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.
Make dinner easy from Monday to Friday with simple, family-friendly meals you can whip up in a flash. From healthy soup and salads, to comfort foods like grilled cheese, to make-ahead meals like our sprouted lentil loaf, these six fast, 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!
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!)
Creamy Caesar Salad with Garlicky Croutons
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.
Sprouted Lentil Loaf with 3 Easy Sauce Options
This recipe’s make-ahead and freeze convenience is second to none! Your family will be set for weeks when you invest a little bit of time into the sprouted lentils that make this healthy recipe shine. Transform nutritious ingredients into a delicious loaf that will have everyone asking, “Can I have seconds?” Hot tip: Bake this dish in muffin tins! Defrost and reheat these small portions quickly for kid-sized appetites or quick dinners for one or two. They also make a delicious sandwich filling the variety-seekers in your family will love!
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.