Use up that leftover turkey and prepared stuffing from the holidays in this delicious 4 Layer Turkey and Stuffing Casserole. Freezing instructions included!
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This Banana Pumpkin Bread is moist, nutritious, and delicious! Learn how to freeze it for later or make it into muffins, too.
Making pie in a jar is a fun and easy dessert idea the whole family will love. These personal-sized pies are made in little mason jars that can go straight from your freezer to your oven to your mouth. You can use our whole wheat crust or store-bought crust. You can make your own filling […]
Thanks to the cheddar cheese and bacon, this veggie-loaded potato chowder tastes so rich. This soup is easy to assemble and the leftovers can be easily frozen. A one pot comfort food that you’ll be making all winter long! Done. I will be making this Potato Chowder every fall from here on out. My friend […]
One of my secrets to low-stress hosting of a crowd is to utilize my slow cooker. Why? It allows me to work ahead and then relax as my guests arrive, knowing that a warm, comforting dish is ready to go when we are. We love slow cooker recipes so much, we even wrote a cookbook […]
We asked our readers recently “What do you do to make Thanksgiving less stressful?” and were flooded with over 200 amazing tips! We’ve consolidated our reader ideas and shared the best of the best below.
Wow your guests at your next holiday meal with this deceptively simple Make Ahead Cranberry Sauce. The best part is that you can work ahead and freeze it, so you can spend more time with loved ones at your gathering. To be honest, I used to think cranberry sauce came from a can, and I […]
This homemade stuffing recipe couldn’t be simpler. It includes mostly pantry items and only takes about 30 minutes! You’ll never go back to store-bought after this. The result is moist and perfectly seasoned stuffing. Plus, you can make it gluten-free if you’d like. Be sure to try this stuffing in our 4 Layer Turkey Stuffing […]
Our make-ahead Easy Hash Brown Casserole makes this traditional holiday side dish a little bit healthier by making it from scratch and leaving out the canned cream of soup. It comes together quickly but is creamy and comforting as always!
Lets talk dads. Maybe it’s just me but I find dads hard to buy for. Every year was a struggle to find a gift my dad would like and now I have to find one that my husband, will too! If you struggle as well, hopefully the gift ideas below will give you some […]
Tween girl–roughly between the ages of 9-12–is the age of maturing kid and not yet teen. My daughter falls in this range, so she and her sweet friends inspired many of the gifts on this list. From books to games to cute accessories and more, I hope these gift ideas help your tween girl to be a well-rounded gal.
We believe children inherently have amazing imaginations and that the right toys can fan that flame. We’ve tried to provide gift ideas for boys, ages 5-9, that we’ve used in our own homes and that can help them be imaginative and grow as a whole person–everything from active toys to science experiments to building sets […]
We’ve rounded up 3 amazing dump and go crock pot meals. Bonus: You can make them ahead and freeze for later, too. Freezing instructions and shopping list included! This post was created in partnership with Hy-Vee (Columbia). Dump and Go Crock Pot Meals: The Good, Bad, and Ugly Let’s start with the bad and ugly. […]
After spending WAY too much time on Amazon today, here are the best deals worth browsing in our humble opinion… Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated […]
Buying local helps the community and environment, and often results in tastier, healthier food! Here are our Top 10 local food favorites at our Hy-Vee.
Chicken Burrito Bowls are a healthy and filling dinner idea for everyone! Delicious marinated grilled chicken is served over brown rice and with your favorite southwest toppings. They can easily be meal prepped for the week or turned into an easy freezer meal. Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. We […]
Balsamic Herb Grilled Chicken is moist, tender, and packed with flavor through and through. This easy grilling recipe can be turned into a freezer meal and is a great recipe for groups of people. What more can you ask for in a chicken recipe!?
This southwest chicken recipe is sure to please all the eaters in your house. It’s easy, healthy, freezer-friendly, and full of flavor but not spicy. You can bake it or–even better–grill it! These Southwest Chicken Tenders take main stage in our Southwest Chicken and Bacon Wraps and Southwest Chicken Burrito Bowls recipes. However, we’ve also […]
This salad is hands-down my favorite Cobb salad ever. With a variety of vegetables, perfectly cooked proteins, and Gorgonzola cheese, this colorful salad is complex in flavor and texture. The savory dressing is to die for, too!
This fresh, delicious, and super healthy Fiesta Chopped Salad works as a light lunch, side dish, appetizer, or snack anytime. Eat on it throughout the week on its own or scoop it with tortilla chips or crackers.
Banana Breakfast Cake is my dream breakfast. My whole family likes it, it’s full of nutritious yet simple ingredients, and it works perfectly to double the batch to make a breakfast freezer meal. I’ve been making this breakfast cake for YEARS. It’s one of my go-to make ahead breakfast recipe ideas that my whole family […]
With the help of our “Tailgating at Home” Menu Plan and Hy-Vee, you can still enjoy your favorite team’s game, swag, and all the best tailgating food at home this year! This post is created in partnership with Hy-Vee (Columbia). Even though most of us won’t be watching our team in person right now, there’s […]
These simple Make Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches rival their fast food equivalent any day! They make a wholesome, delicious breakfast possible even on the busiest mornings. This post was created in partnership with Burgers’ Smokehouse Bacon. Kids and adults alike love these simple freezer-friendly Breakfast Sandwiches filled with just a few ingredients, including the BEST BACON […]
These 7 easy marinades for chicken breasts will transform this boring cut into several tasty and healthy meals! Learn how to prep and freeze for later OR how to make them for dinner tonight. Plus, snag our FREE one-page cheat sheet of all the recipes. Affiliate links included. Why We Love Marinating Chicken Breasts Chicken […]