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Freeze Now, Eat Later! Freezer Meal Workshop

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!