Category Archive for: Lunch Recipe

Crustless Spinach Mini Quiches

Another one of my super-fast staples in my lunch freezer, quiche is an easy go-to, not just for kids, but also for dinner! Whenever I batch-make lunches for a day, I try to incorporate that work into my actual meal plan for the day (you know … so I don’t feel the urge to stab…

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Strawberry Smoothie Push-Ups – Ahem! – Ice Cream Pops

I’ve been soul searching a lot over the course of this Freezy-Does-It project as I blog. Because, guys! It turns out, I lie to my kids. Like, a lot. I make them eat what I cook for them by giving their meals names like “pizza,” or “nuggets,” or “chocolate-chip-something-or-other.” And then the poor things grow…

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“Pizza” Pockets (sausage-spinach-cheese, or cheese-veggie)

Here is a YouTube video showing how to use your Dumpling Maker … Download Round Two Shopping List Download Round Two Worksheet Recipes: Tomato Sauce (Round 1) Never-Get-Your-Hands-Dirty Pizza Dough “Pizza” pockets (sausage, spinach and cheese, or cheese and veggie) Savory Lunch Empanadas (sweet potato and black beans, or ground beef) Spinach-Cream Cheese turnovers PLUS,…

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Spinach-Cream Cheese Turnovers

  Here’s a video on how to use your press …   Download Round Two Shopping List Download Round Two Worksheet Recipes: Tomato Sauce (Round 1) Never-Get-Your-Hands-Dirty Pizza Dough “Pizza” pockets (sausage, spinach and cheese, or cheese and veggie) Savory Lunch Empanadas (sweet potato and black beans, or ground beef) Spinach-Cream Cheese turnovers PLUS, SNACK:…

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Savory Lunch Empanadas (sweet potato and black beans, or ground beef)

Download Round Two Shopping List Download Round Two Worksheet Recipes: Tomato Sauce (Round 1) Never-Get-Your-Hands-Dirty Pizza Dough “Pizza” pockets (sausage, spinach and cheese, or cheese and veggie) Savory Lunch Empanadas (sweet potato and black beans, or ground beef) Spinach-Cream Cheese turnovers PLUS, SNACK: Strawberry Leather (Fruit “Roll Ups”) And BONUS SNACK: Portable Smoothie “Push-Ups”

Never-Get-Your-Hands-Dirty Pizza Dough

If you’ve never made your own pizza dough, you’re in for a treat. No! Don’t you dare close this browser window! I promise you it’s freaking easy! Like, easier than sandwiches, easy. Easier than arguing with your toddler about please eating said sandwiches, easy. Easier than coming up with a simile for things that are…

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Strawberry Fruit Leather

Guys, guys, guys! I just made a major mind-blowing discovery, and I have you to thank for it!  While looking through my dehydrator’s manual to make sure I was giving you guys accurate information, I discovered that my particular Nesco (which I’ve always loved for its five-tray volume) can actually expand to twelve trays!  TWELVE…

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Ridiculously-Easy Cinnamon Apple Chips

When I say “Ridiculously-Easy,” boy-oh-boy do I mean it! If you’ve got a dehydrator and a spiralizer (I have an attachment for my Kitchenaid stand-up mixer), you can have an entire batch of apple chips in about five minutes of active time. An apple corer and a mandolin – or a sharp knife that will slice…

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Ridiculously-Easy-And-Totally-Worth-It Tomato Sauce

OH MY GOD, YOU GUYS! Marcella Hazan’s brilliant and well-deservedly acclaimed tomato sauce puts any other sauces I’ve ever made to shame. For reals. You can find the original recipe here, and that is what I usually follow when I am having people over for dinner for a large homemade pizza dinner for example.  …

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Pesto Chicken Wraps (or Pesto-Mozzarella Wraps)

My kids love pesto more than they love me. No joke. I can throw that shit on an old sock, and they’ll happily eat it. You can always buy pesto pre-made, but making it is ridiculously easy, and doubling the amount so you can freeze or use for dinner takes ZERO extra work, and the…

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