3 Great “School Night” Meals

Whether you’re a mom of school-aged kids, a student yourself, or just never really stopped thinking of weeknights as “school nights,” getting a fast, healthy meal to the table on these busy nights can be tough. Between leaving work, juggling sports schedules, or simply catching up for the day, it’s tempting to pull into the closest drive through to grab a burger and fries.

But we think dinner can be healthy and delicious without sacrificing a lot of time. Here are three easy “school night” meals to keep you moving.

Nachos Supreme RecipeNachos Supreme

This meal featuring Sweet Chili Riceworks crisps is not only delicious and super easy to assemble, it’s also a breeze to customize to your own personal taste. Add ground turkey, grilled onions and peppers, or even mushrooms or other veggies. Top with lettuce or spinach and this meal is good to go in five to ten minutes!

Salsa Fresca Fajita Salad

Salsa Fresca Fajita Salad

Like the Nachos Supreme, the Salsa Fresca Fajita Salad featuring Salsa Fresca Riceworks crisps is both a snap to put together and suit to your own taste. Add grilled pork or tofu, use spring greens or kale, or sprinkle with golden raisins or chopped apricots. From prep to table, this far-from-boring salad takes just 30 minutes.

Spicy Chili Chicken Crunchies

Spicy Chili Chicken Crunchies

Whether you’ve got kids, or are just a big kid at heart, chicken fingers are a food that are fun, simple and delicious. In this easy recipe, Sweet Chili Riceworks crisps give this classic food a grown up taste.

The prep time for this recipe is quick, and at just 30-35 minutes in the oven, this meal provides the perfect amount of wait time to help with homework, answer those last few emails, or do the last bit of tidying before winding down for the evening.

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Published: Tuesday, September 9, 2014