We’re all crunched for time during the week, but you can get one step ahead of dinner by preparing it beforehand. Whether you’re making it a day or two in advance, or stocking up your freezer for the weeks to come, these recipes will keep your family fed and happy, and your sanity intact.
Rice and turkey is a great base to start with if you’re cooking ahead. You get enough fiber and protein for a balanced meal, and it goes great with whatever veggies you have on hand.
When baked, the ricotta and mozzarella cheese get so gooey and creamy, your family will love it.
Kids love these! This recipe is a great alternative to store-bought fish sticks. It takes only 30 minutes if you do it all at once, or you can bread the fillets and throw them in the freezer until you’re ready for dinner.
Enchiladas are a great make-ahead meal. Prep time is super fast, and since the tortillas are covered in enchilada sauce, you don’t need to worry about them losing their moisture.
We’re all about this take on lasagna. It’s just as easy to make, and with some fresh spinach rolled in, you have a meal that’s fun to eat and good for you.
This dish is surprisingly simple to put together. With a creamy mushroom sauce and breaded turkey, it’s something the whole family can enjoy. It does particularly well as leftovers, too, so whip up a big batch!