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Weeknight Cooking Recipes

Pressed for time after work/school and need to rush off to various activities? I have some speedy weeknight meals that will get you out the door with a happy and full belly. From Crispy Oven-Fried Gnocchi and Veggies to 10-Minute Instant Pot Bruschetta Chicken to One Pan Teriyaki Chicken Dinner, you’ll be on your way in a flash.

a bowl of zoodles with greek turkey meatballs and basil

Greek Turkey Meatballs – Glutenfree Meatballs {Whole30, Paleo,Keto}

a plate of greek chicken thighs with roasted potatoes and salad

Roasted Greek Chicken Thighs {Whole30,Paleo,GF}

a bowl of roasted shishito peppers with a bowl of dipping sauce

Blistered Shishito Peppers {Whole30, Paleo, Vegan}

a paleo frittata in a cast iron skillet with greens and onion

Whole30 + Paleo Frittata {Dairy-Free, GF, Keto}

a plate of air fryer cauliflower with onion, salt, and tomatoes

Air Fryer Cauliflower {Whole30, Paleo, Vegan, Keto}

Two bowls of whole30 + paleo french onion soup with thyme

Whole30 + Paleo French Onion Soup (Dairy-Free)

a bowl of chicken and cauliflower with tomatoes

Pesto Chicken and Cauliflower {Whole30, Paleo, Keto, DF}

A hand holding a lettuce wrapped pork fajita with peppers and onions

Sesame Sheet Pan Pork Fajitas {Whole30, Paleo, Keto, GF}

skillet fried potatoes in a cast iron skillet with rosemary and ketchup

Whole30 Potatoes – Skillet Fried Potatoes {Whole30, Gluten-Free, Vegan}

a white bowl with sheet pan sausage and veggies

Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies {Whole30, Gluten-Free}

two bowls of instant pot paleo beef and broccoli with hot sauce

Instant Pot Paleo Beef and Broccoli {Whole30, Paleo, GF}

a plate of gluten free lasagna on a grey cloth

Meatless Gluten Free Lasagna (GF, Vegetarian)

chopsticks holding noodles over homemade ramen noodle bowls

Homemade Ramen Noodle Bowls

four different dishes from roasting frozen vegetables

Roasting Frozen Vegetables {How to Roast Frozen Vegetables}

Two bowls of oven-roasted butternut squash with chimichurri sauce on a white board

Crispy Butternut Squash {Paleo, Whole30, Vegan}

a platter of paleo salmon cakes with cilantro and chimichurri

Paleo Salmon Cakes – Baked Salmon Patties {Whole30, Paleo, Keto, GF}

An chicken stuffed instant pot sweet potato on a plate with tomatoes and herbs

Chicken Gyro Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes (GF)

homemade red lobster cheddar bay biscuits in a basket with a blue linen

Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits From Scratch

fried halloumi with tomatoes and zoodles in a bowl

Fried Halloumi With Bruschetta Zoodles (Keto, Vegetarian)

Five-Minute Sesame Snow Pea Recipe

Basil Thai Chicken With Zoodles in a bowl with chopsticks

Basil Thai Chicken With Zoodles (Whole30, Paleo, GF, DF)

a bowl of whole30 bruschetta chicken with basil and a fork

Whole30 Bruschetta Chicken Recipe (Paleo, Whole30)

Healthy Orange Chicken {Whole30, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Keto}

fried gnocchi and roasted veggies in two white dishes with a gray cloth and blue glass of water on a wooden background

Crispy Oven-Fried Gnocchi and Veggies