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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…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save" (5.25.18)

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Have you ever noticed that grocery stores have sale trends? They really do. Around Thanksgiving and Christmas you can always stock up on baking supplies. At Easter you will see great deals on ham and…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save" (5.18.18)

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I don't know about you, but in our neck of the woods May is CRAY.ZEE. From ball games to banquets to programs to recitals and everything in between we are running. You know what has saved us from being…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save" (5.11.18)

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You may have noticed that we are using our Instant Pot more and more. In fact, we are using it so much these days that we are even writing a cookbook about it. Have you taken the plunge yet? If you…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save" (5.4.18)

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This week's menu plan includes a meal for Mother's Day. We've made it super simple, since it falls on Slow Cooker Sunday, right? That meal is always simple. Whether you are hosting your mom, sharing…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save" (4.27.18)

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One of our favorite seasons is upon us...grilling season. It may still be a little cold and rainy in our neck of the woods, but by golly, it's time to grill. Using the grill combines two of our favorite…

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

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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…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save" (4.13.18)

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Spring has sprung! Although it doesn't quite feel like it temperature wise in our neck of the woods, I certainly feel it in my heart. Another way I know it's spring is because of all the sports and…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save" (4.6.18)

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Have you started your Freezer Club yet? If not, I say this is your month! In our book, From Freezer to Table, we have helpful tips on how to get started. And I'm so glad you mentioned our book. Oh…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save" (3.30.18)

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Have you noticed within our menu plan that several evenings have a theme...Meatless Monday, Take It Easy Tuesday, Wednesday Leftovers, Thursday Breakfast, and Slow Cooker Sunday? I don't know about…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save" (3.23.18)

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In a little over a week, we will celebrate Easter Sunday. Can you believe it? Time just really flies by, doesn't it? Seriously, didn't we just put our Christmas decorations away? But here we stand…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save" (3.16.18)

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It's March, which typically means spring and being outside and grilling and all things blooming. Well, in our neck of the woods, it's snowing. Yes, snowing. The snow is not going to stop us though…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save" (3.9.18)

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Welcome to our weekly menu plan! Below, you'll find some helpful tips when navigating our menu plan from week to week. I wanted to draw your attention to one term that you'll see several times each…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save" (3.2.18)

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From salmon to roast beef to pork chops...there's something for everyone on this week's menu plan. You'll even find freezer friendly recipes with simple sides. We offer free menu plans each week so…
Real Food Menu Plan for February 26 to March 4: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save"

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Welcome to our weekly menu plan. We're so glad you're here, whether you're a frequent visitor or this is your first visit. Around here, we are all about helping households thrive and one of the best…
Real Food Menu Plan for February 19 to February 25: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save"

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The menu this week is full of freezer friendly and family approved meals. While you are cooking, try doubling a recipe. Eat one for dinner and then freeze one for later. It really is that simple. Several…
Real Food Menu Plan for February 5 to February 11: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save"

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With the dawn of every new month comes new sale items. Even if you don't have a Hy-Vee, I'm sure your local grocery store is similar. Having said that, Hy-Vee is having a great sale on chicken breast,…
Real Food Menu Plan for February 5 to February 11: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save"

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I don't know if you watch the sports calendar, but the Super Bowl is this week and that means one thing...sales at the grocery. I bet you thought I was going to say football?!? But nope. If you watch…
Real Food Menu Plan for January 29 to February 4: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save"

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We are in the heart of winter. Some of my favorite things about winter are the hearty foods we enjoy this time of year like soups and chilis and stews. Another one of my favorite things is when soups…
Real Food Menu Plan for January 22 to January 28: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save"

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  For our menu plan this week, we've highlighted several recipes from them. Grab some ideas below and plan with us. You'll be amazed at the amount of time, money, and sanity you'll save with…
Real Food Menu Plan for January 15 to January 21: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save"

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Raise your hand if you've had a snow day yet. We've only been back in school a few days and our crew is already holding out hope for an out of school snow day. Please tell me we are not alone. Snow…
Real Food Menu Plan for January 8 to January 14: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save"

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Welcome to 2018! Hopefully, you made it through the holiday season unscathed. Hopefully, you are staying warm this winter. And hopefully, your freezer is fully stocked. But, just in case your freezer…
Real Food Menu Plan for December 22 to December 28: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save"

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Here we are at Christmas. You'll see our menu is a bit different because of that. For instance, instead of Meatless Monday, we will have Perfectly Grilled Steak and for dessert, we'll have the Best…
Real Food Menu Plan for December 15 to December 21: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 "Stock Up and Save"

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The countdown is on for Christmas. It's the most wonderful time of the year, right?!? Okay, don't answer that. Let's talk about getting dinner on the table for your family each night instead, because…