On my day off I decided to make a bunch of freezer meals for when we start to get busy. I had 8lbs of ground beef bought on sale. I divided it in half and used on half to make a double recipe of chili. Once the chili was cooked I divided it again into gallon bags and froze them. A gallon bag is perfect for Hubby and I and will thaw quickly. I put some immediately in tupperware containers for hubby to take to work that week.
With the remaining ground beef I made 8 lasagnas. Instead of making a full size pan, I used the foil 8 by 8 cake pans. We can thaw out a small pan, have dinner and leftovers the next day and don’t have to eat lasagna for every meal the rest of the week like we would if it was a full size pan. I made the marinara sauce using tomatoes we canned from our garden last year. I love when I am able to substitute home canned items for store bought!