Best Meal Kit for Families

Dream Dinners is a company created with family in mind. We understand (and live) through jam-packed days of parenting, which is one reason why we are the best meal kit for families. Taking care of a family is a full-time job. Life can get busy; between spring sports, helping with homework (was 3rd-grade math always…

From Pantry to Pamper: DIY Spa Day Recipes

Who doesn’t love a relaxing day at the spa? I know I do!  As Mother’s Day approaches, I’m thinking of ways to pamper my mom (and myself). This doesn’t have to be a pricy gift; you can skip the expensive store-bought products and look in your own kitchen for a head-to-toe spa treatment! Check out…

11 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

April is Food Waste Awareness Month, and it’s a great time to tackle the issue of food waste in each of our homes. Did you know that 33% of all food produced globally is lost or wasted every year? The average American family spends $1,866 annually on food that gets wasted. That’s a lot of…

11 Spring Break Ideas for Families of All Ages

Are your kids getting ready for spring break? The kids will be off school for the week, and while travel may still be off the table, that doesn’t mean we have to give up spring break fun! We created this list of fun and simple spring break ideas so you and your family could make…

Getting Ready for Thanksgiving Dinner

Preparing a turkey, side dishes, and desserts with just one oven can be a challenge, so we’ve put together a helpful cooking timeline for your Thanksgiving dinner. Work ahead by completing the following tasks a day or two before the big meal: Set the table, including plates, glasses, silverware, decorations, and name cards. Arrange any…

10 Tips for Relaxing and Enjoying your Guests

When I host gatherings, my friends and family often say, “You’re so relaxed; how do you do it?” I didn’t know I was relaxed, but, I guess I am! Through years of practice, both at home and in the catering business, I’ve found a rhythm that works best for me. My style is informal entertaining….

Outdoor Cooking Tips

No matter the season, more and more of us are cooking outdoors. During the warm summer months outdoor cooking and dining are even more popular. Here are some steps you can take to stay healthy and reduce your risk of
illness during the summer months.

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner

September is National Chicken Month and luckily our menu hosts a variety of chicken dishes for you to serve up. For chicken dishes the whole family will enjoy, order these family favorites: Crispy French Onion Chicken makes the perfect kid-friendly finger food if you slice the chicken into strips before coating and baking. Try our…

Get your Family Prepared for Back to School!

Heading back to school involves more than just buying new pencils and shoes. This August, get your whole family prepared for the demands of the new school year. –  Reading throughout the summer keeps children’s minds sharp even when they’re not in school. Make a weekly trip to the library to get your kids excited…

Get all the seasonings out of the bag!

You know how you pour out the seasonings from the quart size bags and sometimes, a bit of it sticks to the sides?  Co-founder Stephanie Allen is brilliant at providing the simplest little tip that gives you the biggest bang of flavor.

Saucy Tips for Dream Dinners Cooking

Sometimes it is hard to get all of the sauce out of your sealed bag. Especially if the sauce is less fluid. Here is a great way to get all of the sauce out.

One Pan Wonders in Your Baking Dish

Ever wanted to serve your Dream Dinners pan meal in something prettier than the foil pan you made it in? It can be easy to do if you follow these steps. Spray your rectangular baking pan Peel the foil pan away from the frozen dinner. Insert the dinner right into your baking dish. Bake as…