Freezer Cooking: Produce Boxes & Power Breakfasts

Each month I spend a few hours (or a few days) cooking big batches of our favorite recipes in order to save me time later in the month. This “make-ahead and freeze” habit has become a way of life. I make a bulk batch of pasta sauce one month. And I make bulk batches of […]

Freezer Cooking Days: A Workout to Be Thankful For Later

Do you have any tasks on your to-d0 list that are hard to be motivated for, but you’re glad you did it when you’re done? Like exercising? Cleaning the house? Freezer cooking? As much as a I love cooking, even freezer cooking, this month’s freezer cooking session was hard to get motivated for. I am […]

The Fly-by-the-Seat-of-My-Pants Freezer Cooking Session

You don’t have to be methodical to prepare a freezer full of homecooked meals. Freezer cooking suits a variety of kitchen styles. This past week, motivated by ravenous wolves children who are always often hungry, I decided to get ahead of the game by doing an extended freezer cooking session. I know from experience that […]

Make Your Own Breakfast Items (Freezer Cooking)

Making your own breakfast items to freeze and enjoy in the weeks ahead can be a great way to save money. Raspberry Baked Oatmeal(Cakes) Last month I did a big day of cooking with my kids and freezing the fruits of our labors. We’ve eaten well, yet we still have a lot left in the […]

February Freezer Cooking (With Kids)

Freezer cooking, or bulk cooking, can be a great way to economize on time, money, and resources. And the kids can help cook! As I mentioned last week, I’m on a mission to make my boys a little more independent in the kitchen. So, it only made sense to include them in the freezer cooking […]

Join the Freezer Cooking Craze!

I love my freezer! I’m not ashamed to say it. I remember years ago my younger sister turned up her nose at the idea of making food ahead of time and freezing it. Truth be told, I think she just had bad memories from our childhood when our parents or grandmothers stockpiled food that didn’t […]

Freezer Cooking Daze – December 2011

December can be a FULL month. Make it easy on yourself by filling your freezer with meals to help you during the dinnertime rush. Now is the perfect time to load up your freezer with some ready-to-go meals. Anytime is a perfect time, but December is especially chaotic with all the extra festivities that we […]

Freezer Cooking: November

Freezer cooking has been a way of life for me for quite some time. My friend Jessika and I first tackled “once a month cooking” when I was 8 months pregnant with the first FishKid almost fifteen years ago. Yeah, I’m old. And there were seasons in my early years of motherhood when it wasn’t […]