Too hot to cook? No problem! These meals will fill you up without adding to the heat. These recipes are what summer is supposed to taste like!
It’s hot as the blazes outside, but you know good and well that your family is still going to want to eat.
That doesn’t mean you’re in the mood for heating up the kitchen. And that’s ok!
Because here you’ll find a long list of yummy recipes to try when it’s just too hot to cook.
Whether you want a cold dish to serve or something seasonally delicious that didn’t cause you to turn on the oven…you’ll find all types of recipes on this no-need-to-think-about-it list!
This recipe for Cranberry Orange Bread is amazing! So moist and delicious, it’s full of good ingredients. Put together this simple recipe in no time.
When the weather turns cold, we start to crave an old family favorite. Cranberry Orange Bread! It’s the perfect mix of spice, sweet, and just a bit of tartness. If you haven’t tried it, you’re missing out.
The best thing about a quick bread is that it’s just that…quick. The ingredients are pretty simple, definitely affordable, and it comes together in a snap. The hardest part is smelling it bake while you wait to sink your teeth in!
Make ahead recipes can save you a ton of money, but it can be hard to find the time to spend in the kitchen. That’s why you need this resource! It tells you which recipes you can fit into the time you have. Even 5 minutes is enough to get started saving money!
Time is just as hard to find as money is (for most of us). We know that putting in a little effort can save us a ton of money. And we’d totally do it…if we could just find the time in our day!
Take cooking, for instance. So many of the ways you can save money on food involve using your time instead of your money. Make ahead recipes, meal planning, couponing, and making grocery lists are fantastic ways to cut way back on your grocery budget.
So how can you find time for those things in your crazy day?
Today we’re going to grab some fantastic make ahead recipes. That sounds intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be.
You’ll save a bundle on your grocery bill by making a few things from scratch at home. There are even some ideas that will only take you 5 minutes to throw together!
Inside: Do you want an apple cinnamon french toast casserole that isn’t too eggy and won’t make you wait until tomorrow? This recipe perfectly starts your day!
Apples bring us together. People have their favorite foods, sure. But there aren’t too many people that don’t love a good apple recipe.
What’s not to love? The scent of apples baking can take you right back to your favorite, most cozy memories.
This recipe is amazing, because it’s simple…but oh, so good! You’ll hate waiting while it bakes. But don’t worry. It’s worth the wait!
Inside: With the right recipes for make ahead cold lunches, you’ll save a ton of cash without using up too much of your time. These recipes are perfect!
You hand the cashier your debit card and get that familiar twinge of guilt. Yeah, you know you shouldn’t be buying lunch every day. Someone even tried to convince you to do the math and see how much money you’re spending on lunches every year. (Like you need even more guilt!)
It all sounds good, in theory. The problem is that getting lunch together every day is hard! You have to find the time to pack something. And frankly, you’re tired of the sandwich routine.
As someone who would “friend” the snooze button if it had a Facebook profile… I get it. My mornings are always rushed, and getting lunch together for the kids and Hubby is not something I have the time (or brain power) to do. But in our #yearofno, splurging on bought lunches isn’t on our approved list.
Inside: A few simple ingredients make these cream cheese and chicken taquitos the easiest recipe you’ll make all week! Snacks and lunches just got better!
Most Moms’ ears perk up when they hear the works quick, easy, and chicken. Who doesn’t want another simple (and affordable!) recipe to add to their collection??
That’s why I’m such a huge fan of this cream cheese and chicken taquito recipe. It’s as easy as making a sandwich would be. But I can make these ahead of time and put them in the fridge for lunches or snack time.
And, pssst, I’ve frozen these with success, too! I know “they” say cream cheese doesn’t freeze well, but we’ve had no problems with it.