Freezer Meals

Bruschetta Chicken Bake

Bruschetta Chicken Bake

This Bruschetta Chicken Bake is an homage to the great classic Bruschetta Chicken, but in an easy-to-make and easy-to-freeze casserole!  There’s a pretty lively debate as to whether you pronounce it like “brush” or like “brusk”, but I promise you there will be no debate […]

Getting Started with Freezer Meals

Getting Started with Freezer Meals

Freezer cooking, also known as freezer meals, dump meals, batch cooking, or even sometimes referred to as OAMC or “once-a-month cooking”, is a great way to save time and money in the kitchen.  It can be a lifesaver for those days when time is short […]

Baked Sausage & Cheese Rigatoni

Baked Sausage & Cheese Rigatoni

My life hurts, people.  Seriously. I was up late last night finishing a job that was due and then couldn’t get to sleep.  I was tossing and turning all night. This morning I got up at the crack of “it’s-way-too-freakin’-early-to-be-awake” to drive middle school carpool. […]

Freezer Staples: Grilled Chicken

Freezer Staples: Grilled Chicken

Up until this week, we’ve been having a bit of a heat wave where I live.  Which is sort of normal, in a strange way, because we have weird weather around here.  Like 90 degrees one day and 50 the next.  Or having the sun […]

Freezer Cheese Sauce

Freezer Cheese Sauce

I don’t know how things go in your household, but in my house, making a child (or husband) eat their vegetables is a fate worse than death!  I mean, it’s the worst punishment a parent can give!!  My kids are picky eaters, but one thing […]

Chicken Alfredo Bake

Chicken Alfredo Bake

Freezer Meal: Chicken Alfredo Bake This one is for my sister. Who called me one night asking if I possibly had a chicken alfredo recipe I could share with her because she and her family were loving the alfredo bake from Costco, but they were […]

Make-Ahead Muffin Mix

Make-Ahead Muffin Mix

I love a good muffin! But I’m not a big fan of the store-bought mixes.  Or maybe they’re not a fan of me.  Because whenever I make them, the muffins are teeny tiny.  Maybe I’m doing something wrong.  But when I think delicious breakfast muffin, […]

Freezing Bell Peppers

Freezing Bell Peppers

You don’t have to make full freezer meals all the time in order to still save time and money in the kitchen.  There are many ingredients that go into meals that can be prepped and frozen ahead of time.  Bell peppers are one of those […]

Amazing Honey Wheat Bread

Amazing Honey Wheat Bread

So, I’ve been on a quest to learn how to make bread for…well, forever.  Seriously, I started when I was about 10.  For about twenty years, it was just failure after failure after failure.  I really thought there was something genetically wrong with me, and […]

Freezer Salsa

Freezer Salsa

Tomato season is almost upon us, especially if you’ve planted Early Girls in your garden this year, and the inevitable question always comes up, “What do I do with all these tomatoes?” (Actually, I’ve never gotten to ask that question. My cherry tomatoes went gangbusters […]

Sesame Orange Chicken

Sesame Orange Chicken

Just a quick dish for you today.  This is my Sesame Orange Chicken, or as my 5-yr-old calls it, “Orange Says Me Chicken”! It’s a fast “dump-and-freeze” meal with very little prep.  And it cooks all day in the slow cooker, so it is basically […]

Easy Peanut Butter Granola

Easy Peanut Butter Granola

Easy Peanut Butter Granola My kids are in love with breakfast cereal. And not the healthy kind, either. They LOVE their sugar-filled boxed cereal! My problem is that it is about as filling as cotton candy…They eat bowls and bowls of cereal, and then 10 […]