freezer meals, freezer containers

6 No-Fail Steps to Making Delicious Freezer Meals

Your freezer meals can and should taste like fresh meals if you follow these 6 simple, no-fail steps. This post has been adapted from our cookbook called From Freezer to Table: 75+ Simple, Whole Foods Recipes for Gathering, Cooking, and Sharing. Polly and I have both been freezer cooking for our

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Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups: A Delicious Vegetarian Freezer Meal!

Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups are one of my favorite vegetarian freezer meals. Although, I have been known to put cooked chicken there on occasion. Either way, they make a great family dinner. (This post has been updated and reposted from 2011) Listen, peeps.  Some of you may think my kids eat

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Letter to My Dying Uncle

Comforting words in the midst of suffering don’t come easily. This is especially true when that person is facing a terminal illness. Maybe you’re in this position and want to encourage and bring comfort to someone who is facing death. Or, maybe you’re wondering what happens after death yourself. A friend,

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Can I Cook a Frozen Meal in the Slow Cooker?

“Is it safe to put a freezer meal in the crock pot?” “Can I put frozen chicken breasts in the slow cooker?” When it comes to freezer meals, this is a very common question we get from readers and at speaking events. I think it’s a common question because there

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Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 “Stock Up and Save” (4.20.18)

Around here, we are knee deep into creating, planning, and testing recipes for our second cookbook all about freezer cooking. If you are new around here, we really love freezer cooking. In fact, we love it so much, we published a cookbook called From Freezer to Table. As we are

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Life Lessons From a Broken Fridge

For the past 40 days, we have essentially been living without a fridge. While I’ve shared tidbits about this in Instagram stories and in our weekly email, I haven’t take the time write about the appliance drama unfolding in our home. I will say, I’ve learned some very adulting-type-lessons that

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mac and cheese in the instant pot

Whole Wheat Mac and Cheese in the Instant Pot

This Instant Pot Whole Wheat Mac and Cheese recipe takes just 18 minutes from start to finish, dirties only one pot, and tastes creamy and delicious! Plus, it’s made with all real food ingredients. It was 5:30 p.m. and my kids were starving. I was finishing up a work project

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How Long Should I Cook Chicken in the Slow Cooker?

How long should you be cooking chicken in the slow cooker? You’ll be surprised at the answer! Hi. My name is Polly. All my life I have had a problem with drying out my chicken in the slow cooker. I followed the recipes I found and was SO frustrated because

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