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Do you have a friend or neighbor struggling through a challenge of some kind that could use a wonderful meal? Did your sister just have a sweet new baby and could benefit from a delicious dinner? Food is such a great way to serve the people we love, isn’t it? I’ve put together a list for you today of great Take-In meals. There are 12 in total, each with a main dish, two side dishes and a dessert. I purposely tried to choose meals that aren’t too labor intensive and appeal to kids and adults alike. Hope you find this list useful!


MAIN COURSE: Penne Pasta with Hearty Meat Sauce


SIDE DISH ONE: Easy Grilled Garlic Bread 

SIDE DISH TWO: Olive Garden Salad with Homemade Dressing

DESSERT: Nutella Frosted Peanut Butter Cookies 


MAIN COURSE: Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

SIDE DISH ONE: Creamy Raspberry Jello Salad 

SIDE DISH TWO: Fluffy Honey Wheat Dinner Rolls


MAIN COURSE: Sweet and Savory BBQ Meatballs 

SIDE DISH ONE: Perfect Baked Potatoes

SIDE DISH TWO: Berry Almond Salad with Creamy Berry Dressing

DESSERT: Chocolate Hot Fudge Cake

MAIN COURSE: Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken 

SIDE DISH ONE: Brown or White Rice 

SIDE DISH TWO: Gourmet Green Salad 

DESSERT: Texas Sheet Cake 


MAIN DISH: Creamy Pesto and Chicken Pasta 

SIDE DISH ONE: Caesar Salad 

SIDE DISH TWO: Olive Garden Breadsticks

DESSERT: Easy Blueberry Cobbler


MAIN COURSE: Shredded Balsamic Beef Roast (Crock Pot)

SIDE DISH ONE: Crock Pot Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

SIDE DISH TWO: Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots 

DESSERT: Chocolate Pudding and Cream Cheese Dessert

MAIN COURSE: Italian Cream Cheese Chicken (Crock Pot) 

SIDE DISH ONE: Blackberry Cashew Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

SIDE DISH TWO: Gooey Garlic Cheese Rolls 

MAIN COURSE: Skillet Ground Beef Enchiladas 

SIDE DISH ONE: Cilantro Lime Rice

SIDE DISH TWO: Fresh Mexican Salsa and Chips

DESSERT: Soft Frosted Lemon Sugar Cookies 

MAIN DISH: Italian Tortellini Soup

SIDE DISH ONE: Quick and Easy Breadsticks

SIDE DISH TWO: Green Salad with Pears, Feta and Balsamic Dressing

DESSERT: Chewy Double Chocolate Cookies

MAIN DISH: Classic Fettucini Alfredo

SIDE DISH ONE: Easy Cheesy Garlic Bread

SIDE DISH TWO: Roasted Asparagus 

MAIN DISH: Butter Cream Chicken 

SIDE DISH: Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole

SIDE DISH TWO: Green Beans with Crispy Bacon

DESSERT: Lemon Berry Trifle (5 Ingredients)


MAIN COURSE: Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup


SIDE DISH ONE: Fabulous French Bread

SIDE DISH TWO: Bananas and Berries in Lime Juice

DESSERT: Nutella Krispie Treats


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  1. I love to take in meals and these are perfect because you have the main, sides and desserts included!