Choose from our list of 100+ dinner ideas and make meal planning easy! Pssstttt… If you want an even more customized dinner ideas list, check out our dinner ideas post on ShelfCooking.com where we break meals down by themed dinner ideas to help. All of these easy dinner ideas can also be made in the Instant Pot if that's your jam. CHICKEN DINNER IDEASChicken parmesanFried chicken (baked or fried)Chicken cordon bleu (easier than you would think, and so impressive! LEFTOVERS FOR DINNERWhen you're trying to come up with fresh and new, easy dinner ideas, don't forget about your leftovers.