These 7 Easy Recipes Are What To Make For Dinner This Week


As cliché as it may be, I can think of no greater daily conundrum for the modern family than deciding what to make for dinner on any given day. 

Between a busy work schedule and chasing our youngest to dance classes multiple days a week, dinner is always where it falls apart for me. 

Keeping an aresenal of easy dinner ideas at the ready makes things so much easier. Thinking about what to make for the week ahead also helps.

These easy recipes will help you get a delicious dinner on the table throughout the busy school and work week with minimal effort. Enjoy!

  1. Pizza Quesadilla Recipe
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    • Looking for just about the lowest lift possible to get dinner on the time in quick fashion? Try our simple, savory pizza quesadilla recipe! This Italian-American twist on a classic quesadilla is made with mozzarella cheese and all of your favorite pizza toppings like pepperoni or sausage. Serve them with warm marinara sauce on the side for dipping.
  2. Carne Asada Nachos Recipe
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    • Give me a good sheet pan recipe any day of the week and I’m a happy camper. Our carne asada nachos recipe is made on one big sheet pan making prep work and clean up a breeze. With this carne asada recipe, you get all the flavor you love without the hours of work, all topped with plenty of cheese, veggies, avocado and hot sauce.
  3. Chicken Pot Pie Noodles Recipe
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    • Love chicken pot pie but don’t want to fuss with the pie crust? Try our chicken pot pie noodles recipe! This fun twist on classic chicken pot pie uses noodles and comes together in minutes so it is perfect for quick weeknight meals. Use frozen veggies to make things easy peasy and swap out ingredients based on what you have hanging around.
  4. Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin Recipe
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    • No longer is pork tenderloin just a weekend dinner with our genius Instant Pot pork tenderloin recipe! This delectable pork tenderloin is great over whole grain rice or cauliflower rice with a side of crispy broccoli. It’s served with a tasty Asian inspired sauce and cooks up in minutes thanks to Instant Pot magic.
  5. Vegetarian Enchilada Casserole Recipe
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    • Love enchiladas but hate fussing with all of the stuffing and rolling of the tortillas? Try our vegetarian enchilada recipe! Layers of corn tortillas, cheese, veggies, cheese and enchilada sauce take just minutes to prep and bake up perfectly. Finish everything off with your favorite enchilada toppings like cilantro, jalapeños and sour cream.
  6. One Pot Creamy Sundried Tomato Pasta with Chicken
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    • Looking for the ultimate easy weeknight dinner? Make this one pot creamy smoked sundried tomato pasta with chicken and spinach in less than 30 minutes. The recipe calls for farfalle but penne, rotini or cavatappi would also work well. The end result is creamy, savory and tastes like it took all day.

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