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Easy Crockpot Lettuce Wraps

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My husband and I are both big fans of P.F. Changs--especially their yummy lettuce wraps!  Luckily for our wallet, the closest one is about 45 minutes away! I thought it would be fun to see if we could recreate one of our favorite treats at home, but to be perfectly honest, I was a little nervous about how [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]