Between our jobs, doing work around the house and taking care of the kids, who has time to create an elaborate dinner? We have collected some of our favorite dinner recipes that can be whipped up in 30 minutes or less. These recipes are quick, easy and family-friendly. Many of them use proteins and seasonings that you will likely already have in your pantry. These dinners will allow you to put a hearty, healthful meal on the table and still give you time to relax.
Almond-Crusted Chicken Breast – The almond crust adds a unique spin to a classic sauteed chicken breast. This recipe is quick and easy and the whole family will love it. Almonds are one of the healthiest nuts, providing a healthy amount of “good fat” that won’t hurt your waistline.
Avocado with Chicken and Almonds – Chicken dishes are perfect for quick and easy meals, and this recipe for boneless chicken is perfect for any meal. This recipe combines multiple healthy sources of protein, making it one of the healthiest simple chicken recipes around.
Artichoke Heart Pizza – Homemade pizza is a great quick fix weeknight meal and you can sneak in those extra veggies to give the kids a boost of vitamins and minerals.
Angel Hair and Chicken Pomodoro – Pasta recipes are another fast and simple meal idea. Toss your favorite pasta with last night’s protein and whatever fresh veggies you have on hand, and you will have a meal in minutes.
Salmon with Sesame Soy Dressing – Dress up a piece of fish with a flavorful and slightly sweet Asian marinade. It’s a great way to get the kids to try fish.