Posts Tagged: “freezer friendly”

  • Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken {Freezer Meal}

    Oh man, was this Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki good. Yes, I do repeat. This is a GREAT SLOW COOKER RECIPE. I have tried one too many slow cooker recipes that have failed to impress me but this one is a keeper. Another great perk of this recipe is that it’s freezer friendly! I actually doubled …Read More

  • Spinach and Bacon Quiche {Freezer Meal}

    This freezer friendly spinach and bacon quiche recipe has been circulating in my home for quite a while now. You guys, it is SO good. I wish I could say it was healthy but I can assure you it wouldn’t be on the weight watchers website. However, with the exception of the pie crust, it is …Read More

  • All-Natural Basic Cheese Sauce

    Basic Cheese Sauce for Broccoli (with NO Velveeta!) {Freezer Meal}

    Wow. Just wow. This real cheese sauce is made from all known ingredients (see ya processed cheese block), is absolutely delicious, and is even freezable! My kids beg for this stuff. So far I’ve served it with broccoli (of course), but also drizzled over wild rice and pasta and even as a dipping sauce for Oven …Read More

  • Asian Chicken Tortilla Wraps {Freezer Meal}

    Freezer Friendly Asian Chicken Tortilla Wraps Confession: there are a handful of recipes in our Recipe Index that I have yet to try. Don’t worry– every recipe in there has been tested by either Rachel or myself. (We wouldn’t share a recipe if we hadn’t tried it and given our stamp of approval on it.) …Read More

  • Cranberry-Orange Shortbread Cookies {Freezer Meal}

    This Cranberry-Orange Shortbread cookie recipe is nothing short of delicious. After a few tweaks to the original recipe, I’m seriously obsessed. I made them as a holiday treat but I could also see them being a great summer goodie to have on hand. It contains the buttery-goodness of a shortbread cookie but is punctuated with …Read More

  • Light and Easy Chicken Cacciatore: How can something so easy be so complex-tasting? Look, friends, if we're going to eat healthfully in the New Year, this dish is what our tastebuds need--flavor, texture, and a beautiful dish to

    Light and Easy Chicken Cacciatore {Freezer Meal}

    Sponsored by Frigidaire Although this recipe was a little out of my comfort zone, my husband and I (and my neighbor friend, Kelley, who is my trusted taste-tester) really enjoyed this Light and Easy Chicken Cacciatore. Now it is the week after holiday binge eating, so I feel obligated to tell you that this recipe …Read More

  • Broccoli and Wild Rice Casserole {Freezer Meal}

    Since I was in charge of bringing some type of broccoli casserole to Thanksgiving this year, I searched high and low for a recipe that could be made in advance (since we had to drive 2 hours that day) and that most people would like. I came across Pioneer Woman’s Broccoli and Wild Rice Casserole …Read More

  • The Easiest Baked Mac & Cheese {Freezer Meal}

    Another Mac and Cheese recipe? Really? (Uh-hem, Rachel, you’ve already got the 5-Ingredient Mac and A Better Mac and Cheese in your Recipe Index.) Really. Here’s why this one is worth yet another Mac and Cheese post. I’ve found the easiest way to make baked mac ever, and my family loves it. No rue involved! (A …Read More

  • On-the-Go Chicken Burritos

    On-the-Go Chicken Burritos {Freezer Meal}

    Disclaimer: This recipe was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours! Our family is kind of obsessed with these make-ahead chicken burritos. I regularly pull them straight from the freezer to either warm in the oven or microwave for a quick and healthy lunch or dinner. I have a feeling we …Read More

  • Freezer Friendly Sweet and Savory Salmon Recipe

    Sweet and Savory Salmon {Freezer Meal}

    Disclaimer: This recipe was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours!  I’m not a huge fish person. I know, I know. The Omega-3s that are in fish are incredibly good for you and will help you to live until you’re 120, right? Despite my Omega-3 deprivation, I still rarely get salmon, …Read More

  • Hearty Baked Penne Pasta {Freezer Meal}

    Delicious dinner recipe? Check. Freezer friendly? Check. Makes a lot of leftovers? Check. Approved by all ages in the family? Check. Feeds a large group of people? Check. Easy to make? Check! I’ve been making this Baked Penne Pasta Recipe for a while now. It’s finally time for me to share it with the world. …Read More

  • The Best Everyday Smoothie Ever

    The Best Everyday Smoothie {Freezer Meal}

    Here it is. Many, many friends over the years have asked me for my husband’s secret smoothie recipe. And today is the day we’ve all a few of us have been waiting for… “Hey Nathan, can you get up and make your smoothie?” My husband peered at me through one open eye. “It’s Saturday morning, Rach.” “Yeah, …Read More

  • Slow Cooker Whole Chicken with Veggies - An easy and healthy weeknight dinner.

    Slow Cooker Whole Chicken and Veggies

    Between baseball games, multiple school drop offs and pick ups, working two part-time jobs, and pretending to keep up with laundry…I am ALL ABOUT my slow cooker these days. For sure the best meals we have at this life stage tend to be ones that require opening the slow cooker lid (and maybe adding a …Read More

  • Freezable Roasted Corn Salsa Recipe--Freezer Friendly |Thriving Home

    Roasted Corn and Black Bean Salsa {Freezer Meal}

    Last week, while our little ones were at preschool together, Polly and I spent the four quick morning hours making, canning, and freezing Roasted Corn Salsa. We actually walked away from the whole project with two versions of corn salsa recipe. This particular one is for freezing for later or eating fresh now. We’ll link to …Read More

  • Slow Cooker Chicken and Cheese Taquitos are super easy and a kid favorite!

    Slow Cooker Chicken and Cheese Taquitos {Freezer Meal}

    There is a short list of meals in my house that pleases all five of us. It seems like everyone has their own aversions and favorites, which can be exhausting sometimes. Can any moms out there relate?? While I really believe in presenting all kinds of foods to my kids and encouraging them to try …Read More

  • Double chocolate zucchini bread

    Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread Recipe {Freezer Meal}

    There is something about snow that makes me want to bake. This Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread recipe was the result of just that. We were cooped up on a snowy morning so baking something delicious seemed appropriate. Since I had some shredded zucchini frozen from my garden last summer hanging out in my deep freeze …Read More

  • Flourless Banana Muffin Recipe

    Flourless Banana Muffins (Gluten-Free Recipe) {Freezer Meal}

    Warning: This post may introduce you to some ingredients that you don’t recognize. But, let me assure you that it’s worth giving these Flourless Banana Muffins a shot because they are absolutely moist and delicious! Plus, Flourless Banana Muffins are thrown together in the blender in no time, which means fewer dirty dishes. And, they …Read More

  • homemade pesto recipe

    Homemade Pesto Recipe {Freezer Meal}

    This was the first year I have grown my own herbs. Not sure why it took me so long. I tend to avoid things that are unfamiliar and growing my own herbs was foreign territory for me. That was until my dad showed up to my house with cilantro, oregano, parsley, dill, and of course …Read More