My older son started kindergarten this fall, and despite my attempts at planning, it’s thrown a wrench in our eating habits. Finding time to cook between soccer practices, homework and tending to our newborn is tricky, and all too often we’ve relied on takeout. But now that we’ve settled into our school routine, it’s time to tackle the dinner table.
Fall is a great time to jump into the kitchen again – or for the first time – and we’ve got lots of easy, back-to-basics recipes to get you cooking.
Start off with quinoa. A complete protein, it’s a great meal building block. Add some sautéed vegetables and you’re set!
Baked pasta is an easy and homey fall dish. This version is packed with lots of veggies and is totally customizable based on your pantry.
If you’ve got extra time on the weekend, put together this classic pot roast. After a little bit of prep work, the cooking is hands-off, freeing you up for other tasks. Plus leftovers are perfect for the next day’s lunch.
Fish is ready in a flash, and this simple recipe will make you more confident about cooking seafood at home.
Is there any fall vegetable better than butternut squash? Roasted squash can be added into almost any dish, from tacos to frittatas.
Perfect for kids and kids-at-heart, this macaroni and cheese is better than the boxed version and cooks up just as quickly.