2 Weeks of Weeknight Dinner Ideas for Busy Moms


When back to school season starts, it feels like it takes a superhero to juggle everything on your to-do list. From grocery shopping, menu planning and cooking, to school pickups, practices and homework, moms have a lot to do! (and really does that list even scratch the surface of your daily life???) 

We’ve collected some of our best time-saving recipes, featuring our favorite flavor-packed SUNSET® products.  With 10 easy and delicious meals planned, that’s one less thing on your to-do list!

Week 1:

rm_AngelSweetChili-445x297Angel Sweet® Chili 

Start your week with a classic, hearty, fan-favorite meal: chili!  Packed full of veggies, meat and beans, this is the perfect make-ahead meal that you can make in your slow cooker and is ready to enjoy the minute you get home. 


Wild Wonders® Rainbow Ravioli 


Somewhere over the rainbow, there is cheese, stuffed in pasta, surrounded by tomatoes, and more cheese on top!!  This delicious combination, of some of the most perfect food items on earth, will be a new family favorite before they’re even done eating.


Zima® and Black Bean Quesadillas


What is the best solution for a mid-week slump?  A fast and easy dinner... and our tasty Zima® and Black Bean Quesadillas are just what you need!      


Sweet Twister® Mac and Cheese rm_SweetTwisterMacNCheese-445x297

#MomHack This easy-to-create cheesy, creamy, classic is a fun and flavorful way to incorporate extra veggies into your meal and can be made in big batches to take you throughout the week.

Wild Wonders® Pizza Bianca WildWondersPizza_CROPPED_001-slice-445x297

It’s Friday!  Step one: celebrate...you made it through the week!  Step two: throw away that old take out menu!  Step 3: Whip up this flavorful pizza instead.. And since it only takes five minutes to prep, you’ll have it in the oven faster than it takes to order delivery!  


Week 2:

 Za’atar Grilled Yore™ and Viola Bake YoreEggplantZucchiniBake_001-445x297

What better way to start the week than with a tasty #MeatlessMonday meal!  As an added bonus, this recipe is a one pot meal and leaves you with plenty of leftover spice for future recipes!         


Minzano® Stewed Broad Beans Minzano_StewedBroadBeans_Cropped-1-445x286

At the start of the week you need something so easy that it practically cooks itself. These tasty one-pot stewed broad beans are filled with protein and fiber, making it a healthy and easy meal that you’re family will love!   


Quick Flavor Bombs® Ramen rm_quick-flavor-bomb-ramen

This drool worthy dish is simple to make, bursting with flavor, and a fun way to mix up your meals...it’s the equation for the perfect weeknight dinner solution.


Zima® Southwest Cobb Salad Cobb-Salad-040-2-445x411

Bursting with fresh flavors, this salad is the stuff dreams are made of. Each bite is filled with healthy flavorful ingredients that you’ll love and plenty of nutrients that will love you back!


SUNSET® Sweet Pepper Stir Fry rm_StirFry-445x297

Ready to stir up a flavorful weekend?  Our Sweet Pepper Stir Fry is a great way to end your week. With a little bit of spice and a little bit of sweet, it has everything you need to end your week on a flavorful note.    


With so many flavorful ideas, you’re ready to tackle dinner for two weeks!  Don’t tell anyone, but we’re a little excited for Monday to roll around. Let us know which recipes you tried and which ones you loved the most! 

Submit Comment

Learn More on
Get Cooking With Roger Mooking