Download FREE Breakfasts-on-the-Go Freezer Cooking Plan

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Head on over to Life as MOM to download this month’s FREE Breakfasts-on-the-Go freezer cooking plan. It’s a great companion to my cookbook, Not Your Mother’s Make-Ahead and Freeze Cookbook, helping you get a bigger bang for your buck. Have you missed the other FREE cooking plans? There are already SIX in the collection: Protein-Style […]

FREE Downloadable Freezer Cooking Plan

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Each month on Life as MOM, I share a freezer cooking plan that you can download and cook from. Grocery list is included. This month’s plan is suited for Cold Weather and Company Dinners. Here are plans from the last few months in case you missed one: Cozy Winter Breakfasts - stick-to-your ribs oat dishes, granola, […]

We had a TV Dinner Tonight

So, our dinner plan changed today. Instead of the preplanned beans and rice, we ate a TV dinner. That is, the leftovers from my noon segment about freezer cooking on NBC-San Diego. Check it: View more videos at: http://nbcsandiego.com. Gives new meaning to the phrase, TV dinner.

Join Me for Freezer Cooking Days

Today is the 31st day of this series, 31 Days of Freezer Cooking. If you missed a post, I’ve got them all catalogued right here. I’m stunned how quickly October has flown by. If you’re new to freezer cooking, welcome! You will want to join me each month on Life as MOM when I share […]

Make a Freezer Meal Kit

Years ago in my couponing days, I found these pasta kits that came with all you needed to create a full dinner. No doubt you’ve seen similar kits for tacos, burritos, or even pizza. Why not make your own kit and stash it in the freezer?

Freezer Cooking Prep Work

I spent the day in the kitchen doing some massive bulk cooking for the coming weeks. I started out with my prep list, chopping and slicing all the different ingredients that I would need during the day. It was a lot of chopping onions! The prep list is so helpful in being efficient in your […]

Freezer Cooking & Costco

I spent time this weekend finalizing my freezer cooking plan as well as getting some shopping in. BIG batch cooking is on the agenda this week. While I still shop at a number of stores, Costco is often my go-to spot for groceries when bulk cooking. There are some great deals to be had, though […]

The Beauty of Casseroles

When critiquing freezer cooking, lots of folks will say, “but we don’t like casseroles.” And to a point, I get that. Especially if those casseroles are filled with metallic-flavored, canned cream of something soup. It can get a little trite if all your casseroles come from the same sauce or feature the same flavor profile. […]

Fill the Freezer with Pumpkin Love

Celebrate National Pumpkin Day and fill the freezer with these tasty treats. Today is National Pumpkin Day. Who knew, right? In honor of that noble squash, I present some of our favorite pumpkin recipes that can be made ahead and frozen. Yeah!

Freezer-Friendly Desserts

I confess. I have a sweet tooth. And I’d much rather indulge it with homebaked goods. I might have liked storebought in high school. Heck, storebought might have been tasty back then. But, today? It’s usually a disappointment. Homemade is better. And if you’re watching what you eat, it’s better for you, too. I like […]