I’m a firm believer that make-ahead meals are one of the very best gifts you can give to your future self — especially as back-to-school season kicks off! Walking into the kitchen at the end of the day knowing that dinner is prepped, cooked, and just waiting to be reheated feels like a total treat. And not only that, but dinners like veggie-packed chili and braised meats happen to taste even better a day, even two or three, after they’re made.
From slow cooker chicken burrito bowls to red lentil soup to juicy boneless chicken thighs, these are our 18 most popular make-ahead meals.
This post originally published on The Kitchn. Read it there: 18 Easy Make-Ahead Meals Perfect for Busy Weeknights