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What to Do With the Kids While Cooking

On June 13, 2017 by Kelly

Once a month cooking can be a wonderful time-saver, but how do you tackle a whole big cooking day if you have kids at home?

9 Customizeable Freezer Meal Plans for Every Cook

9 Customizable Freezer Meal Plans for Every Cook

On May 24, 2017 by Kim

START HERE if you are wondering, “Which freezer cooking menu should I cook first?” We have an infographic to help you decide and information about each menu, plus how to create your own custom menu!

Make Meal Planning Simple with Freezer Cooking Mini Menus

Make Meal Planning Simple with Freezer Cooking Mini Menus

On May 12, 2017 by Kelly

If you are like me, you love, love, love the thought of OAMM or OAMC, but can rarely carve an entire day out of the calendar to do a big cooking day. Learn how to use our Mini Menus to save time or how to get the most out of your Pro Membership by creating your own custom mini menus.

Start Freezer Cooking in 5 Easy Steps

Start Freezer Cooking in Five Easy Steps

On April 15, 2017 by Kelly

In order to help you Get Started quickly here are the basic steps you need to take first and a comprehensive list of all the great posts we have highlighted for our Get Started series.

What You Can and Cannot Freeze - Foods that Freeze Well and a few that Don't

What You CAN and CANNOT Freeze

On March 1, 2017 by Erin Fullam

Here at Once A Month Meals we tend to make our own rules and break a few others when it comes to freezing food. There are a few basic guidelines to follow but we like to twist a few of the rules when it comes to our menus.

How Long Do Freezer Meals Last?

On March 1, 2017 by Kelly

A resource on how long freezer meals will last, as well as links for properly wrapping and storing food in the freezer.

Why should I freeze cook? 8 reasons you say you can't, and why you can!

8 Reasons You Say You Can’t Freezer Cook, and Why You Can

On December 6, 2016 by Kim

There are 8 common reasons (or rather excuses) we hear for not freezer cooking, but we have answers to each and freezer cooking tips so you can get started. A great post for those exploring freezer cooking for the first time and wondering, “Is this something that will work for me?”

Get Started How to Thaw Frozen Meals

Thawing Freezer Meals

On February 15, 2015 by Erin Fullam

“How do I actually eat my freezer meals once they are all cooked?” Well the simple answer is that it is really up to you! There are some simple tricks and tips for making efficient use of your freezer stash, and making sure your meals are thawed safely and ready to eat at dinner time.

Group Freezer Cooking FAQ

Group Cooking – FAQ and Testimony Videos

On February 26, 2014 by Kim

We’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions around group cooking and doing a group swap to help you and your group get the best!

Getting Started Group Cooking

Group Cooking – Getting Started

On February 24, 2014 by Kim

You may already have a group in mind. You may even have them excited about cooking already! Others may be starting completely from scratch. Either way, we have some helpful tools and tips outlined in this post to help you get started.

Building a Group Cooking Community

How To Build a Group Cooking Community

On February 23, 2014 by Kim

Join us as we take a look at the benefits of group freezer cooking and share some handy resources to help get your own group started.

Get Started Budgeting for OAMC

Budgeting for Your Once A Month Cooking Day

On November 29, 2011 by Kelly

Budgeting for a big day of freezer cooking can be a bit overwhelming. Here are some of our best tips on how to manage the finances of once a month cooking.