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Easy Weeknight Meals for Busy Families

Here are a collection of fabulous family friendly recipes that all take an hour or less.
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Even if you love to cook, it is easy to fall into a dinner time rut. Who knew that families insist on being fed every single night? The nerve!

Never fear, here are a collection of fabulous family friendly recipes that all take an hour or less -- perfect for weeknights when you are left scratching your head wondering "What's for dinner?"

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Don't forget that other great options include Crockpot recipes. Check out my 28 Family Friendly Crockpot Recipes post for great ideas.

If you prefer to eat grain-free, check out my post on grain-free recipes to try.

And as always, check out my blog for more recipes and other posts at MerryAboutTown.com!