For busy families with kids on the go, dinners might often look like boxed mac n’ cheese or frozen chicken nuggets. While there’s nothing wrong with that, you might be looking for easy meals that your whole family will love. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled some of our favorite recipes for weekday dinners that are easy to make, affordable, and generally healthy. If you need some ideas for this week’s meals, you’re in the right place!

Southwest Chicken Soup

This delicious soup will warm you up right away! With simple ingredients and a quick cook time, this easy recipe will give you a delicious meal your whole family will love.

Baked Pesto Chicken

This easy recipe is packed with protein and is equally delicious! With only 9 ingredients, this recipe is one your bank account will love as well.

Pizza Stuffed Crescent Rolls

Who doesn’t love pizza? This fun recipe is perfect for a movie night, sleepover, or really any night with your kids. With such a simple process, this is a perfect recipe to have your kiddos help you out with too!

Taco Salad

This easy dinner is perfect for the nights when you just want to throw stuff together to make an easy and healthy meal for your family. You can serve it over greens for a salad, or over tortilla chips for nachos. Yum!

Creamy Broccoli Pasta

Mac n’ cheese with a twist! This creamy broccoli pasta is an easy and healthy dinner that even your picky eaters will love.

Sheet Pan Veggies

Just chop up your veggies, season them, and toss them in the oven! No other cooking necessary!

Creamy Tortellini with Spinach

This warm and creamy dinner is super simple to make and will warm you right down to your toes. The secret ingredient? Sour cream! Shut your front door, we won’t tell.

Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas

Quesadillas are always a kid-approved favorite. This classic comes together in no time and is something your whole family will love. Whether you load it up with veggies and guacamole or smother it in queso, you can’t go wrong here!

Cacio e Pepe Pasta

This Italian classic might sound fancy, but it’s one of the easiest things to make! Creamy pasta with a touch of pepper will have you licking your bowl. We won’t tell!

While all of these meals will take you less than 30 minutes to prepare, most of them will take even less! These are perfect for nights when you have practices, games, homework, and bathtime to get done all before 8pm and need a delicious and nutritious meal to whip up without breaking the bank. Give these a try and let us know which one is your favorite! Bon appetit!