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Fried Rice with Sweet Soy Sauce {Freezer Meal}

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  I'd be stupid if I didn't make this Fried Rice with Sweet Soy Sauce recipe fairly often for the fam. Want to know why? I'll give you seven substantial reasons: 1. This fried rice is full of flavor…
Bread machine honey wheat bread recipe

Honey Wheat Bread- Bread Machine Recipe {Freezer Meal}

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This bread machine recipe has become a staple in our home. It's simple, yummy, and gets a lot of action. This is my go-to recipe when sandwiches of any type are on the menu. We often use the leftover…
wheat rolls from bread machine

THE BEST Wheat Rolls: A Bread Machine Recipe {Freezer Meal}

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These wheat rolls are THE BEST. When they are fresh out of the oven with a little butter, I can hardly stop myself. Both my husband and toddler agree- they both scarf them down too. I have found that…

Whole Grain Pumpkin Banana Nut Bread {Freezer Meal}

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Made with whole grain flour, a touch of flax seed, vitamin rich pumpkin, walnuts and banana, this moist bread was a hit with all ages of my family (including a picky toddler!). It's a tasty bread that…
Hamburger bun recipe from bread machine

Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns: Bread Machine Recipe {Freezer Meal}

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Thanks to the generosity of my parents, we have a continual supply of grass-fed ground beef in our deep freeze. Other than mexican soup, the most common thing we use it for is burgers! We had a stretch…
crock pot cran-apple sauce recipe

Crock Pot Cran-Apple Sauce Recipe

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Hi everyone! I'm Sarah and I blog at The Pajama Chef. I am so excited to be guest posting today at Thriving Home. When Rachel contacted me to ask if I would share my Crock Pot Cran-Apple Sauce, I was…
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…

Pumpkin Whole Wheat French Toast {Freezer Meal}

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Oh! How I love pumpkin in the fall...and french toast all the time.  So does my family.  That's why Pumpkin Whole Wheat French Toast was born. Pumpkin Whole Wheat French Toast is such a nutritious…
Baked Cheesy Spinach Tortellini

Baked Cheesy Spinach Tortellini {Freezer Meal}

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Need a 25-minute four-ingredient dish for dinner that everyone will love? Baked Cheesy Spinach Tortellini is it! Baked Cheesy Spinach Tortellini is a vegetarian spin-off of my Baked Beef Ravioli.…
healthy peanut butter cup smoothie

Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie Recipe {Freezer Meal}

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Peanut butter and chocolate are two of my great loves in life. Is it possible that this combo can actually be good for you? The good news is peanut butter and chocolate can be nutritious if eaten in…

Zucchini Flaxseed Muffins {Freezer Meal}

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I've made these Zucchini Flaxseed Muffins more times than I can count. Not only are they moist and totally yummy, but they are a great way to include some sneaky nutrition into a kid-favorite. I almost…
healthy zucchini bread recipe

Zucchini Bread with Some Healthy Substitutions {Freezer Meal}

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It's zucchini season! I've already picked 3 from my garden and I see a few more on the way. I want to make sure I put the zucchinis to good use so I've been trying to find healthy recipes that would help…
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

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Bacon, marinated grilled chicken, a cheese blend, lettuce, and tomatoes wrapped in a tortilla with ranch salsa sauce.  What's not to love about the Southwest Bacon and Chicken Wrap? Disclaimer:…

Blueberry Pumpkin Baked French Toast

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Blueberry Pumpkin Baked French Toast is a healthy breakfast recipe my kids and I go ga-ga over.  The inspiration recipe for this Blueberry Pumpkin French Toast was too white carb and sugar-laden…

Mini Crab Cakes Recipe {Freezer Meal}

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If I had to pinpoint one favorite food, it might well be crab legs. A few years ago, when I was on staff with my church, my best friend and I took several high school girls to Charleston for Spring Break. …
Baked Egg Cups

Baked Egg Cups {Freezer Meal}

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Baked Egg Cups might just blow your mind. With only three main ingredients, this might be one of the easiest breakfast, lunch, or dinner recipes for kids ever today. Ingredients in Baked Egg Cups Here…
copabanana cake

Eat Your Copa, Copabanana {Freezer Meal}

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Everybody now...Eat your Copa (CO!), Copabanana (Copabanana!). It's the hottest cake north of Havana (here). Thanks for the inspiration, Barry, for the dessert I made tonight*. I had the kids cheering…

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…
Easy oven omelet recipe

Oven Omelet {Freezer Meal}

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My family has a love affair with eggs whether it's for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  No skin off my back, since they are cheap, easy to make, and healthy.  This "omelette" casserole is either breakfast…
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,…

Parmesan and Cracker Crusted Tilapia

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Parmesan and Cracker Crusted Tilapia is hands-down my favorite tilapia recipe ever. Crispy, moist, and full of flavor! You can't go wrong here. Freezer Meal Instructions: Bread the fish and freeze unbaked.…

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins: A Healthy After School Snack Idea! {Freezer Meal}

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Here's a healthy and unique spin on a muffin. These treats are full of whole grains, fiber, healthy fats, vitamins and even some veggies! They can make a great after school snack or used for a healthy…