At 36 weeks, I am feeling very much like nesting... without the energy. I want to have meals in the freezer for the post baby haze, but I don't want to be on my feet cooking. At all.
So, I am going for my tried and true freezer to slow cooker approach.
For my first step, I made my battle plan today.
I got my recipes from here. I picked the recipes I was going to use (I was going to start with 10, but went to 13 and I'm planning on doubling all of them) and made my grocery list.
I love the simplicity of these recipes, but I am adding my own modifications. I always, always, add veggies to my freezer meals, which means I need about twice as much seasoning to cover the whole meal.
So, first I'm going to load the meat into my trusty, labelled gallon bags. Then I am going to add the seasoning for 24 or 26 (depends on how much meat I get) meals. Then I am going to fill the rest of the bag with chopped, freezable produce.
Tomorrow, I will be shopping cheap cuts of meat and in-season, freezable veggies for my grand meal-making adventure.