Let’s Make Quick and Easy Dinner Tonight

If you have 30 minutes and these staples (mostly from Trader Joe’s) on hand, you can make quite impressive dinner tonight. Here is a round up of semi homemade quick and easy dinner recipes that are delicious, use only few ingredients, and are bursting with flavor. Good dinner awaits.

Sausage Peppers Onions and Potatoes Skillet

My take on the classic Italian sausage, onions and peppers skillet made with zesty arugula and comes together in one pan!

Get the easy recipe here.

easy baked eggplant parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana Stack

Premade eggplant patties make this an easy dinner you can have ready in just under 30 minutes. The eggplant parm stack is brightened with fresh basil. To make this a healthier option serve over a bed of arugula for a zesty and fresh flavors.

Get the easy weeknight recipe here.

shrimp fried rice semi homemade

Shrimp Fried Rice

Prepared rice, vegetable medley and frozen shrimp make this semi homemade almost better than take out version.

To make this healthier, try cauliflower rice instead.

Get the recipe details here.

pesto grilled shrimp pasta

Pesto Shrimp & Spinach Chive Linguine

Pesto is always in our fridge, for this exact recipe. Delicious, easy and tastes homemade without much fuss!


Make it tonight, find the recipe here.

easy semi homemade recipe with chicken and orzo from Trader Joe's

Chicken Meatballs with Orzo

Pre-made chicken patties get a makeover as meatballs. Paired with orzo, kale and sun dried tomatoes for extra flavor and easy weeknight meal.

This one is a weeknight staple and perfect for takeaway lunch too.

Find the recipe here.

greek style meatballs

Mediterranean Inspired Meatball Skewers

Feta cheese and fresh mint leaves make these mediterranean inspired meatballs a perfect, low-carb weeknight meal.

Pair with pita bread and a fresh cucumber and tomato salad.

Find the details for this recipe here.

Trader Joe's plant based meal ideas

Veggie Burgers Salad Recipe

Our favorite veggie burger makes for a quick and easy lunch, the black bean patty is filling and delicious. Pair it with a fresh salad and top with avocado for a healthy and quick meal.

Get the full recipe here.

cold weather lunch ideas

Warm Protein Bowl with Chickpeas & Turkey

The ultimate comfort food made with quinoa, ground turkey and roasted chickpeas for powerful and delicious semi homemade quick and easy dinner recipes.

Quick Homemade Chicken Soup

This quick homemade chicken soup recipe comes together in under an hour and you can pick up all of the ingredients at Trader Joe’s. I make this soup almost weekly because my entire family loves it.

It’s also great to pack for lunch on cold days.

Find the recipe details in this post.

shrimp scampi recipe

Skinny Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Way less butter and spiralized zucchini noodles make for the most delicious skinny shrimp scampi recipe for an easy weeknight dinner.

Make it tonight with these directions.

creamy chicken recipe for easy weeknight meal

Creamy Chicken Skillet with Sun Dried Tomatoes & Spinach

This creamy chicken with sun dried tomatoes and spinach is an easy weeknight meal that should definitely be on a weekly rotation and your go-to chicken dinner recipe.

Find the details in this post.