When you have kids, the day gets away from you a lot easier. Mornings brim with chaos and are spent trying to awaken, dress and prepare kids for school. You get them out of the door just in time to make it to work without being late. Then instead of some after-work reprieve, it’s practices, rehearsals, and oh yeah, dinner.
There may not be enough hours in the day, but there’s no cancelling dinner. So, we’ve gathered our favorite recipes that take just 10 minutes or less. Save these easy ideas for when you’re in a pinch and need a quick dinner idea handy.
You simply can’t go wrong with a classic sandwich when time is not on your side. In 10 minutes or less, you’ll have two turkey paninis ready for your kids to munch on. Of note is that it’s not your typical turkey sandwich either. This recipe includes Greek yogurt, basil, pepper and Parmesan cheese. This truly is dinner made easy.
Sometimes a pretty presentation is all you need to get the kiddos jazzed about dinner, so this tasty 10-minute recipe is an easy sell. When you’re in a pickle, lunchmeat is just as good served at supper. It takes just 10 minutes to prep and the recipe is so easy, your kids could probably get it done (with supervision, of course).
A festival favorite that takes five minutes to prep and five minutes to cook. That’s dinner made easy, and the kids will love you for it. The recipe yields six, too, so there’s enough to feed the kiddos AND Mom and Dad. You know what they say. Corn dogs at night, parents’ delight!
Ok so this one is going to take about 20-25 minutes to cook, but as promised, you’ll only need 10 minutes to prep! Take turkey, tater tots, mix them with creamy alfredo sauce and serve your kids this tasty Turkey Tots Alfredo Bake! It’s super easy to make, and tater tots tend to go over well with the kids in any recipe.
It’s fresh, it’s colorful, and oh yeah, it takes 10 minutes to make. It’s the perfect pasta salad when you’re in a bind at dinnertime because it’s also packed with protein, ensuring your kids are getting what they need. Broccoli florets, sliced shallots, pine nuts, carrots julienned and bacon bits come together in a beautiful blend full on flavor that your kids won’t soon forget!
So try one of these recipes next time dinner’s looming on a busy day!