weeknight meal planner

Kick Off November with 5 Comforting Weeknight Meals

Get your oversized sweaters and stretchy pants out of storage–it’s officially comfort food season! From now until spring, we’ll be cooking up hearty stews, roasting veggies and baking until even our mixers are tired, and we want you to do the same! But comfort food doesn’t mean you need to slave away in the kitchen all day. These five dinners are quick enough for a weeknight but cozy enough for a relaxing evening by the fire. Get ready to bundle up!


Monday, November 2

Chickpea Soup

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The 2nd Annual Pizza Month Meal Planner

Here at Every Day with Rachael Ray, we really love pizza. And since October is National Pizza Month, we really love October! Last year, we gave you five delicious pizza-inspired recipes that you could make during the week, and we’re back for a second year with new recipes to whet your whistle. So get ready for a week full of crust, sauce and cheese. And if that’s not enough for you, we’ve got dozens more recipes on our site.


Monday, October 5

Broccoli Rabe Pizza Bread

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Feel Like a Kid Again with These Five Back-to-School Weeknight Meals

Getting in the back-to-school groove can be tough, especially when it comes to getting dinner on the table. You want something quick and easy that will satisfy any picky eater but also keep the adults full. Luckily, Rach has dreamed up some delicious dinners that are kid- and grown-up-approved. Plus, they’ll be on your table in just 30 minutes! That’s what we’d call an A+ meal.

Monday, September 7th

Zucchini and Corn Chili

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5 Weeknight Dinners to Cool You Down

Fact: it’s hot outside. But you still need to eat dinner and it still needs to be delicious. These five meals will keep your body temp low and your excitement high. Now how’s that for a cool dinner?!


Monday, August 10

Cold Pasta alla Norma

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Five Handheld Dinner Ideas

It’s summertime and the living’s easy. And the only thing easier than eating a delicious dinner is doing it silverware-free! We’ve got five delicious recipes that go way beyond your typical sammie–and licking your fingers is encouraged!


Monday, July 27

Corn & Poblano Quesadillas with Warm Salsa Verde

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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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5 Flavor-Packed Meals to Enjoy This Week

Are you ready for a week full of meals that are jam-packed with flavor and fun? These five dinners are quick to put together and oh-so delicious. And whether you’re cooking for two or ten, your dining partners are sure to ask for seconds.

Monday, July 6

Happy Fried Chicken Day! Do-Ahead Fried Chicken

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Five Dinners to Celebrate Picnic Month

It’s only fitting that National Picnic Month falls in July: the sun is shining, vacations are planned and everybody is in full summer mode. But why save some of the best dishes of the season for that special occasion? Here’s how you can turn dinnertime into a picnic of its own with these five delicious meals.

Monday, June 29

Green & Gold Quinoa Salad


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Five Weeknight Dinner Salads You’ll Love

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: summer dinners should be light, flavorful and full of fresh produce. Have you been feeling a bit lacking in the crunchy department lately? That’s where we step in, with five flavorful salads, each one more exciting than the next. Just throw all the ingredients together in a big beautiful bowl and voila! Dinner is served.

Monday, June 15

Mexican Chopped Salad

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Grill-Your-Heart-Out Weeknight Meal Planner

Happy June! We’re kicking it into high summer mode this week with five dinners that are meant for the grill. So get your seasonal veggies ready, your patio furniture dusted off and your charcoal nice and hot. It’s officially grilling season.


Monday, June 1st

Grilled Pizza Three Ways

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