Dinner and Dessert Recipes For The Whole Family


One thing that always comes to mind when I think of family is food. It’s true. Whether it’s gathering around the family dinner table to holidays, picnics to family reunions, good food is oftentimes a big part of it. Food brings families together.

That’s why everyone has a favorite “comfort” food… it’s usually something that your mom made or maybe your grandmother made that reminds you of family, of childhood.

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Here’s a roundup of my favorite dinners and desserts – many of which go together perfectly – that the whole family will love.

Don’t forget to pin this list of dinner and dessert recipes while you’re here!


Roasted Acorn Squash Soup

Meatloaf Muffins

Smoked Sausage, White Beans, and Kale Soup

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Sausage

Thin Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes and Fresh Sweet Peppers

Lil Smokie Stuffed Jalapenos with Bacon

Toasted Corn Macaroni Salad

Rosemary Dijon Baked Chicken


Cherry Bombs

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with Chocolate Ganache Topping

Strawberry Banana Crumb Muffins

Chocolate Scones

Macaroon Balls

Healthy Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cakes

Banana Bread

Gooey Chocolate Brownies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies


  1. I feel the same way about food! It does bring people together, especially when seated around a table, where everyone can talk to each!!! You have a long list of foods that I wouldn’t eat…because I’m picky…but, the Banana Bread, makes my mouth water!!!

  2. What a great list of recipes!! Thank you for sharing this with us.

  3. It’s funny how people that live in different areas grow up eating certain foods.

  4. I can’t imagine how anyone can sit down and have soup, salad a main course and dessert. Where do they put it? I eat two bites of food and I’m stuffed for the day!

  5. I’d like to try the chocolate scones recipe. Thanks for sharing!

  6. I have never thought of chocolate scones, what an awesome idea!

  7. This is a wonderful collection of recipes. This list is nice for inspiring me to want to cook. I get bored cooking the same meals all the time. I will be sure to try many of the recipes you have listed .

  8. What a nice assortment of dinners and snacks, thank you for sharing.

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