Make-Ahead Recipes

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  • Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup
    40 min
    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Paleo, Vegetarian
    Pressure Cooker Butternut Squash Soup! Steam the whole squash in a pressure cooker like the Instant Pot, then puree it with onion, celery, carrot, apples, and broth. Quick and easy.
  • Coconut Whipped Cream
    20 min
    Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan
    Here's how to make dairy-free whipped cream with a can of coconut milk! Keeps for several days. Great for topping vegan or Paleo desserts.
  • Hot Buttered Rum
    10 min
    Bring these orange and vanilla hot buttered rums to your next holiday party! Easy to make for a crowd.
  • Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole
    1 hr, 20 min
    Make-ahead ham and cheese breakfast casserole! Just bread, cheese, tomatoes, ham, eggs, and milk. Feeds a crowd.
  • Easy Pecan Pie Bars
    1 hr, 35 min
    Pecan Pie Bars are easy to make for the holidays, easy to transport, and even easier to eat. They're just like pecan pie, but no need for the knife and fork!
  • How to Make Chocolate Cream Pie
    5 hrs, 13 min
    Chocolate, pudding, and pie—the best of all possible worlds! This easy, make-ahead pudding pie sets up in a few hours in the fridge, just in time for dessert.
  • Mediterranean Tuna Pasta
    30 min
    Quick and easy! Tuna pasta with canned tuna, tomato, red onion, kalamata olives, lemon, capers, and Mozzarella cheese
  • Chocolate Mousse
    8 hrs, 35 min
    Chocolate mousse is a great dessert for entertaining because 1) it looks pretty, 2) everyone gets their own serving, and 3) you can make it a day ahead of time.
  • Snowman Chocolate Icebox Cake
    4 hrs, 30 min
    This Snowman Chocolate Icebox Cake is such an easy, fun, and kid-friendly dessert around the holidays. Made with chocolate wafer cookies and whipped cream, decorated with candy. Chill and serve!
  • Chicken Milanese Recipe
    45 min
    This classic Italian Chicken Milanese is surprisingly EASY and FAST to make at home. Serve it with a side salad for an easy weeknight meal. Also works as a make-ahead dish!
  • 35 min
    Vegetarian
    Easy kale and romaine Caesar salad with a creamy Parmesan dressing without egg. Great for a potluck!
  • Chilled Grasshopper Pie on Wood Table
    3 hrs, 45 min
    Here is Grandma's favorite Grasshopper Pie. Her version is made with marshmallows in the filling (skip the gelatin!) and an Oreo cookie crust. A classic!
  • Creamy Pumpkin Soup with Smoked Paprika
    2 hrs
    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegetarian
    Creamy Pumpkin Soup with Smoked Paprika! This rich and creamy pumpkin soup gets a extra depth from smoked paprika. Make it with either a whole pumpkin or canned pumpkin puree.
  • Ham and Asparagus Strata
    1 hr, 40 min
    Ham and Asparagus Strata! Breakfast casserole with rustic bread, egg, Gruyere cheese, milk, cream, ham, and asparagus
  • Easy Peanut Butter Pie
    35 min
    Peanut butter lovers, this one's for you! It's the most decadent and indulgent peanut butter pie EVER, made with extra peanut butter in the filling, peanut butter cups on top, and a drizzle of melted peanut butter and chocolate. We warned you!
  • Lemon Icebox Pie recipe
    7 hrs, 30 min
    Fluffy, creamy and tangy—and super cooling on a hot summer afternoon. It's hard to beat the appeal of this old-fashioned Lemon Icebox Pie.
  • Grain Free Apple Cake
    1 hr, 35 min
    Allergy-Friendly, Gluten-Free
    Apple Honey Cake! Made with almond flour, eggs, honey, apples, and spices. Grain-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free. Make it a day ahead or whip it up at the last minute!
  • French Vanilla Ice Cream
    45 min
    Gluten-Free
    This homemade vanilla ice cream is made with a custard base, sugar, cream, and real vanilla beans. So classic, and so good!

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