Summer is a time for easy and relaxing dinners that don’t require a lot of time in the kitchen. These recipes, from easy pasta salads to vegan charcuterie boards, provide plenty of delicious and satisfying options for lazy summer nights. So whether you’re looking for a quick and easy meal or something a little more elaborate, there’s something here for everyone – even the laziest summer lounger among us.
If you have a picky eater in your family, you’re probably at the end of your rope trying to figure out easy and fun ways to get them to eat their dinner without complaint. Don’t worry; you’re not alone! My kids personally go through phases of only wanting to eat green beans as their one and only vegetable and then hating the mere sight of them as if overnight.
We have some great ideas and meal plan suggestions that are sure to make everyone happy!
I’ve gone down the rabbit hole of researching one-pot dinners for myself and then for you, sweet reader who found this blog post, with recipes that are intended to be easy, healthy, and family-friendly. Even the pickiest eater might actually try these.
One-pot pasta is a go-to move around these parts. The nights where a dump dinner is made possible is through my good friend, confidente, the one who never judges and helps me process big feelings…pasta. These are some of the best one-pot pasta recipes.
The instant pot is the ultimate dgaf tool to have in your house. It makes cooking delicious meals a breeze (and they taste amazing!)
One of my favorite (read:only) ways to cook these days is the dump and done method. One pot vegan dinner ideas are necessary for me to get my meatless Monday on and also not feel overwhelmed by having to clean all of the pots and pans.
Raise your hand if breakfast for dinner is one of your family’s favorite go-to-recipes. It’s one in our house for sure! I found some of the best breakfast for dinner ideas the food blogging world had to offer and curated them for your consumption. (You’re welcome!) I hope you enjoy these brinner ideas as much as I have!
These sheet pan dinner recipes are the kind of things that are healthy, delicious, and easy AS EFF to put together. Sheet pan dinner ideas that are sure to be crowd-pleasers even for the pickiest eater. They include sheet pan shrimp and salmon ideas, as well as dozens of chicken sheet pan dinners. Sheet pan sausage and sheet pan vegan and vegetarian meals too!