The Perfect End-of-Summer Cookout

Summer is slipping between our fingers. As September approaches and the kids head back to school, we are confronted with the reality that oh no! Summer is almost over. How did fall come so quickly? Did we make the most of the season? Do not worry; there is still time to enjoy the last days…

Family Pizza & Game Night

Is dinnertime at your house falling into a boring routine? Spice things up in September with our Family Pizza & Game Night meal! Your family will enjoy making homemade pizzas, plus you’ll get to play a family-friendly game of Left-Center-Right. This is a great opportunity to catch up with your kids as they head back…

12 Tasty Frozen Family Meals to Enjoy Without Leaving Your Home

You’re standing in the kitchen, grazing the refrigerator, wondering what you can scrape together for dinner to avoid a trip to the store. Dinner will take at least an hour to cook, and another hour is easily tacked on to that if you must make a grocery run. You’re thinking, “I don’t have anything to…

7 Meals Under 400 Calories The Entire Family Will Love

Are you looking for easy and delicious low-calorie meals the entire family will love? It can be hard to please everyone you’re cooking for while also watching your calorie intake. Avoid having to cook separate dinners for yourself while you watch your weight with these tasty, prepped, low-calorie dinners the kids will love just as…

July & August 2021 Drink Pairings

Celebrate summer with Chef Laura’s latest drink pairings! Are you entertaining or having a date night at home? Take your meal up a notch with these fabulous suggestions from Chef Laura! July Menu Items   Catalina Shrimp Tacos with Cheese Suggested Pairing: Margarita Nothing screams summer like tacos and a margarita! Our Catalina shrimp tacos…

Owner Spotlight: Nicole Marefka & Sally Grant (Sunrise, FL)

Did you know that most Dream Dinners stores are locally owned and operated? Our franchisees are the heart and soul of Dream Dinners, and we love to see how they give back to their local communities. In our Owner Spotlight blog series, we’ll highlight a different franchisee each month from one of our stores around…

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…

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…