Make-Ahead Recipes & Meal Ideas

With these quick and easy make-ahead recipes, we've got every aspect of your meal handled. Prep your weekly work lunches to fit your diet and budget. Get holiday sides and desserts complete days (or even weeks!) before the guests arrive. Put your slow cooker to work so your family can gather around the dinner table minus the prep time. Whatever the occasion, this is the place to find delicious, timesaving recipes.

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Make-and-Take Breakfasts for People Always On the Go

Breakfast skippers, we're looking at you. Thanks to these quick and easy breakfasts (most of which can be made the night before), starting your day with a meal you can feel good about is no problem. Try granola bars, overnight oats, breakfast sandwiches, and more breakfast-to-go ideas all workweek long.

8 Homemade Road Trip Snacks to Keep You Fueled

When I'm on a road trip, I want fun snacks to make the drive even more enjoyable. However, I reach my destination with more energy if I keep things on the wholesome side. These homemade road trip snacks are portable, nourishing, and most important, feel like treats.

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Double-Duty Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow cookers do most of the work, and all of these recipes are two-for-one deals. Each recipe is made with leftovers in mind, and shows you how to repurpose those leftovers into another equally satisfying (yet totally different) meal.

Make-Ahead Freezing Foods

Helpful hints on making the most of your freezer.