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Family Dinners

Kid-friendly recipes and family meal ideas everyone will love!

Family Dinners

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Schnitzel with Noodles: Famed for its mention in The Sound of Music, this kid-pleasing cutlet dish is likely to become one of your family's favorite things.

A Sound of Music Dinner: End the day on a high note with eats, crafts, and fun inspired by the film (released 50 years ago this year!) and a few of Fraulein Maria's favorite things.

Serve this super-customizable chili over spaghetti for a surefire family favorite. #chili #dinner

Update your go-to stir fry recipe by adding orange marmalade and pineapple to the mix. Lots of veggies and brown rice makes this a healthy, easy choice. #stirfry #dinner

Fish and Veggie Pouches: Fish en papillote (en papillote being a fancy-sounding but straightforward steaming technique) is the perfect low-effort dish. It's quick and versatile -- and cleanup's a snap.

Veggie-Lentil Burgers: A great way to see savings in your grocery bill is to work in some inexpensive dinners that feature cheaper proteins. By including just one in your weekly rotation -- like these tasty lentil burgers -- you can create a meal that satisfies both your family and your budget.

Gingery Chicken and Broccoli: When time is short, I turn to a simple sautéed chicken dish. The ingredients vary, but the method stays the same: I dredge chicken cutlets in a little flour and brown them, then add aromatics (garlic, onion, or shallots), veggies, a flavorful liquid to make a sauce (broth, juice, or wine), and a finishing touch like a pat of butter, a dollop of creamy mustard, or a sprinkle of fresh herbs or capers. Dinner's always on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Picky Eater Pad Thai: Just because you're feeding kids doesn't mean you can't spice things up. I've found that the secret to introducing new flavors is to do it in small steps, giving my kids a blend of something familiar with a little something surprising. Introducing this pad thai to my pickiest eater, for instance, was a success because she loves all things noodle!

Supper is solved! With only one grocery trip and a bit of prep on Sunday, your weeknights will now go a lot more smoothly. Your menu: #mealplanning

Freezer Meal Idea: This better-for-you #chicken chili makes a perfect dinner to make ahead and freeze for busy nights.

A sprinkle of #bacon tops off this rich and creamy soup, which is the perfect match for grilled cheese.

Give the beloved mac and cheese a delicious twist with these recipes.

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Bring bold flavors to the table with these popular Spanish dishes.

Rice offers endless options in these popular dishes.

You don't have to be a skilled chef to make delicious dinners!

Introduce easy French favorites to the dinner table.

Personal Potpies: Transform surplus stuffing, side dishes, and other Turkey Day leftovers into muffin-size morsels that can be customized to suit individual tastes.

Italian Chef Salad

Steak & Chicory Salad with Fresh Horseradish

Pizza Frittata: Two classic Italian recipes combine in a dish fit for brunch or a weeknight dinner.

Green Bean Fries: These crunchy beans coated with Parmesan and panko are as addictively tasty as the french fries that inspired them.

  • Monica

    recipe please?

  • FamilyFun magazine
    FamilyFun magazine

    Moni The recipe is properly linked now. Thanks for letting us know!

  • Monica

    thank you!!! :)

Add extra flavor with garlic in these #dinner recipes.

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