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55 Easy Family Recipes That De-Stress Dinner Time

by Veronica Brandy – Sep 15, 2020
55 Easy Family Recipes That De-Stress Dinner Time
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Easy Family Dinner Recipe – Make weeknight dinners a breeze with these cheap and easy dinner recipes! From skillet dinners to dump and bake casseroles, scroll down to choose from our list of easy family dinner recipes. These dinner recipes keep the ingredients lists short and cooking times rarely exceed 25mn. Enjoy!

Family Dinner Recipes: 55 Easy Family Recipes That Take Out the Stress of Dinner Time

Family Dinner Recipes - #dinner #weeknight #eatwell101 #recipes - Make weeknight dinners a breeze with these cheap and easy dinner recipes!
15-Minute Chicken Stir Fry Noodles - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/chicken-pasta-skillet-recipe
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15-Minute Chicken Stir Fry Noodles

This chicken stir fry noodles recipe is loaded with nutritious veggies, and ready in 15 minutes - Flavor overload!
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Chicken Pasta in Creamy Pesto Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/pesto-chicken-pasta
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Chicken Pasta in Creamy Pesto Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

A restaurant-style meal, packed with flavor and ready in 30 minutes.
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Cheesy Chicken Pasta Casserole with Spinach and Bacon - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/chicken-pasta-casserole-recipe
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Cheesy Chicken Pasta Casserole with Spinach and Bacon

This chicken pasta casserole recipe is a perfect heartwarming meal your family will love!
Cooking time: 30 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/garlic-butter-steak-and-potatoes-recipe
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Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes Skillet

The best steak and potatoes recipe you'll ever have - Simple and so flavorful!
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Chicken and Bacon Spinach in Tomato Mozzarella Cream Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/chicken-bacon-spinach-cream-sauce
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Chicken and Bacon Spinach in Tomato Mozzarella Cream Sauce

Quick and easy weeknight delight!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Creamy Chicken Fajita Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/creamy-chicken-fajita-skillet-recipe
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Creamy Chicken Fajita Skillet

This creamy fajita chicken skillet is the perfect quick weeknight dinner.
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Chicken with Spinach in Creamy Parmesan Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/chicken-with-spinach-creamy-parmesan-sauce
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Chicken with Spinach in Creamy Parmesan Sauce

This creamy chicken and spinach recipe is an easy one-pan dish that will wow the entire family for dinner!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Creamy Chicken Soup with Pasta and Spinach - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/creamy-chicken-soup-recipe
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Creamy Chicken Soup with Pasta and Spinach

This delicious chicken pasta soup is nutritious, easy and big on flavor - And it's done in less than 30 minutes!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >>
Creamy Garlic Tuscan Salmon With Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/creamy-garlic-tuscan-salmon-recipe
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Creamy Garlic Tuscan Salmon With Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

This Tuscan salmon recipe is so easy, quick to cook, ready in under 20 minutes or less!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Creamy Garlic Shrimp Pasta - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/creamy-garlic-shrimp-pasta-recipe
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Creamy Garlic Shrimp Pasta

This creamy shrimp pasta recipe will become your new favorite!
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
CrockPot Tuscan Garlic Chicken With Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/crock-pot-tuscan-garlic-chicken
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CrockPot Tuscan Garlic Chicken With Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

This crockpot Tuscan chicken cooked in the slow cooker is packed with flavors and so easy to prep!
Cooking time: 180 minView recipe >>
Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad with Cucumber and Parmesan Balsamic Dressing - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/chicken-pasta-salad-recipe
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Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad with Cucumber and Parmesan Balsamic Dressing

This chicken pasta salad is simple to make and super delicious. Perfect for summer potlucks and BBQs, or as a quick family dinner.
Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >>
One-Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta with Spinach and Mushrooms - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/one-pot-garlic-parmesan-pasta-recipe
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One-Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta with Spinach and Mushrooms

