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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 [...]

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 [...]

Creamy Mushroom Pork Chops

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Ready for another easy-to-make, crockpot friendly freezer recipe? Pork chops in the crockpot can be slightly more challenging than chicken or beef, simply because it is easier to overcook them, which can make them dry and tough.  This delicious creamy mushroom sauce adds lots of flavor and moisture, but it is also important to cook them just enough. [...]

Crockpot Beef Burritos

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Ready for another super easy freezer meal that your whole family will love? 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 ton of money on groceries (and especially on eating [...]

Freezer to Crockpot Chicken Fajitas

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I'll readily admit that over the past year I have become more than a little obsessed with freezer cooking, and with developing new recipes that my kids and husband will love.  But seriously, what's not to love?  Not only are they quick & easy to throw together, they save us a ton of money on groceries (and [...]

Sweet & Spicy Chinese Chicken

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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!  This juicy, flavorful sweet & spicy Chinese chicken was a huge hit with both my husband AND kids; in fact, my five year old, after cleaning her plate in about 2 [...]

Simple Cranberry Chicken

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It is my sincere belief that you can never have too many foolproof chicken recipes up your sleeve.  This flavor-packed simple cranberry chicken is another favorite "cheater" freezer recipe--easy, delicious, practically mess-free, and freezer + crock pot friendly.  What more do you need? To make it as part of a freezer cooking day, just split the sauce & [...]

Easy Freezer Balsamic Roast Beef

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This may sound a little odd coming from a vegetarian, but pot roast is hands down my favorite meal to make!  Not only is it ridiculously easy and completely foolproof, not to mention a one-pot slow cooker meal that you can set and forget, but it always gets RAVE reviews.  As in not just "oh this [...]

Cheesy Chicken & Rice Casserole

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Chicken & rice casserole is one of our family staples, but in my quest to develop a whole binder full of no-cook freezer meals, I decided to take on the challenge of creating a freezer friendly version.  I'll be honest, it took a lot of trial and error to get it right, but the final [...]

Easy Freezer Ham & Bean Soup

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Nothing warms up a cold winter day faster than a steaming bowl of delicious homemade soup!  Of course there's not always time to put in a full day of cooking to get that homemade soup just right.  I'm always looking for ways to make our family favorites faster and freezer friendly, and this "cheater" version [...]

Slow Cooked Pork Tenderloin

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I don't know about you but I think at this point I am fully addicted to simple, delicious freezer meals.   Even my husband, who first balked at the idea of freezer cooking and insisted he wouldn't like any of the meals, has whole-heartedly embraced this freezer friendly lifestyle.  It has not only saved us [...]

Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast

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Now that school has started and our schedule is filling up, it is important for me to keep a freezer full of  freezer friendly recipes ready to go for my family for busy weeknights.  I especially love any recipe that I can throw in the slow cooker in the morning and have an entire meal waiting at dinnertime. This [...]

Herb Roasted Chicken Breast

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The price of meat just keeps going up.  This often means that in order to keep our meal plans budget friendly, we have to be more creative about using less expensive cuts of meat.  Of course we still want whatever we make to taste amazing!  This simple herb roasted chicken breast recipe is a perfect fit–easy, [...]

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