Category Archives: Meal Planning

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Menu Planning for Busy Families

Now that school is back in session and kids sports are underway, your evenings have probably gotten much busier. Instead of turning to takeout, delivery, or fast food, put a little time into meal planning so your family can eat smart. These are a few different strategies you can use to make it easier and quicker to cook more meals at home no matter how busy you are. Continue reading

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Meal Prep Shortcuts for Busy Families

Have you been seeing #MealPrep photos on social media recently? The pictures of perfectly portioned lunches for the week are inspiring, but might be a little intimidating. What busy mom has time or energy to arrange each ingredient just so for Instagram-worthy meals for an entire week? But you can take these meal prep strategies and adapt them to make cooking for your family easier during the weeknight rush. Continue reading

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Easy-To-Freeze Meals For The Holidays

The holiday season is a busy, sometimes stressful time of year for families. When your schedule gets full, cooking can feel like a chore, making the drive-thru so much more appealing. But we all know takeout isn’t the healthiest option for a family meal. So what’s a busy mom to do? Reach into the freezer for a healthy meal that’s ready to heat and eat!

The following recipes are some of FNP’s best freeze ahead meals. Continue reading

Meal Planning Help for the Busy Family

Do you struggle with meal planning? Do you prepare meals for your family or just yourself? Whether you are cooking for one or more, meal planning is a skill that takes practice be learned. Even if you know how to plan and shop in advance, it still requires something precious and costly – your time.

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