Turkey Pesto Paninis

The ingredients in our Turkey Panini recipe are simple, but the flavor is BIG. You'll love how quickly they come together and how easily you can turn them into a freezer meal too!

How to Freeze Pesto Sauce

Can you freeze pesto? Absolutely! Using our 10+ years of freezer cooking experience, we are sharing anything and everything you need to know about freezing pesto. Thriving Home loves pesto. Rachel…

How to Make and Freeze Butternut Squash Puree (+ 20 Ways To Use It)

Learn how to make butternut squash puree, how to freeze butternut squash AND browse through 20 ways to use it. Such a great way to sneak in nutrition. One of my favorite inexpensive ways to…

10 Summertime Freezer Meals

Freezer cooking--aka prepping meals ahead and freezing to have on hand for later--is one of the best summer cooking strategies. It allows you to spend less time in the kitchen and more time in the sun…

5 Ingredient Pesto

Making homemade pesto is easier than you think. The flavor of our Homemade Pesto Recipe far outmatches the store bought version. Use our tips to double batch this recipe and freeze pesto for later too!…

Slow Cooker Marinara Sauce

With just a few pantry ingredients, you can have a large batch of marinara sauce cooking in your slow cooker in no time. You can also use this homemade marinara recipe to stock your freezer. Instant Pot…
homemade wheat sandwich bread

Homemade Sandwich Bread Recipe

A step-by-step tutorial to make the tastiest homemade sandwich bread you've ever had! Anyone can make it using this guide and recipe. I've always been afraid of the fickle beast. That's what…

Powerball Cookies

Powerball cookies have been a longtime favorite in my home. Look no further for a great make-ahead, freezer-friendly snack.    What's in these no-bake Powerball Cookies? With a few…

Freezer-Friendly Pizza Sauce

Once you've made homemade pizza sauce, you'll never go back. Once you've realized you can make LOTS of pizza sauce and learn how to freeze it, you'll for SURE never go back! Here is a delicious freezer-friendly…
Freezable Roasted Corn Salsa Recipe--Freezer Friendly |Thriving Home

Roasted Corn and Black Bean Salsa {Freezer Meal}

Last week, while our little ones were at preschool together, Polly and I spent the four quick morning hours making, canning, and freezing Roasted Corn Salsa. We actually walked away from the whole…
How to Make Homemade Freezer Jam

How to Make Homemade Freezer Jam {Freezer Meal}

By Jessica Ellingsworth, Contributing Writer Summer is arguably the best time for savoring seasonal foods, especially perfectly ripened fresh berries. As a child, the berries our family didn't eat right…
Sweet Potato Quick Biscuits

Sweet Potato Quick Biscuits {Freezer Meal}

As you might know, I love finding ways to sneak more vegetables into food for my kids.  One of our favorite and fast side dishes is Sweet Potato Quick Biscuits. The sweet potato adds moisture and a…