• By Jessica DeGore
  • In August
  • August 22, 2018

16 Easy Back-to-School Dinners for Busy Families

By Jennifer Pullman MA, RDN, CSOWM, LDN

 

Back to school time is here. Kids are slowly starting back to school.  Not only is school in session, but after school activities are starting up again too. You know what this means? Families all over the country will need quick, easy, and healthy meals to get through their busy weeks.

 

We have put together 16 easy back-to-school dinners perfect for busy families.  Even better these recipes are dietitian approved!

 

Chicken Tenders

 

Low-sodium Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

 

One-Pot Chicken Florentine

 

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

 

Grilled Rosemary Chicken

 

 

Turkey Burger

 

Portabella Mushroom Lasagna (Pizza)

 

Salmon Cakes with Ginger Dressing

 

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

 

Award Winning Turkey Chili

 

Slow Cooker Ideas

 

 

Roasted Pepper Tomato Shrimp Gnocchi Bake

 

Quick Chicken Taco Cups

 

Mini Spaghetti Pizza Pies

 

One Pan Tuscan Chicken

 

Roasted Veggie Curry Bowl

 

Jennifer Pullman MA, RDN, LDN has been a practicing dietitian since 2001.  Since 2007 Jen has solely worked with patients undergoing weight loss surgery including Roux Y gastric bypass, lap-bands, and sleeve gastrectomy.  In addition to her work as a bariatric dietitian Jen runs two blogs: www.nourishedsimply.com a general nutrition and recipe blog and www.bariatricbits.com a website dedicated to providing nutrition information for weight loss surgery patients.