weeknight dinners

Five 30-Minute Dinners for Summer

We know life can get a little hectic in the summer– that’s why Rachael’s 30-Minute Meals are the best thing to happen to dinnertime since sliced bread. We’ve selected five weeknight meals that are perfect for the end of July: they’re flavorful, fresh and easy to prepare. You’ll have plenty of time to spend outside!


Monday, July 20th

Farro Spaghetti with Buttery Tomato Sauce & Farm Spinach


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A Lightened Up Weeknight Meal Planner

We love a fresh and hearty dish that’s still light and springy. Now that it’s mid-April, it’s the perfect time to break out all your greens. This week’s meal planner tastes like spring in a nutshell, so get cracking!


Monday, April 13

Broccoli Rabe Pasta

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Garden Month Weeknight Meal Planner

April is National Garden Month, and there’s no better way to celebrate than to cook with the season’s tastiest produce. These five colorful meals are fast, fresh and super-flavorful — definitely not garden-variety!

Monday, March 30

Herb-Garden Pasta


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Weeknight Meal Planner: 5 Cool Combos!

Getting sick of the old spaghetti and meatballs or teriyaki chicken? Have no fear! This week’s weeknight meal planner is full of fun recipes that combine unique ingredients to create five delicious dishes. So, what are you waiting for? Get cooking!

Monday, October 20th

Brussels Sprouts Pasta

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Quick & Tasty Weeknight Meal Planner

Just because it’s the weeknight doesn’t mean dinner has to be boring. You can make delicious and healthy dinners for your family that don’t take the whole day to prepare, but will still get everyone to eat their vegetables. This week, try some new and exciting ways to incorporate your veggies, like within a pasta sauce, or woven through risotto. All your kids will notice is the outstanding flavor.

Monday, September 29th

Cheesy Mushroom-Kale Risotto


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A Fall-Flavored Weeknight Meal Planner

Fall officially begins tomorrow, and you know what that means: Hello pumpkins, apples, squash and comfort food! To help you transition from bright and sunny summer produce to heartier meals and ingredients, we’ve gathered a weeknight meal planner that lands somewhere in the middle. Plus, we’re helping you use your Italian pantry staples on Wednesday to complete the Love Your Kitchen Challenge of the day!

Monday, September 22

Butternut & Sage Papperdell


Tuesday, September 23

Broiled Miso Steak


Pantry Staple Wednesday, September 24

Bow Ties with Zucchini & Hot Chili Pepper Pesto


Thursday, September 25

Coriander Chicken with Chickpeas and Kale


Friday, September 26

Thai Pork Wrap-Ups


More Weeknight Meals




Asian-Inspired Weeknight Meal Planner

We’re going around the world in Weeknight Meal Planners, and this week’s stop may be the biggest yet: Asia! Show your family that this favorite cuisine can be made at home and will taste just as good as the restaurant (if not better!). All you’re missing is a fortune cookie!


Monday, September 15

Nutty Tofu Noodles

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Five Back-to-School Weeknight Meals

It’s that time of the year again: when days begin to shorten, schedules begin to fill up and dinnertime needs to happen in a pinch. Whether you’ve just sent the kids back to school or you’re graduating from the last of your summer Fridays, ease your way back into hectic days with five easy weeknight meals.

Monday, September 8th

Cheesy Mushroom Enchiladas


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End of Summer Weeknight Meal Planner

As the end of summer approaches, take advantage of all the delicious produce (and your outdoor grill!) with these five fresh and fast weeknight recipes. You’ll have dinner on the table so fast, there will be plenty of time afterwards for s’mores around a bonfire.


Monday, August 25

Chickpea Burgers with Tomatoes

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5 Ways to Celebrate National Sandwich Month This Week

There’s no better feeling than having a full week of delicious, healthy and quick meals picked out for you and your family. So, to make your life easier, we’re recommending our five picks for you to make in the upcoming week. But this week is extra special, because it’s National Sandwich Month. Which means it’s time to celebrate in the only way possible: With five of our all-time favorite sammies ever. Dinnertime just got a whole lot more fun!


Monday, August 11th

Grilled Eggplant and Mozzarella Sandwiches


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