General Freezer Cooking Questions

Find resources here about anything freezer cooking. We will also cover some specific Once a Month Meals freezer cooking guidelines.

Guidelines for Paleo Zone, Low Carb and Low Sodium Tags

First and foremost, while Once a Month Meals strives to be a resource for as many health and allergy needs as possible, we are not healthcare professionals and advise you to consult with yours directly on your personal needs. However, we…

How do I sign up to be a test cook?

If you have ever followed our site, you know that we ask our readers to be our test cooks for our upcoming monthly menus and newly added recipes. Our test cooks help us work out the kinks, check for missing ingredients, and…

Do you provide nutritional information for the recipes?

We provide nutritional information on our Diet and Paleo Menus as those who use these menus are typically counting calories, fat, carbs, points, zones, etc.  You can locate that information on the labels and on the recipe page in MenuBuilder….

Why is the grocery list in ounces?

Our shopping list is noted in those measurements because that is how you buy the items at the store. For example: Flour comes in packages of five pounds or 80 ounces, so if you needed 19.22 ounces of flour you could…

What is “flash freezing” ?

Flash freezing is cooling down food very quickly in order to speed the freezing process and preserve freshness. Flash freezing is also used to prevent food from freezing together when you place it in the container later. You will typically…

When do new menus come out?

9 Full Menus are released on the 1st of every month. *Full menus include 15 recipes, doubled to 30 meals Each month we feature a new set of menus, and send them to you in our 1st of the month email….

How many menus can I access each month?

As a member, all of our menus are available to you at any time. You are not locked into one menu type or even just one menu per month. You can access any of our 11 menu types whenever you like!…

Will freezer cooking blow my budget?

Budgets can vary based on location, serving sizes, and menu types. Here are some guidelines based on 4 servings for a full menu: Traditional $175-225 Paleo $300-350 GFDF $250-300 Diet $250-300 Vegetarian $200-250 Whole Foods $250-300 Allergen $250-325 A Math…

What menu types do you offer?

We provide 12 different menu types so that you can choose the best one for your dietary needs and budget! Here is a short introduction to each menu, or you can view this post for additional details. Also, bear in…

What exactly is freezer cooking?!

If you’re here you may be wondering what in the world IS freezer cooking?  More importantly, you may be wondering WHY people freezer cook? Is it really for you? We’re here to answer those and MORE! What is freezer cooking?…