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Old 03-07-2013, 02:02 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by lovemybabies83
When are you all starting to freeze things? Is it too early to start now?
Nope. I've started freezing this month. We'll eat in the order they went in. So far, I've made lasagna, meatloaf, vanilla cranberry bread and lemon flax waffles.


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Old 03-12-2013, 01:52 PM   #22
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Re: Stocking your freezer?

In the past I've found that freezer meals are great for the rest of my family, but when baby arrives I prefer to graze than eat full meals. I'm not sure if it's lack of sleep, or hormonal food aversions or what, but I'm never a picky eater until I'm preggo or have just given birth.

My last baby also suffered from allergies, and since I was bfing, I was pretty restricted on what I could eat until we figured out what he was allergic too.

In the past, I used some books from the library that spell out how to make a ton of freezer meals in a day.
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Re: Stocking your freezer?

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Right now I've started freezing things like muffins (especially oat based ones for lactation help!) and sweet breads (pumpkin/banana).
We're limited on freezer space so we won't be able to do much, but after reading this thread, I'm definitely freezing a high-protein spinach lasagna that's the BEST EVER and the pumpkin bread/muffins from this cookbook.

Thank you for the inspiration, mamas!
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Re: Stocking your freezer?

Yikes I probably should start thinking about this
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Old 03-31-2013, 12:37 AM   #25
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Re: Stocking your freezer?

I make crockpot yogurt and the kids eat a TON of it - especially heading in to spring and summer. I did some googling and read about freezing cubes of it in ice cube trays for smoothies, which sounded amazing - stock up/freeze fruits and berries (we grow strawberries and blackberries so I won't buy those most likely) and those are a great snack/mini meal, even for immediately postpartum. I've filled one gallon freezer bag so far (probably 2/3 gallon of actual yogurt volume) and am hoping to have several gallon bags done before baby comes. I stashed another banana bread loaf in the freezer today (kids' new favorite) and have yogurt culturing overnight tonight to start freezing another batch.
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