What family doesn't love tacos, and what mom doesn't love a good slow cooker recipe? This recipe is the best of both, and as a bonus, calls for less expensive chicken thighs that can withstand hours of slow cooking without losing their texture.
My kids don't agree on much when it comes to what they like for dinner, but one exception is fried shrimp. This recipe mimics their crispy exterior, but because they are baked instead of fried, they're a much healthier option.
An Italian twist on the classic mac 'n' cheese, this hearty casserole features creamy tomato sauce and five varieties of cheese. With an easy, five-minute prep, you'll have dinner on the table in less than an hour.
This hearty chili is tempered by the surprising addition of apple cider, which makes it a very kid-friendly dinner. Easy prep and rotisserie chicken make it mom-friendly too.
Every home cook needs a great roast chicken recipe up her sleeve. Not only is this one beautiful to look at, but it fills your home with the most amazing aroma of garlic, lemon and rosemary. Larger chickens typically have more flavor than the tiny broiler
Even the pickiest eaters love pasta -- especially pasta topped with scrumptious meatballs and cheese. Use extra-lean ground turkey and whole wheat pasta to make this recipe extra healthy, and let the kids have fun helping you shape the meatballs.
Soothe seasonal sniffles with this easy and comforting chicken soup recipe. Use rotisserie chicken for the quickest results, and fill the pot with lots of veggies to make it extra healthy.
Lovers of Julia Child will recognize her classic Boeuf Bourguignonne in this recipe, but this sped-up version is tailored to the time-pinched cook. A perfect family meal, it's great for entertaining guests—and tastes wonderful made the day before.
This simple pot pie makes delicious use of all those turkey leftovers, and the cheesy biscuit crust is perfect for sopping up all the flavorful sauce. Use chicken if you don't have turkey -- the result is just as good.
Served with a salad and warm, crusty bread, risotto makes for a wonderfully cozy dinner. Healthy butternut squash lends nutrients to this version, and kids can help out by keeping the pot stirred.
Try branching from jarred marinara with this easy, tasty carbonara recipe. Filled with chunks of bacon and fresh squash, it's rich and delicious. The kids will love it; they may even eat all their vegetables!
You don't have to spend all day simmering to get great soup. High quality stocks and a few cheats combine to make this sumptuous Italian favorite.
The plump sausages impart wonderful flavor to the chicken, making it deliciously tender and savory. Serve with a salad, then spread the roasted garlic cloves on warm, crusty French bread for a hearty supper.
You can make four small or two large pizzas from this classic, crowd-pleasing recipe. The kids will have a blast helping you stretch out the dough and design each pie (shown here, just prior to baking) — making it a true family dinner event.
Featuring healthy and budget-friendly ground turkey, this Asian-inspired meal is easy to make and fun to assemble. Serve it as a lettuce wrap or spoon over steamed rice for a more filling meal.
This yummy recipe gets a boost in flavor and nutrients from butternut squash. The sweet, bright orange cubes balance the chili's spice. Use ground turkey for an equally flavorful but lower-fat version.
Store-bought rotisserie chicken helps speed up the prep time for this deliciously cheesy casserole. Use the dark meat and save the white meat for later, or lower the fat content by using chicken breasts.
Slow-Cooker Chicken Tacos
Crispy Baked Shrimp with Creamy Lemon Dressing
Pasta with Five Cheeses
Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken
Turkey Meatballs with Tomato Sauce
Easy Chicken Noodle Soup
Bacon, Mushroom and Beef Stew
Turkey Pot Pie with Cheesy Biscuit Topping
Butternut Squash Risotto
Pasta Carbonara with Zucchini
Italian Meatball Soup
Chicken and Italian Sausage Bake
Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps
Chili with Butternut Squash
Chicken Tortilla Pie
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