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Easy Weeknight Meals

Welcome to the busy season (although, when is life not busy)? During the busy times in our lives, we are in search of Easy Weeknight Meals that are tasty, healthy, and can be thrown together in under 30 minutes to feed our families.

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Within this collection, you will find Easy Weeknight Meals that you can make and share with your family any night of the week. Furthermore, many of these recipes are great to make in bulk, so you can freeze and save them for a later date. Enjoy!

A Collection of Easy Weeknight Meals

Paleo Thai Turkey Burgers

Paleo Thai Turkey Burgers are packed with flavor and easy to make with simple ingredients. Furthermore, they’re great in lettuce wraps to keep the meal low-carb or serve with sourdough hamburger buns!

Pesto Chicken and Avocado Bacon Salad Wraps

Pesto Chicken and Avocado Bacon Salad Wrap is the perfect lunch or dinner meal. Grilled chicken is wrapped with Caesar salad, avocado, bacon, and basil pesto. Furthermore, this colorful grilled chicken wrap is simple to make, wholesome, and delicious. Finally, these wraps are great served warmed or chilled.

Pineapple Shrimp Stir Fry

Pineapple Shrimp Stir Fry is a sweet, delicious, and healthy dinner recipe. Furthermore, this easy-to-make stir-fry sauce coats the tender shrimp, sweet pineapple chunks, and colorful veggies. Finally, it’s quick to make and so much better than takeout!

Grilled Jalapeno Peach Quinoa Salad

Grilled Jalapeño Peach Quinoa Salad contains summer peaches, corn, and tomatoes that are tossed together with quinoa, avocado, and spicy and sweet candied jalapeños. In addition, a delicious herb dressing with crumbled Feta makes this a show-stopping dish.

Furthermore, it’s the combination of grilled and raw corn, sweet, juicy peaches, and herb-based dressing that makes a unique, flavorful, and hard-to-beat combo. Finally, this is a beyond-delicious summer salad.

Healthy Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

Healthy Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles is an easy, low-carb version of the classic shrimp pasta dish. It is flavorful, quick to make, and so delicious! Finally, this meal comes together in under 30 minutes and is the perfect busy-night meal for everyone.

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini is simple to throw together. Furthermore, this “casserole” is made with rotisserie chicken, grain-free spaghetti, a creamy dairy-free sauce, and optional dairy-free cheese on top! Finally, it has tons of flavor and is sure to become a family favorite!

Ground Beef Stir Fry

Healthy Ground Beef Stir Fry is full of flavor and great for weeknights! Furthermore, this meal comes together quickly in one skillet and is ready in under 30 minutes. Finally, serve it over cauliflower rice keep it Whole30, paleo, and low in carbs.

Chicken Sausage with Zoodles

Chicken Sausage with Zoodles is the perfect throw-together meal for any day. Opa’s Smoked Chicken Sausage with fresh, spiralized Zoodles is low-carb and delicious.

Crispy Honey Ginger Salmon Bowl

Colorful Crispy Honey Ginger Salmon Bowl is full of flavor and simple to prepare. Made with flavorful ginger, cooked in a salty-spicy butter sauce until crispy, and caramelized salmon makes this dish irresistible. Finally, it’s served with fresh bright mango salsa with candied jalapeños for a balance of spicy, sweet, and savory flavor. Finally, the best news – it takes just minutes to prepare!

Chicken Pot Pie

Do you have leftover chicken to use, or need dinner to be ready in a pinch? Check out these Individual Chicken Pot Pies!

Super Easy Homemade Cheesy Spaghetti-O’s

Spaghetti O’s bring childhood memories from sight, taste, and smell. Cheesy Spaghetti O’s is the perfect recipe for busy weeknights and picky eaters. Small little O-shaped pasta, garlic butter, herbs, and tomato paste are boiled together until al dente.

Then grated parmesan and pecorino cheeses are stirred into the mix. Together they create a creamy, cheesy spaghetti O-style pasta that’s wholesome, delicious, and fun. Finally, this pasta is made all in one pot, in just 25 minutes, and will become a family favorite!

Chicken Poblano Casserole

Chicken Poblano Casserole is a Cooking Light recipe that’s easy on the calories without sacrificing flavors. Furthermore, this casserole is easy to prepare in advance and a terrific leftover meal for busy nights.

Easy Paleo Taco Salad

Paleo Taco Salad is an easy, flavor-packed dish that is ready in just 20 minutes! This salad makes for an easy busy weeknight meal and has Whole30 and Keto options.

Crispy Buffalo Chicken Salad with Cilantro Ranch

Buffalo Chicken Salad is easy to make and filled with goodies! Crispy chicken tenders are tossed in buffalo sauce and mixed with greens, carrots, celery, and avocado and topped with Whole30-compliant cilantro ranch dressing. This salad is easy to prep ahead of time and great for weeknight dinners.

Chicken Picatta

Chicken Piccata is an Italian dish of pounded chicken breast in a lemon-wine-butter sauce with capers and parsley. Furthermore, this recipe is easy to make and can be made in a skillet or Air Fryer.

Ground Turkey Quinoa Casserole

Ground Turkey Quinoa Casserole is a budget-friendly crowd-pleaser. Furthermore, this is perfect for using up leftover quinoa, freezing, or making ahead.

Baked Chicken Parmesan

Skinny Taste’s Baked Chicken Parmesan recipe is delicious and healthier than the deep-fried version. Furthermore, breaded chicken cutlets are baked, and keep the chicken moist and full of flavor. Finally, this dish can be served with spaghetti, a side salad, or Zoodles for a healthy and well-rounded meal.

Ground Turkey Skillet with Zucchini, Corn, Black Beans, and Tomato

This quick, one-pot Ground Turkey Skillet with zucchini, corn, tomatoes, and black beans is great for weeknight dinner or meal prep!

Weeknight Saucy Pineapple BBQ Chicken Bowls

Weeknight Saucy Pineapple BBQ Chicken Bowls, the deliciously quick and easy meal. Shredded chicken in a sweet and spicy pineapple BBQ sauce. This dish is made in an Instant Pot, too, which makes it a super quick dinner. Finally, serve this up bowl style with quinoa, fresh pineapple salsa, avocado, and crispy fried garlic chips.

Mexican Quinoa Casserole

Mexican Quinoa Casserole is packed with veggies and black beans. In addition, it is bursting with traditional Mexican flavors that the whole family will love. Finally, this is Vegetarian and gluten-free.