Food & Drink

15 Dinners to Make When You Don’t Feel Like Cooking


You’ve just gotten home from a long day of work, and the last thing you want to do is cook a meal for dinner. We’ve all been there, and we’ve all turned to just ordering food or boxed mac and cheese instead. However, there is hope for still being able to cook something delicious when you really don’t feel like it. One pan, one pot, and sheet pan meals, slow cookers and instant pots, and of course, simple classics are all great options for quick and easy meals. Here are 15 ideas for what to make when you can’t be bothered to put effort into cooking:  

One Pan Meals


1. One Pan Chicken Bruschetta


2. Honey Mustard Salmon and Veggies Sheet Pan Dinner


3. Orange Tofu and Edamame Stir-Fry




4. 20 Minute Cherry Tomato Basil Angel Hair Pasta


5. Skillet Chicken Penne Pasta


6. Easy One-Pot Pasta Primavera




7. Easy Ground Beef Tacos


8. Easy Chicken Tacos

Source: Isabel Eats


9. Roasted Cauliflower Tacos


Breakfast for Dinner


10. Sheet Pan Breakfast Bowls (Bonus: Also a one-pan meal!)

Source: Love & Zest


11. Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Tostadas


12. Egg English Muffin Breakfast Sandwich

Source: Averie Cooks


Slow Cooker or Instant Pot

Prepare beforehand so you don’t have to worry about it on the night of!  

13. Vegan Chipotle Black Bean Chili


14. 30-Minute Taco Soup


15. Creamy Chicken Wild Rice Soup


What is your favorite thing to make for dinner on a night that you don’t feel like cooking? Share it with us in the comments!