Today on Frugal Tips Friday we’re talking about batch and freezer cooking.
I recall when my kids were young that I would sometimes take a Sunday afternoon and cook food for the week and freeze it so we’d have easy suppers.
I don’t recall what I cooked now. But it made getting supper on the table easier with kids going to Brownie meetings and softball practice, etc.
Of course back then I didn’t have a microwave so it still took a bit of time to get supper on the table.
Every month or so I’ll make an easy taco soup and then freeze it in baggies. So my experience here is nothing to write home about. No vast knowledge to share with you. Therefore I have looked to other bloggers and sites with more experience on this topic.
Here is a good one on batch cooking for a healthy week from none other than Hey Nutrition Lady.
Here is single portion cooking ideas that won’t waste food or get boring from Buzzfeed for all you single ladies like me.
I’m also interested in meal prep. I found this beginner’s guide at Budget Bytes.
And here’s meals to make ahead and freeze by none other than the Betty Crocker site.
What ideas and recipes and do you have to add to the conversation? I
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#1: Things We Re-use
#6: Frugal Gardening