We're taking weeknight meal planning off your plate with a menu filled with 20 fast, fresh, mix-and-match recipes plus 4 desserts.
Ready to find one part of your life to relax for the next 4 weeks? Follow our Month of Simple Suppers Challenge and you can make dinner without much time or effort. We've planned out all the meals and put together your weekly grocery list. You just have to put it together and get the family around the table. The recipes are designed to be quick and easy, but full of flavor. You'll even have some leftovers for lunches.
Week 1, Monday: Creamy Chicken Alfredo Casserole
Recipe: Creamy Chicken Alfredo Casserole
This creamy baked pasta calls for an entire package of baby spinach. Now that's one delicious way to eat your veggies.
Tuesday: Greek Meatballs with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce and Rice
Reserve 12 meatballs and 1 cup cucumber-yogurt sauce for stuffed pitas to serve for dinner the following night. Simply reheat 12 meatballs; stuff 3 into each of 4 warm pita bread halves. Add lettuce, tomato, and red onion; top with cucumber-yogurt sauce.
Wednesday: Sheet Pan Flank Steak, Greens, and Yukon Gold Fries
Prep this sheet pan supper in the morning and, when you get home from work, you'll have dinner on the table within an hour.
Thursday: Winter Vegetables and Gnocchi
Recipe: Winter Vegetables and Gnocchi
Save valuable time by purchasing pre-chopped fresh butternut squash and frozen pearl onions.
Friday: Sausage Calzones
Recipe: Sausage Calzones
These stuffed pizza turnovers start with a jar of marinara sauce.
10-Minute Dessert: Chocolate Banana Pudding
Recipe: Chocolate Banana Pudding
Banana pudding gets a 10-minute makeover, making it a no-brainer for busy weeknights.