By the time you open the cans, this delicious, nourishing soup is half made. Put out little bowls of help-yourself garnishes, and it's a dish fancy enough for company.
This simple lo mein dish can be pulled together in 20 minutes with the help of frozen veggies and straight-from-the-cupboard ramen noodles. With its take-out-inpsired flavor, and easy prep, it's sure to become a family favorite.
These sliders make a quick and easy family dinner, and are also an ideal option for unexpected guests. You can keep ground turkey and buns on hand in the freezer, and double the recipe for a larger crowd.
This quick dish is light and bright and uses ingredients that are usually on-hand. Add a bit of cooked shrimp or grilled chicken for heartier fare.
If you've got salmon and crackers in your pantry, whip up a batch of these zesty, crunchy-crusted salmon cakes. The lemon and dill work to counteract the "fishy taste" that kids sometime complain about, so the cakes end up flavorful but kid-pleasingly mil
A surefire family pleaser, these chicken tostadas are easy to pull together and full of flavor. Use pre-made tostada shells to shortcut this already fast recipe.
Topping the noodles with grilled chicken or roasted turkey breast makes it a more complete meal with virtually no added preparation time. You can also add leftover broccoli or green beans for color and crunch.
A light touch of curry turns simple ground turkey burgers into an exotic dish. Serve these tasty morsels on mini-buns, or with a yogurt dip for a fun finger food treat the kids will cheer.
A great solution for leftover chicken, this savory soup takes only 5 minutes of prep time and less than a half hour of simmering. Serve with cornbread and a bagged salad for a delicious dinner.
Dried cranberries impart both sweetness and tartness to these succulent chicken fillets. Great any time of year, this recipe yields a quick yet elegant dish that's especially perfect for holiday company.
Frozen tortellini and canned chicken broth speed the preparation of this super simple soup. Just add a green salad and soft breadsticks and dinner is on!
A take-off of popular Pasta Puttanesca, this recipe uses easy-to-find canned tuna and green olives in place of the traditional anchovies and capers to yield a kid-friendly dish. Throw it together with your favorite jarred pasta sauce and dinner is done.
This elegant dish is worthy of a dinner party, but so quick to plate and serve, you can drum it up on a minute's notice. Substitute shrimp or pork chops to equally great effect, and serve with black beans and rice -- or quinoa -- for a quick meal.
This quick, no-cook dish makes a nice alternative to garden variety tuna salad. For a fun presentation, try spreading it on lavash bread, then roll it up and cut into pinwheels.
These veggie-packed Chinese pancakes look complicated, but take only 20 minutes to prepare and serve. Use shredded vegetables, wrap the mix in warm tortillas, and top with hoisin sauce, plum sauce or teriyaki sauce.
This healthy twist on traditional tuna cakes gets great flavor and texture from crushed crackers, red and green peppers, garlic powder and soy sauce. Pair with a simple green salad for an easy go-to dinner.
Like tacos, only neater to eat, taquitos have plenty of kid appeal and make a quick and satisfying lunch or dinner.
Sautéing chicken is easy, quick, and limited only by your imagination.
A great way to introduce kids to international food.
Here's a colorful salad packed with a variety of flavors and textures that kids find fun and tasty.
Hurry-Up Black Bean Soup
Easy Chicken Lo Mein
Italian Turkey Sliders with Honey Dijon Mayo
Lemon, Caper and White Bean Pasta
Chicken Fajita Tostadas
Cold Peanut Noodles
Curry-Spiced Mini Turkey Burgers
Chicken Taco Soup
Tortellini and Spinach Soup
Grilled Chicken with Chipotle-Orange Glaze
Tuscan-Style Tuna Salad
Moo Shu Vegetables
Hawaiian Skillet Chicken
Couscous Salad with Turkey
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