Here, you’ll find endless delicious dinner recipes from my kitchen. Each of these recipes have these things in common:
- No lengthy backstory – just pin and get cooking!
- Fresh ingredients
- Easy assembly and minimal prep
- Kid-approved without sacrificing flavor
Italian Wedding Soup
Nothing reminds me more of growing up than Italian Wedding Soup. Those baby meatballs, even smaller pasta bites of Acini De Pepe. Wedding soup comes from the Italian phrase “minestera maritata” or married soup. It’s the marriage of greens and meat. My kids love this Italian Wedding Soup recipe, including packed up for school lunch!
Nic’s Chicken Cacciatore
This Chicken Cacciatore recipe will remind you of your favorite Italian restaurant, or in my case home. The scent from the fresh herbs intermingled with the veggies and chicken is heavenly, and always gets the family ready for dinner.
Baked Ravioli with Beef
Try a new twist on lasagna or ravioli with this easy family-friendly Baked Ravioli with Beef dish. By using quality ingredients, this dish becomes super simple and absolutely delicious.
Lemon Honey Saffron Grilled Chicken
Lemon honey saffron grilled chicken is a simple recipe that tastes like a gourmet dinner. The only prep is thinking a day ahead to marinate!
Italian Style Burgers
Being Italian means you use basil, fresh mozzarella, and tomato wherever you can – Including on burgers. Here is my go-to Italian Burger recipe.
Greek Style Quinoa Salad
A twist on a traditional Greek Salad recipe – By adding quinoa and arugula we turn this side salad into a full meal!
Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Soup
Creamy chicken soup is an easy way to get a healthy dinner on the table with minimal work! This recipe combines fresh flavors, healthy vegetables, and never turns out mushy!
Traditional Greek Salad
A traditional Greek salad recipe that will have you seeing blue & white! Ultra fresh ingredients, excellent olive oil. That’s it.
Broccolini with Italian Sausage Pasta
Broccolini with Italian sausage pasta might just be my favorite pasta recipe. While I say this about all carbs, this time I might really mean it. It’s a recipe that’s light, flavorful, and textured.
Panko-Parmesan Chicken with a Shallot Lemon Salad
A full family-friendly dinner that’s a go-to for when I have chicken and no idea what to do with it. The chicken is mild in flavor and boasts a crisp crust. It blends perfectly with the tangy notes of lemon in the salad. It’s light, clean, and airy. I serve it with a glass of…
Thai Rainbow Noodle Salad
Thai Rainbow Noodle Salad is a recipe simple to whip up and delicious any time of year. It’s pretty, fresh and full of flavor. Serve with our easy satay chicken or shrimp!
Tandoori Masala Chicken
Hands down the easiest and best Tandoori Masala Chicken recipe – made for those (like me) who do not think they could tackle Tandoori Masala.
Greek Makaronia Me Kima
Makaronia Me Kima is a Greek-style meat sauce that is bold on taste and an instant hit for both kids and adults. The traditional Greek flavor is so unique – Acidity of the tomatoes intermingles with woody cinnamon, red pepper heat, and fresh mint. Make extra of this dish to freeze for easy dinners on…
Top 6 Recipes for Fall
My Top 6 Recipes for Fall. Each recipe has been chosen for easy preparations, ultimate flavor, and peak color!
Bibb Wedge Salad
This Bibb Lettuce Wedge Salad is one I crave. The ingredients you select are most important. It might seem fussy, I know. Just try it, I promise you’ll fall in love.
Meatball caprese is a go-to recipe in my home, one I serve once a month. I always make enough to share with the neighbors – it’s that kind of recipe! Simple to assemble and quick to bake, plan for the kids to join in on the cooking.
10 Fall & Winter Vacation House Recipes
10 vacation house cooking recipes for autumn and winter. Each feature seasonal ingredients you can find while you’re out exploring the destination!
Amber’s 5 Ingredient Squash Soup
Amber’s delicious 5 ingredient squash soup is a hearty and flavorful soup everyone will enjoy! Easy to make and freeze too!
Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
This creamy chicken and rice soup recipe will warm your heart and fill your belly too! Serve with a nice crusty bread or a side of veggies for a full meal.
Sheet Pan Nachos Dinner
Sheet pan nachos are a crazy easy dinner recipe, perfect for cooking in on vacation nights or weeknights. We promise this will be a hit for everyone!
Saffron Cream Chicken Scaloppine
Hands down one of our favorite dishes! Saffron Cream Chicken Scaloppini is a little Italian + a little Moroccan. The saffron adds coveted taste, intoxicating scent and rich color.
Chicken Saltimbocca with Basil
Unconventionally Domestic’s Chicken Saltimbocca. Simple to assemble dish offering light Italian flavor. Serve with a robust salad or veggies.
Simple Slow Cooker Pot Roast
A simple slow cooker pot roast you can prep in the morning and not tend to again until you serve! Fall-apart tender meat and hearty vegetables make for a full meal.
Ultra Yummy & Healthy Sheet Pan Fajitas
Ultra yummy and healthy sheet pan fajitas your family will beg for! One serving = only 10 Weight Watchers points! Bonus there’s only one pan to clean!
Egg Salad that never disappoints!
This egg salad recipe will never let you down! We often make this for dinner and serve with a salad, roasted broccoli or green beans, and a side of cous-cous. It also goes well with our scalloped potatoes!
Who doesn’t love vodka, especially in a sauce. The trick to vodka sauce is simple – minimal vodka + allow it to reduce. Now you have a quick and delicious recipe everyone will have extra portions of!
Italian Girl’s Chicken Parmesan
This Italian Girl’s Chicken Parmesan is as good as it gets! Authentic and simple, this Chicken Parm dish will become a meal time go to!
Mexican Flank Steak
So simple and so good. This delicious marinaded flank steak is a quick and easy recipe and great for entertaining!
Delicious and kid-friendly Sausage Rigatoni, Just the Recipe, submitted by Kari Hoffman of Lake Placid, NY. Her twins are big fans of this yummy dish!
This southern style casserole, Chicken Divan, has been an instant hit in our home for years. The kids can even help with the mixing and measuring!
Steak Pizzaiola is a dish we’ve made for years. Easy and impressive Italian recipe.
Fresh Stuffed Peppers
Super easy stuffed pepper recipe, integrating fresh ingredients over artificial flavors. Make for a healthy and balanced meal the kids will love!
Delicious chicken marsala that’s both a hit for the whole family and company! Fresh rosemary is the key to this healthy dish.
Easy and Delicious Chili
Quick and customizable chili! Make this dish your own by simply switching one item for another. This is a great dish when you’re in a pinch!
Pasta e Fagioli
Pasta e fagioli made simple. Delicious and hearty Italian soup makes for an excellent family meal. Serve with a crusty bread for dipping!
Simple Chicken Piccata
Simple lemon chicken piccata your family and guest’s will ask you to make again and again!
Warm Chicken Veggie Rice Bowl
Quick and easy homemade rice bowl for a healthy meal option for the whole family. Mix ingredients or serve separate for picky eaters.
Sesame Ginger Salmon
Simple, healthy and delicious sesame ginger salmon!
Pot Roast Sliders
Flavorful roast beef topped with creamy chipotle sauce and swiss cheese on a delicious roll.
Grilled Chicken with Fresh Veggie Relish
Super easy recipe we love for both family meals and for hosting guests. The relish adds an unexpected pop to everyday grilled chicken.
Easy Chicken Satay
Simple Martha Stewart recipe for the grill the whole family will love. Our kids request I make this every couple weeks.