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7 Foods You Can Make fast, Yet They’re Not Fast Foods

Updated on March 7, 2018
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When I was a kid, the first thing I would do when I got home from school, was head straight for the refrigerator, and I’m sure kids today do the same, as it is usually about four hours since lunch. Therefore, mom’s need to be prepared.

However, it’s not easy for mom’s to come up with quick meal ideas for the kids to enjoy. No mom wants their kids to settle for the same boring foods over and over again like hot dogs, pizza, macaroni & cheese, a ham sandwich, etc.

Nonetheless, mom’s get flustered over spending too much time to prepare special meals. Besides that, what if after all that hard work, the kids don’t even like it and refuse to eat? Unfortunately, it would be a complete waste of time, energy and money just to feed the dogs.

Well, there are some healthy meals that you can prepare quickly and nearly effortlessly that the kids will love, and also contain affordable ingredients.

I have put together the following list that includes 7 tasty menu ideas that your kids are going to love so much, they will be begging for seconds… and maybe even thirds.

7 tasty Foods You Can Make fast, Yet They’re Not Fast Foods:

Macaroni, cheese and tuna mix
Macaroni, cheese and tuna mix

1. Macaroni, cheese and tuna mix

What you will need:
4 cups water
2 boxes of macaroni & cheese
4 tablespoons of butter
A pinch of salt
1 cup milk
2 cans of tuna

How to prepare:
In a medium saucepan, bring water and salt to a rolling boil. Add macaroni and let cook until soft, stirring often. Drain noodles, then return to pot. Add butter to noodles and mix until melted. Add the cheese flavoring and milk and stir well. Drain tuna and add it to the macaroni & cheese, mix thoroughly and serve.

French Fries and Eggs
French Fries and Eggs

2. French Fries and Eggs

What you will need:
A handful of French fries
4 eggs
1 cup of oil
Ketchup
1 tablespoon of butter

How to prepare:
Fry, French fries in oil, then strain. Melt butter in a pan and add cooked fries. Next, beat eggs in a bowl and throw over fries and cook until done and serve with ketchup.

Grilled Cheese on Garlic Bread
Grilled Cheese on Garlic Bread

3. Grilled Cheese on Garlic Bread

What you will need:
Cheese (you can use basically any kind of cheese that come sliced, but I suggest the white cheese or American)
Two slices of bread
Garlic powder
2 tablespoons butter

How to prepare:
Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a small skillet. Sprinkle garlic powder over one slice of bread and fry it in the butter for a few minutes, then remove and do the same for the other slice of bread but instead of removing the second slice add the cheese and the other piece of bread to the top to make a sandwich. Fry both sides until the cheese is melted, then serve.

Bagel, Turkey, and Cream cheese
Bagel, Turkey, and Cream cheese

4. Bagel, Turkey, and Cream cheese

What you will need:
Bagel
Deli turkey
Cream cheese

How to prepare:
Simply spread some cream cheese on the bagel, add turkey and put it together like a sandwich and it’s ready to eat.

Hamburger Helper
Hamburger Helper

5. Hamburger Helper

What you will need:
A box of any kind of hamburger helper
Ground beef

How to prepare:
Follow directions on the hamburger helper box. Kids love these great meals.

Chicken and Cream of Mushroom Soup
Chicken and Cream of Mushroom Soup

6. Chicken and Cream of Mushroom Soup

What you will need:
Chicken breast
Garlic powder
Garlic salt
Half stick butter
Family sized can of cream of mushroom soup

How to prepare:
Preheat oven to 375. Wash chicken thoroughly and place in baking pan or roaster, sprinkle garlic powder and garlic salt over the top, add water to cover half the chicken and cook for roughly an hour or more, check the middle to make sure it’s not pink to be sure it’s cooked completely. Pour cream of mushroom soup in a medium pot, and then add chicken after cutting into bite-sized pieces. Cook a few minutes to warm the soup and then serve in a bowl. It’s delicious.

Macaroni, hot dogs, and tomato soup
Macaroni, hot dogs, and tomato soup

7. Macaroni, hot dogs and tomato soup

What you will need:
Macaroni
Pinch of salt
1 cup of water
1 can of tomato soup
4 hot dogs
1/4 cup of oil

How to prepare:
In a medium saucepan, bring water and salt to a rolling boil. Add macaroni and let cook until soft, stirring often. Drain noodles, then return to pot. Cut hot dogs into bite-sized pieces, then fry them in oil. Add fried hot dogs and tomato soup to the macaroni, mix really well, heat for a few minutes and then serve.

So, there you have it, a fast, affordable, and tasty meal for each day of the week. If you are craving for more tasty ideas, simply look online, where there are numerous dishes to savor.

Have any other good ideas for fast meals? Please share in the comments section below. Thanks so much

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