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Over 20 Fast and Easy Dinner Ideas

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I actually love to cook and try new recipes, the problem is I don’t always have enough time in the day. With four kids life gets pretty busy. It seems like each kid has something different going on and we are always being pulled in a million directions. Sometimes I simply don’t feel like cooking and I need to come up with fast and easy dinner ideas to get dinner on the table quick.

Here are some of my go-to fast and easy dinner ideas for those busy nights.

Here are my favorite fast and easy dinner ideas for busy families

Fast and Easy Dinner Ideas

These Chicken Pitas are a huge hit in my home! While they do take a little more time to cook than I’d normally like, they are easy to prep when I have free time.

Stir fry’s are normally a quick and healthy dinner and you won’t be disappointed with this Pork & Broccoli Stir Fry.

When we are short on time, I love whipping up a quick sandwich. This Chicken & Artichoke Panini Sandwich is healthy and packed with flavor. Hands down one of my favorite easy dinner ideas for our busy nights.

How does dinner in 15-minutes sound? Sounds pretty good to me and this Tortellini Pasta Bake will make it happen.

There is so much flavor in this Blackened Chicken Thighs recipe! I usually try to make this in the morning so it’s ready at dinner time.

There are certain days of the week that are busier than other days for our family. On these days, I know I won’t be in the mood to cook, so I turn to my trusty slow cooker. This Quinoa Festive Chicken is tasty and requires very little prep work.

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Do you love taco night? I think we all do! These Salsa & Queso Street Tacos are super easy to make!

I love this Chicken Bacon Skillet dish! So easy to make and the whole family just goes crazy for it.

What’s faster than a microwaved dinner? It’s even better when that microwaved dish is a Shrimp Primavera!

It doesn’t get much simpler than this Chicken Pasta Bake dish. Seriously, in under a few minutes you can have it prepped and cooking.

Just because you don’t want to cook doesn’t mean you can’t eat a yummy meal. Give this Easy Taco Nacho Dip a try.

You really can’t go wrong with a yummy cheesesteak. Unfortunately, it’s not always the quickest meal to make but this Cheesesteak Casserole is quick and yummy.

I like to make this dish on our busy nights. This Chicken Fried Rice dish is one of those easy dinner ideas that I made in advance.

We all know how important it is to eat healthy but sometimes lack of time prevents that. What if I told you that you could still have a healthy dish without much time? Yep, that’s right and this Easy Almond Parmesan Tilapia recipe truly is quick and easy.

When you truly don’t have time to cook, you can’t go wrong with a Healthy Taco Salad.

If you’re short on time give this 30-minute Mexican Lasagna a try.

The kids will love this BLT Wrap! Get creative and make them to your personal preference.

One of my favorite easy dinner ideas is this Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Bake.

Breakfast for dinner ever sound good? It’s one of our favorites and we love this Tator Tot Sausage Breakfast Casserole.

Do you have some left over chicken? If so whip up this Pesto Chicken Salad.

You can’t go wrong with this 4 Ingredient Bacon Ranch Chicken Bake.

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