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25 Fun & Easy Dinners to Make If You’re Bored With Cooking at Home


Cooking at home is one of those things that’s truly great if you enjoy cooking and is truly miserable if you don’t. And with people still sticking a bit closer to home than they otherwise would, even some of those among us who like to cook are getting a little worn out by the prospect of yet another night that they have to come up with something to make for dinner. I tend to think that when we get like that, the best way to cope (the best way for my to fix my attitude at least) is by throwing the weekly plan out the window (within reason, of course) and compiling one that’s, well, more fun.

If you’re in that same spot, then look no further than these 25 fun and easy dinners to make this week that will shake off the boredom and get you excited about cooking at home once again.


1. Spicy Shrimp and Citrus Salad


2. Unstuffed Pepper Skillet


3. Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Source: Gimme Delicious


4. Lemony Chickpea Quinoa Salad


5. Mole-Spiced Chickpea and Grilled Zucchini Tacos


6. Garlic Basil Shrimp and Grits

Source: Pinch of Yum


7. Mini Bell Pepper Loaded Turkey “Nachos”

Source: Skinny Taste


8. Miso Chicken


9. Creamy Pasta Pomodoro


10. Fresh and Simple Thai Salad


11. Jerk Salmon with Pineapple Salsa


12. Spicy Bacon Fried Rice


13. Pollo Asado

Source: Isabel Eats


14. Refried Beans and Avocado Tacos


15. Garden Pesto Grilled Cheese


16. Zucchini Gouda Turkey Meatballs with Cheesy Baked Polenta


17. Smoked Salmon Salad Wreath


18. Israeli Couscous Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette


19. Spaghetti Squash Chicken Parmesan Bake


20. Zippy Orzo Summer Salad

Source: Pinch of Yum


21. Low Country Boil


22. Shakshuka


23. Taco Skirt Steak Salad


24. Salmon with Ginger Sauce


25. Chili Lime Chicken with Glazed Peaches