100+ Easy Recipes for Busy Moms

100+ Easy Recipes for Busy Moms

Are you a busy mom searching for easy recipes to serve your family? This list of over 100+ recipes can help!

Easy Recipes

I’m super excited to share that after five years of writing and creating here at Mom. Wife. Busy Life, I have written and shared over 100 recipes for busy moms like you!

One of the biggest struggles as a busy mom is getting food on the table during busy times. In between school drop off and pick up, sports events and other extracurricular activities, errands, appointments, and more, I understand that struggle. As a mom of three kids – ages 11, 8, and 3, I know the feeling of trying to do it all and still try to feed your family a nice meal through it all.

When you count up the amount of times we feed our kids, it adds up BIG! There’s breakfast, snacks, lunch, snacks, dinner time, and maybe one more snack before bed. It can seem like a never ending task to come up with meal ideas that make everyone happy.

My goal here is to share our recipes from this website all in one place to make your meal planning easier. I divide the sections up into the following: Dinner, Side Dishes and Appetizers, Breakfast, Lunch, Desserts, Snacks and Food Art, Holidays, Smoothies, Beverages, and finally I share a few links to more meal ideas.

I hope you find something useful and helpful from this list. Come back to let us know which recipes you try and enjoy as a family!

Dinner Recipes:

Easy Cheesy Baked Ziti

Easy Cheesy Mexican Casserole

Quick and Easy Chili

Easy Cheesy Baked Spaghetti

Slow Cooker Taco Soup

Spicy Beef Nachos

Cheesy Beefy Quesadillas

Biscuit Pizza

Cheesy Pizza Rolls

Spicy Grilled Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Sloppy Joe Stuffed Crescents

Bacon Macaroni and Cheese Muffins

Cheesy Baked Zoodles

Black Bean Burgers

Lollipop Chicken

Buffalo Chicken Stir Fry

Pork Carnitas Tacos

Veggie Pizza Bars

Mexican Layer Dip Taco Boats

Southern Sweet & Spicy Ribs

BBQ Bacon Cheeseburgers + BBQ Chicken

Side Dishes and Appetizers:

Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread

Sheet Pan Garlic Herb Potatoes

Easy Oven Roasted Potatoes

Southern Cornbread Dressing

Air Fryer Corn on the Cob

Bacon and Cheddar Cornbread

Coca-Cola Baked Beans

Spinach Artichoke Parmesan Dip

3 Ingredient Chili Cheese Dip

Seven Layer Dip Cups

Black Eyed Peas with Bacon

Sauteed Cabbage with Bacon

Sauteed Squash and Zucchini

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos

Sausage and Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapenos

Roasted Veggies and Sausage

Cucumber Tomato Onion Salad

Tomato and Avocado Garlic Bread Bites

Easy Salsa

Easy Guacamole

Maple Glazed Carrots

Strawberry Salad

Breakfast Recipes:

Sausage and Cream Cheese Pinwheels

Strawberry Walnut Oatmeal

Easy French Toast

Birthday Pancakes

Lunch Recipes:

Chicken Salad Croissant Sandwich

Quick and Easy Meatball Subs


Lemon Cookies

Honey Cookies

Apple Cinnamon Roll Pie

Banana Bread

Banana Pudding with Caramel

Banana Grahams

Chocolate Banana Ice Cream

Frozen Chocolate Chip Banana Bites

Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Bites

Fruit and Nut Frozen Yogurt Bites

Poppy Seed Lime Bites

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Triple Berry Pie

Chocolate Pudding Pie

No Bake Mini Chocolate Pudding Pie

Strawberry and Blueberry Pudding Cups

Strawberry Ice Box Cake

Strawberries and Cream

Peaches and Cream Milkshake

Low Carb Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Low Carb Lime Cheesecake

Snacks and Food Art:

Reindeer Sandwich Art

Edible Apple Turkey

Chicken Nugget Flower

“Fishing For Goldfish” Lunchbox Idea

Bagel Bite Boats

Back to School Trail Mix

How to Make Popsicles

Stove-Top Popcorn

5 After School Snack Ideas

Holiday Recipes:

Cinnamon Pumpkin Pie

Moist Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Spice Dip

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Christmas Angel Nutter Butter Cookies

Christmas Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Chocolate Oreo Balls

Peppermint Bark

Valentine’s Day Marshmallow Pops

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Red, White, and Blue Jello Cups

Patriotic Parfait

Patriotic Summer Sundae

Pumpkin Shaped Pizza Pockets

Vampire Donuts

Smoothies Recipes:

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie

Strawberry Mango Smoothie

Simple Strawberry Smoothie

Blueberry Lemon and Lime Smoothie

Beverage Recipes:

Vegan Dalgona Coffee

Iced Coffee

Hot Apple Cinnamon Spice Tea

Strawberry Lemon Ice Cubes for Infused Water

How to Make an Arnold Palmer

More Ideas:

50+ Dinner Ideas for Busy Moms

20+ Easy Meals with Chicken

5 After School Snack Ideas

15 Quick and Easy Snack Ideas

20 Valentine’s Day Treats for Kids

Tips for Backyard Tailgating

Summer Backyard BBQ Entertaining Tips

Tips for Picky Eaters

How to Try New Foods as a Family

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