I have so many incredible easy dinner recipes for you to choose from that you can cook something new and tasty for weeks! Each of my easy recipes is simple to follow, quick to make, and sure to be a hit with the whole family (even the littlest picky eaters in the house!).

Deciding what to make for dinner every night can be quite the challenge. I try to make it easy by sharing my favorite dinner recipes that I love to make and my family loves to eat. You will find a big range of foods here from slow cooker honey garlic chicken to easy ham and cheese sliders, you will surely find something that you love on here!

I hope that these easy dinner recipe ideas help you make some tasty foods that are exciting and fun. Cooking should be enjoyable and dinner time should be too! These easy dinner recipes for beginners may be just the inspiration you need!

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If you are out of dinner ideas for weeknights, you will definitely find some here. I like to pick a few of these recipes every week, make a grocery list and know exactly what I’ll be cooking every night.

So, next time you are wondering “whats a good idea for dinner tonight?”, just come to this page and you will find your answer! It may be hard to choose which recipe to make for dinner first!

Easy Weeknight Dinners To Make in a Hurry

You do not need to spend hours and hours cooking a homemade meal every night. Dinners should be easy and exciting to make. I always keep that in mind when writing my recipes.

You can also make your weeknight meals fun with some fun paper plates for kids or fancy glasses for the adults. Whatever livens things up is a good idea!

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From kid friendly dinner ideas to delicious gourmet meals for a romantic date night, you will find it all here. Easy dinner recipes is one of my specialties.

Now you just need to decide if you want mac and cheese or easy salmon piccata!

Okay so now it is time to get cooking! Grab your apron, put on some good music, and get ready to make some delicious, easy dinner recipes!

I promise you will find some amazing dinner ideas here at Champagne and Coffee Stains!

Best Easy Dinner Ideas For a Family

I know all about picky eaters. I have quite a few in my house so I know how hard it can be to make a good dinner.

Most of these easy dinner recipes will please everyone. With basic flavors that are tasty enough for adults but simple enough for kids, these recipes are really great.

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What Are Some Easy Things To Make for Dinner?

Whenever I need a really easy dinner, I always pick a pasta dish. There are so many different ways to make pasta and it is something everyone in my family will always eat. Plus, you can put together a pasta meal in just minutes!

Simple chicken breast recipes are also pretty quick. And, anything made in an Instant Pot is always a good idea on a busy weeknight.

My Favorite Kitchen Tools

Here are a few of my favorite kitchen tools that really make cooking enjoyable. Making dinner with these awesome tools makes the whole process easier and more fun.

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Super Easy Dinner Ideas

I hope you love these family-friendly dinner recipes as much as I do. I really make these all the time so they are tried and true!

As always, let me know which recipes you try. I love hearing what you make and which dinner recipes are your favorites (and which ones your kids loved the most!). Happy cooking!

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    Ali Van Straten is the founder and journalist of Champagne and Coffee Stains. She is a Peloton expert, certified running coach and certified nutrition coach. Champagne and Coffee Stains provides information and resources on Peloton Interactive, running and recipes.

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