The kids are home from school, the work day is over and it’s time to sit, relax and enjoy being home. Of course, you can’t relax yet because the kids are going through the cupboards and your husband is raiding the fridge. Come to think of it, your belly is growling a bit, too. It’s time to get dinner on the table fast with these tasty and healthy quick meals.
Coconut Curry Soup: This soup comes together very quickly, but to make things even faster, have the veggies already cut up in the fridge ready to go. In less than 30 minutes you can have a hot, filling, delicious meal in front of your crew. Click here for the full recipe.
Skinny Honey Mustard Chicken: This delicious breaded chicken only takes half an hour to make and cook up. Whip up a side salad or steam some fresh veggies as the chicken bakes. You will have a well-balanced and well-received dinner in no time! Click here for our full recipe.
Ultimate Pizza Quesadilla: Kids love pizza and quesadillas; how can you go wrong combining the two? This is also a great way to get loads of vegetables into your kids’ diets while they still enjoy every bite. And the 10 minute cook time is perfect for those busy school nights! Click here to get our full recipe.
Skinny Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry: A truly beefed up meal that both the boys and girls will enjoy, this sizzling flavorful dish only takes about 25 minutes to cook. Serve with some brown rice for the ultimate Asian dish. Minute Rice has great boil in bag options as well as microwaveable single serves that you can literally make in minutes. Click here for our full recipe!
Asian Turkey Cabbage Cups: Your kids may be a little skeptic the first time you make this for them, but it will become one of the most requested meals in the house! You might even need to double the recipe because everyone will want seconds. Have the kids get the cabbage leaves ready while you cook the turkey and you can have food on the table before anyone even asks what’s for dinner. Click here for the full recipe from Cooking Light!
Skinny BaCado Casserole: You have to love a good casserole. Plop the ingredients in the dish and bake, as simple as that. The “bacado” stands for bacon and avocado. Both of those tasty foods are in this dish and it’s only 392 calories per serving — that’s with cheesy pasta included! Click here for our full recipe.
Quick and Easy Salmon With Simple Roasted Potatoes: Sometimes you want something grown up and extra delicious, even when you don’t have much time. In 30 minutes you can put together this impressive looking meal and enjoy a little fanciness, even on a school night! Get the full recipe from BuzzFeed here.
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There you have it: seven easy meals you can whip up on school nights for the entire family! Now that you’ve got this week’s meals under control, try seven more for next week.