Monday, April 16, 2018

Weekend freezer cooking

Did my weekend freezer cooking over 2 days. On Saturday I did the breakfast items. Then Sunday the dinners.




11 Breakfast croissants (egg, ham, onions, peppers, spinach and cheese). I place some shredded cheese on croissant, before adding the egg mix. I bought a dozen croissants at Sams on Friday, but was so hungry when I got home, I just nuked on to eat.

8 Omelets - same ingredients as croissants, including some leftover mushrooms I had. I like to overload the omelets with veggies, that's why you see it spilling out

1 Dozen blueberry muffins
1 Dozen banana oatmeal muffins

I make all my breads in muffin form, so it's easy to grab on the go. I also replace sugars with crushed raisins whenever I can. I didn't use raisins in the blueberry muffins, because the raisins would've clashed with the berry flavor. I just used half the required amount of sugar


Tonight we're having lasagna stuffed mushrooms again, thanks to Thrifty mom in Boise This recipe was a huge hit last week, so we're having it again. I do make my meat sauce a little differently. I add diced red peppers, onions, spinach and omitted the cottage cheese (I'm not a big fan of cottage cheese). I also sprinkled some basil on top of the cheese



Tuesday will be chicken quesadillas. I'll make some fresh pico de gallo and add a can of refried beans, rice and sour cream. Above is my fajita chicken. I like to leave some of the juice, to help keep the chicken moist and let the spice flavors soak through. This chicken is used for a variety of mexican dishes. It's all made in the instant pot.

Wednesday - Bush's grilling beans stuffed peppers. I added some shredded cooked chicken for extra protein

Thursday - leftover buffet

Friday - nachos with the fajita chicken

Half the food (with the exception of the mushrooms and peppers) have been frozen for future meals. I hate cooking in the morning. I just want a cup of coffee in my hand. By cooking ahead, it frees up more time for me to do other things and/or is easy to grab when we're busy, sick or just not in the mood to cook.

2 comments:

  1. You have saved yourself lots of time since you won't have to wash pots and pans all week. Everything looks and sounds scrumptious.

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    1. Thank you! You are absolutely correct. I never thought about all those pots/pans I don't have to clean again. It's one of my least favorite tasks too.

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