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8 Quick and Easy Dinner Ideas For Busy Nights

By aggieskitchen |

Raise your hand if you are feeling the time crunch of the holidays. I can assure you my hand is raised high. Both hands are raised as a matter of fact. It seems like no matter how prepared I felt 2 weeks ago, there are always a ton of things that creep up at the last minute. After spending the day at work or school, followed by shopping, errands and everything else you do day to day, it can be hard to come home to the daunting task of making dinner. I know I haven’t been overly excited lately. But to avoid spending unnecessary money on take-out (and calories for that matter), it’s probably a good idea to try to pull something for dinner, right?

Family Kitchen is full of busy moms, just like you…here are a few ideas that might help you get dinner on the table quickly and easily for those busy nights among us.

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8 Quick and Easy Dinner Ideas

Angel Hair Pasta with Broccoli, Garlic and Cheese

Pasta is a no-brainer when it comes to quick meals. Making it nutritious with broccoli is a bonus!
Make angel hair pasta with broccoli, garlic and cheese


Find more quick and easy dinner ideas on Aggie’s blog!
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Aggie Goodman was a regular contributor to Babble's Family Kitchen. Her staples included some gorgeous dishes — like salmon with tropical fruit salsa or a kicked-up cucumber salad — as well as behind-the-scenes looks at what goes into making them. More of her recipes can be found on her personal blog, Aggie's Kitchen. Read bio and latest posts → Read aggieskitchen's latest posts →

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3 thoughts on “8 Quick and Easy Dinner Ideas For Busy Nights

  1. Jeanette says:

    Nice collection of easy dinner ideas, especially during these busy holidays!

  2. Barbara | Creative Culinary says:

    My hand is up. I’m waving frantically. And I don’t have young kids at home any more!

  3. Julie says:

    I have been wanting to try those black bean quesadillas ever since you first posted them!

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