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Make ahead meal ideas + recipes

January 8 2012 at 2:28 PM
Rebekah  (Login Bestbehavior)

Response to We use Earth's Best

Beth - I forgot - I think I was going to send you some organized meal ideas! Here is a link to my blog post on our top make ahead meals for winter days. Usually on Sunday I'll make a big batch of one of the items. I use the ziploc (bpa free) cylinder containers and we usually get 1 meal, 1-2 leftovers and anywhere from 2-4 containers to freeze depending on the day. Sometimes I pair it with a piece of crusty bread or a salad. Each week we defrost 1 or 2 of the prepared meals and thaw during the day.

From spring-fall we often grill a whole bunch of meats/chicken on the weekend so we can throw it on a salad during the week. This saves a lot of time and grill gas!

Finally I highly recommend a vitamix blender if you can splurge or save for one. We do green smoothies several times a week so we can get the extra punch of spinach or kale into the diet. Even my daughter likes them!

(and the blog is under construction so pardon the mess there)

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  1. Thanks so much! - Bethpky on Jan 9, 2012, 11:24 AM