Nod your head if you're guilty of any of these, dinner isn't on the table because you had to work late, your son had soccer practice that went over, you lock your keys in the car at the grocery store picking up items for dinner, or you simply don't feel like it.
Guess what?! Meal prepping can be as easy as combining all the right ingredients in a large freezer bag and repeating the process until you have enough recipes for the week ahead.
Always be prepared.
A well-stocked freezer is the best way to get through any situation.
This post is basically the answer to all your early morning pumpkin pie cravings. That's a thing right? I am not alone in this pie-for-breakfast train of thinking at 7 a.m. come Monday morning?
Freezer food prep is the way to go.
Last week my mom asked if she could borrow some space in my large freezer chest to temporarily store some of her food. I said "yes," but I don't think either of us realized the challenge that her request would create for me.
Is it really cheaper to buy boxed frozen foods than to buy ingredients in bulk and prepare meals for the freezer yourself? You may pay a little more initially, but you will get more meals out of your purchase in the long run.
By Lynn Andriani Make-ahead meals are a great way to simplify your life during a chaotic week. Italian-American cookbook
The chest freezers of old, those massive, hulking objects reminiscent of Victorian-era steamer trunks, have been joined by a younger, sleeker breed. It was this stainless steel beauty that caught our eye last week and convinced us to finally take the plunge.