Over a Month’s Worth of Easy Dinner Recipes

Last month our family life changed when my husband started law school.  It’s been a goal of his since before we met but it never felt like the right time.  Pretty much…there is no right time and we decided it was now or never.  So for the next four years he’ll be working hard full time and doing school mainly at night.  I’ll be juggling the rest.  It’s a little overwhelming for all of us.  I reached out on Facebook to ask for help with easy dinner recipes to have one less thing to worry about at night.  I was thrilled with the response I got- thank you!  People asked me to share those recipes and I finally got around to gathering them all together.  There were several on that thread with actual recipes that I plan on making and will share here too.

Over a month of must try easy dinner recipes- soups, casseroles, slow cooker + more! Featured on www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

ONE POT
Easy Cream Based Pasta from the V spot
Chicken Apple Sausage Skillet Meal from Mom Endeavors
Rosemary Chicken Pasta
One Pot Sloppy Joes from Foodie Crush
Quick & Easy Beef Burrito Skillet from Baby Loving Mama

CASSEROLES
Baked Macaroni & Cheese
Baked Spaghetti
Protein Packed Macaroni Casserole from Slap Dash Mom
Company Casserole
Beef Taco Bake
Baked Ziti from Spoon Fork Bacon
Mozzarella, Chicken & Asparagus Pasta from Mom’s Best
Cheeseburger Casserole from Six Sisters’ Stuff
Mexican Lasagna from Lil Luna
Thanksgiving Casserole from Homemadeville

SLOW COOKER
Easiest Crockpot Salsa Verde from Skinny Taste
Easy Slow Cooker Pork Tacos from Real Mom Kitchen
Slow Cooker 8 Can Taco Soup from Six Sisters Stuff
Slow Cooker Orange Chicken from A Year of Slow Cooking
Slow Cooker Beef Stew from All Recipes
Mandy’s Big Mess  from the Crockin’ Girls
Crockpot BBQ Beef from Your Homebased Mom
The Best Whole Chicken in a Crockpot from 100 Days of Real Food
Crockpot Ranch Porkchops from Stockpiling Moms
Crockpot Teriyaki Chicken from Lil Luna
Slow Cooker Chicken & Dumplings from Balancing Beauty & Bedlam

CHILI , STEWS & SOUPS
Chicken Chili from the V Spot
Italian Sausage Soup from love this crazy life
Dump & Run Taco Soup from 10 Minute Dinners
Venison Chili from the V Spot
Wine Marinated Beef Stew  from the V Spot
6 Can Taco Soup from Lolly Jane

MISC
Pork Carnitas Tacos with Tomatillo Salsa from 100 Days of Real Food
Korean Beef Bowl from Damn Delicious
Simple Sesame Chicken from Balancing Beauty & Bedlam
Oven Baked Meatball Sandwiches from Homecooking Memories
Seared Salmon with Tzatziki Sauce from An Edible Mosaic
Mississippi Pork Roast
Dr. Pepper Chicken
Maple-Mustard Glazed Chicken from An Edible Mosaic
Grown Up Tuna Melts from Homecooking Memories

Do you have an easy dinner recipe that’s a family favorite?  Please share!

Mique
Hi- I'm Mique (as in Mickey). I started 30days as an idea file a few years ago. After three years and hundreds of ideas, I now realize that I'll never check them all off my list. When I'm not creating, I love spending time with family and friends and long drives, especially if they end at the beach.
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Comments

  1. says

    I hate that the “easy” meals are always so unhealthy. I see recipes going around Pinterest all the time and I am appalled at how much cream, cheese, butter, and processed ingredients are in them. Don’t get me wrong- I love cheese, butter and cream as much as the next gal. But I don’t want it in every meal and in abundance….okay, well I DO WANT it but I won’t let myself eat it all the time. We only get only body- we need to take care of it.

    I love that you have compiled this list and I am curious to read about your families experience with these meals as I too need to come up with some good, easy, fun meals for my family now that school is back in session. I have been a bad cook lately- or lazy cook I should say.

  2. says

    I can’t wait to look through all of these recipes. I SO needed this!!! Thanks for including mine. I am pinning it so I can come back soon and make a plan. :)

  3. says

    Here is a link to a recipe I shared on my site for over made ribs. Just stick them in and forget about them for a few hours. http://krystellemt.blogspot.com/2013/06/mage-food-slow-cooked-oven-made-ribs.html Also, I love this recipe for crock pot lasagna http://www.tablespoon.com/recipes/easy-crockpot-lasagna-recipe/2/. It leaves room to change ingredients for low calorie options or to omit ones you don’t like (I don’t use onions, my kids and I don’t like them).

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