• Bambina Diaries

Quick and Easy Meals

We know that many of you amazing moms are looking for quick and easy meals to prepare for your families during the latest COVID-19 crisis. So, we wanted to share some of our favorite recipes and to make it easy we are organizing them by popular food items in your fridge or freezer, quick meals under 10 mins, crockpot and instant pot meals, as well as kid favorites and meals with leftovers.


If you have any additional meals you have enjoyed in the past and would like for us to include, please message us on Instagram @bambinadiaries. We hope that these meals help you as you are planning what to cook or prepare over the next few days.


xoxo,

Krys + Maddy



Meals by Protein:

Chicken https://www.areinventedmom.com/easy-weeknight-chicken-spaghetti/

https://www.campbells.com/kitchen/recipes/15-minute-chicken-rice-dinner/

https://www.crazyforcrust.com/spicy-chicken-dinner/

https://www.food.com/recipe/easy-easiest-chicken-dinner-ever-159348

https://iwashyoudry.com/last-minute-chicken-recipe/

https://gimmedelicious.com/quick-easy-15-minute-chicken-pasta/

https://www.cookinglight.com/recipes/weeknight-lemon-chicken-skillet-dinner

https://www.carolinaalacarte.com/blog/chicken-rice-amp-broccoli-casserole


Ground Beef https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/15-minute-meat-loaf/

https://www.lecremedelacrumb.com/mexican-beef-and-rice-skillet/

https://www.readyseteat.com/recipes-Cheeseburger-Pasta-Skillet-6976

https://themom100.com/recipe/cheesy-ground-beef-quesadillas/

https://www.hiddenvalley.com/recipe/taco-soup-with-ranch/

https://www.hiddenvalley.com/recipe/easy-keto-meatballs/


Seafood

Rosemary Citrus Shrimp Tacos https://bit.ly/2vrB1iZ

https://www.acouplecooks.com/shrimp-dinner-ideas/

https://fitmencook.com/fish-in-bulk-4-quick-easy-recipes/

https://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/oven-baked-fish-sticks

https://fedandfit.com/2-easy-seafood-grilled-foil-packet-dinners/

https://damndelicious.net/2016/04/30/baked-lemon-butter-tilapia/

https://www.eatingbirdfood.com/quick-and-easy-balsamic-salmon/


Vegetarian

Margarita Pizza - https://bit.ly/39YSgHl

https://amindfullmom.com/easy-creamy-taco-bake-meatless/

https://simplegreenmoms.com/week-night-veggie-lomein/

https://www.hiddenvalley.com/recipe/vegetarian-ranch-bean-chili/

https://www.hiddenvalley.com/recipe/roasted-vegetable-pizza-with-ranch/

https://www.thekitchn.com/25-thirty-minute-vegetarian-meals-for-busy-weeknights-241553


Prep and freeze for later:

https://delightfulmomfood.com/chicken-freezer-meals-easy-meal-prep/

https://www.brit.co/quick-easy-make-ahead-meals-recipes/

https://ifoodreal.com/healthy-freezer-meals/

https://www.heynutritionlady.com/filling-the-freezer/

https://happymoneysaver.com/easy-freezer-meals/

https://www.loveandlemons.com/freezer-meals/

https://www.brit.co/freezer-friendly-dinner-recipes/

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/freezable-family

https://weelicious.com/freezable-toddler-meals/


Pantry Meals:

https://tasty.co/article/hannahloewentheil/recipes-using-pantry-items

https://www.taste.com.au/recipes/collections/pantry-recipes

https://weelicious.com/well-stocked-pantry/

https://wearychef.com/recipe/pantry-enchilada-chicken-skillet-dinner-recipe/

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ree-drummond/pantry-pasta-recipe-2119139

https://togetherasfamily.com/easy-pantry-chili/

https://feelgoodfoodie.net/recipe/one-pot-chicken-rice-vegetables/


3 Ingredient Meals:

https://www.buzzfeed.com/lindsayhunt/easy-3-ingredient-dinners-that-are-actually-delicious

