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Tips & Recipes for Summer Freezer Meals

Tips & Recipes for Summer Freezer Meals

Cooking for the freezer can make your summer meals delicious and easy. Check out these tips and recipes for summer freezer meals.

Meal Planning: Turkey Week

Thanksgiving Day is one of our favorite days of the year. We shift into relaxation mode around here. FishPapa has four days off work, so it’s like a mini-vacation for our family with multiple ways to spend those days. Relaxing Since we’re staying home this year, we’ll have a lazy morning of cinnamon rolls, fruit, […]

URS: Freezer-Friendly Recipes

Ultimate Recipe Swap

Today’s topic for URS is “Freezer-Friendly Recipes.” My deep freeze is one of my very best friends. As I expand my recipe horizons and play with more of our favorite dishes, freezer cooking has become more and more a way of life at our house. Our family’s life is super busy and it would seem […]

To Be More Joyful: Get Out of the Kitchen

Olathe house 4

Years ago I experienced an incredibly busy day at the end of which I had a major epiphany. I found a way that helped me be more joyful than I had previously been. My to-do list had been bigger than huge, trying to get four kids packed and off to friends’ houses so that I […]

Freezer Cooking with Bone-In Chicken Breast (Recipe: Chicken Bacon Sub)

Chicken Bacon Sub

One of my favorite ingredients for freezer cooking is chicken. And since our family prefers white meat, I often buy bone-in chicken breasts. While boneless, skinless chicken breasts are certainly more convenient, chicken on the bone has a richer taste, and the cost is much lower than the boneless version. Since I got twenty pounds […]

More Ground Beef Freezer Meals

Meatballs

With my second round of June’s freezer meals, I used about ten pounds of ground beef to make: Seasoned Taco Meat – This makes for an easy dinner, just add toppings and tortillas or taco shells. I store the meat in plastic containers. Chili – As a freezer meal, this is quick to reheat later […]

Freezer Cooking with Ground Beef and Turkey (Recipe: Lawnmower Taco)

Freezer Meals Kids Love | Life as Mom

Lawnmower Taco is a favorite recipe in our family. It’s a simple yet delicious taco casserole that my family gobbles down. That wasn’t always the case. One young man in his picky phase refused to eat it

Grocery Geek Presents: Shopping for Bulk Cooking

Marked Down Meat

As you know by now, I love to go grocery shopping. I love to find good deals. And I love my freezer. Put them all together and you have one happy mom. Well, sorta. I mean it’s work. Each of those things by itself is work. Don’t get me wrong. But, having them all come […]