Let’s Make Some Snacks! Then more snacks for later…snacks..
Here are some easy to make snacks that you can prepare now and eat later! Because all gals need snacks – and having them on hand is just epic!
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I love Pizza Scrolls, they perfect for school lunches or a snack on the go! You can make a large batch and freeze them – either raw (and bake fresh) or you can freeze them already cooked and just heat them up (if you have a toaster oven, they will taste like they were just cooked!).
Another one of our favourites – hearty and meaty beef mince scrolls! Way more hearty than pizza scrolls, and just a fun way to make a sausage roll! Plus this recipe is good for sneaking in vegetables – if you look closely at my batch below, you can see the spinach I put in there – shhhh don’t tell the kids! Mince Scrolls can be frozen both raw or cooked.
Check out our recipe for delicious ham and vegetable muffins that’s made easy for you! This is the perfect recipe to make in bulk for school lunches and frozen. Then if you individually wrap them in plastic wrap – you can just pop one into the lunch box frozen in the morning, and it will be perfectly defrosted and ready to eat by morning tea. This is a great one for busy Mum’s and Dad’s on the go too – because it is a healthy and filling snack!
Two of our favourite breakfast foods in one bite! But did you know you can freeze them? Yep – and they freeze just beautifully.
An easy snack for busy families! Again lasagna freezes well so these lasagna cups do too. They make a great lunch with a side of salad for Mum’s or Dad’s at home. Plus you can make them in muffin tins!
Tim Tam balls are fun to make (and eat) with friends! Invite them over for a “balls night”!This one’s gonna be loved by the kids as well. Freeze them on a baking tray – then once they are frozen, pop them into a zip-lock bag. They are absolutely delicious when you eat them straight from the freezer….
It’s never a bad decision to make a chocolate cake….ever! But did you know you can freeze this cake? For up to two months. Make a few Frugal Chocolate Mud Cake’s in advance, allow them to cool to room temperature, then double wrap in plastic wrap (wrap really really well – that’s the key) – then they are good for up to two months. When you want one of the cakes, unwrap and place under a tea towel on the bench for about two hours, then ice and serve!
Zucchini Slice is the most perfect of foods. Because you can eat it for breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a snack. It is great for parties, to feed a crowd or to eat on your own. Plus it freezes well and it is good for you. Perfect!
9. Mini Quiches
It doesn’t matter what kind of party you’re throwing, Mini Quiches are fit for any occasion. They’re lovely as snacks, too! Plus you can sneak loads of vegetables into them!
With only three simple ingredients – these muffins are easy to whip up fresh – but you can also freeze them and then just microwave them for 10 seconds each and they are so fresh and delicious. These little buggers are prone to sticking in the pan though, so make sure you really grease the muffin tin well!
11. Corn Fritters
Corn Fritters are tasty and very savoury which makes the wait more satisfying when you eat it! But did you know you can freeze Corn Fritters? Make a huge batch, then to freeze, layer them into a sealed container with sheets of baking paper between the layers. To eat, just take out the number you want and heat them in the microwave for about 20 seconds each. Delicious. This is a good one for Stay at Home Parents to enjoy!
Pack two of these delicious beauties and you have added protein in your daily intake of food! Plus they are a GREAT way to use leftover beef roast.
Condensed milk mixed with chocolate to satisfy your sweet craving! Make huge batches, place them on a baking tray and place in the freezer until they are solid, then pour them into a zip lock bag (this saves heaps of room and keeps them from getting freezer burn). Again, they are just DELICIOUS eaten frozen. Not that I would know ANYTHING about that…..
This has to be the easiest to make in the list! You can never go wrong freezing a batch of sandwiches for the week! So this on a Sunday evening with the freshest bread or bread rolls you can find. There are so many sandwich fillings that are freezable and it makes the school run in the morning so much easier!
Another great cake that freezes just beautifully and is great for school lunches or for when you have visitors and want a lovely fresh morning tea cake to enjoy with a coffee. Cakes freeze well when wrapped really well in plastic wrap and can be frozen for up to two months – just make sure you write the date that the cake needs to be eaten by on the outside (I do this with a sharpie).