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ChimwDq09A

https://ohsweetbasil.com/quick-easy-3-ingredient-spanish-rice/

https://www.brit.co/three-ingredient-recipes/

https://www.sixsistersstuff.com/recipe/3-ingredient-avocado-salad/

https://www.tasteofhome.com/collection/3-ingredient-recipes/


Quick Meals under 10 Mins:

Chicken Avocado Burritos https://www.lovelyluckylife.com/easy-dinner-alert-10-minute-chicken-avocado-burritos/


https://www.tasteofhome.com/collection/delicious-dinners-in-10-minutes/

https://www.superhealthykids.com/recipes/top-10-ideas-for-10-minute-dinners/

https://www.delish.com/cooking/a53578/10-minute-dinner/

https://www.thekitchn.com/10-minute-dinners-22932001

https://www.foodmatters.com/recipe/10-breakfasts-you-can-make-in-under-10-minutes

https://cookieandkate.com/quick-quesadillas-recipe/

https://homemadehooplah.com/10-minute-simple-egg-fried-rice/


Crock-Pot Meals:

https://thegirlonbloor.com/20-easy-crock-pot-freezer-meals/

https://www.healthy-liv.com/3-ingredient-slow-cooker-salsa-chicken/

https://www.messforless.net/mexican-crockpot-chicken/

https://tasty.co/article/jesseszewczyk/kid-friendly-slow-cooker-recipes

https://www.delish.com/cooking/g4153/slow-cooker-recipes-for-kids/

https://www.tasteofhome.com/collection/slow-cooker-recipes-for-kids/

https://www.familyfreshmeals.com/2017/09/crazy-good-and-easy-crockpot-recipes.html

https://thegirlonbloor.com/15-healthy-slow-cooker-recipes-meal-prep/

https://www.delish.com/cooking/g3849/best-slow-cooker-recipes/

https://twohealthykitchens.com/easy-crock-pot-chicken-burrito-bowls/

https://sweetpeasandsaffron.com/vegan-crockpot-recipes/


Instant Pot Meals:

https://temeculablogs.com/3-ingredient-instant-pot-recipes/

https://www.delish.com/cooking/g3951/instant-pot-recipes/

https://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/g5040/best-instant-pot-recipes/

https://kristineskitchenblog.com/best-instant-pot-recipes/

https://www.brit.co/beginner-instant-pot-recipes/

https://www.familyfreshmeals.com/2017/06/family-friendly-instant-pot-meals.html

https://www.acouplecooks.com/vegetarian-and-vegan-instant-pot-recipes/

https://www.wellplated.com/instant-pot-mexican-casserole/

https://sweetpeasandsaffron.com/healthy-instant-pot-recipes/

https://www.thekitchn.com/instant-pot-spaghetti-264230

https://tastesbetterfromscratch.com/instant-pot-chicken-taco-bowls/

https://detoxinista.com/instant-pot-vegan-quinoa-burrito-bowls/

https://www.365daysofcrockpot.com/3-dump-and-go-instant-pot-freezer-meals/

https://www.idonthavetimeforthat.com/instant-pot-chicken-broccoli-and-rice/

https://www.tablefortwoblog.com/instant-pot-beef-and-broccoli/


Kid Favorite Meals:

Garlic Toast Pizza

https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/garlic-toast-pizzas/


Meatball Pizza

https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/meatball-pizza/


White Cheddar Mac and Cheese

https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/white-cheddar-mac-cheese/


https://www.skinnytaste.com/crock-pot-kid-friendly-turkey-chili/

https://www.yummytoddlerfood.com/recipes/dinner/slow-cooker-chicken-and-bean-tacos/

https://www.forkly.com/for-kids/15-quick-and-easy-dinner-recipes-your-kids-will-love/

https://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/g4772/dinner-ideas-for-kids/

https://www.brit.co/healthy-kids-recipes/

https://easyrealfood.com/kid-friendly-meatballs/