Originally written by Megan Erickson, former SDSU Extension Nutrition Field Specialist.
Why Freeze Meals?
Freezer meals provide families with the option to have a home cooked meal with minimal effort on busy days. Here are some of the added benefits:
- Save Money - reduce food waste, eat at home instead of a restaurant
- Save Time – dinner is ready when you get home, consolidate shopping trips and food preparation steps
- Eat Healthier – people typically eat healthier when eating at home rather than eating out
- Increase Family Meal Time – enjoy family meals together
To learn more about safe freezing practices, watch our video on How to Freeze Produce!