8 Quick Dinners That Taste Better Than Takeout

Avocado Crab Boats

These avocado crab boats are perfect for any occasion, whether served straight from the oven or cold. They pair wonderfully with tortilla chips, beans, or rice, and can easily be packed on ice

Garlic Lime Shrimp

This dish, taught by a restaurant-owning son, features shrimp cooked in a flavorful garlic lime sauce. It's a quick and delicious meal, especially when served over rice, making the most of fresh shrimp.

 Microwave Meat Loaf

Combining the best of several recipes, this microwave meat loaf is ideal for busy nights. It's flavorful, quick to make, and loved by everyone, especially since it only takes 15 minutes.

Grilled Chicken Salad

This refreshing summer salad features grilled chicken and a unique vinaigrette made with blueberry preserves and maple syrup. It pairs perfectly with a fresh baguette and a frosty glass

Lemon Basil Salmon

An easy foil-packet recipe, this lemon basil salmon is flaky and fork-tender, making it a winning dish. It's a simple yet flavorful meal that s sure to impress.

Black Bean Chicken with Rice

This spicy family favorite is quick and easy, made with chicken, black beans, and rice. It's perfect for a weeknight meal, stirred up in a skillet with minimal ingredients.

Chinese Pork Fried Rice

This colorful dish combines tender pork with rice, peas, and carrots. It's a delightful Chinese pork fried rice recipe that brings vibrant flavors and textures to your plate.

Hot Spinach Apple Salad

A light and tangy dressing keeps the spinach fresh and the apples crunchy in this hot spinach apple salad. It s best served with homemade bread for a satisfying meal.