During the chaos of the holidays, getting regular meals on the table can feel like an impossible challenge. It’s the perfect time of year to lean on your freezer to make your work easier. Each of these recipes can be frozen either in whole or in part to take some of the prep out of your cooking process on a daily basis.
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Green peppers and onions are a fantastic place to start with planning out freezer meals. Buy a bunch on sale, wash and slice them, freeze in a single layer on a baking sheet, then store in a freezer bag. If you’ve got canned tomato sauce and chicken on hand, putting together this very tasty dish will be a snap.
Creamy soups can be an absolute lifesaver in the middle of winter. Make a big batch of this creamy potato soup and freeze it in 1-2 cup portions. If you need an easy dinner or lunch during the week, just pull out the right number of portions and warm them on the stove or in the microwave! This variation on potato soup used cauliflower to diversify the vegetables you’re getting while giving you a warm, tasty meal that’s simple to prepare.
From cornbread cooked in buttered cast iron to biscuits in gravy, Southern cooking is known for its luscious, decadent flavor. So decadent, in fact, that many of us who are striving to make healthy choices might be hesitant to give it a try. This roundup suggests a Thanksgiving spread that includes a few dishes with Southern roots, made over for good nutrition with great flavor.
Butter beans are one of those classic southern pantry staples that are not always easy to find in other parts of the U.S. They are sometimes available canned or dried, but if you’re not finding them, look for anything labeled “large lima beans” or “great white beans.” If they aren’t exactly the same thing, they’re… Read more »
Keeping Halloween indulgences reasonable can feel like a losing battle sometimes. We’ve got your back. Here are some of our favorite fun food and project ideas to help you keep Halloween a little more nutritious without any lost fun.
No big celebratory meal is complete without a crisp salad to help fill you up with fresh veggies. This flavorful recipe with sweet dried cranberries and ripe pears is the perfect accompaniment to any harvest meal, and it will look lovely on your table.