Tag Archives: Make Ahead

Make Ahead Breakfasts

If your house is anything like mine, mornings are a well-oiled machine, children are beautifully dressed, with backpacks packed and ready to go, and you all have plenty of time to sit down for a breakfast you lovingly prepared that … Continue reading

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Cranberry Dijon Slow Cooker Pork Loin

Ingredients: 1, 2-3 pound boneless pork loin roast 1-12 oz bag of fresh cranberries 1 cup warm water 1/2 cup sugar (this makes a slightly tart sauce, if you like sweeter, increase to 3/4 cup) 3 clementines, halved 1.5 TB … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Orange Relish Overnight (Refrigerator) Oats

Overnight oats make for a great grab and go breakfast. You can eat them chilled or heat them up if you prefer.  I make these in these wide mouthed pint sized mason jars, but you can make them in any … Continue reading

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Black Bean and Pumpkin Chili

This is the perfect fall meal – it’s a shame it’s still 100 here, but it’s October 27, and I’m making it anyway.  Perhaps if I will it fall, it will come?  I’ll wear a sweater tomorrow.  That should help. … Continue reading

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Shrimp Mason Jar Salads with Lemon Vinaigrette

Ingredients Vinaigrette: Lemon infused olive oil, 2 TB (try this amazing meyer lemon version from Queen Creek Olive Mill Red wine vinegar, 4 TB (or, if you only have plain olive oil, 3 TB of vinegar and 1 TB of … Continue reading

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Mason Jar Chicken Salad with (Not Really Caesar) Lemon Dijon Dressing

So this was actually going to be a Caesar Salad in a Jar.  But I got all my ingredients out for Caesar dressing, including anchovy paste, and noticed my anchovy paste expired in July of 2012.  Please note that I … Continue reading

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Cherry Chocolate Overnight/Refrigerator Oats

Overnight oats make for a great grab and go breakfast, and you can eat them chilled, or heat them up if you prefer.  I love using frozen fruit right out of the freezer for these – it seems to flavor … Continue reading

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