Make Ahead Freezer Meatballs is an easy food item to have to grab out of the freezer on a busy night to satisfy the whole family.

Make Ahead Freezer Meatballs

“What’s for dinner mom?”

Ummm….let me look in the freezer. YES we have meatballs. “We are having spaghetti and meatballs!” This is only possible on a crazy-normal everyday weeknight if I have meatballs in my freezer. It’s such a relief when I look in the freezer and I see more than ice cubes.

Make ahead freezer meatballs are an easy item to grab out of your freezer when you are not sure what to make for dinner. Having two small kids at home it’s nice to be able to pull these meatballs out of the freezer to add to pasta, soup or casserole recipes. Feel free to play around with the seasoning to match your tastes, it’s a flexible recipe!

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Shredded summer squash can be baked into a delicious quick bread or muffins. A snack that's a dessert with a vegetables mixed in. Make it for your family and enjoy it yourself.

Summer Squash: Quick Bread and Muffins Recipe

The summer is coming to a close and so is my summer squash plant. Our vegetable garden had two squash plants this year one summer (yellow) squash and one zucchini. My zucchini plant did not make it, but the summer squash plant did fabulously. My boys and I planted these squashes from seed in spring and have been enjoying the fruits of our labor. This recipe for quick bread and muffins is so tasty, it’s a perfect addition to our Tasty Tuesday recipes. 

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Get your nut free candy corn at dollar tree to make a quick, easy and safe Halloween trail mix. Save your labels if you are making this for a family that has food allergies, please save the label.

Nut Free Candy Corn Trail Mix

I am a mom of a boy who has severe food allergies, including nuts. Do you know how exciting it is to fine a NUT FREE product around holiday time? Well it is terrific! I found it! It’s peanut free, tree nut free, dairy free and wheat free. On top of that it is manufactured in a facility that does not process any of these allergens. This is terrific and it gets even better, because of the place where I found it. It’s very reasonably priced and if there’s not one near you can order it online.

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Tahini free homemade garden hummus is a great recipe to make with ingredients from your garden. This is tahini free due to sesame seed allergy. Try this dip or spread to increase your families flavor options.

Tahini Free Homemade Garden Hummus

Today I made myself tahini free hummus. Hummus it is one of my favorite dips. But alas, we cannot have traditional hummus in our home due to my son’s food allergy. You see tahini is made with roasted sesame seeds. My son is allergic to sesame seeds. Instead we make tahini free hummus and this time we used some ingredients from our garden to add to it’s flavor.

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