Your day was hectic, your kids are hungry, and your other half innocently asks, “Hey, what’s for dinner?” Sounds like a typical weeknight to us! Our Easy Any-Day-of-the-Week Family Recipes roundup is packed with six healthy, easy weeknight dinner recipes to help you conquer at least some of the chaos any night of the week. Meatless Mondays just got a whole lot better!
Make dinner easy all week long with these simple, fast vegetarian meals. From healthy soup and salads, to comfort foods like grilled cheese, to make-ahead meals like our vegan meatball subs, these eight healthy, easy weeknight dinner recipes will make your day.
And with easy make-ahead and freeze options, you won’t just have an answer about what’s for dinner—you’ll have them going back for seconds, too!
Easy Meatless Meatball Subs
Healthy pantry staples like chickpeas and black beans make this dish satisfying because they’re packed with fibre and plant-based protein. But hearty beans don’t do all the healthy lifting in this recipe—nutrient dense sprouted whole grain breadcrumbs bring even more goodness to the table. So you can feel double the gratification in serving a tasty meal that’s just as nutritious as it is easy to make!
Fast Vegetarian Pizza Tray Bake
The best recipe for busy weeknight dinners or a satisfying snack! Picky eaters (and their parents) can breathe a sigh of relief with this easily customizable recipe. So top your plant-based pizza the way you like it! This recipe offers more than just a fast and filling healthy meal your family is sure to love. It’s also a great opportunity to clear out your fridge, pantry, or freezer.
10-Minute Toaster Quesadillas
We know what you’re thinking: won’t an ooey-gooey quesadilla make for an icky-sticky toaster? The hack here is all in how you fold the tortilla. Ready in 10 minutes or less, this afterschool snack or weeknight meal is quick to make, easy to clean, and deliciously nutritious!
Creamy Caesar Salad with Garlicky Croutons
Turn your tasty, toaster quesadillas into a full course meal with the addition of this super easy side dish. Foodie influencer Erin Ireland knows a thing or two about to-die-for taste, so we made a riff on her classic creamy Caesar salad dressing and upped the ante with garlicky Organic Sprouted Power™ Multigrain croutons.
Crunchy and Bright Chickpea Fajitas
Fajitas add some fun to even the dreariest Monday because of their great DIY factor. Everyone will eat their veggies thanks to our softly-spiced and grilled mix. And the chickpeas in this healthy, easy weeknight dinner recipe add protein and crunch that’s sure to satisfy. Wrap them up in our Sprouted Power™ Whole Grain tortillas with some avocado.
Hearty High-Protein Lentil Sloppy Joes
Kids will love the gushing goodness. You’ll love the quick-to-make answer to weeknight dinner woes. This healthy, fast-cooking lentil sloppy joe recipe is a tomatoey tummy-filler that comes together in 40 minutes or less! Made with high-protein lentils, Sprouted Power™ Sprouted Whole Grain Burger Buns or Sprouted Power™ The Big 16 bread, and healthy pantry ingredients, this dish can be served now or frozen for future weekday chaos. So double the batch and get your sloppy joe face on!
Rustic and Savoury Tuscan Bread Soup
There’s nothing better than tomato and basil soup after a long day. (Especially in dreary weather!). We’ve whipped up a hearty version with budget-friendly crushed tomatoes that’s thickened with a surprise ingredient: Sprouted Power™ Steady Eddie bread! Topped with vegan parmesan, this soup is sure to satisfy. (Picky kids? Add extra cheese and call it Pizza Soup!)
Spinach & Artichoke Grilled Cheese Sandwich
How do you make a classic kid- and adult-friendly grilled cheese that’s melty, toasty, delicious, and healthy? Use ooey-goey spinach and artichoke dip as your inspiration! Mix up frozen spinach, artichoke hearts, plant-based cream cheese and shreds and spread it between slices of our Sprouted Power™ Mack’s Flax bread before grilling. This healthy, easy weeknight dinner recipe is quick to whip up from freezer and pantry staples so you don’t have to squeeze a trip to the grocery store into your schedule.