A meal plan that's reality proof

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. Plan

    Pick a menu based on the 11 different menu types we offer, then customize it to your liking! Or, you can create your own!

  2. Shop

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

  3. Prep

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

  4. Cook

    Follow our customized, step-by-step Cooking Instructions to prepare your freezer meals quickly and efficiently.

  5. Freeze

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

  6. Serve

    Prepare or reheat your meals and serve by reading 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.


Pick A Menu

Choose from over 600 menus curated by Once A Month Meals, or create your own to get started.


Swap Your Recipes

Once you’ve chosen or created a menu, you can “swap” recipes to create a menu that best fits your needs.


Print Your Resources

Once you’ve customized your menu to your liking, simply print your custom menu resources to start cooking!


Start Cooking with your Menu Resources

Every menu you choose 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 Menu Resources listed above are generated for each menu you make.  All recipe edits, serving size changes, and conversions are already made for you!

Download A Sample Meal Plan

What Makes Us Different Than Other Meal Plans?

All our recipes are freezer friendly. 

We provide you with over 5,500 freezer meal recipes that need no adaptation! All recipes come with instructions for freezing, thawing, and serving.

You choose the batch and serving size you want. 

We scale recipes to the exact serving size you need – no multiplying and dividing each individual recipe. You can freezer cook for as many people as you want with just one click!

We help you make time for what matters most. 

You invest time and money into your cooking day, which allows you freedom throughout the month to enjoy life.

We make cooking a week, 2 weeks, or a month of meals doable. 

You choose recipes and we organize them efficiently for freezer cooking. Freezer cooking with Once a Month Meals means you don’t have to figure out how to cook the meals all at once on your own! Freezer cooking is achievable when you have the resources and support you need.

We provide a community where you can receive encouragement. 

You aren’t alone! Chat with staff LIVE. Connect and share with other freezer cooks. Get the encouragement you need to get started, and the accountability to continue in your journey to more intentional living.

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