Dinner Plans

Dinner Plans

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When it comes to figuring out what's for dinner, weekly meal plans and ideas from EatingWell's food and nutrition experts make meal prep and cooking easier.

 
7-Day Meal Plan: Quick 20-Minute Meals

Dinner Tonight, Lunch Tomorrow

7-days of delicious dinners, plus ideas for turning leftovers into easy lunches for the work week.

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7-Day Energy-Boosting Dinner Plan

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When you need a little pick-me up, skip the sugar-laden energy drink that can lead you to crash and burn. Instead opt for natural energy-boosting foods and strategies.

How to Meal-Prep a Week of Healthy Family Dinners on Sunday

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On any given weeknight in my household, at precisely 6:05 p.m., there is a flurry of activity all within 7 square feet of our kitchen island.

7-Day Dinner Plan: Cook Once, Eat Twice

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Being strategic with your weekly dinner menu can seriously help cut down on time spent in the kitchen and make weeknights easier.

7-Day Meal Plan: Our Best Budget Dinners to Save You $130 This Week

Cooking more meals at home is a sure way eat healthy and cut down on total food costs to save you big bucks over the course of the year. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American family spends upwards of $7,000 on food annually, with 43 percent of that total (or roughly $3,000) going toward restaurant and takeout meals. And with a dinner out costing anywhere between $12 and $30 per person (or an average of $21), it doesn't take long for the bill to add up.

7-Day Budget Meal Plan & Shopping List

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When you're trying to stick to a budget, meal planning and cooking at home can help you save some serious cash. In this 7-day meal plan, recipes use cheap and easy-to-find ingredients to create delicious dinners for less than $3 per serving. With Americans spending, on average, $7,023 (or 12.5 percent of income) to feed a family of four annually, making more budget-friendly meals is key to cutting down on total food costs.

5 Secrets to Getting Dinner on the Table No Matter How Busy You Are

Get out of your weeknight dinner rut with these essential meal-planning strategies from The Dinner Plan cookbook.


My family is busy. Really busy. And I bet you can relate. No two nights are the same: Ice hockey practice, choir rehearsals, board-of-ed meetings, a friend's birthday dinner, math tutor, guitar lessons, a dog that needs to go to the vet. It's a miracle that the kid doesn't end up getting checked for fleas while the dog strums "Blackbird." Add making dinner to the mix and you've got a recipe for extreme frustration.