Chicken Apple Sausage, Kale and Rice Soup – OAMC, Dairy Free

Two things have been abundant in our Tuesday CSA delivery–kale and beets.  Kale is a powerhouse vegetable, but I wanted to find a way to incorporate it into our diet that our kids would like.  (They are great about eating spinach, but kale and Swiss chard have a heartier texture and taste, which they are […]

Ways to Save When Buying a Chest Freezer – A Guest Post

The following is a guest post. When reading frugal tips, inevitably one will see tips revolving around freezer storage.  The problem is that most freezers above the refrigerator are suitable for weekly groceries, but not bulk freezing. If you plan to save money by bulk freezing items, the freezer will pay for itself in a […]

Sesame Chicken Nuggets – OAMC

We have been trying out recipes for the last couple of weeks, and quite a few of them have made it into our regular rotation of meals.  This past weekend, I had a freezer cooking day, and one of the dishes was a hit–Sesame Chicken Nuggets.  I got this recipe from my series of 30 […]

Thai Style Turkey OAMC Dairy Free

I’ll be the first to admit that this dish looks bland.  Don’t let the picture fool you, though.  It is delicious! I got this recipe from The Biggest Book of Slow Cooker Recipes, but ironically it is not a slow cooker recipe.  I was doubtful of how it would taste when I pulled the meal […]

Chicken Pot Pie – OAMC

This is another dish from one of my favorite once a month cooking cookbooks, Don’t Panic Dinner’s in the Freezer. 1-10 oz. pkg. frozen mixed veggies½ cup fresh mushrooms, chopped¼ c. butter1/3 cup flour½ t. salt¼ t. sage1/8 t. pepper2 cups water¾ cup milk1 tbsp. chicken bouillon3 cups cooked chicken Cook veggies according to package […]

Guest Post–Slow Cooker Homemade Chicken Stock

Today’s post comes from Zibi at Fresh Slow Cooking. Hi, I’m Zibi I work as a researcher by day, and blog at Fresh Slow Cooking during my spare time. My slow cooker recipes start with real, fresh food. Usually I post recipes, but every now and then I also write about food philosophy and nutrition. […]

Chicken Enchiladas – OAMC

Chicken Enchiladas are one of the reasons why I love freezer meals! These taste just as good after they have been in the freezer as they do fresh. I found this recipe in the book, Don’t Panic, Dinner is in the Freezer, one of my favorite OAMC cookbooks. (You can see the other once a […]

Parmesan Garlic Chicken Breasts – OAMC

One of the meals I made last week during my freezer cooking day was Parmesan Garlic Chicken on recipezaar.com. A reader asked me about it, and I have to tell you, it was delicious! However, I did not have all of the ingredients, so I prepared them based on what we had on hand. All […]