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On-the-Go Meals for Busy Families

We get it. Between taking the kids to soccer practice, voice lessons, tutoring, and helping them with homework, there’s a lot on your plate– and that’s not even mentioning someone still has to make dinner. We know you’re busy, so we’ve rounded up easy, kid-friendly, and nutritious meals that are perfect for busy families like yours. Bon appétit!


Broccoli quesadillas

Quesadillas are a favorite with kids of all ages! Adding broccoli (and any other veggies you like!) is a great way to turn this tasty dinner into a balanced, nutritious meal.

Sweet potato and broccoli frittatas

The best part about this recipe is how many frittatas it makes– it’s perfect for meal prepping, saving you loads of time during the week.

Mason jar instant noodles

Another “set it and forget it” meal that couldn’t be easier. Put your noodles, broth, and veggies of your choosing into a mason jar until you’re ready to eat!

Salsa verde enchilada pies

It looks like a complicated meal, but really just needs you to prep your ingredients and put them in the air fryer.

DIY taco night

Taco night is a staple in many households. A customizable meal that can be enjoyed by even the pickiest eaters!

Sweet potato veggie burgers

Meatless Mondays can now be something your whole house looks forward to.

Chicken rissoles

This easy recipe containing wholesome ingredients is s versatile. It can be used in place of chicken nuggets, or as a protein in salads, pasta dishes, and more!

Originally posted 2024

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