Check out these easy and tasty healthy freezer meals.
20 Healthy Freezer Meals
No need to stress over meals when you have a freezer full of ready-to-go ideas just waiting to be made. This collection of 20 healthy freezer meals will get you well on your way to stocking your freezer for those busy days when the last thing you have time for is actual cooking. With a little planning and meal prep, you can prepare these freezer-friendly meals with minimal effort. Whether it’s simple ingredient prep or make-ahead and freeze, you’ll find inspiration for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with these delicious recipes. You’ll find meals for your pressure cooker, slow cooker, oven, stovetop, and even your toaster! From meat to vegetarian, from stews to stir-fry and from dump and cook to bake from frozen, this list will show you a variety of ways to enjoy freezing and making healthy and delicious time-saving meals.
Here’s a freezer-friendly breakfast idea that’s just as tasty for lunch or dinner. Assemble a protein-rich vegetarian quesadilla full of scrambled eggs, spinach, cheddar cheese, and white beans. They’re kid-friendly, too, and they’ll last in the freezer for up to 2 months.
Freezer Sausage Egg Muffins by Well Plated
Getting breakfast on the table quickly can be a challenge. This recipe for make-ahead sausage egg cheese muffins will make your mornings so easy. You just prepare the sausage egg cheese muffins ahead of time and freeze them. When you are ready to eat them, all you have to do is pop them in the microwave. It is so easy even your kids can prepare them!
Freezer Sausage Egg Muffins by Everyday Savvy
Burgers are always an easy meal ingredient to grab from the freezer. Make one or all of these 3 veggie burger ideas that use chickpeas, lentils, and beans. Opt for spicy black bean burgers, lentil walnut burgers, or sweet potato chickpea burgers. Make, bake, cool, and freeze!
Freezer Friendly Veggie Burgers 3 Ways by Wholefully
These lean beef meatloaves take a healthy turn with the addition of veggies in the mixture. Finely-grated carrots give them a bit of natural sweetness while also keeping the mixture moist. You can freeze these mini loaves for up to 6 months, unbaked. Perfect for portion control, too!
Freezer Friendly Mini Meatloaves by Sweet Cayenne
For breakfast, lunch or dinner, these healthy freezer-friendly burritos are full of a medley of garden veggies, black beans, and quinoa. Keep it even healthier by using gluten-free wraps. These are so easy to make that you can stock your freezer with these for several months’ worth of a grab, heat, and eat burrito meal. Win-win!
Black Bean And Quinoa Freezer Burritos by Hey Nutrition Lady
Prep all your beef stew ingredients ahead of time, seal in a bag and freeze. Use grass-fed chuck roast for a healthier option as well as organic veggies. Take it a step further by adding pearled barley to the bag. Season well, seal and freeze until ready to dump in your crockpot. Just add broth and set it on low.
Freezer Crockpot Beef Stew by Live Simply
This pasta meal is full of healthy kale, mushrooms, and chicken. Works best with rigatoni, penne, or bowtie pasta, which you should cook to just slightly underdone. Assemble this one ahead but don’t bake it. Wrap and freeze for up to 3 months. So good!
Creamy Chicken Pasta Bake With Kale And Mushrooms by A Grateful Meal
Keep this easy stir-fry freezer meal handy. Raw shrimp, shredded carrots, snow peas, broccoli florets, and diced red pepper get marinated in soy sauce and seasonings in a zip lock bag and stashed in the freezer for later use. Stir fry from frozen. Zesty!
Shrimp Stir Fry Freezer Meal by The Schmidty Wife
This breakfast omelet is full of onions, green peppers, mushrooms, and ham. Add in a little cheese and you’ve got a tasty meal ready to be baked and then frozen for later. Tip: If freezing, you might want to bake these in individual muffin cups for an easy pack and freeze option.
Baked Denver Omelet Recipe by My Food Story
Save time with this family favorite recipe and make a double batch: one to eat now and one to freeze for later. Another time-saver is that there’s no need to thaw this casserole when ready to bake! Ground meat (beef or turkey), veggies, taco seasonings, and organic non-GMO tortillas keep it healthier so you can feed your family with confidence.
