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Simple, Frugal Freezer & Make-Ahead Meals Made Easy!

This is your one-stop shop for all the best freezer meal recipes. My goal here at Make-Ahead Meal Mom is to give you the tools that will help you save time, money, and your sanity in the kitchen. Let’s get started!

Back to School Breakfasts

Mornings got you stressed? Simplify your morning routine with these delicious freezer breakfast meals you can make ahead of time. Kid-friendly and definitely parent-approved!

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Sizzling Summer

It’s not too late to fill your freezer with the flavors of summer! Check out these great grilling and summer freezer meals and staples – freeze now and enjoy the tastes of summer all year long!

Lunchbox Lifesavers

Tired of wondering what to pack for school lunches? Looking for some new alternatives for the adult lunchboxes? Check out these great make-ahead lunch and snack options that can easily be made in individual servings!

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About Candi

Welcome! My name is Candi, and I’m a work-at-home mom of four kids ranging from toddler to teenager. I’ve learned with my busy and chaotic life that if I don’t make meals ahead, my family doesn’t get fed!  Freezer meals can help you save time, money, AND your sanity, in the kitchen! I’ll show you how!

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Slow Cooker Favorites (Dump & Go Meals)

It’s almost time to pull out the slow cookers for some fall action! Here are some of our favorite dump style freezer meals for your slow cooker that require little to no pre-prep and take mere minutes to put together!

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Instant Pot Favorites

Always forgetting to take a freezer meal out of the freezer the night before to thaw? Yeah, me too! But if you’ve got an Instant Pot or pressure cooker, there’s no need to worry! Many of these meals can go directly from freezer to Instant Pot or pressure cooker – no need to thaw first!

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Make Ahead Mixes

No need to run to the store for these common items – you can make your own at home for much less! Plus, you control the ingredients. These are absolute time (& money) savers that I always keep on hand in my pantry.

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Meals in a Jar

Be ready for dinner emergencies big and small with these meal in a jar recipes! All you need to do to get a great meal on the table is add water and cook! Or give them away as gifts!!

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