Prepping freezer meals is such a time saver and in the summer it is life-changing. In the summer months, we tend to get off schedule more with fewer routines in place, and that is when popping into the grocery store or fast-food restaurant happens. If you take a little time once a month, to prep 15-20 freezer meals, you can not only save time but also money!
Most of the freezer meals we prep for the summer are either slow cooker/instant pot friendly or BBQ friendly. This pork recipe is super easy and can be prepared in the Instant Pot / Slow cooker if a roast, or on the BBQ as well, if chops.
Some other freezer meal favourites of ours are:
Last night on the “In The Kitchen ” Facebook live, I prepped Homemade Hot Pockets and Beefy Quesadillas.
Hot Pockets are a great option for work and school lunches or even packed up for a road trip. You will need a few hours to make and prep these, but over an hour of that time is allowing the dough to rise, giving you time to prep other meals or the fillings for the hot pockets.
Freeze Ahead Breakfast Options to make your morning run smoother! If you do not do any meal prep or freezer meals yet, then start with breakfast. Morning can be hectic and stressful in a household with kids or even on your own. When we have breakfast options ready to pop in the microwave or blender, … Read more
Smoothies are not just for those wanting to lose weight. In fact, smoothies are great for everyone who is busy and needs a portable breakfast or snack. Getting up early to get the kids off to school, or maybe your kids have early morning sports practices? Smoothies are a super option to kick start … Read more
Homemade Pancake Mix I used to always buy the store boxed pancake mixes and then end up throwing most of it out because we didn’t really enjoy the bland pancakes and only ate them every few months. Once opened, the mixes should be used within 2 months to be safe (even if the expiry … Read more
Omelet Breakfast Muffins
Omelet Muffins are a great make ahead option for a quick and portable breakfast option.
I hate cooking and strive to make meal preparation as quick and easy as possible. When shopping for my groceries, I plan to have about 1 hour when I return home to do some prep. This is something I do regularly. If you have taken my “Saving Time & Money in the Kitchen” class, you know … Read more