Hearty Baked Penne Pasta {Freezer Meal}

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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…
bowl of stew in white bowl with napkin

Instant Pot Beef Stew {Freezer Meal}

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This Instant Pot Beef Stew recipe is easy enough to be a mid-week dinner or fancy enough for dinner guests. What would typically take all day in the slow cooker, only takes about an hour from start to finish in the Instant Pot. You'll take a short cut by using stew meat (no chopping!) and Yukon gold baby potatoes (no peeling!).
Freezer friendly pesto burgers

Pesto Burgers

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Pesto Burgers are the bomb. They are an incredibly easy grilling recipe, a great recipe for a crowd, AND a fabulous freezer meal. As we were developing a Pesto Meatball Sub recipe for our forthcoming…

"Cheeseburger" Instant Pot Pasta

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Cheeseburger Instant Pot Pasta is an easy, one pot meal is full of flavor and sure to please little ones and grow ups alike. Around my house any kind of spaghetti dish is sure to be a hit. If it involves…

Mini Meatloaf Muffins {Freezer Meal}

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Here's a twist on your average meatloaf recipe: Meatloaf Muffins! This easy dinner idea is not only freezer friendly but one that will find itself in your dinner rotation over and over again. This makes…

Grilled Sirloin Steak Kebabs

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Grilled Sirloin Steak Kebabs are not only a great meal idea for large groups but they can also be a freezer meal! The magic of this easy dinner idea is in the marinade. I'm writing this post on an empty…

Slow Cooker Shredded BBQ Beef Sandwiches {Freezer Meal}

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It was a very bad day when my husband left the shredded BBQ beef leftovers out overnight. I knew it was an accident but I REALLY liked these sandwiches and was REALLY looking forward to having them for…
Freezer friendly ground beef philly cheesesteak sandwiches

Ground Beef Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches

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Yum yum yum. Theses Ground Beef Philly Cheesesteaks are super easy to make and my whole family loves them. Affiliate links included. See full disclosure here. These bad boys were a crowd pleaser…

How to Select and Grill the Perfect Steak

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Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) My carnivorous, farm-boy husband has been waiting our whole marriage for me to write this post I think. Can anybody say "wife bonus points"? So, I shared earlier this…

How to Make the Perfect Pan-Seared Steak

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I've never made a good steak until fairly recently. And then...I did...perfectly. (Oh, that was after setting my kitchen on fire.) Over the years, I've tried grilling and frying steak to no avail. But…
Baked Italian Meatballs

Baked Italian Meatballs {Freezer Meal}

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Baked Italian Meatballs are a 30 minute meal staple in our house! Perfect every time. Double and freeze a batch for later, too. Everybody loves a good meatball, right? Well, at least everyone…
Slow Cooker Steak Chili is a super easy dump and go meal but is full of Tex-mex flavor! Delish! #freezermeal #realfood

Slow Cooker Steak Chili {Freezer Meal}

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Disclaimer: This recipe was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours!  Three cheers for the slow cooker! I love this set it and forget it Slow Cooker Steak Chili because…

Slow Cooker Balsamic Shredded Beef {Freezer Meal}

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Slow Cooker Balsamic Shredded Beef is an easy, healthy, delicious dinner. This freezer friendly recipe is a win for my family and is a great recipe for large groups. So simple!   Slow Cooker…

Pot Roast Sliders

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Take three hearty comfort foods, smash them all together and call it a sandwich. This wonderful concoction of deliciousness is also known as Pot Roast Sliders. My sister in law deserves credit for…
easy mexican soup recipe

Crowd Pleaser Mexican Soup {Freezer Meal}

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Updated and republished from January 2012 This Mexican soup recipe never fails to please a crowd. It is one of my favorite recipes for a lot of reasons: 1) It tastes awesome! 2) It is primarily…
Mini Italian Burgers

Mini Italian Burgers {Freezer Meal}

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 Oh how I hate a boring, flavorless piece of meat. That's why I've been making these Mini Italian Burgers for years. They are packed full of fresh flavor (and some added nutrition) thanks to the additions…

No Peek Stew Recipe {Freezer Meal}

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Making stew gets no easier than this recipe! Throw all the ingredients in the slow cooker in the morning or in oven around lunch time, DO NOT PEEK, and you've got a hearty and tasty dinner for a crowd ready five hours later!

Meatballs with Sneaky Veggies {Freezer Meal}

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These meatballs are full of flavor and packed with sneaky nutrition thanks to the finely chopped carrot, onion, garlic, and parsley. Our entire family loves them! When I make these, I usually…

Burrito Pie {Freezer Meal}

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So I've been in this Freezer Club for 6 years with some of my besties. We strive to cook freezer meals made with mostly local, organic meats and produce, while also avoiding foods with preservatives…
healthy meatball recipe

Healthy Meatball Sandwich Recipe

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This healthier version of a Meatball Sub is hands down one of my favorite sandwiches of all time. And, more importantly, my whole family from ages 1 to 40 loves it! That's a rare treat at this stage of…
Szechuan Steak Stir-Fry Recipe

Szechuan Steak Stir-Fry Recipe {Freezer Meal}

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Is anyone like me and have a freezer full of beef? This summer, some friends and I went in together to purchase a grass-fed cow. It's a great way to go if you have a deep freeze and like beef. Locally-raised,…
Freezer friendly baked beef ravioli

Beefy Baked Ravioli: An Easy Fake-Out Lasagna {Freezer Meal}

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This fake-out lasagna is a dinner time favorite in my home. Very easy to make, super filling and is freezer friendly. My kids love this meal! Some affiliate links included. Since my grass-fed,…
Baked Nachos

Baked Nachos--A Healthy, Fast, Kid-Friendly Meal

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It's almost silly that I'm posting this recipe since it's so easy, but I feel compelled to share Baked Nachos since they are: - A home run every time I make them for the fam. - Quick! Baked Nachos only…

Steak Kabob Marinade Recipe

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We love kabobs around here. I've found that the key to an awesome kabob is a good marinade. I've primarily stuck with chicken kabobs but this steak kabob recipe changed my habits. My husband is 100%…