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350 + dinner recipes from healthy whole 30 meals to decadent comfort food and everything in between. Easy dinner ideas for families of all sizes.

  • creamy lemon asparagus pasta in a skillet

    Creamy Lemon Asparagus Pasta

    Creamy Lemon Asparagus Pasta is a 30 minute vegetarian meal that’s cozy and incredibly delicious. I call it comfort food, spring style!…

  • Shrimp Taco Salad in a white bowl

    Shrimp Taco Salad

    Shrimp Taco Salad is a stunning  main course salad with jumbo Mexican spiced grilled shrimp, homemade tortilla strips, house pickled red onions, and all the fixings on a bed of zesty…

  • Quiche Lorraine on a plate with salad

    Quiche Lorraine

    Quiche Lorraine is a lesson in the power of simplicity and the importance of texture in great food. Restrained yet exuberantly luxe at the same time, (how do the French do…

  • Beef and Broccoli Noodle Bowls

    Beef and Broccoli Noodle Bowls ~ these lightning fast stir fry bowls are so vibrant and full of flavor you’d never guess it’s a 30-minute meal!…

  • serving falafel with tahini sauce

    The Best Falafel Recipe

    The best falafel near you? It’s right in your own kitchen! This recipe is crispy on the outside, a moist emerald green on the inside, garlicky, with lots of warm spices…

  • Colorful Firecracker Chicken in a wok with tongs

    Firecracker Chicken

    I love everything about this Firecracker Chicken ~ the vivid peppers, the tender chunks of chicken, and the fiery sweet and spicy sauce ~ it’s so much better than takeout!…

  • Golden saffron risotto with asparagus on the side

    Saffron Risotto with Roasted Asparagus

    Instant Pot Saffron Risotto with Roasted Asparagus is done in less than 30 minutes, and everything about this lovely spring meal is hands off ~ the Instant Pot takes care of…

  • Moroccan Lemon and Cardamom Meatballs 3

    Moroccan Meatballs with Cardamom and Lemon

    Moroccan Meatballs with Cardamom and Lemon are tender cardamom spiced lamb meatballs nestled in creamy lemon tahini sauce. I have a feeling this is going to become your new favorite meal!…

  • spring salmon salad on a white platter with fresh veggies

    Spring Salmon Salad Platter

    This Spring Salmon Salad Platter is an ode to springtime ~ think Easter, Passover, Mother’s Day, or your best friend’s shower. It’s a healthy side of wild salmon served chilled over…

  • Bourbon Glazed Meatloaf

    Bourbon Glazed Meatloaf

    Bourbon Glazed Meatloaf is a tender meatloaf drenched in a sweet ‘n spicy bourbon whisky glaze ~ and definitely not your mother’s meatloaf!…

  • a grilled patty melt with gooey cheese

    Perfect Patty Melts

    Patty melts are the ultimate hot sandwich, with juicy smashed burgers layered with melty cheese and caramelized onions, all grilled up in crisp sourdough bread ~ if you haven’t had a…

  • a pot of stuffed pepper soup

    The Best Stuffed Pepper Soup

    The Best Stuffed Pepper Soup ~ I’m craving comfy soups right now, and this one has all my favorite stuffed pepper flavors in one delicious slurp-able pot ~ with easy low…

  • a tuna melt sandwich, stacked

    Sheet Pan Tuna Melts

    Sheet pan tuna melts are the original from the pantry comfort food, with a sublime mix of flavor, texture, and temperature. My tuna melts are made in the oven, so no…

  • Creamy Lemon Dill Salmon

    Creamy Lemon Dill Salmon ~ an easy dinner that never fails to please. The salmon is succulent because it’s bathed in a creamy wine sauce perked up with lots of lemon…

  • Italian White Bean Soup with Sausage Meatballs

    Italian White Bean Soup with Sausage Meatballs is the coziest dinner imaginable, it’s based on a traditional Mediterranean bean soup with brilliant little sausage meatballs that take no time to make.…

  • A bowl of mapo tofu.

    Weeknight Mapo Tofu

    Weeknight Mapo tofu is a one pan wonder! Tofu with ground pork and green onions in a black bean and garlic sauce with Sichuan pepper has authentic flavor, but simplified just…

  • Creamy Chicken with Wild Rice and Mushrooms ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Creamy Chicken with Wild Rice and Mushrooms

    Creamy Chicken with Wild Rice and Mushrooms ~ this earthy, stick-to-your-ribs chicken thighs and rice skillet is one pot comfort food for a busy weeknight. The whole family loves this meal.…

  • Instant Pot Cheddar Risotto with Fresh Sage in a bowl with fork and sage leaves

    Instant Pot Cheddar Risotto with Fresh Sage

    Instant Pot Cheddar Risotto with Fresh Sage ~ I’m hyperventilating just thinking about sharing this recipe with you  You must try it, the flavor and texture is so luxurious, and all…

  • Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives is a quick and healthy 30-minute meal ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives

    Head to the Greek Isles this week with my Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives ~ this quick healthy meal has it all: juicy shrimp, a silky lemon sauce, and rich, briny…

  • orange tofu with rice, in a bowl

    Baked Orange Tofu

    Baked Orange Tofu ~ who can resist crispy, golden cubes of tofu coated in a glossy, sweet-savory orange sauce? This is the gluten-free, vegan, and EASY weeknight dinner you need right…

  • Eating a bowl of Japanese chicken katsu curry

    Japanese Chicken Katsu Curry Bowl

    Japanese Chicken Katsu Curry is a golden coconut vegetable curry paired with crispy fried chicken cutlets, all in a fluffy rice bowl. This is pure comfort food, Japanese style.…

  • Overhead photo of a bowl of Jamie Oliver's Easy Sausage Carbonara with fork and napkin

    Jamie Oliver’s Easy Sausage Carbonara

    Jamie Oliver’s Easy Sausage Carbonara is my latest 5-ingredient, 30 minute meal obsession and gives spaghetti and meatballs a whole new meaning. Yes it’s simple enough to memorize, but don’t worry,…

  • 15 Noodle Bowl Recipes for the New Year

    15 Noodle Bowl Recipes inspired by iconic bowls from Japan, China, Thailand, Korea, Vietnam, and Indonesia. Rich flavorful broth, amazing noodles, and piles of colorful, healthy toppings make these the 15…

  • Eggs Benedict Quiche with Hollandaise Sauce

    Eggs Benedict Quiche with Hollandaise Sauce ~ this brilliant hack lets you enjoy your favorite luxury breakfast in easy sliceable form ~  complete with little chunks of Canadian bacon and a…

  • Mushroom and Brie Soup ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Mushroom and Brie Soup

    Mushroom and Brie Soup is a classic creamy mushroom soup kicked up a notch with lots of luxurious Brie cheese. It’s perfect for a cozy dinner on the couch or a…

  • Easy Pasta Bolognese Recipe

    My Easy Pasta Bolognese Recipe is a classic Italian meat sauce that’s comforting and SO satisfying! It gets even better as it sits in the fridge, so plan to make a…

  • wine braised short ribs on polenta

    Wine Braised Short Ribs

    Wine Braised Short Ribs over creamy polenta rivals the best restaurant meal. The beef ribs cook low and slow in wine and aromatics that create an insanely flavorful gravy. Put away…