My husband and I love Thai food, but going out on weeknights can be challenging with busy schedules. I wanted to create a Thai-inspired dinner that could double as an easy lunch the following day. The beef is fantastic in this dish, but chicken or pork would be equally delicious!—Ashley Lecker, Green Bay, Wisconsin
This meal in one pan combines chicken breasts with frozen sugar snap peas and leftover spiced cranberry sauce. For an easy dinner anytime, use a can of whole-berry cranberry sauce instead. "I prepared this over the holidays and it was so good," writes Sally Huzyak of Incline Village, Nevada.
Peanut butter, soy sauce and a surprise ingredient, Catalina dressing, make the yummy base to Denise’s Asian Beef with Noodles. Kids of all ages will love this fun way to serve spaghetti. —Denise Patterson, Bainbridge, Ohio
Stir-fry is popular in Debbie Williams' Ashland, Ohio home. “My oldest son especially likes this one,” she writes. With its pleasant ginger flavor, sweet red peppers and bright green snap peas, it's easy to see why!
Stir-fries and busy nights are a meal match made in heaven. For a boost of vibrant color and freshness, I sometimes stir in chopped cilantro just before I serve it from the pan. —Nedra Schell, Fort Worth, Texas
This best-of-the-season salad is guaranteed to be a hit! It's piled high with fresh fruits and veggies, chicken and greens, drizzled with a tasty raspberry vinaigrette—and simply delicious. —Heidi Farnworth, Riverton, Utah