Food Made Simple

Easy Chicken Satay

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Our theory here at LWSL is that you can never have too many quick & easy freezer meals ready to go, especially ones that use budget-friendly chicken!  Of course the same old chicken can get boring fast.  This tender, juicy, flavor-packed Easy Chicken Satay is a great way to mix things up!  My family couldn't [...]

Spice Rubbed Steak Salad

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It's hard to work up the motivation to cook in the summertime--it's just too darn hot!  Luckily this super easy, oh-so-flavorful spice rubbed steak takes just five minutes of prep before throwing in the freezer.  Then just grill the meat to your own tastes, slice it and add it to this simple salad and voila--dinner [...]

Simple Summer Chicken Sandwich

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The price of meat just keeps on going up, which is why here at LWSL we firmly believe that you can never have too many quick & easy freezer meals to choose from that use budget-friendly chicken!  Of course, finding fresh new ways to serve the same old chicken can definitely be a challenge. Luckily this [...]

Quick & Easy 7-Layer Salad

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  I've always wanted to learn how to make a 7-layer salad.  I remember going to potlucks & church picnics as a kid and always being SO impressed with the pretty layered salads that my own microwave-loving family would never even consider tackling.  I guess that's why I never dared attempt it until now. Well.  Can [...]

10 Freezer Meals in One Hour: Part 6

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Here at Living Well Spending Less we are 100% committed to bringing you easy recipes that taste great and don’t take a lot of time, effort, or expensive ingredients to throw together.  As a busy mom, I also want meals that can be made and frozen ahead of time to save time on hectic weeknights, especially as [...]

Easy Thai Chicken

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Our theory here at LWSL is that you can never have too many quick & easy freezer meals ready to go, especially ones that use budget-friendly chicken!  This tender, juicy, flavor-packed Thai Chicken is sure to be a new family favorite! To make it as part of a freezer cooking day, just split the marinade & chicken into [...]

Caramel Cream Cheese Apple Dip

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A few months ago my family attended a potluck gathering, and, while we were there, my husband stumbled upon a delicious apple dip made with caramel and cream cheese.  Now, my husband is not normally one for desserts, but this was different.  He couldn't stop eating it.  Or talking about it.  He begged me to find out how [...]

Easy Pesto Chicken

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It's no secret that we LOVE quick & easy freezer meals around here, especially ones that use budget-friendly chicken!  Believe it or not, this tender, juicy, flavor-packed Pesto Chicken might just be our easiest recipe yet.  It's got just six easy ingredients (and 2 are optional) but tastes like you spent hours in the kitchen.  It's even fancy enough to [...]

Grilled Steak Tacos

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Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, so I thought it was the perfect time to share our new favorite taco recipe! If you read this blog regularly, you already know that I am a little obsessed with "cheater" freezer cooking. Not only are these simple meals quick & easy to throw together, they save us a [...]

Easy Greek Chicken

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Our philosophy here at Living Well Spending Less is that you can never have too many quick & easy freezer meals ready to go, especially ones that use budget-friendly chicken!  This tender, juicy Easy Greek Chicken is a snap to throw together but so full of flavor that it feels extra-special. To make it as part [...]

Easy Freezer Bacon & Blue Cheese Burgers

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Burgers are one of our spring and summertime staples, but I have to admit that we usually opt for the pre-made burgers rather than take the time to make our own.  Yes, I know they are more expensive, but in this case, convenience almost always wins out over cost. Not anymore! Not only are these flavor-packed [...]

Creamed Kale & Spinach Casserole

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After four years of trying, I feel like I'm only just beginning to figure out this whole gardening thing.  If you've been following my progress on Instagram, (hashtag #SoukupGarden), you've already seen that this year's vegetable garden was by far our most successful!  The kale did especially well, which gave me fresh incentive to try a brand new [...]

10 Freezer Meals in One Hour: Part 5

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As you've hopefully discovered by now, here at Living Well Spending Less my team and I are 100% committed to bring you easy recipes that taste great and don’t take a lot of time, effort, or expensive ingredients to throw together.  As a busy mom, I also want meals that can be made and frozen ahead of [...]

Deviled Eggs with Bacon

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My husband is not really a recipe guy, but there are a few things that he makes better than anyone else on the planet.  The first is omelets.  The second is grilled cheese sandwiches.  And the third is deviled eggs. He says the secret is in their simplicity--less is more (especially when it comes to [...]

Honey Sesame Chicken

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As you all probably know by now, my personal theory is that you can never have too many quick & easy freezer meals ready to go, especially ones that use budget-friendly chicken!  If you haven't started using these quick & easy cheater freezer recipes, you are definitely missing the boat.  I honestly don't know what we [...]