Freezer Cooking Mini-Plan: Meals for a Great Vacation
A week’s worth of vacation meals to set you up right!
While you love to hit the road and escape the ho-hum of your every day life, you’re well aware that travel costs can quickly add up. Between transportation and lodging costs, vacation spending can escalate before we know it. And eating out at restaurants and fast food joints will jack that bill even higher.
One way to offset these costs is to take freezer meals on vacation with you.
“Have Lasagna, Will Travel” is a good motto to go by. Freezer meals can serve you not only at home, but also away.
Whether you’re visiting friends and family or going on a real vacation-vacation, packing an assortment of meals from your freezer can help you to avoid spending money on pricier restaurant food you might not like and to ease the burden on your hosts. If they know you’re bringing dinner with you, they’ll be able to relax and enjoy your visit a little bit more.
Bonus: Packing food on vacation allows you to tailor your meals to your tastes, allergies, and nutritional needs as well as your budget.
And if your vacation is of the staycation variety, you’ll be better able to enjoy it knowing you’ve got a stash of easy freezer meals to enjoy during your time off.
Wondering what you should pack on your next trip? This mini freezer cooking plan will set you up with some basic breakfasts and pre-cooked proteins to make meals easier on vacation.
You will need at least some way to reheat the meatballs and the basic meat mix, such as a microwave, grill, or camp stove. Taking a slow cooker or an electric pressure cooker on vacation can be a great way to pull together homemade meals – even in a hotel room!