Simple Back to School Dinners for Busy Families

lulupourBusy moms and dads, listen up! Katy Mann, Indy with Kids, along with her daughter Lulu, have some family-tested and kid-approved meals for your days and nights “on-the-go!” Today, they used some of their favorite ingredients from Tastefully Simple & Pillsbury!

Katy says combine these easy to use extras with your favorite vegetables and meats, and the delicious aromas from your kitchen will call your family to the table without a word!

Here are the recipes!

Bayou Bourbon Meatloaf Recipe
Just six ingredients, ten minutes to prep and only one hour in the oven, this entree will be done before homework time is over.
Quick and Easy Chili (freeze it for cool fall nights)
Use one pot to make it all and then freeze leftovers for future busy nights!
Chicken Pot Pie Kids Love
Kids will eat their veggies plus they love helping with this one!
Easy Sloppy Joes for making ahead
Only seven items needed, five minutes of prep and can be cooked in a slow cooker straight from the freezer!

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