What do we mean by “family-friendly” recipes? These are meals that are quick to make on a weeknight when everyone is getting hangry and you need to get dinner on the table PRONTO. Now, how does that sound?!
All Family-Friendly Recipes
Summer at Home: Family Pizza Night!
If you’re not already making pizza every week, what are you waiting for? This is a fantastic tradition to start for your family. And thanks to our method for pizza on the grill, it’s also a great way to enjoy pizza at home in your backyard this summer!
Tuscan Chicken Pasta Skillet
This quick and easy Tuscan Chicken Pasta Skillet is a one-pot noodle dish made with simple, yet flavorful ingredients. Marinated chicken breast is tossed with tender spaghetti, tomatoes, artichokes, olives, freshly grated Parmesan cheese, and herbs. It’s the perfect easy weekday meal!
Italian Sub Sandwich
Looking for a sandwich to make for a quick weeknight dinner, take to your next backyard BBQ or simply divide, wrap, and eat for lunch throughout the week? Well, this Italian Super Sub Sandwich is the answer. It’s loaded with salami, turkey breast, pepperoni, and, of course, banana peppers.
Grilled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches
It’s summertime and that means it’s time to grill! These easy grilled BBQ chicken sandwiches are just what you (and your backyard) ordered. Tangy barbecue sauce, shredded chicken, and toasty bun piled high crunchy slaw make this a family dinner win!
Classic Tuna Salad
Scoop this quick and easy tuna salad over a bed of greens, sandwich it between slices of bread, add some cheese to make it a tuna melt, or snack on it with crackers. This creamy, crunchy tuna salad is the classic dish you’ve been craving.
Charred Skillet Broccoli
Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Low Carb, Vegan, Vegetarian
Got broccoli? This is the perfect veggie side dish for every occasion! Use it as a layer in veggie bowls or serve it with nearly any meat or seafood main.
Easy Grilled Steak Fajitas
For casual family dinners, backyard BBQs, or camping trips, these Easy Steak Fajitas are always a hit. Cook the veggies in foil packet while the seasoned steak grills alongside. Everything can be assembled ahead, and dinner is ready in 10 minutes!
Easy Vegetable Lo Mein
This veggie-packed lo mein is a filling, super fast, super easy noodle stir fry. It uses staple vegetables like cabbage and carrots, with bell peppers for a pop of color. Use what you have on hand — lo mein is a great mix and match meal.
Slow Cooker Taco Soup
This slow cooker taco soup with ground beef is so easy — and SO GOOD! It's perfect for busy weeks with flexible cooking times for any schedule. Serve with tortilla chips, cilantro-lime rice, or cornbread.
Chicken Fried Rice
Chicken Fried Rice! This take-out classic is an easy weeknight meal! It's made on the stovetop with chicken, eggs, onions, carrots, peas, and rice.
Loaded Baked Potatoes
1 hr, 10 min
These LOADED baked potatoes turn a standard side dish into a full-on entrée. Packed with steamed broccoli, bacon, cheddar, sour cream, and chives, they are a meal on their own! They are quick to toss together, have a variety of different flavors and ingredients, and are economical to make in bulk.
Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos
Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos are such an easy meal, either on a busy weeknight or for a party. Just throw chicken, spices, and pineapple juice (the secret ingredient!) in the slow cooker, and let it cook for hours. Leftovers freeze well for later.
This Classic Ambrosia Salad recipe is a throwback to a simpler time. It’s just fruit, whipped cream, marshmallows, and almonds. Ambrosia salad is a light, airy, sweet treat.