Fifteen Back to School Dinners Everyone Will Love

Even though back-to-school sales have been popping up for weeks with many kids starting classes well before Labor Day, make no mistake, summer is still with us. In many areas of the country, temperatures continue to soar making getting back into the swing of planning and cooking meals and prepping lunches and snacks for the school year seem daunting. For the moment, let's tackle the weekly dinner challenge. You can stay out of the fast food lane and minimize what you spend on frozen convenience food dinners by relying on my kid-tested and grown-up approved Back to School Dinner Favorites. And more good news! Many of these recipes can be prepped ahead according to your schedule.

Complete Back to School Collection with more yummy dinners + breakfasts, lunches and snacks

Featured Back to School Dinner Recipes

These super-simple recipes lets you get dinner on the table FAST while satisfying even the pickiest of eaters. And with after-school and evening activities ramping up quickly, time-crunched parents like you will welcome “clean” tasty meals you can count on. No kids at home? My Back to School Dinner Recipe Collection contains fun and tasty recipes for busy adult schedules as well!

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3 Responses

  1. Thank You, this is a delicious collection of back to school recipes. This will be so helpful and a great way to get organized with recipes on hand. YUM! Sharing.
  2. I want to try all these recipes, Linda! I just can't decide which one to try first! Everything looks so delicious - perfect for back to school or just the fresh start September brings. Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful post with us at Hearth and Soul and for all your support and encouragement. Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!
  3. What can I say Linda! Your recipes are always rockin', healthy, chock full of flavors and colors! These look amazing! ♥