I have tried and failed many times with freezer cooking. I’ve even had a few successes with freezer cooking but mostly my issues have been trying to prepare all the meals while dealing with my littles. It’s not easy having to chop and prepare so many meals and then write down all the directions on the baggies and then freeze them.
So, I ended up giving up freezer cooking, yet again. And now with it being summer and constantly running around between swimming lessons, play dates, and family events I’m usually way too tired to cook a full meal.
Since we eat a primarily clean diet, it’s a bit of a challenge to find freezer meal plans that don’t contain a ton of processed ingredients like “cream of ______ soup”. But then I met Erin Chase (yes the famous $5 Dinners lady!) and she changed my world with her My FreezEasy program – her new freezer cooking meal plans.
She actually shows you via video how to freezer cook, how to thaw out the meals, and basically just holds your hand showing you how to make freezer cooking a success. The great thing is that her meal plans are customizable so you could pick some meals from the clean eating plan, some from the gluten free plan and some from the traditional plan.
It makes solving the “what’s for dinner” problem easier no matter what kinds of meals your family enjoys.
My process for freezer cooking
How I go about making freezer meals happen in my home:
I print out the grocery list, the instructions, and the labels for the freezer meals I’m planning to prepare for the week. I go shopping and then as soon as I come home I prepare the meals which takes me between thirty minutes and an hour.
Once the meals are prepared and in their respective baggies, I stick ‘em in the freezer on a plastic cutting board (so they’ll freeze flat) and finish putting up the rest of my groceries.
Seriously, that’s all that I do. And whenever it’s time to make one of the meals, the instructions are already there on the labels so all I have to do is thaw and cook and voila! A fresh, healthy meal ready to go!
And now for the best part….Erin has been so amazingly kind to me and is allowing me to give to my readers 20% off a Premium Annual Membership! Just use code TBM20 and if you’re still not sure if freezer cooking is right for you, fill in your info below and Erin will send you some awesome stuff to help you out!
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