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Freezer Cooking: Produce Boxes & Power Breakfasts

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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

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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

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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)

Raspberry Oat Cakes

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)

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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!

Carnitas Tacos

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 and an Unfinished List

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I told you on Friday about my recent, and albeit, ambitious plan for freezer cooking. It all started with a trip to Costco in which I bought more than my refrigerator could hold. Apparently, my cup runneth over. It was a rather impromptu plan that I put together on my return home. Once I had […]

Make a Meal in a Bag (Guest Post)

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The following is a guest post from Liz of Wonder Woman I’m Not: As a working mother with older children, the opportunities for family dinners are somewhat limited in our household. Between the kids’ work hours and extracurricular activities we have anywhere from 3 – 4 days per week maximum to eat together. That’s assuming […]