• By Jessica DeGore
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  • August 14, 2019

PA Bloggers Favorite Back to School Recipes

It’s that time of year! We are mid-August which means the kiddos are heading back to school very soon! One of the questions I get asked most by parents (and everyone really) is what are quick and healthy weeknight dinner recipes. So I’m rounding up our PA dietitian bloggers personal favorite back to school recipes!


Cheesy Pasta Primavera from Dietitian Jess

This recipe comes from my blog, dietitianjess.com and is something I make almost weekly in one variation or another- pasta and veggies! My favorite version includes goat cheese but other cheeses could be substituted to make it more kid friendly.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pocket Pizza from Pro Nutrition Counseling

The little ones will love this simple and delicious recipe that they can help make!

Chicken Florentine from Nourished Simply

One pot recipes for the win! Sun-dried tomatoes in this recipe help us cling on to the end of those summer days!

Homemade Taco Bowls from Teaspoon of Spice

The kids will love seeing these come together and will be able to top them however they please!


Chewy Granola Bars

A great breakfast or snack for anyone on the go!

Energy Bites from Leslie Bonci 

Perfect for fueling student athletes this recipe is posted below:

½ cup honey roasted peanuts
½ cup roasted sunflower seeds, shelled
2 cups mixed raisins/craisins 
1.5 cups dry oats
2 cups Crispy rice cereal
1 cup peanut butter ( creamy or crunchy)
¾ cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Directions: Combine peanuts, sunflower seeds, dried fruit, oats, and Crispy rice cereal in a large bowl. In another bowl combine peanut butter,  honey and vanilla.. Stir until mixed and add to the dry ingredients and stir well. Roll into balls about the size of a quarter and put on cookie sheets, Can freeze until firm.

Meal Prep Burrito Bowls by Dietitian Jess

Meal prep is such a great option for busy weeknights filled with kids- this one


Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas from Nourished Simply

Low Sodium and super speedy makes for weeknight perfection

Do you have any back to school recipes that you love?!