This one-pot garlic parmesan pasta skillet with spinach and mushrooms is super delicious and quick to make. The ultimate win for easy weeknight dinners!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Cheesy Baked Pasta with Creamy Meat Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/cheesy-baked-pasta-creamy-meat-sauce-recipe
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Cheesy Baked Pasta with Creamy Meat Sauce

This baked pasta casserole with meat sauce is the best weeknight meal for the whole family!
Cooking time: 35 minView recipe >>
Tomato Spinach Chicken Pasta - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/tomato-spinach-chicken-pasta-recipe
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Tomato Spinach Chicken Pasta

Give this tomato spinach chicken pasta recipe a try anytime you are craving comfort food!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >>
Tomato Spinach Sausage Pasta Recipe - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/tomato-spinach-sausage-pasta-recipe
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Tomato Spinach Sausage Pasta Recipe

This sausage pasta dinner recipe is crazy delicious and only 30 minutes of work!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Creamy Beef Pasta Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/creamy-beef-pasta-recipe
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Creamy Beef Pasta Skillet

This creamy beef pasta is made in 30 minutes and is packed with flavor!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Fajita Chicken Casserole - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/fajita-chicken-casserole-recipe
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Fajita Chicken Casserole

This chicken fajita casserole is Packed with flavor and so quick to throw together!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Pan-Seared Tilapia in Tomato Basil Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/tilapia-recipe-in-tomato-basil-sauce
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Pan-Seared Tilapia in Tomato Basil Sauce

Light and delicious, made in 25 min, all in one pan!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
20-Minute Healthy Sausage and Veggies One-Pot - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/one-pot-sausage-vegetables-recipe
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20-Minute Healthy Sausage and Veggies One-Pot

A down home, healthy, inexpensive, and delicious meal.
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
20-Minute Smoked Sausage and Potato Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/smoked-sausage-and-potato-skillet-recipe
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20-Minute Smoked Sausage and Potato Skillet

This smoked sausage recipe with potato is an easy weeknight meal sizzled in one pan.
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
20-Minute Sausage Pasta Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/sausage-pasta-skillet-recipe
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20-Minute Sausage Pasta Skillet

This sausage pasta recipe is quick, easy, and full of incredible flavors.
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Baked Turkey Meatballs with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/baked-turkey-meatballs-with-garlic-butter-herb-sauce
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Baked Turkey Meatballs with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce

These baked turkey meatballs are absolutely fabulous in every way imaginable!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Roasted Lemon Garlic Butter SpatchCock Chicken - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/lemon-garlic-butter-spatchcock-chicken-recipe
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Roasted Lemon Garlic Butter SpatchCock Chicken

This roasted spatchcock chicken is crisp and juicy at the same time.
Cooking time: 35 minView recipe >>
Creamy Cajun Shrimp with Sausage - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/cajun-shrimp-sausage-recipe
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Creamy Cajun Shrimp with Sausage

This cajun shrimp and sausage skillet is an easy shrimp recipe packed with amazing flavors!
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Cheesy Meatballs Casserole {Low Carb} - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/turkey-meatballs-casserole-recipe
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Cheesy Meatballs Casserole {Low Carb}

This low carb turkey meatball casserole recipe is absolutely fabulous if you're looking for a great low carb dinner option!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >>
Easy Tomato Spinach Ravioli Bake - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/spinach-ravioli-bake-recipe
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Easy Tomato Spinach Ravioli Bake

This tomato spinach ravioli bake is rich and nourishing and makes an excellent main dish for a family dinner.
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Chicken and Potatoes Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/garlic-butter-chicken-and-potatoes-skillet
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Garlic Butter Chicken and Potatoes Skillet

This garlic butter chicken and potatoes skillet is the easiest and tastiest weeknight dinner - One skillet for amazing flavors!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Creamy Garlic Parmesan Chicken Breasts with Mushrooms - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/creamy-garlic-parmesan-mushroom-chicken-recipe
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Creamy Garlic Parmesan Chicken Breasts with Mushrooms

Deliciously creamy and all made in one skillet, this easy mushroom chicken skillet will wow your entire family for dinner!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Cod with Lemon Asparagus Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/garlic-butter-cod-asparagus-skillet-recipe
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Garlic Butter Cod with Lemon Asparagus Skillet

