7 Easy Dinners for the Lazy Mom
Are you having a hard time getting dinner on the table? It is always nice to have some easy dinners to whip together on those difficult nights.
Let me tell you, dinner time used to be one of the most stressful times of day for me. Before I started meal planning, my kids would cry and hang on me as I frantically searched the cupboards for something to make. Sometimes, yes, I fed them chicken nuggets out of necessity. Did I feel great about it? NO!
Would I rather have fed my kids something healthier but also serve something fast and easy? Of course!
The lazy mom is always on the lookout for easier ways to do things. In this case, being lazy means working smarter at dinner time instead of waiting for that next “hangry” tantrum from your kids.
What if you could find seven lazy dinners for the week that took only 10 minutes to prepare and still gave your kids a nutritional punch that they SO need for function, growth, and development?
This post offers seven easy meals for the lazy girl, mom, or in some cases dad – depending on who wears the chef hat in your family. Check them out and be on the lookout for more of these lazy dinner ideas that will make your dinner time a breeze!
After a hard day of working or cleaning and for your kids a long day at school, they probably just want some family time and alone time with you. With these simple meals, you will have that extra cuddle time tonight!
Here are seven easy meals for the lazy mom that will only take around ten minutes to make so you can use your time for something better than cooking.
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7 Easy Dinner Meals for the Lazy Mom:
Strength & Sunshine – Eating vegetables for dinner is always a money-saver and this meal is something your kids will eat too! YUM!
10-Minute Vegetable Lo Mein
Love Tafitha – Flatbread pizza is so simple and so easy. I love that she incorporates veggies into the pizza. You are keeping your family healthy with this option!
Flatbread Pizza Recipe
Foodal – Hamburger soup is unique and yummy. If you are looking for hearty meals that will keep your family full but are also quick, easy and healthy than this is a must try!
Quick and Easy Hamburger Soup
We’re Parents – This salad really hits a home-run in my home! My kids love the rotini shaped pasta and it is SUPER easy to make. Try it tonight!
Italian Ham and Pasta
Sarah’s Cucina Bella – Salsa chicken packs flavor and adds a little kick! Use spicy salsa to take it up a notch.
10-Minute Salsa Chicken
Dancing Through the Rain – Shrimp is a great meat alternative and it is so fast and easy to cook. It soaks up all the juicy, buttery and lemon flavors and it is SO low-calorie!
Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp
The How-To Guru – My kids love meatballs and if the recipe is made in a slow cooker I am already in love! Check this yummy recipe out tonight and save yourself some time, while making your house smell wonderful!
Low Carb Crockpot Italian Meatballs – 3 Ingredients & 10 Minute Prep
7 Easy Dinners for the Lazy Girl – 10-Minute Prep Conclusion
What are you eating for dinner this week? If you are short on time, these recipes will not disappoint. Why spend all your time cooking when you can make a 10-minute meal and have more time to relax and enjoy your family. Those hours are precious and kids need momma (or Daddy chef) after school. Give them what they want: A good meal and your time.
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Take care – Sarah
What are your easy go-to meals? Leave me a comment! I would love to hear from you.