Family Recipes: Our Favorite Freezer-Friendly Recipes
Parents are busy. Between work and family obligations, there’s often little time left in the day to prepare a full dinner. That’s why we at the Family Room blog have compiled a list of some of our favorite freezer-friendly recipes. These are recipe ideas that you can make ahead of time (some of them in bulk!) and store in the freezer for a particularly busy evening when the last thing you want to do is pull out a bunch of ingredients. Cheers to making meal prep a little bit easier.
Our Favorite Freezer-Friendly Recipes:
Kris-Ann, Progressive Mom: Any of the crockpot posts I’ve done before like this one and this one. Any of those slow cooker recipes can be frozen. Also, easy-to-freeze muffins are a good option for breakfast and snacks.
Amy, Nourish Mom: Soups and stews are great freezer-friendly recipes for everyday eating. Here are a few Pinterest favorites: Turkey or Chicken & Corn Chowder, Mini Vegetarian Pot Pies, and Crockpot Savory Bean & Spinach Soup.
Mary, Organized Mom: Penne with Five Cheeses. When you buy all the cheese it calls for, you either have to make a few batches or freeze the cheese – I do both. The recipe, once completely put together, freezes well in one shallow pan. Before defrosting and serving, you can also boil chicken, shred it and add it in.
Caty, Blog Editor: Beef stew is great to have on hand to defrost on a really cold day. Here’s a link to all varieties of beef stew recipes. And, does ice cream count as a freezer-friendly meal? I vote yes.
Jessie: Soups! Chicken noodle soup and potato soup, in particular. They are great for the freezer.