16 Easy Back-to-School Dinners for Busy Families

August 22nd, 2018

By Jennifer Pullman MA, RDN, CSOWM, LDN


Back to school time is here. Kids are slowly starting back to school.  Not only is school in session, but after school activities are starting up again too. You know what this means? Families all over the country will need quick, easy, and healthy meals to get through their busy weeks.


We have put together 16 easy back-to-school dinners perfect for busy families.  Even better these recipes are dietitian approved!


Chicken Tenders


Low-sodium Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas


One-Pot Chicken Florentine


Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry


Grilled Rosemary Chicken



Turkey Burger


Portabella Mushroom Lasagna (Pizza)


Salmon Cakes with Ginger Dressing


Spaghetti Squash Lasagna


Award Winning Turkey Chili


Slow Cooker Ideas



Roasted Pepper Tomato Shrimp Gnocchi Bake


Quick Chicken Taco Cups


Mini Spaghetti Pizza Pies


One Pan Tuscan Chicken


Roasted Veggie Curry Bowl


Jennifer Pullman MA, RDN, LDN has been a practicing dietitian since 2001.  Since 2007 Jen has solely worked with patients undergoing weight loss surgery including Roux Y gastric bypass, lap-bands, and sleeve gastrectomy.  In addition to her work as a bariatric dietitian Jen runs two blogs: www.nourishedsimply.com a general nutrition and recipe blog and www.bariatricbits.com a website dedicated to providing nutrition information for weight loss surgery patients.

Posted by: Jessica DeGore

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