MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The school year is just around the corner and that means for many families life is about to get hectic.

But with a little preparation, dinner time can be a simple and delicious.

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Kirsten Shabaz from Valley Natural Foods visited WCCO This Morning to show how it’s done with freezer crock pot meals!

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Shabaz’s recipes:

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Beef Tips with Gravy
Sausage Potato Soup
Coconut Ginger Chicken
Tex Mex Shredded Beef