Save time, money, and stress with these 11 healthy freezer meals for busy families.
Here in Arizona, kids start heading back to school in just two weeks. And you know what that means? Crazy, busy weeknights are coming back! Nooooo!
Many parents struggle with getting a healthy dinner on the table after a long day of work, chauffeuring the kids around, helping with homework, etc. Grabbing take-out or fast food is so easy to fall back on when you are tired and pressed for time. Believe me, I know! So for the sake of our budgets, health, and sanity (three very important things), I put together this list of 11 healthy freezer meals that can be made over the weekend. This way you always have an easy dinner ready to go.
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These make-ahead freezer meals will take all the work out of meal planning and cooking during the week. Just pop one of these freezer meals into a pot or oven, and go about your business. Pretty soon, you will have a warm, healthy meal waiting for you to dig in. Sounds pretty nice, right?
Healthy Freezer Meals: 11 Easy Recipes
These healthy freezer meals will make dinner time a breeze. Look through this list and pick one or two recipes you want to try making this weekend! While you’re at it, make sure to grab the free, printable menu planner below. This way, you will always know what’s for dinner. ‘Cause you know your kids are going to ask a million times 🙂
If you love the idea of freezer cooking and want to learn more, head over to MyFreezEasy and sign up for the free Freezer Cooking workshop!
Okay enough talk, let’s get to these healthy freezer meals. To see any of the recipes below, just click on the pin!
Make Ahead Beef and Bean Chili
Not only is this beef and bean chili cheap and easy to make, it’s filling and delicious too! Paired with a slice of cornbread (slathered with butter of course) or served on top of pasta, a bowl of chili is a freezer-friendly meal your whole family will love.
Chicken Noodle Soup
Classic comfort food – this satisfying chicken noodle soup recipe is cheap to make and full of healthy chicken and vegetables. To make, simple reheat frozen soup in a large pot and serve with some warm bread. It really doesn’t get any easier than that!
Rice and Bean Burritos
Amish Baked Spaghetti
Make Ahead Chickpea and Butternut Squash Fajitas
Black Bean and Quinoa Casserole
Turkey Meatloaf with Zucchini and Feta Freezer Meal
Skinny Cheeseburger Casserole
Asian Lettuce Wraps
Vegan Tortilla Soup
Looking for a heat and eat dinner? Here’s the perfect recipe for you! This vegan tortilla soup is an easy to make (and freeze) dinner idea that everyone will love. Just reheat, toss some tortilla strips on top, and enjoy!
Gourmet Chicken Sandwiches
It’s the marinade that makes these chicken sandwiches extra special. Simply pour the marinade into a freezer bag, place the chicken inside, and freeze for later. Move the chicken into the fridge the day before you plan to eat it. As it thaws, the chicken will soak up all that delicious marinade. Yummy!
As school starts up again and life gets more hectic, having pre-made dinners ready to go makes things much less stressful. It’s one thing you don’t have to worry about! So get started with these 11 healthy freezer meals and see how much easier it makes your life!
If you enjoy these freezer meals, I really encourage you to sign up for the Freezer Cooking Workshop over at MyFreezEasy. This quick workshop will teach you more about freezer cooking, and it is absolutely FREE too!