tastes like you spent hours in the kitchen! Served with rice and plenty of steamed vegetables, this healthy dinner is a simple way to bring the family together at the end of the day — without much effort on your part!
For a casual weekend breakfast, a prep-ahead weekday meal, or a fancy holiday brunch, this Overnight Southern Biscuit, Ham and Egg Bake is a 10-minute crowd-pleaser! Just toss together the ingredients the night before, leave it to sit in the refrigerator, and bake the breakfast casserole in the morning. There’s no hassle, no stress, and no last-minute rush to get a comforting and satisfying dish on the table fast!
We all want to eat a nutritious diet, but sometimes the reality of planning, shopping for, and preparing a healthy dinner can get in the way of our optimistic goals. That’s why I pulled together this 30-Day Healthy Dinner Challenge, complete with a meal plan, recipes, and printable shopping lists for each week. This takes the guesswork out of feeding your family, and each simple meal is ready with just a few minutes of prep. Can’t beat that on a busy weeknight!
This Easy Glazed Lemon Poppy Seed Bread is a simple breakfast, brunch, or dessert recipe that starts with a box of cake mix!
One skillet meals like this Chicken Sausage and Tortellini make easy dinners a breeze — with very little clean up at the end! The pasta, the sausage, and the veggies all cook together in a rich Italian sauce for a simple supper that’s ready in less than 30 minutes!
Think that you don’t have time to cook a healthy dinner at the end of the day? Think again! This 4-Ingredient Chicken Quesadilla Casserole comes together in just 5 minutes — no prep work necessary! It’s the ultimate family-friendly dinner to make your busy weeknights just a little bit easier.
My favorite easy recipe for French Onion Soup gets an Irish twist in this Guinness Soup — just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! A subtle hint of Guinness Stout is added to the broth, while a thick slice of garlic bread is smothered in Irish Cheddar Cheese. It’s a delicious spin on a classic recipe, and it’s the perfect St. Patrick’s Day dinner!
Whether you’re a young couple just learning to cook, a small family with only one baby to feed, or empty nesters with children who have left the house, it can be challenging to find recipes that serve just one or two people. Fortunately, this Sheet Pan Supper is a simple, flavorful meal that can easily be prepared in small quantities. The Honey Garlic Shrimp, Rice, and Green Beans all cook together on one tray for a healthy and easy dinner that’s ready in just 12 minutes from start to finish!
With just 5 simple ingredients and 5 minutes of prep you can prepare a healthy Orange Maple Baked Salmon for the perfect easy dinner!
How about an easy dinner that the family will love?! There’s no need to boil pasta, chop veggies, or cook any meat for this 10-minute Dump-and-Bake Sloppy Joe Casserole! Just stir together all of the raw ingredients, pop it in the oven, and you’ll have a simple, one dish meal that brings the family together around the table…even on your busiest weeknights!
With just 10 minutes of prep this Hoisin-Glazed Pork Loin is an easy dinner for evenings when you’re craving barbecue with an Asian twist!
You only need 5 ingredients, one dish, and 5 minutes of prep for this easy dinner: Dump-and-Bake Italian Chicken Quesadillas! With layers of tortillas, marinara sauce, chicken, and cheese, it’s a quick meal that’s full of protein, packed with flavor, and perfect for your active lifestyle. This dish is the ultimate kid-friendly comfort food for families on-the-go!
Keep mid-day munching healthy with these 5-Ingredient No-Bake Blueberry Almond Energy Snacks! In just 10 minutes you can stash a batch in your refrigerator for nutritious bites on the go. This versatile recipe is husband-and-kid-approved, making the snacks ideal for lunch boxes and commutes, as well!