Stock your freezer now for the holidays! Make entertaining easy this year with these make-ahead recipes that everyone loves.
It's a great time to start preparing food for the holiday season. These easy and delicious recipes freeze beautifully and can all be made now. It is such a treat to have a freezer stocked with muffins, bread, soups and more when feeding family and friends. We've included recipes that are great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. And if you're looking for gifts from the kitchen, here are some ideas for jams and jellies you can make ahead for holiday gifts. Enjoy!
These high-domed Pineapple Coconut Bran Muffins are not your ordinary bran muffin. They're bursting with fabulous flavor and the sweet honey-butter glaze keeps them nice and moist!
This delicious, 5-ingredient Double Almond Paleo Granola is gluten-free and easy to throw together! You won't want to ever buy granola again!
This Maple Walnut Banana Coffee Cake will be the shining star of any breakfast or brunch buffet. It comes together easily, no mixer needed!
These Ridiculously Easy Brioche Dinner Rolls practically make themselves! There's 15-20 minutes of light labor on your part (no-mixer, no-kneading!) then the yeast and oven work the crazy delicious magic!
No one would guess that this beautiful, buttery, incredibly delicious Pull-Apart Brioche Bread is super easy to make with just one bowl and no mixer!
This make-ahead, Homemade Manicotti is beyond delicious with an Italian sausage marinara and tender melt-in-your-mouth pasta.
This hearty, healthy Black Bean Turkey Chili is loaded with veggies, black beans, lean ground turkey and lots of delicious South-of-the-Border flavor!
A hot roast in the oven caramelizes and intensifies the veggies in this delicious, healthy, super creamy Roasted Tomato Carrot Bisque. Add a splash of cream or leave it out, either way, it's delicious!
If you love baking and sharing delicious cookies but don't have a lot of time to fuss with fancy recipes, these Easy Molasses Ginger Cookies are for you!
Everyone goes crazy over this Almond Coconut Cake with its super tender, moist crumb, fabulous flavor and crisp, candy-like glaze. No one has to know it's ridiculously easy to make with just one bowl and no mixer! (Gluten-free adaptation included!)
Thought for the day:
No one is like you, Lord;
you are great,
and your name is mighty in power.
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