All Make-Ahead Recipes

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  • Cheesy, broccoli, bacon loaded baked potato on a white plate with a salad of spinach and tomato behind it on a white plate. The potato is sliced down each side and the top and bottom. Chopped bacon, broccoli, scallions and shredded cheddar cheese are on the potato. A spoonful of sour cream is in the middle of the potato. A fork is to the right of the plate.
    1 hr, 10 min
    Gluten-Free, Healthy
    These LOADED baked potatoes turn a standard side dish into a full-on entrée. Packed with steamed broccoli, bacon, cheddar, sour cream, and chives, they are a meal on their own! They are quick to toss together, have a variety of different flavors and ingredients, and are economical to make in bulk.
  • White plate with a stack of square cute chewy tahini blondies on it against a bluish grey background. A cup of coffee with a partially eaten blondie is nearby.
    40 min
    Dairy-Free
    If you're a fan of blondies, and you should be, look no further than these chewy, slightly nutty, and utterly indulgent blondies made with tahini. The recipe was created by Adeena Sussman, for her cookbook Sababa.
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    Keep these make-ahead breakfast recipes in your repertoire and you're sure to have delicious morning meals ready to go in no time.
  • Easy Skillet Chicken - close up of chicken tenders with black beans, corn, and red and green bell peppers
    35 min
    Low Carb
    Need something quick and delicious for dinner? This Southwest Skillet Chicken is easy, freezer-friendly, and ready in 35 minutes. Make it with beans, corn, and bell peppers!
  • Cheesy bacon stuffed mushrooms party appetizer recipe
    40 min
    These Gouda and Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms, made with your basic white button mushroom, are a hearty, crowd-pleasing party appetizer. Stuff them ahead and bake them when ready. Your guests won't be able to have just one!
  • Side view of turkey club with garlic mayo on a plate. The bread is toasted and the mayo, avocado, bacon, tomato, lettuce and turkey are visible in the sandwich.
    1 hr, 40 min
    What makes this Club Sandwich the ULTIMATE? Oven roasted turkey, crispy bacon, fresh veggies, and a homemade garlic aioli! This layered turkey club sandwich takes a little time to build, but it’s worth every step.
  • Fish Cakes with Herb Mayonnaise - fish cakes with herbs and lemon
    1 hr, 37 min
    Make leftover fish sing with these fish cakes seasoned with fresh herbs, capers, mustard, and scallions. Don't skip the tarragon mayo -- it's the perfect sauce for these cakes. Leftovers never looked so good!
  • pita chips with 7-layer goat cheese bacon raisins dates dip
    20 min
    Gluten-Free
    Need a festive make-ahead appetizer for your holiday party? Try this Whipped Goat Cheese 7-Layer Dip, topped with pistachios, dates, raisins, bacon, sunflower seeds, and honey. Yum!
  • Best Tomato Soup Recipe - bowls of tomato soup on table with bread
    40 min
    Dairy-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian
    This Classic Tomato Soup is rich with a velvety texture. It’s easy to make with canned tomatoes, and perfectly suited for all of your grilled cheese dipping needs. Better than a can of Campbell's and just about as easy!
  • Honey buffalo chicken wings cooked in a crock pot and served with blue cheese dressing
    10 min
    These Slow Cooker Honey Buffalo Wings are savory, sweet, and spicy! Easy to prep and cook, they're perfect for everything from football parties to movie night.
  • Horizontal view of stacked lime refrigerator cookies coated in powdered sugar and sitting on a pink linen. A small wooden bowl of powdered sugar and small sifter are to the left. Limes on their branches are in the background.
    1 hr, 30 min
    Keep these soft, tart, citrus-flavored refrigerator cookies on hand for unexpected guests or hungry kids. Slice and bake when the need or craving for a cookie arises. Lime Icebox Cookies are freezer-friendly too!
  • A spoonful of aioli sauce sits above a bowl with more sauce inside.
    10 min
    Dairy-Free, Low Carb
    Aioli is easy to make at home and serves as a garlicky, flavor-boosting accompaniment to vegetables, fish, BLTs, or fries. This mayo-like sauce is the extra special something you’ve been craving!
  • Stuffed pasta shells with ricotta and summer squash
    1 hr, 15 min
    Vegetarian
    It's summer squash season! Try these Stuffed Shells with Yellow Squash and Ricotta for an easy and delicious summertime meal. Easy to make ahead and also freezes well!
  • Freeze Rice
    Frozen rice is so convenient for weeknight meals, but there's no need to buy it at the store! It's easy to do yourself at home. Here are instructions for freezing, reheating, and using homemade rice.
  • 1 hr, 45 min
    Low Carb, Vegetarian
    This Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Casserole is loaded with cheese, fresh sage, and roasted red peppers. This vegetarian casserole makes a rich, decadent main dish or the perfect vegetarian holiday side.
  • A white platter with an easy spring salad. Thinly sliced carrot, radish, fennel and asparagus are mixed together and mint leaves and chopped nuts are scattered around the top. The platter is on a light blue linen.
    15 min
    Healthy, Low Carb, Vegetarian
    If you’re looking for a light, healthy vegetable salad, look no further! This shaved salad is comprised of thinly sliced carrots, fennel, radish, and asparagus, all tossed together in a light citrus honey dressing. Finish it with a little Parmesan cheese and some walnuts. Swap out any of these vegetables for whatever you have on hand!
  • A bowl of creamy potato soup recipe
    50 min
    This Easy Potato Soup with Bacon is so rich and creamy, you'll think there's cheese in it, but there's not! Top your bowl with bacon and crispy skillet croutons for a delicious weeknight meal.
  • Side view of a tray filled with a creamy coffee, the best overnight oats and a pint of strawberries.
    12 hrs, 5 min
    Healthy
    Overnight oats are a quick and easy way to eat a healthy breakfast. They take minutes to assemble the night before you need to eat them. Enjoy these fresh Strawberry Buttermilk Overnight Oats straight from the fridge.

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