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.

All of the recipes have been served on our own family dinner tables, we hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

Chicken Recipes
Chicken Recipes

We have all your favorite family chicken dinner recipes.

Easy Chicken Recipes

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


Easy Family Dinner Ideas

Quick and Easy Family Dinner Ideas

These are our most popular, pinned and "liked" recipes of all time. They're the only recipe stash you'll need on nights you want dinner ideas...fast.

15 Easy Family Dinners

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 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, filling meal.

Chili Recipes

Easy Recipes
Easy Recipes

Easy recipes including breads, meals, sides and desserts.

Easy Everyday Recipes

One Dish Dinners
Casserole Recipes

Easy one dish dinners the entire family will love.

Casserole Recipes


Slow Cooker Suppers
Crock Pot Recipes

Fresh, easy crock pot dinner recipes.

Crock Pot Recipes

Grilling Recipes
Barbecue Recipes

Great dinners from the grill all year.

Barbecue Recipes

Freezer Meals
Freezer Cooking Recipes

Home cooking in a flash.

Freezer Cooking Meals


Side Dishes
Easy Side Dish Recipes

Make every meal shine with our family favorite side dishes.

Easy Sides

Easy Dessert Recipes
Dessert Ideas

These are all the best sweet endings to the perfect meal.

Dessert Ideas

Kid Friendly Dinners
Kids Favorite Dinner Recipes These are the kids favorites, meals that adults love too.

State Fair Corn Dogs

Pepperoni Chicken

Ranch Tenders

Dr. Pepper Sloppy Joes

Easy Family Dinners
Favorite Dinner Recipes Moms Who Think's most popular dinner recipes over the last 14 years.

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

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

Quick and Easy Family Dinner Ideas

These are our most popular quick and easy recipes. They're the only recipes you'll need when you want dinner fast.

15 Easy Family Dinners

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

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

Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

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

10 Easy Chicken Favorites

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


Low Carb Dinners

55 Low Carb Dinners

 One of the hardest things about following a low carb diet is incorporating it into your family dinnertime. We gathered 55 of the best family-friendly low carb dinners from around the web along with a few of our own.

You don't have to give up family mealtime, and you don't need to cook different meals to follow a low carb plan. These are delicious recipes the entire family will love.

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.


Main Dishes and More

Main Dishes and More

Start saving time and money in your kitchen with these easy family-friendly recipes, packed with flavor.

Easy Recipes

Dinner Ideas

Chicken Recipes

Crock Pot Recipes

Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast Casseroles

Make a mouthwatering breakfast recipe or an easy, delicious breakfast casserole to turn any day into a special day.


Soup, Salads and Sides

Soup, Salads and Sides These great soups and side dishes go with everything from elegant holiday meals to a weeknight pot roast.

Soup Recipes

Side Dishes

Salad Recipes

Healthy Dinner Choices

Healthy Dinner Recipes


Healthy Dinner Recipes

Healthy doesn't mean bland with these delicious homemade dinner recipes.

Begin or maintain a healthy lifestyle for your whole family tonight.



Dessert Recipes

Dessert Recipes

Dessert Recipes

Get a delicious dessert for every occasion.

Pie recipes, cookies, cakes, fudge, cheesecake recipes and Mama Shirley's favorites all make wonderful happy endings.

Kids Recipes

Kids Recipes


Kids Recipes

Our Kids Recipes are easy to make and fun for kids of all ages. They're perfect for teaching beginning cooking and kitchen skills.



Pot Luck Casserole Recipes

Casserole Recipes

Casserole possibilites are endless, making it even easier to prep a hearty dinner with ingredients you have on hand. Try some of our family classics for easy one-dish dinners.

Casserole Recipes

Stock Your Freezer

Freezer Recipes

We’ve all been there before, it’s getting late in the afternoon and you’ve realized there isn’t anything for dinner. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. That’s where this section will come in handy for you.

Freezer Cooking Recipes






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