Rule #266: Back to School Dinner Ideas should be simple, easy, and most importantly, delicious.
These Back to Dinner Ideas are meant to make busy weeknights a little easier for you and your family! We all know how hectic the school year can be, so I hope this little round-up takes something off your plate (or rather… puts something on your plate). On most every recipe’s page, I provide some side dish ideas to accompany your main dish.
Air Fryer Back to School Dinner Ideas
I love our air fryer, so we like to put it to good use as often as possible. It’s easy to clean and lowers on the heat in the kitchen on those toasty evenings.
Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Meatballs couldn't be easier to make or more delicious! The delicious seasonings paired with buffalo sauce make for a zesty dinner that's ready in no time.
Chicken Tamale Casserole is an easy dinner for busy weeknights that's full of sweet and savory flavor that everyone in the family will love! It's also light on the calories, making it a healthy dinner option.
Cheeseburger Quiche is a savory, delicious spin on a traditional quiche mixed with the flavors of a good old fashioned cheeseburger. By using a store bought pie crust, you save yourself some precious time, too!
Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp: An easy recipe that's delicious and light! Marinate the shrimp in a simple marinade for 1-3 hours, then roast the shrimp for 8-10 minutes! That's it! Perfect for a busy weeknight.
This Lemony Boiled Shrimp with Homemade Honey Mustard dipping sauce comes together in just minutes. All you need is some lemons, Creole seasoning, and shrimp! This meal comes together in under 10 minutes, too.
How could I compile a list of dinner ideas and not include slow cooker recipes?
Slow Cooker Cheesy Cauliflower Soup
This Slow Cooker Cheesy Cauliflower Soup Wonder is the stuff of dreams! Not only does it have bacon AND cheddar, but it's made of mostly cauliflower! It's low carb, Keto friendly, allergy friendly, and it tastes like Grandma's potato soup!
This Slow Cooker Pulled Pork couldn't be any easier or delicious! Just rub the seasoning all over, place it on top of onions and garlic, drizzle in some beef stock, and cook for about 12 hours. It's the perfect Texas barbecue staple that's great for a crowd!
I hope this recipe roundup has helped you get ready for the school year ahead! Dinner shouldn’t be a source of stress for anyone. It should be the time of day we’re all able to come together and unwind!