I am not sure where I got this, but this is a short-term food storage formula / food rotation idea. I think these are supposed to be freezer meals.
7 meal ideas (favorite meals your family likes to eat)---->
equals 84 meals, or 3 months of meals
Here is the outline for buying and preparing the meals you rotate. You repeat for each of the 7 meals.
Meal #1 -
Ingredients needed for 12 meals -
The key is to make things your family already likes and eats, then you freeze them / rotate for future use. When the meals are running low, you repeat the process. You'd be amazed at how much you save on food when you do this!