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10 Back To School Dinner Recipes

I can hardly believe it’s back to school time again! We have less than 2 weeks before we start, but I know most schools are back in session! Can’t wrap my head around having to start homework and making lunches everyday, lol! I’ve got 13 days to prep myself.

It’s a big transition to start making dinner most of the week so I’ve put together some of my favorite back to school dinner recipes to get you motivated ๐Ÿ™‚ Happy back to school time!

10 Back To School Dinner Recipes 1

Southwest Chicken Chili Mac

10 Back To School Dinner Recipes 2

Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs


Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili Mac

10 Back To School Dinner Recipes 4

The “I Don’t Feel Like Making Dinner” Dinner

10 Back To School Dinner Recipes 5

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

10 Back To School Dinner Recipes 6

Grilled Taco and Lime Chicken

10 Back To School Dinner Recipes 7

Healthy and Hearty Chicken Quinoa Stew

10 Back To School Dinner Recipes 8

Chili Tortellini

10 Back To School Dinner Recipes 9

Slow Cooked Chicken Enchilada Chili over Rice

10 Back To School Dinner Recipes 10

The Best 5 Ingredient Salsa Verde Beef Tacos

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  1. 1

    Great ideas! I don’t have kids, but these are still some quick dinners that I wouldnt mind whipping up for my boyfriend and me after work!

  2. 2

    Great quick and easy dinner recipes, Jenny! Thanks for sharing! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Tieghan says:

    YUM! These all look so good and they are meals my family would eat! YES!

  5. 5
    Maria says:

    Great dinner ideas!

  6. 6

    I love all these ideas…especially the mozzarella stuffed meatballs!

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    Carmen K says:

    These recipes all look great,that is, if you live in the So West. Being from the Northeast, a little So Western food is okay once in a while, but a steady diet of it is not very appealing to us. I’d like to see recipes that are more of a mix from across the country. Just sayin’.

  8. 8

    I don’t have any kids in school but that doesn’t mean I’m not saving so many of these recipes! Thank you!

  9. 9

    thank you for the ideas Jenny- I am freaking about about having to get a great dinner on the table every night!

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    marla says:

    AWESOME ideas for back to school family meals ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. 11

    LOVE fabulous and easy dinner recipes like these!! Perfect ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Chels R. says:

    What a great round-up! These all look great!

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    Gaby says:

    great weeknight meal ideas!!!

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    Ashley M. says:

    All these looks so yummy! Bookmarked!! Thanks for sharing!

  15. 15

    I love all of these perfectly easy, delicious picks! I wanna try them all!

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    Daniel says:

    My favorite back to school recipes aren’t dinner, Jenny. I think gourmet lunch for one (or two!) while the kids are gone is the best!

    I’ll need to try the chili tortellini.

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    Maegan @ The BakerMama says:

    Great line-up of tasty recipes! I think my toddler would eat every single one of these! Thanks for the quick dinner ideas!

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