Posts Tagged: “easy freezer meals”

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    Instant Pot Beef Stew {Freezer Meal}

    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!).

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  • 80+ Easy Freezer Meals for 1 or 2 People

    A common question we get about freezer cooking is, “What are some easy freezer meals for 1 or 2 people?” In this post, we will walk you through a great list of make ahead recipe ideas from our blog and cookbook that work for 1 or 2 people. Next, we

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    20 Easy, Make Ahead Dinners For All Ages

    These are our favorite 20 most well-tested, freezable dinner recipes when it comes to getting a good meal on the table. Not only are these make ahead meals family-friendly, but they are also made with mostly real food ingredients that you can feel good about. It’s hard to find simple

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  • Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 “Stock Up and Save” (7.13.18)

    This week’s menu includes man options for freezer meals and those are usually our favorite. Usually. But this week, we’ve included one of our favorite summer go-to dinners…The Small Bites Board. We love it. It fact, while everyone is around the Small Bites Board it’s a great time to pull

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  • Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 “Stock Up and Save” (6.29.18)

    Happy 4th of July week! This really translates into “there’s going to be lots of sales at the grocery on things that can be grilled”. Score. You can grab a few recipes from our 30+ Real Food Grilling Ideas and stick a few things in your freezer.  And once you’re

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  • Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 “Stock Up and Save” (6.15.18)

    Well, it’s summer and it’s hot and it’s all things wonderful. Just this week I prepared a double batch of Spinach Roll Ups, Zucchini Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies, and Chicken and Cheese Taquitos. Can I just tell you how gratifying it was to add a few things to my freezer??

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    Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 “Stock Up and Save” (6.1.18)

    You’ll notice that week in and week out, we tag recipes on our menu plan as “FF” or freezer-friendly. We honestly believe that if you just start by doubling one recipe a week, you’ll be on the road to saving time and money. In fact, Polly recently wrote about 3

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  • Real Food Menu Plan for January 9-15: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: January 9-15

    The New Year means a renewed commitment to eating healthier for many of us. This week I’m sneaking in loads of veggies and fruit into our menu plan with the likes of Cancer Fighting Soup, Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal (like apple pie for breakfast!), and Slow Cooker Whole Chicken and

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  • Chicken Spaghetti {Freezer Meal}

    When I made this chicken spaghetti recipe for the first time last week, my husband ate it for about 5 meals in a row and proceeded to ask me to make it again the next week. My kids eagerly scarfed it down as well. Tonight’s batch ended up on about

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