When the weather gets hot, skip the oven and fire up the stove and make one of the 30 easy dinner recipes tonight that are perfect for stove top cooking!
I don’t think there is anything worse than turning on the oven when it is really hot outside! Thankfully there are tons of great meals you can make whether its grilling outside or using the slow cooker.
Maybe you are doing a kitchen renovation or have moved into a home that doesn’t have a working oven or has no oven at all! And, yes, I have been in both those situations.
There are plenty of one pot wonders and super easy skillet meals to keep your menu filled all week, even if you only have a stove top to work with.
Using frozen stir fry veggies and marinating the chicken the day before or in the morning means there is very little prep work needed for this Thai peanut chicken and veggies rice bowl! The peanut sauce is so good you might just want to drink it!
Pick up some frozen Italian meatballs and put your food processor to work to whip up this really simple lemon pesto sauce that will be ready by the time your spaghetti is done cooking. The bright green color means my kids call it monster green spaghetti.
You can make the meatballs from scratch but save yourself time and pick up plain frozen meatballs from the store. They simmer in a delicious from scratch sweet and sour sauce and are delightful with the pineapple and crisp tender vegetables.
This is my favorite I don't feel like cooking meal that I can have ready in 30 minutes. I pick up a rotisserie chicken and jar of alfredo sauce for the base and usually make the pesto from scratch (although you can always pick up a jar from the store). You can easily customize the rest of the pasta with whatever veggies you have on hand or are your favorite.
Skillet Creamy Lemon Chicken with Cauliflower is a delicious low carb, gluten free one pan meal. Seared chicken in a creamy sauce flavored with lemon and fresh thyme make this a main dish the whole family will love.
Jambalaya is a classic Louisiana dish, taking it’s origins from Spanish paella and French cooking. With rice, chicken, shrimp, andouille sausage and plenty colorful veg, this Creole jambalaya is a flavorful, comforting dish.