Make-Ahead Dinner Ideas

Wouldn’t it be nice to come home to a hot delicious meal, ready and waiting? Below are some tips as well as some recipes. Give them a try….they just might make your life a little easier!



  • Always plan ahead
    • Making a weekly menu is well worth the investment of time
  • Find ways to use leftovers to create a new meal
  • Make sure to add plenty of fruits and vegetables for side dishes
    • Half of your plate should be produce
  • Keep it simple and everyone will be happy
  • Let family members contribute ideas of their favorite dishes
  • Let everyone take a turn with meal preparation

Ideas and Recipes

Contact Us

SaRene Brooks, Health Educator, Summit County Health Department

650 Round Valley Drive, Park City, Utah 84060
Phone: 435-333-1509, Fax: 435-333-1580