100 quick and easy dinners that the whole family will enjoy and take 20 minutes or less to make, from the creator of the leading kid-friendly food site Yummy Toddler Food.
You rush home from work, tired but looking forward to sharing a meal with your family. You’re short on energy—but you need to pick a recipe, chop and prep ingredients, and tend to the kids. How are you supposed to juggle these responsibilities and make a meal that everyone at your table actually wants to eat?
Enter Dinnertime SOS, a collection of super-fast, accessible, and delicious family meals that appeal to both kids and parents. As the founder of Yummy Toddler Food and a nationally recognized expert on feeding families well, Amy Palanjian is here to help customize meals for even the pickiest of eaters, sharing recipes the whole family can enjoy together. This is your playbook to make the most of your limited time in the kitchen, embrace quality shortcuts, and ditch the guilt.
With recipes that are all super-fast—we're talking twenty to thirty minutes max—or that can be prepped ahead of time and thrown into the oven, slow cooker or Instant Pot, you'll find everything you need to prepare healthy meals on a budget from a trusted source. Nourishing weeknight dinners include Broccoli Mac and Cheese, Flatbread Pizzas, Slow Cooker Chicken Sandwiches, Instant Pot Burrito Bowls, and the Ultimate Family Charcuterie Board.
This is the cookbook that parents with little kids have been waiting for. With strategies to cut down on cooking time, healthy shortcuts, and meal planning tips, Dinnertime SOS shares tried-and-true cooking advice and recipes to help parents win dinnertime.
About the Author
Amy Palanjian is the creator of Yummy Toddler Food, the go-to resource for busy parents to create meals families swear by. Her expertise was honed over a decade of experience working in print and digital media as the lifestyle director of FamilyFun magazine, a food editor with Better Homes & Gardens, and deputy editor of ReadyMade magazine. Amy lives in Pennsylvania with her family.