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    Default Baking & freezing before bub arrives

    Hi ladies,
    Nearly 34weeks here and though I had better start getting organized by baking some easy defrost dinners for those first few weeks and months when time is short.

    I made a pasta bake tonight and portioned and froze.
    I'm thinking that I need some inspiration for other things to stash away in preparation.
    So ladies, hit me with what you put into your freezer in preparation for bub arriving!

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    Meatballs and mash potato
    Shepherds pie
    Bolognese sauce
    Lasagne

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    Spaghetti bolognese
    Soups
    Beef casserole
    Honey mustard chicken
    Rissoles

    I also baked a stack of sweet and savoury muffins so there were some easy snacks/morning tea etc to pull out.

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    I'm doing the same thing! So far I've got:
    Beef & vegetable pasta bake
    Moussaka
    Thai chicken curry
    Soups - minestrone; roasted pumpkin; zucchini, potato, feta
    Beef koftas
    Italian lamb casserole
    Chicken hotpot

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    Chilli con carne - can use for tacos, nachos etc...
    Bolognese sauce
    Spinach and ricotta cannelloni
    Soups
    Curries
    Zucchini slice - freeze in portions.
    Home made sausage rolls and pasties

    Banana bread/date loaf - freeze in individual slices for a snack

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    Some other things I have thought of were:
    -sweet & sour pork
    -Mongolian beef/lamb
    - quiche
    -ricotta pie
    -fried rice
    I'll write some more as I think of them.
    Cat, I think we are due around the same time. I'm a lurker in the sep due thread.

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    @bluemarlin I'm 32 weeks today so you're not too far ahead of me.

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    Great idea OP. I did bulk cooking & freezing when I was 38w and I still have some meals left, DD is nearly 12wks old.

    Beef stroganoff
    Soups- pea & ham, chicken laksa, chicken & veg.
    Bolognaise
    Curried sausages
    Nacho/Taco mince
    Dahl
    Risottos- chicken & mushroom, pumpkin & zucchini, prawn.
    Macaroni cheese

    I stored the portions in vac sealed bags so I could fit it all in my freezer

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    Ooh some great ideas in here!

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    You can also bulk cook raw ingredients and slow cook them! Just put the raw meat in the bag with vege and sauce etc and freeze. Life changing.

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