Broiled Tilapia Parmesan

Keeping frozen fish fillets on hand gives you an easy option for a quick dinner any night of the week. This flavorful recipe can be cooked in twenty minutes and is delicious with rice and a steamed vegetable.

Easy Slow Cooker Thai Chicken

Prep for this flavorful chicken in peanut sauce is quick—just mix five ingredients, pour over chicken, and cook in the slow cooker. Peanuts and cilantro for garnish add to the flavor.

Cowboy Hot Dogs

With sautéed onions and shredded cheddar cheese, these hot dogs will please grown ups while leaving the option for kids to eat them however they prefer.

Chicken Fried Rice

This is an authentic version of the fried rice I learned to make (and ate an awful lot of) when we lived in Japan. It can be made with most any meat or shrimp, or you can add more vegetables for a vegetarian version.

Mushroom Salisbury Steak

Barley Lentil Soup

This hearty soup with fresh vegetables can easily be made into a vegetarian dish by using vegetable stock in place of beef broth.

Baked Chicken Parmesan

Chicken drumsticks are a kid favorite, and these breaded garlic chicken drumsticks are sure to please.

Swiss Hamburgers

Using frozen hamburger patties means there is virtually no prep to this easy recipe. Serve Swiss Hamburgers over rice and add a green vegetable for an easy meal.

Cheddar Chicken Spaghetti

Pimentos and green chilies combine with cheddar to give Cheddar Chicken Spaghetti casserole its unique flavor. The casserole freezes well so if you want to double up on the recipe, it’s a good dish to stock the freezer.

30 Minute Hash Brown Potato Soup

Hash Brown Potato Soup is so quick and easy that it is one of my “crisis meals”—meals that can be made in 20-30 minutes with shelf-stable (or freezer) ingredients that I keep on hand.

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