Spinach Lasagna

This easy spinach lasagna recipe doesn’t require pre-cooking the noodles, making prep a snap. It could be turned into a casserole if you substitute another kind of pasta for the noodles—ziti would work well.

Stuffed Shells

These hearty homemade stuffed shells are filled with a tasty ricotta and Parmesan cheese mixture. They are filling enough to be served with a simple side or just a salad for a complete meal.

Taco Bar

Tacos are a quick and easy meal that can be made traditional style with ground beef, or can be updated with chicken, shrimp, or even beans based on your preferences and what you have on hand. Cook and season the meat, then serve with all of the condiments taco bar style so that each person can make their own.

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken

This slow cooker Asian style chicken recipe rewards a little prep time in the morning with big returns at dinner time. Feel free to adjust the vegetables to based on what you have on hand – colored bell peppers and broccoli would be excellent substitutions for the carrots and green bell pepper.

Baked Swiss Chicken

Baked Swiss Chicken is a family favorite that is easy to make with ingredients you can keep on hand.

Vegetable Stir Fry

This quick and easy stir fry can be as simple as a bag of frozen vegetables sautéed with teriyaki sauce or can include fresh sliced veggies of your choice.

Roast Beef Picante

Most of the time needed for this roast beef recipe is to marinate it, which makes it the perfect meal to prep in the morning and when you are ready to prepare for dinner, it can go in the oven while you get side dishes ready. It is flavorful without time-consuming prep work.

Sweet and Sour Meatballs with Rice

Sweet and sour meatballs are quick and easy when using frozen meatballs. This sweet and sour meatballs with rice recipe is good for a quick weeknight meal.

Orzo Alfredo with Peas

This quick stove top Orzo Alfredo is perfect for nights when you don’t have a lot of time or don’t want to heat up the oven. The combination of cream, butter, and Parmesan cheese creates a fantastic homemade Alfredo sauce. Calories and fat could be reduced by using milk and/or half-and-half along with some cornstarch to thicken the sauce instead of using cream.

Crockpot London Broil

This easy crockpot London broil recipe is tender and delicious! It can be started in the morning and ignored all day until you are ready to eat. If you’d like gravy, prepare it with the drippings just before serving, or use the drippings for an au jus for dipping.

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