Freezer Cooking 101: Breakfast Sandwich Edition

Mornings are super busy around our house – after getting myself up and ready for work I have to herd cats, I mean wake my five kiddos and get them ready for school. By the time I drop them off at the bus stop and head on into the office a couple hours have passed and I’m hungry! The kids get breakfast at school so they’re set and I always have granola bars at my desk in case of emergency, but really I’d like a nice hot breakfast too without having to hit the drive through.

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My 9/26 Publix Trip – $97.07 for $39.61 or 59% Off

My 9/26 Publix Trip - $97.07 for $39.61 or 59% Off

We love these Celentano stuffed shells so I’m always thrilled when I can stockup with a BOGO sale and coupons! Another family favorite is “ravioli lasagna” and it’s so easy! Simply layer spaghetti sauce, then frozen ravioli, then shredded mozzarella cheese in a baking pan, do that again for another layer, and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Delicious! This week at Publix I bought $97.07 worth of groceries for $39.61, or 59% off after coupons. Here are the deals:

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios Muddy Buddies Recipe

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Peanut Butter & Chocolate Muddy Buddy Mix Recipe

This is the time of year when we make all of our favorite treats like Chex™ Muddy Buddies™ Party Mix, or as we call it, Puppy Chow – cuz it’s so doggone good! I know, that’s very punny, but really you just can’t go wrong with any kind of Chex mix and this Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios™ Muddy Buddies recipe is our new favorite. The kids and I always enjoy making homemade gifts for our neighbors and my office mates and I can’t wait to take this new mix to work tomorrow – my cube is gonna be popular! The recipe below made enough to fill three of these buckets so my parents and favorite neighbors are also gonna score this week.

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Quick & Easy Spinach and Chicken Alfredo Pizza

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Quick & Easy Spinach and Chicken Alfredo Pizza

We love pizza night at our house but I get tired of the kids’ same old flavor choices all the time so I thought I’d mix it up a little with this Spinach and Chicken Alfredo Pizza. Sometimes the kids can be picky and I wasn’t sure if some of them would even try a white sauce pizza, but it turned out to be a huge hit with everyone!

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Honey and Brown Sugar Glazed Slow Cooker Carrots Recipe

Honey and Brown Sugar Glazed Slow Cooker Carrots Recipe

Cooked carrots are one of my absolute favorite side dishes, when they’re done right! This recipe for Honey and Brown Sugar Glazed Slow Cooker Carrots is super simple to prepare and they are SO delicious. We like to make a big huge batch in hopes of having leftovers.

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Easy Valentine’s Day Nutella Cookie Cups

Easy Valentine's Day Nutella Cookie Cups

Something about this season really makes me want to bake and sometimes, when I want something warm from the oven but don’t really have time to make something from scratch, I like to “cheat” a little and use these delicious refrigerated Pillsbury sugar cookies to make something that looks like I slaved over homemade treats. This recipe really fits that bill because they’re super fast and easy to make but they look really complicated so get ready for the compliments!

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Easy Caprese Salad Bites Appetizer Recipe

Easy Caprese Salad Bites Appetizer Recipe

Do you need a fast and easy appetizer recipe for your next holiday party? You can whip up these Caprese Salad Bites in no time at all and they’re gorgeous as well as delicious! I love using these inexpensive bamboo party forks for easy appetizers like this one because they’re super easy to use and make for a great presentation.

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Gluten Free Rosemary Parmesan Fried Chicken Tenders

Gluten Free Rosemary Parmesan Fried Chicken Tenders

With five young kids in the house it can sometimes be hard to come up with meal that everyone will eat but these Rosemary Parmesan Fried Chicken Tenders are always a hit and a crowd pleaser! Finding a good fried chicken recipe that is gluten free is a tricky thing. There are several floating around out there and they can look really good but then in reality, just putting the ingredients together is a challenge and many times they’re not ingredients you would have in your kitchen already. If you have a gluten intolerance or Celiac disease you’ve probably already tried plenty of those recipes – chased down all the right items and then had the recipe totally bomb anyway.

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Salted Caramel Pumpkin Bourbon Milkshake

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Bourbon Milkshake

We’ve got the house all decorated for the season and the weather is finally cooling off here so I’ve really been in the mood for some seasonal cocktail flavors like this Salted Caramel Pumpkin Bourbon Milkshake! Not only is it delicious but it’s super simple to make and the presentation is gorgeous. Whip up a couple for yourself and your significant other or serve them to guests and be ready for them to ask for the recipe.

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Easy Muffin Tin Pasties Recipe

Easy Muffin Tin Pasties Recipe

Pasties are a classic handheld meat pie. These are savory and the perfect option for filling up young picky eaters, packing for lunches, and for family meals. They’re super easy to make in a muffin tin with a refrigerated crust and they look so cute too!

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