grilled chicken, rice, zucchini, and peaches on a gray plate with fork

Grilled Balsamic Herb Chicken

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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!?

Spinach Lasagna Rolls

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Spinach Lasagna Rolls are so EASY one of our favorite vegetarian freezer meal recipes. You can put cooked chicken in the spinach lasagna roll ups if you want to add in more protein. Either way, they make…

Southwest Chicken Tenders

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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…

Crowd Pleaser Mexican Soup

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This is the only Mexican Soup recipe you'll ever need. I've been making a variation of this soup for my family and guests for years. Affiliate links are used this this post. One of the things…

Homemade Chex Mix

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This Homemade Chex Mix recipe is easy to whip up, makes your home smell ah-maze-ing as it bakes in the oven, and is an addictive snack food that has proven to be a crowd favorite for decades. The recipe…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top Hy-Vee Sales (9.23.20)

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Our free Weekly Menu Plan is here to help you save time and money, eat healthier, and bring your family together around the table. Even if you don’t live near a Hy-Vee, you can still use our plan for…
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My Favorite Cobb Salad

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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!

Can You Freeze Rice?

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As cookbook authors of From Freezer to Table and From Freezer to Cooker, we are big fans of freezer cooking around here. "Can you freeze rice?" is an important question, since freezing it can reduce food…
chopped salad in a white bowl with serving spoons

Fiesta Chopped Salad (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

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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.

Make Ahead Banana Breakfast Cake

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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…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top Hy-Vee Sales (9.16.20)

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Our free Weekly Menu Plan is here to help you save time and money, eat healthier, and bring your family together around the table. Even if you don’t live near a Hy-Vee, you can still use our plan for…

"Tailgating at Home" Menu Plan

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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…

31 Easy Halloween Crafts for Preschoolers

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Looking for easy Halloween craft ideas? This round up of Halloween Crafts for Preschoolers has loads of ideas that you can do at home or in a school setting. Great craft ideas for Halloween class parties too!

2 Easy Ways to Get Hy-Vee Groceries Without Stepping into the Store

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Online shopping is the future. Since someone else will be doing the hands-on shopping for you, it's important to shop from a place that has a user-friendly system, high quality products, and a money back…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top Hy-Vee Sales (9.9.20)

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Our free Weekly Menu Plan is here to help you save time and money, eat healthier, and bring your family together around the table. Even if you don’t live near a Hy-Vee, you can still use our plan for…

Top 3 Make Ahead Breakfasts (+ Shopping List!)

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Oftentimes, a healthy breakfast is the first thing to cut on busy mornings. I mean who has time to cook anything when small people need to get dressed, teeth need to be brushed, school bags need to be…
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Make Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches

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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…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top Hy-Vee Sales (9.2.20)

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Our free Weekly Menu Plan is here to help you save time and money, eat healthier, and bring your family together around the table. Even if you don’t live near a Hy-Vee, you can still use our plan for…
marinades for chicken breasts in freezer bags

7 BEST Chicken Marinades (+ Printable Recipe Cheat Sheet)

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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…
chicken breasts in honey dijon marinade in freezer bag

Honey Dijon Chicken Marinade

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You had me at 5 ingredients! That's right. This Honey Dijon Chicken Marinade only requires 5 pantry staple ingredients for a delicious sweet and savory result. *Disclaimer: We are an affiliate…

Top 10 Ground Beef Freezer Meals

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Listen. You're busy. We're busy. We aren't here to waste anyone's time. You need to know what ground beef freezer meals are the BEST and you need them pronto for your busy, hungry, growing family.…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top Hy-Vee Sales (8.26.20)

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Our free Weekly Menu Plan is here to help you save time and money, eat healthier, and bring your family together around the table. Even if you don’t live near a Hy-Vee, you can still use our plan for…

Can You Freeze Avocados?

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Avocados tend to be expensive certain times of year, especially where we live. That’s why when we see them on sale, we stock up! But there are occasions that a perfectly ripe avocado turns to mush before…
savory chicken marinade in a mason jar and in a freezer bag with chicken breasts

The Best Savory Chicken Marinade

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This Savory Chicken Marinade packs a punch! In fact, I think it's the BEST you'll find. With just a few pantry staple ingredients, boring chicken is taken to a whole new flavor level! Enjoy your marinated,…