Popular Family Weekly Dinner Ideas

When you’re feeding a family, it can be hard to please everyone! Here are some favourites that you can cook on repeat and keep the whole family happy.

CHICKEN SCHNITZEL

Who doesn’t love a chicken schnitzel? This classic never goes out of style! Serve with salad, coleslaw, potato bake or steamed vegetables for a super delicious dinner. If you have leftover chicken, it’s great on a sandwich or salad for lunch the next day.

SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE

Spaghetti bolognese is an all-time favourite! This easy recipe has hidden veggies for extra nutrition. Serve this sauce with your favourite pasta and garlic bread.

CHICKEN FAJITAS

So many of our community said their family favourite meals were Mexican. These chicken fajitas are easy to make and taste delicious.

SALMON POKE BOWL

This versatile meal option tastes just as good as it looks. Either serve up the bowls as works of art or put everything in a turntable or serving dish so everyone can help themselves.

NACHO POT PIE

Many of you said your family loved nachos. This is a great Friday night option that is really filling and appealing to kids!

SLOPPY JOES

This childhood favourite is easy to make and always popular. Serve it up on hamburger buns or brioche and you have a perfect movie night dinner. 

CHICKEN NUGGETS

Many families out there love chicken nuggets! This recipe is a nice one with extra flavour and a crisp finish. Serve with chips, salad or eat them just as they are.

ROAST LAMB

This scrumptious Sunday night favourite is filled with warming flavours. Try the Thyme and Garlic Lamb Leg Roast recipe.

MACARONI CHEESE

When my kids were little, this was always a favourite and not much has changed! Mac’n’cheese has great appeal for both kids and adults. This recipe includes bacon, giving it extra taste.

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