Are you looking for easy healthy dinner meals for family? We ask this question because that is what you will find here. We can’t tell you how much time we spent in the kitchen before we started doing research and these days it isn’t fun when you end up with an empty stomach because you were testing a recipe, if not two a day.
Cozy Family-Friendly Dinners You’ll Want to Make All Winter
These cozy dinners are so tasty that everyone at the table will be asking for seconds. Each of these meals features delicious winter produce, like potatoes, Brussels sprouts and winter squash, and has four- and five-star ratings. Recipes like our Chicken, Potato, and Gravy Bowls and Easy Italian Wedding Soup are comforting favorites you’ll want to keep on heavy rotation.
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Chicken, Potato, and Gravy Bowls
Tender potatoes and flavorful chicken are topped with a delicious gravy in this meal-in-a bowl.
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Adobo Chicken & Kale Enchiladas
Put out your favorite toppings for these quick and healthy layered enchiladas. We like cilantro, sour cream, guacamole and jalapeños.
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Layered Brisket Dinner with Tangy Mustard Sauce
Perfectly seasoned red potatoes and baby carrots accompany this filling brisket dish.
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Easy Italian Wedding Soup
Forget the marble-size meatballs you find in many versions of this soup. In this easy recipe, they’re full-size, full-flavored and plenty filling.
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Butternut Squash Alfredo with Chicken & Spinach
If you’re not feeling like regular pasta tonight, turn to butternut squash noodles. These delicate veggie strands are a great base for any number of sauces and toppings, like this creamy and decadent Alfredo sauce with chicken, garlic and silky spinach.
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Garlic, Sausage & Kale Naan Pizzas
We love sausage, but it can be high in sodium. In this fast, healthy dinner, we make our own turkey sausage with crushed red pepper, garlic, fennel seeds, paprika and just a touch of salt.
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Slow-Cooker Chicken & White Bean Stew
This load-and-go slow-cooker chicken recipe is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner. Serve this Tuscan-inspired dish with crusty bread, a glass of Chianti and a salad.
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Brussels Sprouts & Pepperoni Pizza
If you want to spark some joy in your house, give this pizza combo a try. Brussels sprouts, pepperoni, lemon zest and fontina cheese make this healthy pizza recipe anything but boring. Preshredded Brussels will speed up your prep time, but try to get pepperoni sliced fresh from the deli–it has better flavor and texture than the shelf-stable kind.
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One-Pot Italian Sausage & Kale Pasta
For a fast weeknight pasta dinner, why not cook your sauce and pasta all at once? By using the exact amount of water you need to cook the pasta–no colanders here–the starch that cooks off into your pasta water, which you usually drain away, stays in the pot, giving you delectably creamy results.
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Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili
Make a double batch of this quick vegetarian chili, full of black beans and sweet potatoes, and eat it for lunch the next day or freeze the extras for another night. We love the smoky heat from the ground chipotle, but omit it if you prefer a mild chili. Serve with tortilla chips or cornbread and coleslaw.
quick and easy midweek family meals
Ready in just 60 minutes (or less!), look to these easy, speedy family-friendly dinner recipes you can cook tonight.
ersion comes in at under $3 a serve.
Keto-Friendly 20-Minute Chicken
A delicious keto-friendly dinner whipped up in minutes by former My Kitchen Rules contestant, Scott Gooding.
Fioretto Cauli Blossom Vegetable Omelette
Perfect for brunch, lunch or dinner, this vegetarian vegie omelette is on the table in under 15 minutes.
Curtis Stone’s Steak and Green Bean Stir-Fry
This speedy stir-fry packs a flavour punch.
Chicken Thighs with Onion and Carrots
A quick and delicious chicken recipe.
Pineapple Quinoa Fried Rice
Served in a pineapple bowl, this new take on a family favourite will be a staple on the dinner table this summer.
Super-Quick Sushi Fried Rice
We take a few shortcuts in the kitchen like using microwave rice and tinned tuna to get dinner on the table in just 20 minutes.
Teriyaki Beef Donburi
This take on a traditional Japanese dinner of rice, meat and vegies is low in saturated fats and costs just under $4 per serve.
Shake and Bake Quiche
This throw-it-all together, self-crust forming, tasty quiche is so versatile and makes a great addition to lunch boxes, picnics or on the dinner table.
Wok-Fried Broccolini and Fioretto Cauli Blossom with Seared Salmon
We serve this Japanese-inspired crispy skin salmon with a zesty sauce and vibrant greens for an easy dinner you can have on repeat.
Pumpkin, pasta and spinach bake
Lovely with a salad for lunch or dinner. This was originally from a weight Watchers cookbook, I modified it a bit to suit my taste. Enjoy!
Quick And Easy Dinners Your Whole Family Will Love
From comforting mac ‘n’ cheese to simple one-pan meals.