I have a confession to make: Dinnertime is always a struggle for me!  I’ve been getting tired of the few tried-and-true recipes that I have for busy nights and I went looking for quick and easy dinner recipes for the family on the go.

Easy dinner recipes for the family on the go

Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes for the Family on the Go

I never know what to make for dinner that is quick and easy, but still delicious.  We are a very busy family, as I’m sure most families are. Between sports, music lessons, scouts, school activities, etc, we are always on the go.

Here are some yummy and easy dinner recipes for families like mine, who spend their evenings running from activity to activity.  I specifically looked for recipes that have little prep time and I can’t wait to try all of these!Easy Dinner Recipes for the Family on the Go

1. 4-Ingredient Bacon Ranch Chicken Bake | The Pinning Mama
2. Pulled Chicken Tacos with Pineapple Salsa | Dinner at the Zoo
3. Taco Bell Mexican Pizzas | Domestic Superhero
4. Grilled Key Lime Chicken Wings | This Silly Girl’s Life
5. Pork & Broccoli Stir Fry | Glue Sticks & Gumdrops
6. One Pot Bruschetta Pasta | Savory Experiments
7. Easy Shepherd’s Pie | Cincy Shopper
8. Paleo One Pan Italian Chicken | Just Us Four
9. Cheesy Tater Tot Cowboy Casserole | The Gracious Wife
10. Easy Hobo Dinner | Busy Creating Memories
11. 15-Minute Ground Beef and Bean Tostadas | Hot Eats and Cool Reads
12. Homemade One Pot Cheeseburger Macaroni | Spend with Pennies
13. Creamy Mac and Cheese with Veggies | Marty’s Musings
14. Patty Melt Grilled Cheese | Mama of 3 Munchkins
15. Quick & Easy Turkey Sliders | Sunshine and Hurricanes
16. Perfect Chinese Noodles | Erren’s Kitchen
17. Ramen Noodle Casserole | Amanda’s Cookin’
18. Hurry Curry Chicken | Mom Less Mom
19. Easy Chicken Pad Thai | The Lean Green Bean
20. Quick & Easy Beef Burrito Skillet | Baby Loving Mama
21. Bacon Lettuce Avocado Tomato Chicken Salad Wrap | Love Bakes Good Cakes
22. Sriracha Beef Lettuce Wraps | Kalyn’s Kitchen
23. Quick & Easy Pecan-Crusted Dijon Salmon | Kalyn’s Kitchen
24. Beef Taco Skillet | Restless Chipotle
25. Easy Spaghetti Bolognese | Erren’s Kitchen
26. Buffalo Chicken Bake | The Pinning Mama
27. Quick & Easy Ground Beef Stroganoff | Food Folks and Fun
28. Tex Mex Zucchini Boats with 10-Minute Salsa | Home. Made. Interest.
29. Quick & Easy Chicken Fried Rice | Feeding Big
30. Creamy Mushroom Spaghetti | Erren’s Kitchen
31. 5-Minute Wonton Soup | The Lemon Bowl
32. Easy Chicken Teriyaki | The Gracious Wife
33. Easy Mexican Mac n Cheese | I Love My Disorganized Life
34. Lemon Chicken Rice Soup | Life a Little Brighter
35. Barbecue Bacon Chicken Bake | The Pinning Mama

Easy dinner recipes for familes

What is your favorite easy dinner recipe for the family on the go?

If you have busy mornings like I do, check out these Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes:

Easy Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes

Are your kids tired of sandwiches for lunch?  Try these easy lunch ideas kids will actually love!

easy lunch ideas kids

And you have to eat dessert after dinner (At least some of the time)! Here are a few of my favorites: 

Lemon Bars Recipe

Old-Fashioned Lemon Bars

marshmallow brownies sq

Chocolate Marshmallow Brownies