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The 5 Best Ways to Package and Store Freezer Meals

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Freezer meal experts and cookbook authors, Polly Conner and Rachel Tiemeyer, share their best secrets to packaging and storing freezer meals the right way.

70+ Healthy Freezer Meals

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Freezer meal cooking can be the key to eating healthier for the whole family. Here are 70+ of our favorite healthy freezer meals that all ages will love. Some of the links in this post are affiliate…
Don't let these 3 myths stop you from saving time and money, eating healthier, and having delicious meals on the table regularly! Here are the top 3 freezer cooking myths debunked!

Top 3 Myths About Freezer Cooking Debunked!

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As self-proclaimed "freezer cooking evangelists", we're on a mission to convert friends, family, and readers to the freezer cooking lifestyle. That's because we've been convinced over our 15+ combined…
For juicy, tender bite-sized chicken that will please a crowd try these Southwest Grilled Chicken Kabobs.

Southwest Grilled Chicken Kabobs {Freezer Meal}

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You want a killer marinade that everyone will like? Give this baby a try. This Southwest-inspired marinade packs a little smokiness, just a hint of heat, and a salty punch. We love it, especially…
Cheap, rich and savory, and good for you too! This Ham and Bean Soup is a perfect winter comfort food. #freezermeal #realfood

Leftover Ham and Nine Bean Soup {Freezer Meal}

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Cooking within a tight grocery budget? Let me tell ya, this soup is the bomb. It's not only cheap thanks to the beans, but it's also very filling and boasts a rich savory flavor thanks to the ham. (Want…
This mom was in a Freezer Club for 7 years and learned how to save time and money while eating healthier. Here's everything you need to know to start a Freezer Club of your own.

Start a Freezer Club: Eat Healthier While Saving Time and Money

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Sponsored by Frigidaire During college and my early 20’s, despite off-and-on dieting and excessive exercising, I always hung on to about 10-20 extra pounds. Not only that, but I felt like a prisoner…

The Easiest Baked Mac & Cheese {Freezer Meal}

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Another Mac and Cheese recipe? Really? (Uh-hem, Rachel, you've already got the 5-Ingredient Mac and A Better Mac and Cheese in your Recipe Index.) Really. Here's why this one is worth yet another Mac…
Top 20 Favorite Freezer Meals: These healthy and delicious freezer meals will save you time, money, and make eating healthy meals at home possible!

Top 20 Favorite Freezer Meals

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With the start of school just around the corner, it's the perfect time to stock our freezers with healthy pre-made breakfast options and easy weeknight dinners. Whether or not you throw a Freezer Party…

Host a Freezer Meal Party: How to Store and Thaw Your Meals

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Disclaimer: This post was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours! Whether you throw a Freezer Meal Party or not, we think that today’s post will be super helpful…
Throw a freezer meal party and have fun while saving time and money! This post is all about how to throw the actual event. #freezermeal

Throw a Freezer Meal Party: How to Host the Event

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Disclaimer: This post was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours! Now that we’ve convinced you of why to throw a freezer meal party (hopefully!) and how to plan…

Throw a Freezer Meal Party: Party Planning and Preparation

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Disclaimer: This post was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours! Freezer meal parties are all the rage as of late! (This post explains what they are and why we think…
Throw a freezer meal party and have fun while saving time and money! This post is all about how to throw the actual event. #freezermeal

Throw a Freezer Meal Party: Why We are Loving These

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Last night, we wrapped up our second freezer meal party in just two weeks. Thanks to these freezer cooking parties, we both currently have freezers stocked with 12 healthy, home-cooked, delicious recipes…
This Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin is a lean, flavor-packed, crowd-pleaser. It's been part of our family dinner rotation for years. #freezermeal #realfood

Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin {Freezer Meal}

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Disclaimer: This recipe was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours! True or False? Once upon a time, a local news reporter did a 5 o'clock news story about my Freezer…
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…

Mediterranean Shrimp {Freezer Meal}

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Disclaimer: This recipe was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours! I love the versatility of this Mediterranean Shrimp recipe. It takes minutes to make, is freezer-friendly…
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…

I Spy...

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Rachel and Polly in the magazine stands! Yep. You can find yours truly popping out behind magazine stands and in the checkout isles at your store--well at least, some of your stores. We have been…
hearty vegetable soup recipe

Hearty Vegetable Soup {Freezer Meal}

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I call this soup my "post holiday cleanse" soup. It's pretty much all I desire after a few weeks of overly indulgent foods. Every few weeks in the winter (especially right after the holidays), I like to…
Whole Grain Pizza Bread

Whole Grain Pizza Bread {Freezer Meal}

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I feel silly posting this as new, exciting recipe. Because many of you already make this, right? But, Whole Grain Pizza Bread actually is kind of a new, exciting thing recently discovered in our house! Like…
These Whole Wheat Chocolate Banana Muffins are packed full of nutrition and flavor. Feel good about feeding your family these for a quick breakfast!

Whole Wheat Chocolate Banana Muffins {Freezer Meal}

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Want a muffin recipe that you can feel good about feeding your family for a quick breakfast? Whole Wheat Chocolate Banana Muffins it is! These chocolatey muffins are packed full of real food nutrition--whole…

How to Freeze Green Onions/Scallions

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So, this is one of those posts that many of you will chuckle at and think, "You didn't know that?" I am here to tell you that, no, I did not know that you could freeze and save green onions for later…
broiled parmesan tilapia

Broiled Parmesan Tilapia {Freezer Meal}

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A comforting and non-fishy tilapia recipe that kids, and adults alike, will love. The flavorful sauce on this fish makes this a meal worth repeating again and again. You know those dinners when…
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…
Vegetable Minestrone Soup

Vegetable Minestrone Soup {Freezer Meal}

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Update on 8/4/14: I tested this soup again and made a few tweaks. It's incredible! Who knew this many veggies in one bowl could be so scrumptious? Serve with some crusty bread, and you're good to go. Need…