Chicken and Apple Bites

Chicken Apple Bites {Freezer Meal}

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Last night we tweaked and tried a new recipe that Jack (age 4) picked out from a cookbook called Perfect Food for After School. I made a few substitutions to make it healthier and more kid-friendly.…
Vegetable Minestrone Soup

Vegetable Minestrone Soup {Freezer Meal}

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Update on 8/4/14: I tested this soup again and made a few tweaks. It's incredible! Who knew this many veggies in one bowl could be so scrumptious? Serve with some crusty bread, and you're good to go. Need…

Banana Pumpkin Bread or Muffins {Freezer Meal}

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Breakfast, snack, or dessert...this bread, mini bread, muffin, or mini-muffin recipe fits the bill. This bread is moist, nutritious yet has enough good-for-you fat (from coconut oil) and sweetness to…
Mini Turkey and Veggie Meatballs

Mini Turkey and Veggie Meatballs {Freezer Meal}

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My entire family really enjoyed these Mini Turkey and Veggie Meatballs over spaghetti the other night. The finnicky 3-year-old took one bite, announced "MMM!", and proceeded to eat quite a few. The lovable,…

Parmesan and Cracker Crusted Tilapia

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Parmesan and Cracker Crusted Tilapia is hands-down my favorite tilapia recipe ever. Crispy, moist, and full of flavor! You can't go wrong here. Freezer Meal Instructions: Bread the fish and freeze unbaked.…
Roasted Lemon-Garlic Chicken and Veggies

Roasted Lemon-Garlic Chicken with Veggies {Freezer Meal}

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Talk about simple, delicious, and yet another great way to use up veggies in your fridge or garden. This was a well-rounded, light-tasting dinner that required little work on my part. In fact, I just…

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins: A Healthy After School Snack Idea! {Freezer Meal}

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Here's a healthy and unique spin on a muffin. These treats are full of whole grains, fiber, healthy fats, vitamins and even some veggies! They can make a great after school snack or used for a healthy…

Yummy Fish Sticks {Freezer Meal}

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No, I'm not dead.  Just pregnant with Baby #3 and coming off a few months of feeling sick, exhausted, and nauseated at just about any smell in the kitchen.  So, the idea of writing a food blog…

Banana Brownie Waffle Recipe {Freezer Meal}

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This morning I made Banana Brownie Waffles for my kids and me and they were delicious!  The healthy parts:  low in sugar, low in fat, some whole wheat flour, wheat germ, and banana.  It probably took…
Easy Cheesy Mexican Chicken - A slow cooker recipe

Easy Cheesy Mexican Chicken: A Slow Cooker Recipe {Freezer Meal}

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Desperately trying not to go to the store again, last night's dinner was another "use up what's in the freezer, refrigerator and pantry" meal. Thankfully, it turned out quite good and was very filling…
Slow Cooker Pot Roast has no processed ingredients. Just real food that's really good!

Slow Cooker Pot Roast (Sans the Processed Stuff) {Freezer Meal}

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I try my hardest to cook from scratch and avoid processed foods when possible.  My favorite Pot Roast recipe from the past included a brown gravy packet mix and Italian dressing packet mix...bummer!…
Chicken, Brown Rice, & Veggie Casserole

Chicken, Brown Rice, and Veggie Casserole {Freezer Meal}

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Update on 8/5/14: I retested this recipe, simplified the instructions, and added more liquid to the original recipe. It's pretty close to perfect if you ask me and my family. But feel free to tweak…
Whole Grain Sweet Potato Pancakes

Seriously Sweet Potato Pancakes {Freezer Meal}

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These Sweet Potato Pancakes are whole grain pancake perfection, if you ask me (well, it's hard to beat these Pumpkin Pancakes). Plus, you might know my affinity for sneaking veggies in to my kids' favorites.…
healthy breakfast cookies

Breakfast Cookies {Freezer Meal}

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I stayed up late last night making a new recipe called Breakfast Cookies, since I had to go to work early today and needed a quick, healthy breakfast.  They are packed with protein, potassium, fiber,…
Guacamole

Guacamole for the Masses

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We meet twice a month with several other couples for our small group Bible study night.  Great friends, sharing our lives with one another, and substantive discussions are the best parts.  But, the…

Creamy Corn Chowder: A Lighter Version {Freezer Meal}

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It's a winter day fit for Creamy Corn Chowder, I say.  Why?  Here's a peek out my front door. With a wind chill of something like -4 degrees and several inches of snow, soup was a must for lunch…
Asian Lettuce Wraps

Asian Lettuce Wraps

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My inspiration for this recipe came years ago after having P.F. Chang's Lettuce Wraps which are di-vine! Although I don't cook regularly with ingredients loaded with sodium and MSG (i.e. the soy and…
homemade balsamic salad dressing

Balsamic Parmesan Salad Dressing

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Have you ever picked up and read the back of the salad dressing bottles in the grocery story? Let me tell you. It's just weird. Would you ever want to dump soybean oil, potassium sorbate (?) or calcium…
Cheesy Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas

Cheesy Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas {Freezer Meal}

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This recipe is a great meal idea for large groups or a family dinner. The only thing that can make this dish better is that it's a freezer meal! With the chicken, beans, vegetables, and whole wheat tortillas,…
Firecracker Asian Salmon - A healthy and deeply flavorful marinated fish recipe.

Firecracker Asian Salmon: Grilled or Roasted {Freezer Meal}

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You're lucky, my friends.  I'm slowly revealing our top Freezer Club recipes to you because I like you (and you're really nice to read my blog).  Tonight, I made an old kid-friendly, heart-healthy…