14 Quick Dinner Recipes for Busy Nights

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14 quick dinner

Spring sports are starting which means we are on the run! Dinner is always a challenge when we have sport and school events to attend. I thought it would be helpful to have a roundup of quick dinner recipes that can be made in 30 minutes or less. If you have a selection of easy recipes to choose from, you will be less tempted to eat out!

PizzaDillas Recipe – Combine a quesadilla and a pizza! I know my kids will love this recipe!

Baked Haddock with Horseradish Topping – Easy fish recipe that can be made in about 35 minutes. She also says that you can freeze the fish uncooked!


Biscuit Beef Bundles – This recipe looks like it would be easy to alter based on the ingredients you have on hand!

Chunky Crockpot Chili- The slow cooker is always a good idea on a busy night!


Cheesy Ham & Egg Sandwiches- Breakfast for dinner! These are portable too for eating on the go.

Pigs in a Blanket – Another kid friendly recipe!

Summer Pasta Salad- Add some diced chicken or salami to this recipe! It can be made ahead of time.

3 ingredient mac cheese

3 Ingredient Mac & Cheese – So easy and so much better than the boxed stuff!

30 Minute Pizza – Homemade pizza crust and pizza in 30 minutes? Yes please!

strawberry basil wrap

Strawberry Basil Wrap – This is a great one for spring when strawberries are plentiful.

Grilled Cheese Panini w/ Brie & Raisins – A sophisticated grilled cheese sandwich!


Burrito Bar – This reminds me of our salad bar that we often do in the summer.

Pasta with Herb Roasted Grape Tomatoes – Very simple yet flavorful!

Creamy Broccoli & Chicken Pasta – An easy pasta dish ready in just 20 minutes!

If you need further inspiration for easy recipes, make sure to checkout my recipe index!

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Renae is a married working mom of two handsome boys. She works as a registered dental hygienist by day and blogs here at How to Have it All by night. She enjoys cooking from scratch, working in her vegetable garden and functional training.

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  1. You are right, My Beef Bundles recipe is great for throwing in veggies you have on hand. (Kids won’t even know they are in there!). Thanks for including it in the roundup!
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