The Novice Chef

Dinner Ideas

You’ll never wonder what to make for dinner again with these easy dinner ideas! From date nights to busy weeknights with your kids, there’s a dinner recipe here for every occasion.

Greek pasta salad being served on a wooden spoon.

Greek Pasta Salad

Perfectly baked chicken on a white plate with roasted potatoes.

The Best Baked Chicken Recipe

Overhead view of a bowl filled with homemade greek salad.

Greek Salad

Lettuce wraps platted with dipping sauce.

Lettuce Wraps

Slow Cooker Coca Cola Pulled Pork: my families favorite easy recipe made in a slow cooker or instant pot and only uses 5 ingredients! #slowcooker #crockpot #instantpot

Crock Pot Pulled Pork

Crockpot ham on a plate with fresh fruit.

Crockpot Ham

Close up image of homemade mac and cheese recipe.

Homemade Mac and Cheese Recipe (15 minutes!)

This easy Mexican Casserole has extra cheesy layers of chicken, veggies, beans and corn tortillas! It’s sure to be your new favorite go-to casserole for Mexican night at home! #MexicanCasserole #MexicanChickenCasserole #ChickenCasserole #CasseroleRecipes #MexicanCasseroleRecipes #Casserole #MexicanRecipes #EasyRecipes #WeeknightRecipes #EasyWeeknightRecipes #Dinner #EasyDinnerRecipes

Mexican Casserole

Dirty rice is a classic Cajun rice dish loaded with flavor from Cajun seasonings, ground meat and the holy trinity of onions, celery and bell peppers! #DirtyRice #DirtyRiceRecipe #RiceRecipes #Rice #CajunRecipes #CajunFood #GroundMeatRecipes #GroundBeefRecipes #CreoleRecipes #CajunRice

Dirty Rice

A strawberry smoothie bowl with mixed berry and fruit toppings.

Strawberry Smoothie Bowl

sticky chicken tenders on a plate with dill pickles and ranch dressing.

Sticky Chicken Tenders

Greek Salad Dressing in Shaker Jar

Greek Salad Dressing

Chicken Gyro Ready to Eat

Chicken Gyros

Wood skewers with bite sized pieces of grilled chicken souvlaki on them.

Chicken Souvlaki Recipe

Spaghetti bolognese in a bowl with a fork taking a bite out of it.

Homemade Bolognese Sauce

Spoon and jar with Homemade Greek Seasoning

Greek Seasoning

Close up image of sloppy joes

Sloppy Joes

Ropa Vieja on a plate with rice, plantains and black beans.

Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja

Tzatziki Close Up

Tzatziki Sauce

Sour cream chicken enchiladas with cheese and cilantro on top.

Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Tortilla Soup in bowls with avocado.

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Bowl of shredded chicken

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Breasts

Homemade Chicken and Dumplings Recipe: my easy chicken and dumplings recipe, with big fluffy dumplings that are made from scratch, but only take a few minutes! #Soup #Chicken #Recipe

Easy Homemade Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

Cheese Enchiladas being pulled out of baking dish with a spatula.

Cheese Enchiladas