As the lady of the house, as wives, mothers, executives and friends, sometimes we are left with the sensation that we need more than 24 hours to take on all the different tasks at hand (not to mention taking a few free minutes out of the day for ourselves). Luckily, in the kitchen we can simplify some of our work once in a while, freezing leftover portions of our favorite recipes. Freezing certain meals is ideal to take a load off of our daily to-do list, and it’s an easy and effective way to always be prepared for the unexpected. When it comes to saving time and simplifying life, you can cook food for the whole week and freeze it to free up time that could otherwise be spent on other activities, without neglecting your family’s diet. One such nutritious and perfect meal to be frozen ahead of time is this lentil recipe with a criollo stir-fry. Lentils freeze well when stored in an airtight container. A nice bowl of lentils is, in and of itself, a complete meal that leaves everyone satisfied thanks to the quantity and quality of its ingredients. Here’s a homemade lentil dish, my recipe, with an extra dash of affection, which is the most essential ingredient in any recipe.