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The best foods to buy in bulk and save money - great list.

POYEL: The Best Foods to Buy in Bulk

To celebrate the release of the new Project Organize Your Entire Life eBook – Freezy Peasy: Freezer Cooking Made Easy, and to thank you guys for being such loyal readers, I thought it would be fun to give you a sneak peak.

Inside you’ll find…

  • 50 kitchen-tested freezer recipes
  • 10 menu plans complete with shopping lists
  • Printable cooking labels for each meal and a reference chart for the freezer door to help you keep track of it all.

I LOVE the labels and reference list – it helps so much in keeping things from becoming lost forever in a dark freezer corner. You’ll also find lots of tips and tricks on how to truly become a freezer cooking pro.


  • A 10-step plan for getting your freezer ready as well as tips on which containers to use for setting up the ultimate freezer kitchen.
  • Advice on how to shop, store, and defrost smart in order to eliminate waste and save money.
  • Detailed explanations of which foods freeze well, which don’t, and instructions on how to easily and efficiently throw together a whole slew of freezer meals in one sitting.

Today, I’m sharing our list of the best items to nab in bulk in order to have a well (and inexpensively) stocked kitchen…

Freezer Cooking eBook - this method of making the meals with my kids on the weekend and then heating and serving on weeknights has saved dinnertime for our family!

Here are 13 items we find are always to buy in bulk plus 5 tools of the trade you may also want to stock up on the next time you’re at Costco or Sam’s Club:

  1. Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  2. Hamburger
  3. Sirloin steak
  4. Flank steak
  5. Pork tenderloin
  6. Pork chops
  7. Shredded Cheese
  8. Canned tomatoes
  9. Spaghetti sauce
  10. Spices
  11. Olive oil
  12. Pasta
  13. Minced garlic
  14. Large ziptop freezer bags
  15. Reusable storage containers
  16. Heavy duty aluminum foil
  17. Plastic wrap
  18. A good set of knives

Want to learn more?  Check out our Freezy Peasy: Freezer Cooking Made Easy info. page.



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