40 Quick & Easy Dinner Recipes For Busy Moms-Word to Your Mother Blog

If you’re looking for quick and easy dinner recipes you are in the right place! I’ve collected forty of the best crockpot and one-pot meals for you to select on busy nights when you don’t have time to cook!

40 Quick & Easy Dinner Recipes Are you looking for easy main dishes to serve for family dinner? Check out this awesome collection of 40 dinner recipes! They’re perfect for weeknight family dinner! Whether you’re looking for healthy crockpot recipes or fast and cheap one-pot meals, this list has a recipe for you! From the best instant pot chicken and pasta to healthy pulled pork and yummy Mexican dishes, this is one you need to pin now! #recipes
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Need a few quick dinner recipes that your family will enjoy? I thought you might! Look, this was going to be a top ten quick and easy dinner post, but then I made it into something a lot more…Here’s the thing, I’m tired of hearing my kids complain about Taco Tuesday and Spaghetti Wednesday, and oh let’s just be real here-cereal has become one of our dinner staples. I’m not proud of that. I don’t like the person I become when my family asks me what’s for dinner and I draw a big fat blank! See, I’m not that great in the kitchen. (I’m an awful cook. Just. Terrible.) But my family has to eat and I’m tired of serving Frosted Flakes. So I searched for the best easy, healthy, and quick dinner ideas and found these awesome recipes.
Some of you will be happy to know that I’ve included the recipes for the Original Crockpot Fiesta Chicken & that amazing Sheet Pan Garlic Butter Shrimp!

I also searched for personal chef, but that’s just not in the budget right now!

You’ll notice a theme throughout my list. One Pot or Crockpot/Instant Pot.

The crockpot is my jam.

Well, it used to be until I burned the There’s No Way You Can Mess It Up Candy in it. Now I’m rocking this Instant Pot and it’s so fabulous it makes me feel like a young Martha Stewart.

Whether you’re looking for healthy one pot meals or yummy crockpot Instant Pot dinners, you’ll find recipes for the whole family on this list! I promise!


Herb & Citrus Oven Roasted Chicken | The Comfort Kitchen


Healthy Chicken Casserole | Delish

Low Carb Chicken Cordon Bleu | Know Kitchen

One Skillet Cashew Chicken Stir Fry | The Easier Life

Chicken ‘n Waffles Casserole | Delish

Chicken, Sausage, Peppers, and Potatoes | allrecipes

Lemon Garlic Dump Chicken-Ultimate Make Ahead Meal | One Good Thing by Jillee

Slow Cooker Greek Lemon Chicken | Cooking Classy

Healthy Pulled Pork | i Food Real

Simple Hamburger Stroganoff | allrecipes

Chipotle Chicken Fajitas | Country Living

Dump & Bake Caprese Pasta | The Seasoned Mom

Baked Dijon Chicken | i Food Real

One Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta | Diethood

One Pot Pasta | Damn Delicious

Hawaiian One Pan Pasta | Taste & Tell

Chicken Pot Pie Homemade Hot Pockets | Delish

Roasted Parmesan Chicken & Tomatoes | Country Living

Sheet Pan Garlic Butter Shrimp | Damn Delicious

One Pot Creamy Lemon Chicken | Spoonful of Flavor

One Pot Chicken with Creamy Spinach Artichoke Pasta | Dinner at the Zoo

Slow Cooker Gluten Free White Chicken Chili | Gluten Free Daddy

Slow Cooker Creamy Garlic Chicken & Veggies | Damn Delicious

Super-Quick Clean Eating 30 Minute Chili | Clean Eating Recipes

Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs | Delish

Easy One Pot Lasagna Soup | Carls Bad Cravings

One Pot Spanish Chicken & Potatoes | Pinch of Yum

Easy One Dish Chili Mac | Pocket Change Gourmet

Baked Ranch Chicken Tenders & Veggies | Damn Delicious

One Pot Farmers Market Pasta | The View From Great Island

Earth, Sea and Fire Salmon | allrecipes

Better Than Take Out Fried Rice | Rachel Schultz on Homemaking

Easy Cheesy Pasta & Ham | Pocket Change Gourmet

Crockpot Pizza Casserole | Real Housemoms

Fiesta Chicken Crockpot Recipe | My Litter

Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup | The Love Nerds

Crockpot Root Beer BBQ Chicken | The Frugal Girls

One Pan Chicken & Potatoes | i Food real

One Pot Burrito Bowls | i Heart Naptime

One Pot BBQ Chicken Pasta | Damn Delicious


Ok! That was a lot of recipes! I hope you found a few to add to your rotation! If you are looking for breakfast ideas, you may want to read 15 Easy Breakfast Ideas Your Kids Will Love!

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