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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 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

The Ultimate Guide to Roasting Frozen Vegetables

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

Crispy Oven-Roasted Butternut Squash (Paleo, Whole30)

a platter of paleo salmon cakes with cilantro and chimichurri

Paleo Salmon Cakes {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}

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

an overherad photo of fried cabbage with bacon in a skillet

Fried Cabbage With Bacon {Whole30, Paleo, Keto}

a bowl of baked teriyaki chicken with a bottle of teriyaki sauce

Baked Chicken Teriyaki Dinner (Whole30, Paleo, GF)

Bahn Mi – Vietnamese Sandwiches