Make-ahead casseroles simplify mealtime. Try one of these delicious recipes to keep your family happy and well fed on those busy days.
One-dish breakfasts or dinners are just the ticket for fall meals. You can make them ahead; they are warm and cozy; and they taste great. I call that a triple win.
Here we’ve rounded up five simple favorites. All are freezer-friendly, kid-friendly, and budget-friendly.
Obviously, it’s time to make friends with the humble casserole.
Breakfast casseroles are fantastic if you’ve got overnight guests or are bringing a contribution to a brunch potluck. Just make them the night before and then pop them in the oven in the morning. They’re also perfect if your family likes “breakfast for dinner” as well.
Delicious Buttered Maple French Toast without the tedious frying. Just slice the bread, pour over the batter, and bake.
This Spicy Turkey Egg Bake makes for a protein-packed breakfast…or dinner. If you want to make it ahead, cool the meat before adding the other ingredients. Then either stash in the fridge overnight or freeze it to bake at a later date. Simply thaw completely before baking.
This Chile Cheese Bake has all of the flavor of our beloved Poblano Chile Enchiladas but without quite so much work.
This beef lasagna is flavored with fresh basil and chives. It’s easy to double or triple and store the extras in the freezer.
Chicken Pot Pie is a fall favorite– tender chicken with peas, potatoes, and all in a delicious gravy. It’s easy to make two at once and pop one in the freezer for a later date.