You’ve readied the nursery. You’ve folded the clothes. You’ve done the bucket list of things that only the pre-baby you can do. Now’s the time to get cooking (more than just your baby, that is). Why? Because if there’s one thing you won’t have when your baby comes, it’s the time to cook three healthy meals a day. What’s a preggo mama to do? Try making and freezing one (or 10!) of these easy make-ahead meals.

Four Ingredient Chicken Rigatoni

You can't go wrong with pasta. Top it off with a little chicken and you've got the perfect, energy-boosting meal for tired new mamas. Get the four-ingredient fix from Grace and Good Eats.

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Are you filling your freezer with meals to heat and serve after Baby arrives? Tell us what you’re cooking.

–Melissa Heckscher