Let’s face it life it busy.
Moms and parents alike are super crazy busy with work, errands, driving the kids here, there and everywhere. Add in activities and grocery shopping.
This constant running leaves little time for the household and cooking a healthy meal for your family.
So the easiest solution is the drive thru or take out right? NO!
You can provide your family a healthy meal in minutes even if you are running here, there and everywhere.
10 easy solutions for no time to cook:
- Prepare your weekly meal plan and dishes on the weekend
- Slice and dice all your vegetables before hand
- Try freezer cooking
- Get the family involved
- Invest in a Instant Pot they are amazing time savers
- Use your slow cooker
- Have breakfast for dinner
- Try salads or appetizer style meals
- Cook single pan meals
- Try cook it once serve it twice meals
Stock the pantry with easy meal ingredients.
Start making your life easier by having the right ingredients on hand to help you make meals in a pinch.
Purchase a rotisserie chicken the next time you are at the market. Add a few sides and meal one is done. Debone the rest of the chicken and have chicken salad sandwiches later in the week. Or add the extra chicken to soup or your favorite casserole. That makes 3 meals and you didn’t even have to cook the bird.
Pre-bake muffins and pastries once a week or once every two weeks. Doing this saves me so much time in our kitchen. Store the extras in the freezer till you are ready to serve.
Did you know you can store over 75 items in your freezer to save you time and money?
Does your family like eggs? Breakfasts for dinner are great time savers. Or hard boil a dozen eggs and keep them in the fridge for easy protein snacks and meal bases.
Stock your pantry with canned tuna, beans, soups and easy meal ideas that your family likes. In our home we always have taco night ingredients on hand.
Pizza is another easy, quick meal in between activities. Add all the toppings you love and dinner is covered.
Do not stress meal time.
If meal time truly has you stressed. Invest in a meal planning service that can help you battle the dinner stress.
A great program is MyFreezEasy they provide the recipes, the grocery lists and all the instructions and help you need. You have tons of meal choices to choose from.
Simple easy, home cooked meals your family will love. It is time to get back in the kitchen, start cooking and saving money.
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Have an amazing day,
Saving & Simplicity