Healthy, tasty, simple and quick to cook, this cod and asparagus skillet recipe will have you enjoy a delicious and nutritious dinner.
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken and Green Beans Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/lemon-garlic-butter-thighs-and-green-beans-skillet
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Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken and Green Beans Skillet

This skillet chicken thighs recipe with green beans is a snap to fix and is so addicting!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Creamy Pesto Chicken Meatballs - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/creamy-chicken-meatballs-recipe
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Creamy Pesto Chicken Meatballs

Comfort food at its tastiest!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Parmesan Pasta - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/spicy-garlic-butter-pasta-recipe
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Garlic Butter Parmesan Pasta

This spicy garlic butter pasta recipe is another quick pasta dinner with a ton of flavor!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Tomato Spinach Shrimp Pasta - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/shrimp-pasta-recipe-with-tomato-and-spinach
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Tomato Spinach Shrimp Pasta

This tomato spinach shrimp pasta recipe is healthy, light, and delicious comfort food. Perfect for easy healthy dinners or date night.
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Garlic-Herb Butter Roasted Turkey Thighs - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/roasted-turkey-thighs-recipe
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Garlic-Herb Butter Roasted Turkey Thighs

A no-fuss easy roasted turkey recipe filled with the most succulent flavors!
Cooking time: 40 minView recipe >>
Salsa Fresca Chicken Bake - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/salsa-fresca-chicken-bake-recipe
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Salsa Fresca Chicken Bake

This crazy good chicken bake with salsa Fresca is so quick and easy to make - a guaranteed hit for tonight!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >>
Sheet-Pan Chili-Lime Tilapia Recipe with Veggies - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/sheet-pan-tilapia-white-fish-recipe
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Sheet-Pan Chili-Lime Tilapia Recipe with Veggies

Super easy, quick, and healthy for your busy weeknights!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Creamy Spinach Chicken Meal Prep with Zucchini Noodles - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/tuscan-chicken-meal-prep-recipe
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Creamy Spinach Chicken Meal Prep with Zucchini Noodles

This spinach chicken meal prep recipe is colorful, packed full of flavor, and ready in 30 minutes or less!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs and Baby Potatoes Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/garlic-butter-chicken-thighs-potatoes-recipe
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Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs and Baby Potatoes Skillet

This easy one-pan chicken and potatoes recipe is SO simple and SO flavorful with its luscious garlic butter sauce!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
15-Minute Broccoli Chicken in Cream Cheese Sundried Tomato Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/broccoli-chicken-in-cream-cheese-sundried-tomato-sauce-recipe
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15-Minute Broccoli Chicken in Cream Cheese Sundried Tomato Sauce

This quick tasty chicken and broccoli is a great keto option for a quick dinner or meal prep!
Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Chicken with Spinach and Bacon - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/garlic-butter-chicken-spinach-bacon-recipe
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Garlic Butter Chicken with Spinach and Bacon

This garlic butter chicken recipe with spinach and bacon is rich, creamy, and hearty - everyone will love it!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >>
Tuscan Garlic Salmon Skillet with Spinach and Tomato - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/tuscan-garlic-butter-salmon-recipe
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Tuscan Garlic Salmon Skillet with Spinach and Tomato

This easy and healthy salmon recipe takes just a few minutes of prep and makes a perfect weeknight meal in 30 minutes or less.
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Skillet Chicken in Roasted Pepper Butter Parmesan Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/skillet-chicken-in-roasted-pepper-garlic-butter-parmesan-sauce-recipe
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Skillet Chicken in Roasted Pepper Butter Parmesan Sauce

Crispy and savory chicken breasts grilled to perfection and simmered in a luscious roasted pepper sauce. Dinner is ready in less than 30 minutes!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >>
Crock Pot Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/crock-pot-lemon-garlic-butter-chicken-recipe
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Crock Pot Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken

