20 Perfect Back-to-School Recipes

It’s Back-to-School time! Parents are rejoicing everywhere! The start of a new school year can be pretty chaotic and it’s not always easy to come up with meal ideas so I’ve rounded up a bunch of my favorites that are really perfect for a quick breakfast, snack, or dinner!

Breakfast/Snacks:

Baked Oatmeal Cups

Baked Oatmeal Cups – Running behind schedule? Take your oatmeal on the-go! These are totally customizable too!

Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal

Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal – This oatmeal is decadent and filling! A treat for the whole family!

PB&J Muffins

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins – These moist muffins are baked with peanut butter in the batter and stuffed with jelly of your choice!

Low-Carb Egg Muffins

Low-Carb Egg Muffins – One of the most popular recipes on this blog, these egg muffins are truly the perfect breakfast. You can customize the fillings and it’s a great way to enjoy a low-carb breakfast when you are in a hurry and for stuffing some protein and veggies in for the kids!

Baked Pumpkin French Toast

Baked Pumpkin French Toast – I know some of you guys are like “Pumpkin already? WTF?!” But seriously, fall is on its way! Plus, pumpkin puree is packed with vitamins! You can do all the prep work for this french toast the night before and just stick the pan in the oven in the morning when you wake up.

Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oats

Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oats – Here’s another great breakfast that cooks in your slow cooker overnight! You will wake up to the most amazing aroma of apples and cinnamon!

Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars – Homemade granola bars are perfect for a quick breakfast or snack. These bars have no-added sugar or butter and you can add in just about anything!

Peanut Butter Banana Snack Bars

Peanut Butter Banana Snack Bars – I don’t know about you guys, but I’m all about any excuse to eat cake for breakfast and these snack bars will satisfy any sweet tooth!

Green Power Smoothie

Green Power Smoothie – Smoothies are always a good choice for breakfast or a snack. This smoothie is packed with spinach, Greek yogurt, and fruit.

Apple Tuna Bites

Apple Tuna Bites – While I certainly wouldn’t eat these for breakfast, these bites are so great for a snack or for a quick and easy lunch that’s also really healthy!

Dinner:

One-Pot Italian Goulash

One-Pot Italian Goulash – This is truly one of my favorites! It’s so simple, but also just filling and comforting! And best of all, you only need one pot to make it from start to finish!

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken – The slow cooker is truly your best friend for weeknight dinners. This BBQ chicken is beyond simple and you can serve it with any easy sides!

Tuscan Meatball Soup

Tuscan Meatball Soup – Another slow cooker recipe that uses your favorite frozen meatballs and includes kale and beans for extra deliciousness and nutrients!

Sweet Potato Chili

Sweet Potato Chili – This chili is vegetarian and vegan so great for Meatless Monday meals, but it’s also ridiculously tasty and hearty!

Chili Lime Chicken Burgers

Chili Lime Chicken Burgers – I’m throwing these burgers on the list because if you are into meal prepping on the weekends like I am, these are great for a quick dinner. I make big batches all at once and wrap and freeze them individually. Serve these with roasted veggies, french fries or tots!

One-Pot Chicken Beans and Rice

One-Pot Chicken, Beans, and Rice – Can you tell I’m a fan of one-pot meals?! Here’s another great one that everyone loves!

Honey Lime Chicken Bowls

Honey Lime Chicken Bowls – Make your own Chipotle bowls right at home! I like to mix mine with quinoa, but you could also use rice. Everyone can customize their bowls however they please!

Skillet Lasagna

Skillet Lasagna – Traditional lasagna can be time consuming to make, but not this easy one-pot skillet version! I haven’t made traditional lasagna once since I came up with this recipe!

Easy Homemade Pizza Dough

Easy Homemade Pizza Dough – Pizza dough is another perfect recipe to prep on a weekend. You can double the batch and freeze them individually and just defrost when you are ready to use it.

orn & Black Bean Taquitos

Corn & Black Bean Taquitos – Everybody loves taquitos and these have the added benefit of being baked instead of fried. I also like these baked chicken taquitos if you’d prefer!

   

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