How to Freeze Food in Glass Jars

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: UPDATE: Here are some glass-breaking tips and the honest-to-goodness-true best way to freeze food in glass jars. It seems that every day a new report comes out on the dangers of something or another toxin in various materials, doesn't it? Bisphenol-A in plastics is one of…

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7 ways to turn one dinner into two
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7 ways to turn one dinner into two

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: School's back. Whether you're restarting your homeschool schedule and co-ops or your kids are gone for the day, it changes the dynamic. Gone are the summer evenings where the sun seemed to hover above the horizon, lighting well into the night…

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How we’re getting our eating habits back on track

Earlier this year, I shared that I was giving up the idea of "real food and only real food" because it had become an unhealthy stress for our family. For a while, we struck a balance that I was very comfortable with -- eating healthy foods most of the time with an occasional "cheat" product added…

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Preparing for Baby with a Freezer Full of Meals

While most of my preparing-for-baby tasks have more to do with the blog or house projects, freezer cooking is on my list as well, and I finally got a plan typed up so that I can (hopefully!) knock it out in just a day or two in the next month or so. I'm sharing the…

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Preparing for Baby with a Freezer Full of Meals

I fully believe in the benefits of freezer cooking, and I honestly wish I was better at actually doing it. Unfortunately, as many times as I've thought about it over the past six years, the only time I've ever actually pulled it off is before having a new baby. Before our last two babies were…

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8 Reasons Why Freezer Cooking Can Work for Anyone
source: Modern Alternative Mama

8 Reasons Why Freezer Cooking Can Work for Anyone

The following post is from Kate of Modern Alternative Mama: Lots of people love freezer cooking. In fact, Jessica, a fellow contributor here at Life Your Way, is something of a freezer cooking guru, having published a cookbook all about it. It's taken me a long time to get on the freezer cooking bandwagon. I've…

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Make Holiday Meals Easier

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: As a child, I loved the feast days of the winter holidays. My mom cooked up a veritable storm on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's. I'd lie in bed listening to the mixer run, knowing that there was a dessert in the making. She got…

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What’s the Deal with Freezer Cooking?

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: Unless you live in a cave, you've probably heard the phrase "freezer cooking" a time or two. A google search reveals over 17 million results. A leisurely scroll through Pinterest? An indeterminate number of pins. Freezer cooking, a practice our moms and grammas knew well,…

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Stock and Organize Your Freezer for Last-Minute Meals

The following is a guest post from Kate at My Kids Eat Off The Floor: I've been blogging in this space -- first Organizing Your Way and then Life Your Way -- for over three years now, and there are some great posts in the archives that don't get much attention anymore. This week, I'll…

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Freezer Cooking for the Holidays

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: I'm not sure where I would be without my freezer. It's a kitchen tool that I regularly use to help me get a little ahead of the game. Not only do I use it to stash a surplus of sale meats and excess veggies from…

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