Easy Weeknight Dinners

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Easy Weeknight Dinners – make busy weeknights easy with lots of easy weeknight dinner ideas.  Dinner doesn’t have to be complicated for the whole family to love it.  

Dinner time on the weeknights can be tough. You want Simple Dinner Ideas that you know you can make at the drop of a hat.  You want the whole family to like them as well.  That seems like a lot to ask doesn’t it?  But it doesn’t have to be.  You can have a handful Quick Dinner Ideas that will get you through just about any week.

Here we have Easy Weeknight Dinners that will get you through just about any week.  They are ready quickly, almost no prep or planning, so you can make them with what you have on hand.  I am all about fast and easy on weeknight, and that is exactly what we have here.

Easy Weeknight Dinners - make busy weeknights easy with lots of easy weeknight dinner ideas.  Dinner doesn't have to be complicated for the whole family to love it.  


I hope you find something that your family will love.  I know having a plan with a few really easy dinners makes the crazy weeknights better!

Taco Sloppy Joes

Taco Sloppy Joes - homemade sloppy Joes just got a Mexican makeover! Seasoned with taco seasoning, chilies and topped with cheese make them perfect for any night of the week!

Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Lemon Garlic Shrimp - Super quick and easy dinner of shrimp sauteed in butter and garlic and then finished with lemon juice.

Teriyaki Chicken

Teriyaki Chicken Noodle Bowls - an easy homemade teriyaki sauce with tender pieces of chicken and noodles for a delicious and easy dinner!

Crunchy Southwestern Chicken Wrap

Crunchy Southwestern Chicken Wrap - easy lunch ideas are hard to come by. These chicken wraps come together in minutes, you can make them ahead, and the creamy spicy sauce makes them extra tasty!

Garlic Bread BLT

Garlic Bread BLT - use garlic bread to make your BLT over the top!  Buttery, crispy, and extra delicious!

Basil Coconut Chicken Curry

Chicken curry made with coconut milk and fresh basil

Garlic Baked Chicken

Garlic Baked Chicken

Bruschetta Chicken Pasta

A close up of a plate of chicken pasta

Philly Cheesesteak Sliders

Philly Cheesesteak Sliders

Chicken Enchilada Chili

Chicken Enchilada Chili - a favorite mexican dinner gets turned into a 20 minute warm and comforting chili!  Great for any night of the week.

Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo

Make this Fettuccine Alfredo with Shrimp for your next date night in!

Crispy Baked Shrimp

Crispy Baked Shrimp

Chicken Tostada

Chicken Tostadas - A quick and easy Mexican dinner! A crispy corn tortilla piled high with guacamole, chicken and salsa. Take a shortcut from the store and this can be ready in no time!

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken - quick and easy chicken stir fry packed with veggies and a little kick. Add whatever veggies you want and have dinner ready in minutes!

Chicken Lo Mein

Chicken Lo Mein

Pierogies Sausage Skillet

Pierogie Sausage Skillet - take a little shortcut from the store and turn pierogies into a quick and easy hearty meal with your favorite smoked sausage.

Southwest Baked Chicken

Southwest Baked Chicken - a baked chicken recipe that is ready in no time, with tons of flavor. Just 4 ingredients and dinner is done!

Hamburger Steaks with Mushroom Gravy

Hamburger Steaks with Mushroom Gravy -easy comfort food that won't break the bank! Rich mushroom gravy over tender hamburger steaks is a great weeknight dinner.

Garlic Beef Noodle Bowls

Garlic Beef Noodle Bowls - an Asian style noodle bowl with lots of garlic, that is ready in just minutes! Great for busy nights.

One Pan Cheesy Sausage Pasta

One Pan Cheesy Sausage Pasta - get dinner on the table with these easy pasta recipe. Just one pan, 20 minutes, and you are done!

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Welcome to Dinners, Dishes, & Desserts where my love of food meets my busy life. My name is Erin and I’m a casual home cook who loves to feed people. On this blog, you’ll find hundreds of quick and easy recipes made mostly from scratch. My days are spent in the kitchen, creating new recipes to share with family and friends.

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