Easy Weeknight Dinners For Back To School

August 13, 2018

Can you believe it’s back to school already? Summer went FAST and we’re trying to mentally prepare for fall already. Getting the kids back to a school schedule is always a little hectic, but these quick and easy dinner ideas should make the transition a little more bearable.

Want more inspiration? See dinner ideas herehere. And two weekly meal plans here & here.


Baked Popcorn Chicken

Baked Popcorn Chicken (a healthy alternative to chicken fingers)!

Guacamole Burgers

Guacamole burgers with spicy sweet potato wedges (these are made with vegan Beyond “meat” but you can substitute beef, turkey, veggie, etc.)!

Chicken Meatballs

Baked Chicken Meatballs – these are delicious to eat plain and dipped in sauce or with your favorite pasta.

Instant Pot Chili

Instant Pot Chili – dump all the ingredients into your instant pot or pressure cooker and this dinner comes together so fast!

Ginger Chicken with Peach Salsa

Ginger chicken with peach salsa

Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

Pasta Salad

Corn, tomato, and avocado pasta salad (summer flavors all wrapped up in one)!

Sheet Pan Fajitas

Sheet Pan Fajitas


Easy weeknight chicken tacos


Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup (pair with grilled cheese for a more complete meal)!




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