Meals in a Jar

Eight Great Meal in a Jar Recipes

Eight Great Meal in a Jar Recipes

I have been working on putting together some food storage for my family for the last several years.  There are many options out there nowadays for ready-to-go meals, but they can be incredibly expensive!  So I’ve spent some time researching ways to make my own.  […]

Easy Granola Parfaits

Easy Granola Parfaits

I love lazy weekends. Unfortunately, I don’t get very many of them around my house. But when I do, the last thing I want to be doing is spending time making breakfast. I want breakfast to come to me, on a tray, pre-made, and I […]

Meal in a Jar: Hamburger Stew

Meal in a Jar: Hamburger Stew

I have not had time to redo the photos, so I apologize.  I removed the original post, planning to redo photos and write-ups, and just have not managed to fit them in yet.  But I continue to get requests for the recipes.  So, I figured […]

Meal in a Jar: Mac & Cheese

Meal in a Jar: Mac & Cheese

This one is modified from a recipe from Crystal at Everyday Food Storage.  (She has since changed the name of her site.)   My kids go through mac & cheese like you wouldn’t believe, so this one has been very handy to have on hand! […]

Meal in a Jar: Potato Cheese Sausage Casserole

Meal in a Jar: Potato Cheese Sausage Casserole

This one is great for dinner or breakfast!  I originally made it with sausage tvp, but have since used freeze-dried sausage crumbles because I was able to get them at a discount.  You could also make it with freeze-dried ham if you have it, or […]

Meal in a Jar: Beef Taco Rice

Meal in a Jar: Beef Taco Rice

This is another great one from Chef Tess!  At one point this was on her blog, but I’m unable to find a direct link to it anymore.  She has since published a cookbook, The Meals in a Jar Handbook (affiliate link) – it is a great […]

Meal in a Jar: Chicken Noodle Skillet Meal

Meal in a Jar: Chicken Noodle Skillet Meal

This one is adapted slightly from Chef Tess’s Turkey Noodle Skillet Meal.  I have usually used chicken flavored TVP instead of freeze-dried turkey. Print Chicken Noodle Skillet Meal Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 15 mins Resting Time 5 mins Total Time 25 mins   […]

Meal in a Jar: Bean and Rice Fajita Casserole

Meal in a Jar: Bean and Rice Fajita Casserole

This is another great option from Chef Tess!   The quick-cook beans can be a little hard to find.  Back a few years ago there was a very small company producing them, and I had to drive all the way to St. George to find […]

Meal in a Jar: Creamy Chicken Veggie Casserole

Meal in a Jar: Creamy Chicken Veggie Casserole

This one is adapted from Chef Tess’s version of this meal.  My family doesn’t like mushrooms, and I substituted the chicken TVP chunks in place of the freeze-dried chicken.  One of the things that I love about these meals is how customizable they are!  Feel […]

Meal in a Jar: Taco Soup

Meal in a Jar: Taco Soup

This Meal in a Jar Taco Soup recipe is an easy pleaser!  There’s just something about taco soup that is so comforting, especially on a cold winter evening. And whether you use this as part of your food storage, a Christmas gift, or just want […]

Meals In A Jar: Printable Tags

Meals In A Jar: Printable Tags

Confession time – I don’t actually store my meals in a jar with these cute little tags on them.  Well, some I do, but only because I taught a class on doing Meals in a Jar, and used these for display.  So I gussied them up […]