~ Wholesome Delights in 30-Minutes or Less ~

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he back-to-school season is in full swing, and with it comes the challenge of managing busy September school nights. As parents juggle school routines, homework, and extracurricular activities, finding time to prepare a delicious and wholesome dinner can feel like an impossible task. However, worry not, for Heartland Foods is here to save the day with our latest blog post, highlighting the benefits of quick weeknight meals and featuring three delightful recipes that are ready in 30 minutes or less. These mouthwatering dishes, made possible with Heartland Foods’ top-quality ingredients, are perfect for those looking to enjoy more family time without compromising on taste and nutrition.

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he back-to-school season is in full swing, and with it comes the challenge of managing busy September school nights. As parents juggle school routines, homework, and extracurricular activities, finding time to prepare a delicious and wholesome dinner can feel like an impossible task. However, worry not, for Heartland Foods is here to save the day with our latest blog post, highlighting the benefits of quick weeknight meals and featuring three delightful recipes that are ready in 30 minutes or less. These mouthwatering dishes, made possible with Heartland Foods’ top-quality ingredients, are perfect for those looking to enjoy more family time without compromising on taste and nutrition.

The Benefits of Quick Weeknight Meals

  • Time-Saving: The most significant advantage of preparing quick weeknight meals is the time saved in the kitchen. With school routines, homework, and extracurricular activities filling up the day, the last thing parents want is to spend hours cooking dinner. Quick meals ensure that you can have a delicious and satisfying dinner on the table in no time, allowing you to spend more quality moments with your loved ones.
  • Convenience: Our 30-minute or less recipes are designed to be easy and straightforward, making them perfect for busy parents and families. The simplicity of these dishes allows you to whip up a satisfying meal without the need for complex cooking techniques or hard-to-find ingredients. With Heartland Foods’ top-quality products, preparing a wholesome dinner has never been more convenient.
  • Health and Nutrition: Quick weeknight meals don’t mean compromising on nutrition. These recipes are crafted to include a balance of nutrients, utilizing Heartland Foods’ fresh produce and premium proteins. From vegetables packed with vitamins to lean proteins, these dishes provide a nutritious and flavorful dining experience for the entire family.

   In the hustle and bustle of the back-to-school season, finding time to prepare wholesome and delicious weeknight dinners can be challenging. However, with Heartland Foods’ top-quality ingredients and our collection of 30-minute or less recipes, you can enjoy effortless family dinners without compromising on taste, nutrition, or precious family time.

   From the Creamy Garlic Shrimp Linguine’s comforting pasta goodness to the sweet and savory delight of the Honey Soy Glazed Chicken Stir-Fry, and the Mediterranean Veggie Flatbread that brings a taste of the Mediterranean to your table – these quick weeknight meals are sure to become family favorites.

   With Heartland Foods as your go-to grocery partner, you can simplify your back-to-school routine and spend more quality moments with your loved ones. These quick and delicious recipes will not only save you time but also ensure that every weeknight dinner is a delightful experience for the entire family.

  So, say goodbye to kitchen stress and hello to easy weeknight meals with Heartland Foods!

Creamy Garlic Shrimp Linguine

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz linguine
  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  • Cook the linguine according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the shrimp and cook until pink and opaque, about 2-3 minutes per side. Season with salt and pepper. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, melt the butter and add the minced garlic. Sauté for about a minute until fragrant.
  • Stir in the heavy cream and chicken broth, bringing the mixture to a simmer. Let it cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the grated Parmesan cheese and stir until the sauce thickens and becomes creamy.
  • Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet, tossing to coat them in the sauce.
  • Serve the creamy garlic shrimp over the linguine, garnishing with fresh chopped parsley.