On-the-Go Chicken Burritos

On-the-Go Chicken Burritos {Freezer Meal}

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These simple, individual chicken burritos make for a filling, healthy, and satisfying lunch or dinner anywhere and anytime. Be sure to double the batch and freeze some for later. Why We Love On-the-Go…
Create the ultimate chicken sandwiches for any weeknight by prepping and freezing all the components ahead of time. This well-seasoned, versatile grilled chicken also works to top pasta or salads.

Gourmet Chicken Sandwiches {Freezer Meal}

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Create the ultimate chicken sandwiches for any weeknight by prepping and freezing all the components ahead of time. This well-seasoned, versatile, grilled chicken also works to top pasta or salads. It's…
Oven Fried Parmesan Chicken Tenders

Oven Fried Parmesan Chicken Tenders {Freezer Meal}

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Disclaimer: This recipe was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours! Skip the messy dredging and breading process of most chicken tender recipes with this easy shake-and-bake…
Cheesy Chicken Casserole

Cheesy Chicken Casserole: Real Food Meets Reality {Freezer Meal}

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This casserole won my husband's heart over when we were dating. Well, I think our relationship was a little more complicated than that...but he did love Cheesy Chicken Casserole then and still asks for…

Southwest Chicken Tenders: Get Your Grill On! {Freezer Meal}

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Say hello to an easy freezer meal. A meal that is a great recipe for a groups of people too! These Southwest Chicken Tenders are simple to make and can be served up in so many different ways.  Here's…
Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Homemade Chicken Nuggets {Freezer Meal}

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Why I have never made these before now I will never know. What I DO know is that they will forever be in my menu planning. I'll be honest. I have fond childhood memories of McDonald's chicken nuggets…

Turkey Pesto Paninis {Freezer Meal}

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Did you know that Paninis can make a great freezer meal?! Considering the simplicity of this recipe, I cannot believe how great these freezer friendly Turkey Pesto Paninis are. To make them a freezer meal,…
chicken stock recipe

Homemade Chicken Stock Recipe (Chicken Necks Can Actually Be Useful!)

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What would YOU do with 3 pounds of chicken necks? A common household dilemma, right? (I hope you are picking up on my thick sarcasm) I've never had to ponder the fate of a bag of chicken necks until…
Chicken Piccata Recipe

Chicken Piccata {Freezer Meal}

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Chicken Piccata might very well be my absolute favorite way to eat chicken. It is simple French cuisine at it's best. Lemons provide a vibrant citrus base for the sauce, giving this dish a light, bright…
southwest chicken tenders

Southwest Chicken and Bacon Wraps - A Parent and Kid Favorite!

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Bacon, marinated grilled chicken, two kinds of cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes wrapped in a tortilla with ranch salsa sauce.  What's not to love about the Southwest Bacon and Chicken Wrap? This recipe…
Simple Baked Chicken Parmesan - An easy, healthy and delicious recipe, perfect for any beginner cook.

Baked Chicken Parmesan: A Simple Recipe for the New Cook {Freezer Meal}

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Not only is Chicken Parmesan my favorite dish from my childhood, but it's a family favorite around my house now, too.  It's also one of the first meals I ever learned to cook on my own, because it's…

Chicken Noodle Soup {Freezer Meal}

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The kids and I wanted to make a meal and cards for a friend who was feeling under the weather today.  By the way, I'm learning (thanks to some amazing friends I have who do this) that serving others…
crispy baked drumsticks

Crispy Baked Drumsticks {Freezer Meal}

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Drum roll for the drumsticks, please. These guys rock! First off, they are cheapola. I got a couple of packages of five free-range, all-natural drumsticks for $2.66 each. Plus, this recipe is particularly…
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.…
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…