Dinner Ideas

We’ve all been there: it’s 5 pm, no plans for dinner, and the family is hungry and cranky (aka hangry). We’re here to tell you it doesn’t have to happen again! We have some recipes, meal ideas, and general tips for keeping yourself prepared and ready for the next SOS dinner!

Pantry chili

Pantry minestrone

Roasted tomato soup + grilled cheese sandwich

Whole grain mac & cheese with frozen peas + protein (nuggets, turkey dogs, fish sticks)

Whole grain spaghetti + Jar of sauce + frozen turkey meatballs

Cheese tortellini (fresh or frozen) + jar of sauce + frozen spinach

Frozen veggie stir fry mix + brown rice

Frozen/shelf stable pizza crust or pita bread + sauce + 2% cheese

Taco night! Ground turkey, taco shells and salsa

Rotisserie chicken + roasted sweet potatoes (or other veggie of choice)

Tuna or chicken salad sandwiches