Now that the kids are back to school, schedules are busier than ever. To help busy families make it through the school year, Taste of Home, the No. 1 cooking magazine read by 16 million people nationwide each month, has put together a few of their favorite family-friendly recipes with easy to find ingredients from local grocery stores.
Spice up the old brown bag lunch, with these fun lunch additions:
- Speedy Lunch Wraps – Perfect for last minute mornings, “this is such a yummy quick lunch,” writes recipe creator Mary Roberts of New York Mills, Minnesota.
- Lunch on a Stick – Sara Martin of Brookfield, Wisconsin thought of an easy, fun lunch all kids will love! Pop some sandwich ingredients on a skewer your kids will “ooh” and “aah” when they open their lunchbox.
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Parents who are pinched on time during the week don’t have to skimp on hearty and delicious dinners. These meals are not only crowd-pleasers, but only take 30 minutes or less to prepare.
- Wild Rice Chicken Dinner – Reader Lorraine Hanson from Independence, Iowa, uses ready-to-serve wild rice to cut prep time. The dish can be made in advance and frozen for a super quick and easy meal.
- Honey Grilled Shrimp – “My husband was given this super-simple recipe by a man who sold shrimp at the fish market. It’s now become our family’s absolute favorite shrimp recipe!” raves Lisa Blackwell from Henderson, North Carolina.
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All of these recipes and more are available at TasteofHome.com.
Taste of Home is America’s connection to the personal recipes of people who cook at home as a way to bring family and friends together, particularly at the holidays. Each year, thousands of people from across the United States and Canada submit more than 40,000 recipes, of which 3,000 are published. Every recipe that is published is carefully evaluated and selected by the Taste of Home Test Kitchen, which ensures that it can be prepared with affordable, everyday ingredients. Taste of Home content is available in print; online at Tasteofhome.com; in books; via digital download on iPad, mobile apps and Kindle; and Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Obtain a subscription at www.TasteofHome.com or on your favorite digital download device.
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