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Tex-Mex Chicken Corn Chowder

Made with canned creamed corn, this hearty chicken corn chowder has the kick of green chilies with the creamy base of half and half thickened with corn. Garnished with fresh cilantro, it’s the perfect dinner for a cold day.

Italian Flank Steak

Not only is prep quick and easy for this marinated roast, but it is a good way to plan leftovers and use the remaining meat in a dish like Beef with Broccoli.

Beef with Broccoli

This quick stir fry is a perfect meal to make with leftover London broil, flank steak, skirt steak, or other firm cut of roast. Planned leftovers are a great way to cut your prep time while reducing food waste.

Swedish Meatballs

This quick and easy stovetop meal uses few ingredients and goes from prep to table in 20 minutes. You can buy frozen meatballs from the grocery store, or if you prefer to make your own, we have a bulk meatball recipe that is perfect for cooking ahead.

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.

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