Parents need weeknight wonders that are healthy, delicious and easy, and maybe even freeze beautifully and taste great the next day for lunch. Are we dreaming? Nope! Read on for our best weeknight dinner recipes of the year:
12 Easy Chicken Dinners1 of 9
In just minutes, you can transform a rotisserie chicken into a meal that will impress even the toughest crowd–a.k.a. your family. These recipes are easy and irresistible, from creamy casserole to spicy tacos and more.
Easy Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Nights2 of 9
Weeknights can be hectic, to say the least. Not only does the slow cooker let you prep in advance, it helps you make healthy, hearty dinners that taste like you worked for hours.
Healthy Pizza Recipes for Kids3 of 9
Forget about guilt! Children and adults alike can't resist the crispy, cheesy, delicious temptation of pizza, and with these healthy recipes, nobody has to.
7 Cool Twists on Mac and Cheese for Kids4 of 9
Who doesn't love a great spin on a classic? Especially involving triple-cheese or bacon? Feel-good memories and second helpings are guaranteed when you try these tempting twists on mac and cheese.
Healthy Comfort Food Recipes5 of 9
Featuring lightened-up classics like chicken noodle soup and spaghetti and meatballs, you'll want to warm up with one of these healthy comfort food recipes around the dinner table tonight.
5 Recipes That Make Even Better Leftovers6 of 9
If you're in the market for a meal you can heat up later that'll taste twice as good as the first time around, follow these recipes for a match made in leftover heaven.
6 Kid-Friendly Recipes from a Chopped Junior Champ7 of 9
She may be a kid, but Tara O'Donnell's mad culinary skills took top honors on Food Network last year. Snag her favorite easy recipes that kids can make--and the whole family can devour.
5 Freezer Meals to Make Your Week Easier8 of 9
The freezer can be every parent's timesaving secret. From chili to quiche to chicken pot pie, these make-ahead meals are perfect for your busiest weeks.