Healthier Taco Casserole by Sweet Peas And Saffron
You’ll love this spicy garlic and lime chicken marinade that’s happy to hang out in your freezer until you’re ready to dump it in your crockpot for a hearty and flavorful meal. Serve with a side of rice and enjoy this hot dish!
Spicy Garlic Lime Freezer Crockpot Chicken by I Hate Meal Prep
English muffins, eggs, bacon and sausage get a session in the oven with this easy to assemble breakfast sandwich. If you don’t like sausage, just swap it out for ham or leave out altogether. So easy and convenient! Assemble, add cheese and wrap for the freezer. Freezes well for up to a month.
Make Ahead Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches by The Cozy Cook
Either make this chili and freeze it or prep a few ingredients, bag them and freeze them for a quick pressure cooker chili meal later. Whether you use beef or ground turkey, this hearty meal is a favorite that you can add various toppings to so that everyone in the family enjoys it.
Instant Pot Chili by Recipes From A Pantry
What a time saver this is! Cook frozen salmon filets, along with frozen green beans and frozen rice (optional) on a sheet pan and bake – no need to thaw! Season your salmon while frozen with zesty lemon and pepper. Give it a try!
Freezer To Sheet Pan Lemon Pepper Salmon by Diana K Rice
Make your own version of hot pockets with these handheld chicken pot pies. They’re simple to make. You’ll wrap the lightly sauced homemade chicken and veggies mixture in a healthier “crust” using flatbread. Perfect for the freezer, these portable pockets are kid-friendly, too.
Easy Chicken Pot Pie Hand Pies by Two Healthy Kitchens
This easy Lemon Dump Chicken recipe is simple to prep and freeze. Once you are ready to cook, all you do it dump the whole freezer bag into the slow cooker. Seriously you can’t have dinner made easier than that! The lemon chicken recipe also includes vegetables so you can just add some rolls or rice and you have a complete meal.
Lemon Dump Chicken by Everyday Savvy
You can totally freeze pancakes for a quick breakfast or a cozy dinner! Made with whole wheat flour for extra nutrition, this recipe freezes well and reheating is a breeze. Make a double batch the next time you have pancakes and freeze the rest!
Pancake Recipe That Freezes Well by Happy Money Saver
Broccoli, cheddar cheese, Alfredo sauce, and chicken make a tasty stuffing for this pasta meal. When making this dish specifically as a freezer meal, stuff the chicken mixture into the lightly cooked pasta shells but do not bake it. Wrap and freeze for later. Easy cheesy goodness!
Chicken Alfedo Stuffed Shells by Mommy’s Fabulous Finds
Let your slow cooker do all the heavy lifting and tenderizing of this comfort food meal. You can use a less expensive cut of steak and still come out with awesome results. With just few other ingredients this is a truly simple meal to make. Make a big batch and easily freeze the leftovers.
Slow Cooker Swiss Steak by Food Meanderings
The beauty of this lasagna recipe is that it’s meatless and that you can bake it, eat it and freeze the leftovers for later, or just assemble it and freeze it unbaked. Perfect! It’s full of kale, everyone’s superfood, and substitutes cottage cheese for the traditional ricotta. Awesome!
Kale Lasagna With Cottage Cheese by Hey Nutrition Lady
Grab a large zip lock bag or two or three and get ready to fill them with simple pork stir-fry ingredients. Prep your raw ingredients by cutting pork into bite-sized chunks, cut your veggies, mix the garlicky soy sauce and package it all up for the freezer! Serve with rice or noodles. Tasty!
Garlic Pork Stir Fry Freezer Meal by Fabulessly Frugal
Forget making dough or even buying the cardboard pre-made stuff! Instead, use Greek pita flatbreads. You can top these little rounds with all your favorite healthy toppings, stack up the pizzas with wax paper between them, store them in a tight-fitting freezer-friendly container and stash them away until you’re ready to bake one. No thawing needed!
Homemade Frozen Pizzas by Recipe Tin Eats
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