Dinner Ideas

Dinner Ideas

Get easy delicious dinner recipes, 30 minute meals, 4 to 7 ingredient dinners and family friendly dinner ideas, from our families to yours.

Whether you need ideas for tonight or are planning in advance, we've got you covered. We made meal planning easy with weeks of free meal plans with recipes. Use our quick, easy and family friendly meals to plan ahead for stress fee suppers.

Pressed for time (or just don't want to spend hours in the kitchen)? Check out the 30 minute meals. These aren't 30 minute entrees, or recipes that take 30 minutes to prepare. They're entire meals that go from kitchen to dinner table in 30 minutes without sacrificing taste.

Need simple satisfying suppers? Try the 4 to 7 ingredient dinner recipes. These fast and easy meals let you enjoy your family time instead of spending it in the kitchen.

Every recipe has been tested and served on our family dinner tables . We hope your family enjoys them as much as our has.

If you're looking for a great selection of family dinners for beginners and even more experienced cooks, you've come to the right place. You can also get a new dinner idea daily on our Think Dinner Facebook Page.

Date Night Dinners
Elegant Entrees

Elegant Entrees

These are the memorable recipes for those special occasions. An anniversay, birthday or maybe just a date night without the kids...any one of these dishes will help make your evening a night to remember. From Simmering Scampi to Sizzling Steak, your luxurious feast awaits.

A Meal to Remember



Chicken Recipes
Chicken Recipes

We have all your favorite family chicken dinner recipes.

Easy Chicken

Quick & Easy Dinner
30 Minute Meals

From entree to sides, dinner is done in 30 minutes or less.

30 Minute Meals

8 Weeks of Menus
Easy Dinner Recipes and Menus

8 weeks of free family dinner plans with easy recipes included.

Easy Dinner Recipes


Fast Family Dinners
4 to 7 Ingredient Dinner Ideas

With a few ingredients, a homemade dinner is easy.

4 to 7 Ingredients

Sunday Dinner Ideas
Sunday Dinner Ideas

Mama Shirley's recipes are old-fashioned family meals.

Mama Shirley's Best

Healthy Family Meals
Healthy Dinner Ideas

Healthy is simple and delicous with our family dinners.

Healthy Dinners


Belly Filling Chili
Best Chili Recipes

The best chili recipes for a hearty meal.

Chili Recipes

Grilling Recipes
Barbecue Recipes

Great dinners from the grill.

Barbecue Recipes

One Dish Dinners
Casserole Recipes

Easy one dish dinners everyone will love.

Casserole Recipes


Slow Cooker Suppers
Crock Pot Recipes

The greatest slow cooker recipe stash for an effortless dinner.

Crock Pot Recipes

Easy Recipes
Easy Recipes

Easy recipes from appetizers to decadent desserts.

Weekday Recipes

Freezer Meals
Freezer Cooking Recipes

Have delicious dinners ready to heat and eat.

Freezer Cooking


Kids Friendly Dinners

Kids Favorite Dinner Recipes

These are the kids favorites, meals that even adults will love.

State Fair Corn Dogs

Pepperoni Chicken

Ranch Tenders

Dr. Pepper Sloppy Joes


Easy Family Dinners

Favorite Dinner Recipes

The most popular dinner recipes over the last 14 years on Moms Who Think.

Chicken Alfredo

Meatloaf Recipe

Lasagna Recipe

Easy Pulled Pork



Healthy Dinner Ideas

Use the free 8 weeks of healthy weekly meal plans we put together, along with our Healthy Recipes section for an easy way to plan your family's dinners.

Even your picky eaters will enjoy these delicious dinners while getting nutritious meals at the same time.

8 Weeks of Healthy Dinner Menus

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Simple Dinner Recipes

Whether you don't like to cook or don't have the time, you can have flavorful dinners with easy to find ingredients.

12 Simple Savory Dinners


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Quick and Easy Family Dinner Ideas

These are our most popular, pinned and "liked" recipes. They're the only recipes you'll need when you want dinner fast.

15 Easy Family Dinners


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Bread Bowl Potato Soup
Easy Chicken Parmesan


Shrimp Dinner Ideas

Shrimp is versatile, healthy, and absolutely delicious. Try it with one of our 16 recipes to add variety and superb flavor to this wonderful main dish.

From scampi to slow cooker, you'll find the perfect way to make and enjoy this seafood favorite.

16 Dinner Recipes with Shrimp

Shrimp 16 Ways


Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

Chicken can be a dowdy dinner companion. Give boring chicken a show stopping makeover with 10 tantalizing recipes.

10 Easy Chicken Favorites


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Soothing Soup Recipes

When the chill of winter or the storms of life come rolling in, comfort can be found in a steamy bowl of homemade soup.

7 Soul Soothing Soups


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Muffin Pan Dinners

10 Muffin Pan Dinners

 Dinner can be hand held and fun when you make it in a muffin tin. Because they're so portable, they're fantastic for lunches too.


We also tested each recipe in double batches for the big eaters in the family and they all made a very hearty dinner.