A Meal Plan That's Reality Proof

A plan that supports your hectic life, not adds to it

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How It Works

Once a Month Meals gives you everything you need to shop, prep and cook a bulk of your monthly meals in just one day — and freeze those meals for when you want to eat them.

  1. Start with a Membership

    Subscribe on a monthly or yearly basis, and get access to all our freezable recipes, pre-made menus, and dietary filters!

  2. Make a Menu

    Make and customize a menu from one of our menus, from a recipe, from your favorites, or from scratch!

  3. Print Your Instructions

    After you edit and customize your menu, choose your serving size and print your documents to get started!

  4. Shop Your Grocery List

    Gather and purchase your ingredients from your optimized and organized, ready-to-go Shopping List.

  5. Prep Your Ingredients

    Chop, dice, and slice to prepare all your ingredients ahead of time according to your Prep Sheet.

  6. Cook Your Recipes

    Follow the step-by-step Cooking Day Instructions to prepare your freezer meals quickly and efficiently.

  7. Freeze Your Meals

    Cook, package, and freeze your meals according to your Recipe Cards for proper storing and freezing.

  8. Thaw and Serve!

    Prepare or reheat your meals according to the instructions on the Label or your Thaw Sheet. Then serve and enjoy!

Customizing A Menu

Make a meal plan and menu that really work for you and your family.

Search for Recipes

Search from thousands of freezable recipes using filters for menu types, dietary tags and more to get started!

Make a Menu

Make and customize a menu from one of our menus, from a recipe, from your favorites, or from scratch!

Print Your Resources

Once you’ve customized your menu to your liking and adjusted the serving size, print your custom menu resources to start!

We Take the Stress Out
of Freezer Cooking

The Streamlined Freezer Cooking
and MenuBuilder System That Works

Use Menus We’ve Already Made

With our database of hundreds of tested and freezable menus, you can prep, freeze, and eat in less time than you ever thought possible. As a Yearly Member, you can save up to 12 menus at any time to come back to!  As a Monthly Member, you can save up to 3 menus at any time.  After 3 months of membership, you earn 1 additional menu to save each month, earning up to 12 menus total!
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Get Unlimited Menu Type Access

Access every dietary and menu type we offer, and try anyone at any time on your menu. You are never limited to just one!
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Mix & Match with Endless Recipes

With our database of 8,000+ freezable recipes, you can prep, freeze, and eat in less time than you ever thought possible. Save your favorite recipes as you go to come back to later!
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Filter Recipes for What You Want

Search for recipes based on specific categories like nut free and sheet pan, meal types like breakfast and dinner, cooking types like baked and stovetop, or serving types like ready to eat or pressure cooker.
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Customize the Serving Size

No matter the number, you can select any serving size amount for your personal needs, or those of your whole family (and friends!).

Save Your Favorite Recipes

Find a recipe you and your family love? Save it! Save all your favorite recipes in one place so you can come back to them at any time and make a menu!

Access to Nutritional Information

If you are using recipes that are labeled as paleo, ketogenic, or diet, they will include detailed nutritional info to help you stay on top of your diet including calories, fat, cholesterol, sodium, and more.

Take it With You Anywhere

Add our site to your phone home screen to take us with you on the go! Look for recipes, edit menus, and view your resources even when you’re on the move.

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Start Cooking with your Menu Resources

Every menu you make and customize comes with:

  1. A Grocery Shopping List organized by category for faster and easier shopping.
  2. Prep Instructions to help you prepare all your ingredients ahead of time.
  3. Step by Step Cooking Day Instructions
    for fast and efficient freezer cooking.
  4. Individual Recipe Cards
    with detailed cooking and freezing instructions.
  5. Printable Labels for your freezer bags with thawing and reheating instructions.
  6. A Thaw Sheet for a full list of your menu’s defrosting or reheating instructions.

All these menu resources & instructions are generated for each menu you create!

Any and all recipe additions or deletions, serving size changes, and conversion changes you make are automatically saved and reflected in your instructions!


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With Us

Get A Free Mini Menu

Take Once A Month Meals for a test run! Sign up to receive a FREE mini menu. You'll receive a freezer cooking menu with 3 recipes, plus a grocery shopping list, prep instructions, recipe cards, labels and more.

Try it for FREE today!