Easy Recipes for Busy Families


As a busy mom of four, I know all too well the struggle that is feeding a big family. Whether we’re talking about meal planning, doing the grocery shopping, preparing the food, or simply gathering the family around the table, feeding a growing family is no easy task. That’s why I’m always on the lookout for easy recipes for busy families. And when I find a recipe our family loves, I share it here so I can find it again and so other busy families can try it, too.

easy recipes for busy families

The following is a compilation of easy recipes for busy families organized by type:

I’ve also included some meal planning and preparation resources for busy families.


Easy Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Families

We have a number of favorite crockpot chicken recipes, but those aren’t the only easy crockpot recipes we make over and over again.

easy slow cooker recipes for busy families

Here are our favorite slow cooker recipes that take less than 20 minutes to prepare:

Crockpot Coca-Cola Chili

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Wings

Easy Slow Cooker Chili

10 Quick and Easy Crockpot Recipes

Slow Cooker Coca-Cola BBQ Pork Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken and Biscuits with Green Beans

Creamy Cheesy Crockpot Chicken and Rice with Broccoli

50 Slow Cooker Recipes

Chicken Crockpot Nachos

Crockpot Pizza Pasta Bake

Slow Cooker Hawaiian BBQ Chicken

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken and Rice Burritos

Slow Cooker Recipes

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Easy Dinner Recipes for Busy Families

easy dinner recipes for busy families

Tortilla Lasagna

10 Minute Beef Stew and Noodles

Quick and Easy Burrito Bowl Recipe

Christmas Wreath Personal Pizzas

Easy Chicken Dinner Ideas

Chicken and Rice Stir Fry

Busy Family: Easy Meals

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Easy Breakfast Recipes for Busy Families

easy breakfast recipes for busy families

Frozen Yogurt and Fruit Pops

Banana Oatmeal Muffin Recipe

Easy Egg Casserole

Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Blueberry Baked Oatmeal

Quick and Healthy Breakfast

Sunrise Smoothie Recipe

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Easy Dessert Recipes for Busy Families

easy dessert recipes for busy families

Coca-Cola Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip and M&M Cookies Recipe

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

7UP Raspberry Sherbet Punch

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Microwave Caramel Corn Recipe

Dirt Cup Recipe

Sweet and Sour Frozen Fizzy Pops

Fruit Bar Slushies

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Easy Side Dishes for Busy Families

easy side dish recipes for busy families

Chili Cheese Dip Recipe

Homemade Applesauce

Quick and Easy French Bread Recipe

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Meal Planning and Preparation Resources for Busy Families

meal planning resources for busy families

Meal Planning Tips for Busy Moms

12 Freezer Friendly Meals from Aldi

Eat at Home Weekly Dinner Plans

My FreezEasy

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