The weekdays are always busy for working parents. When you get home from a day of work, the last thing you want to do is prepare a big meal. Yet, cooking at home is the best way to keep you and your family eating healthy. When you have an exhausting day and are ready to order take out, keep in mind, you can still make healthy meals with little effort.
Give these healthy and quick weeknight dinner recipes a try:
1. Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup
Chicken noodle soup is a delicious meal for those cold winter nights. Plus, it’s a flavorful way to get in a few servings of vegetables. After you prepare the ingredients, simply place them into the slow cooker before you leave for the day. It’ll be all ready to serve once you get home.
2. Buffalo Turkey Burgers
If you love buffalo sauce, you’ll really love eating these turkey burgers. Turkey is a healthy lean meat that is quick to cook. The broccoli coleslaw filled and carrots in this recipe is a sneaky way to get kids to eat vegetables (and actually like them). You can make these tender burgers in a matter of minutes!
3. Baked Crispy Chicken Parmesan
Mmm crispy chicken Parmesan… it’s definitely a popular menu item at restaurants. You can make this delicious dinner taste just as good at home! Chicken is another lean meat and can be made in a variety of ways. Baked chicken is healthy and still has that crispy breading we all crave. It only takes about 20-30 minutes to bake.
4. Spinach Lasagna Rolls
Lasagna is perfect for family dinner night. Are you trying to encourage your kids to eat more spinach? Make these spinach lasagna rolls. The rolls are quick to prepare. They take about 40 minutes to bake, but that takes little effort on your part. After you prepare the lasagna rolls, just pop them in the oven and relax.
When it comes to cooking healthy meals, it doesn’t have to be a huge task! Just pick out your favorite easy recipes and set them aside for those long days when you just don’t feel like cooking for hours. Enjoy!