This Crockpot chicken recipe is easy and delicious, with outstanding flavors!
Cooking time: 240 minView recipe >>
Instant Pot Sausage Pasta in Cream Cheese Tomato Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/instant-pot-sausage-pasta-in-cream-cheese-tomato-sauce
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Instant Pot Sausage Pasta in Cream Cheese Tomato Sauce

This Instant Pot Sausage Pasta is a quick and easy one-pot dinner made entirely in the pressure cooker.
Cooking time: 5 minView recipe >>
Honey Mustard Pork Chops and Potato Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/honey-mustard-pork-chops-and-potatoes-recipe
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Honey Mustard Pork Chops and Potato Skillet

These honey mustard pork chops with potatoes melt in your mouth, literally!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >>
Potato Gnocchi in Bacon Spinach Cream Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/gnocchi-in-bacon-spinach-cream-sauce-recipe
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Potato Gnocchi in Bacon Spinach Cream Sauce

A delicious restaurant quality weeknight meal - Made in 20 minutes or less!
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Boneless Pork Chops in Creamy Garlic Spinach Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/boneless-pork-chops-in-creamy-garlic-butter-sauce
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Boneless Pork Chops in Creamy Garlic Spinach Sauce

This creamy boneless pork chops recipe is packed with flavor - A perfect meal for all of your family and friends to enjoy!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Cauliflower Sweet Potato Curry - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/cauliflower-sweet-potato-curry-recipe
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Cauliflower Sweet Potato Curry

A quick and comforting vegan dinner loaded with spicy goodness.
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Honey Balsamic Instant Pot Chicken - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/instant-pot-chicken-recipe
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Honey Balsamic Instant Pot Chicken

Fall-off-the-bone chicken legs make for an effortless dinner ready in 30 minutes or less!
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/slow-cooker-beef-stroganoff-recipe
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Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

Delicious and nourishing — Comfort food at it’s best.
Cooking time: 240 minView recipe >>
Baked Sheet Pan Pork Chops and Potatoes - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/sheet-pan-pork-chops-in-oven
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Baked Sheet Pan Pork Chops and Potatoes

These baked pork chops and potatoes make a quick and easy sheet pan dinner you can whip up in a breeze.
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >>
Easy Chicken Cacciatore - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/chicken-cacciatore-recipe
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Easy Chicken Cacciatore

Easy, nourishing and delicious with fantastic Italian flavors
Cooking time: 65 minView recipe >>
One-Pot Chicken Fajita With Orzo Pasta - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/chicken-fajita-recipe-with-orzo
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One-Pot Chicken Fajita With Orzo Pasta

This chicken fajita orzo pasta is a nourishing one-pot dish that screams comfort food!
Cooking time: 30 minView recipe >>
One Pan Chicken and Potatoes with Garlic Parmesan Spinach Cream Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://milanicustomhome.com/chicken-potatoes-with-garlic-parmesan-cream-sauce
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One Pan Chicken and Potatoes with Garlic Parmesan Spinach Cream Sauce

An entire meal in a single skillet!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >>

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Family Dinner recipe tips

With busy schedules and activities, it’s not always easy to get cooking in a relaxed way, even for simple recipes. Here are a couple of tips to make family dinner easier:

Create a family meal plan together

Map out a basic meal plan for the coming week. It doesn’t have to be elaborate but this will help you plan the grocery shopping trips and tasks that can be made ahead. You may want to include a leftover night or a “breakfast night” where you can reheat leftovers or eat quick breakfast food on busy weeknights.

Make the dinner prep and clean-up a family affair

If you want to keep it going, you must make dinner time manageable for everyone in the household. If only one person has the planning, shopping, prepping, cooking, and clean-up duties all to themselves, the burnout is sure to come soon. So to make family dinners easier, assign everyone a task, no matter their age, and work it out altogether.

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Family Dinner Recipes - #dinner #weeknight #eatwell101 #recipes - Make weeknight dinners a breeze with these cheap and easy dinner recipes!
Family Dinner Recipes - #dinner #weeknight #eatwell101 #recipes - Make weeknight dinners a breeze with these cheap and easy dinner recipes!
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