5 Side Salads Made for Summer

Side salads are a great way to complete any dish. Fresh and crisp side salads are the perfect co-star for every summer meal. What goes better with a juicy burger or a steak that’s fresh off the grill than a delicious bowl of greens? Serve up any of these delightful side salads for dinner this…

Dinner Olympics 2021: Olympic-Themed Dinner Ideas

Olympic Themed Dinner Party Ideas that Deserve a Trophy Whether you’re watching the Olympics with family or having some friends over to celebrate the games, these Olympic-themed dinner party ideas will have the entire crowd cheering. Have a low-key family night with a bit of friendly competition and a delicious Olympic-inspired dinner. Go all out…

Traveling with Dream Dinners: Camping Edition

Do you and your family have a camping trip planned this summer? You shouldn’t have to sacrifice delicious family meals while you camp, and with Dream Dinners, you won’t have to! Our menu is filled with camp-friendly meals perfect for bringing along with you on your getaway this summer. Ask your local Dream Dinners about…

Family Movie Night with Chef Laura: Mulan

Growing up, I was always slightly obsessed with the food created in movies; even in cartoons, they looked delicious! In honor of this food-obsession-turned-career, I’ve created a monthly blog series sharing recipes from fun family movies so you can recreate them in real life. For a fun family movie night, create the recipe together and…

Tips for Harvesting Your Garden this Summer

It’s hard to find a vegetable that tastes quite as good as the one you grow on your own! Growing vegetables in your garden is a fun summer activity that the entire family can enjoy. Not only do you have a full view of the growing process, but you can eat the veggies together by…

Summer Camp Meals Perfect for July

It’s summer camp season! Whether the kids are headed off to summer camp, or you’re camping with the family, chances are you’ll be looking for something camp-worthy to eat. No matter how you’re camping this summer, we have delicious options on our July Menu perfect for your next camp out. These campfire meals work great…

Easy Summer Dinner Ideas Ready in Under 30 Minutes

Beautiful summer days should be spent in the sun, not in the kitchen. Preparing a delicious meal for the family can take hours. We think you should be able to take back these hours spent cooking without sacrificing a delicious meal for the family. That’s why we’ve created this list of easy summer dinner ideas…

Traveling with Dream Dinners: July 2021

Are you planning a summer vacation? No matter the type of summer trip, Dream Dinners has a great solution for family meals that won’t break the bank! Check our blog each month this summer for Chef Laura’s vacation meal plans. Her thoughtful menus have ideas for a weeklong vacation, including a few nights of sampling…

Easy Summer Side Dishes for Families

With the kids on summer vacation, many of us have more mouths to feed throughout the day. And with vaccinations ramping up and things getting back to normal, summer parties and backyard BBQs are on everybody’s minds. Whether you’re hosting a cookout or just looking for creative side dish ideas for the family, we’ve got…

7 Easy Low-Calorie Dinners to Make this July

Cooking low-calorie dinners that the entire family will love can be challenging. Luckily, we have plenty of low-calorie options on our July menu that also happen to be family favorites. Say goodbye to the days of trying to please the entire family while also counting your calories. With these 7 meals under 400 calories, counting…

The Ultimate Family Hiking Checklist for Summer 2021

Are you and the family planning on getting outside and spending time in nature this summer? With the kids out of school and on summer vacation, you might be looking for fun ways to spend the entire day with the family. Hiking is the perfect opportunity! Every excellent family hike must be well-planned, and that’s…

9 Tips for a Successful Lemonade Stand this Summer

Summer is a season filled with nostalgia that can activate all our senses. Summer sounds like laughter, smells like fresh flowers, looks like a sunny day, feels like a dip in a cold pool, and tastes like lemonade. Of course, the nostalgia that summer brings around is different for everybody. Still, there is no arguing…