Make Ahead Recipes

Our collection of make-ahead recipes and recipe ideas that save you time and guarantee a stress-free meal. All recipes have been made in our own kitchen. We hope you love them as much as we do!

Easy Meatloaf

Best Meatloaf with Classic Glaze

Homemade Mushroom Powder Seasoning

Essential Mushroom Powder Seasoning

Homemade Hoisin Sauce

Hoisin Sauce (Better Than Store Bought)

Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken Thighs Recipe

Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken Thighs

Homemade Whole Egg Mayonnaise Recipe

Fail-Proof Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Pita Bread

Easy Pita Bread (Better than Store-Bought)

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Easy Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Quick and Easy Pasta Salad Recipe

Quick and Easy Pasta Salad

Easy Homemade Vegetable Soup

Easy Homemade Vegetable Soup

Easy Mexican Rice (aka Spanish Rice)

Easy Mexican Rice

Quick Homemade Sauerkraut

Quick and Easy Sauerkraut

Homemade Sauerkraut

Homemade Sauerkraut (Beginner Friendly!)

How to Prepare and Cook Quinoa

How to Cook Quinoa (Light & Fluffy)

Lemon Tahini Dressing

Easy Tahini Dressing

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe

Easy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Quick and Easy Tahini Recipe

Easy Tahini (Better than Store-Bought)

Easy Homemade Potato Salad

Easy Creamy Potato Salad

Easy Three-Ingredient Tomato Soup

Easy 3 Ingredient Tomato Soup

Seriously Good Homemade Coleslaw Recipe

Our Best Homemade Coleslaw

Fried Garlic

Easy Crispy Fried Garlic

Crispy Fried Shallots

Easy Crispy Fried Shallots

Tender Juicy Meatballs

How to Make the Best Meatballs

Homemade Garlic Flatbread

Homemade Garlic Flatbread

Simple Whole Roasted Chicken Recipe with Lemon

Easy Juicy Roasted Chicken

Moist Turkey Meatloaf Recipe

Easy Turkey Meatloaf

Easy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Easy Chicken Enchiladas

Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Easy Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas

Perfect Poached Chicken

Best Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Our Best Chicken Noodle Soup

Homemade Vegan Meatballs

Our Best Vegan Meatballs

Easy Smoked Salmon Dip

Smoked Salmon Dip (Quick & Easy)

Easy Creamy Homemade Potato Soup Recipe

Easy Creamy Potato Soup

Broccoli Slaw (Best Dressing!)

Easy Lemon and Herb Couscous Salad Recipe

Lemon Herb Couscous Salad

Homemade pico de gallo (fresh tomato salsa)

Easy Pico de Gallo

Homemade Vietnamese Pho Soup Recipe

Homemade Vietnamese Pho

Best Turkey Brine

Turkey Brine (Amazing Flavor!)

The Best Homemade Chili

The Best Easy Homemade Chili

Dreamy Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Our Best Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Homemade Almond Butter

Easy Homemade Almond Butter

Baked Stuffed Shells Recipe with Sausage and Spinach

Sausage Stuffed Shells

Sausage Stuffed Peppers with Spinach Recipe

Easy Sausage Stuffed Peppers

How to Make Herb Potato Salad (mayo free)

Herb Potato Salad (No Mayo)

Easy Cinnamon Apples

Extra Easy Cinnamon Apples

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Veggie Burritos Recipe

Spicy Veggie Burritos

Easy Black Bean Soup Recipe

Our Best Black Bean Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Meatballs Recipe

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Meatballs

Easy Veggie Spaghetti

Easy Veggie Spaghetti

Creamy Macaroni Pasta Salad Recipe

Perfect Creamy Macaroni Pasta Salad

Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Easy Creamy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Easy DIY Pumpkin Puree Recipe

Easy Pumpkin Puree from Scratch

Oven Baked Candied Pecans

Crisp and Crunchy Candied Pecans

Oven Roasted Carrots

Easy Roasted Carrots

Vegetable and Bean Soup Recipe

Easy White Bean Soup

Homemade Croutons Recipe

Easy Homemade Croutons

French Onion Dip

Creamy French Onion Dip

Easy Homemade Blueberry Pancakes Recipe

Easy Blueberry Pancakes

Lemon Orzo Pasta Salad with Cucumbers

Lemon Orzo Pasta Salad

No-Fail Method For How to Make Hard Boiled Eggs

How to Make the Best Hard Boiled Eggs

Kale and Bean Salad Recipe with Tahini Dressing

Creamy Tahini Kale Bean Salad

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Recipe

Easy Spinach Artichoke Dip

Healthier Spinach Lasagna Recipe with Mushrooms

Easy Spinach Mushroom Lasagna

Easy, Moist Chocolate Zucchini Bread Recipe

Easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Spinach Feta Breakfast Burritos Recipe

Easy Breakfast Burritos

Essential Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette

Goat Cheese Stuffed Baked Chicken Meatballs Recipe

Goat Cheese Chicken Meatballs

Classic Red Sangria Recipe | How to Make Our Favorite Red Sangria

Easy Red Sangria

Buttery Shortbread Cookies Recipe

Buttery Shortbread Cookies

Cinnamon Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Cinnamon Chocolate Cookies

Easy Chocolate Walnut Cookies Recipe

Easy Chocolate Walnut Cookies

Cheesy Bacon Stuffed Sweet Peppers

Bacon Stuffed Sweet Pepper Poppers

Easy Vegan Pancakes Recipe

Extra Easy Vegan Pancakes

Tomato Gazpacho Soup

Our Best Tomato Gazpacho

Roasted Veggie Tacos with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Easy Veggie Tacos

Easy Lemon Garlic Sauteed Cabbage Recipe

Lemon Garlic Sauteed Cabbage

Easy Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Easy Enchilada Sauce

Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce

Our Best Enchilada Sauce

Texas Style Chili

Texas Red Chili

White Chicken Chili

Easy White Chicken Chili

Easy Turkey Chili

Our Best Homemade Turkey Chili

Ultra-Satisfying Vegetarian Chili Vegetarian Chili

Easy Vegetarian Chili

Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing -- Better Than Store-Bought

Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

Homemade Marinara Sauce Recipe with Basil

Homemade Basil Marinara Sauce

Homemade Swedish Meatballs Recipe

Easy Swedish Meatballs

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Easy Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Simple Tzatziki Recipe with Feta

Tzatziki Sauce with Feta

Tangy Cucumber Salad Recipe

Our Best Cucumber Salad

Easy Tzatziki Recipe

Easy Tzatziki Sauce

How to Make Oat Milk

How to Make Homemade Oat Milk

Simple Overnight Oats Recipe

Our Best Overnight Oats