This past five months or so, I have gathered with a group of
friends to create freezer meals each month to share. With four
other people, including the meals I make, we each then have a total
of 10 meals for that month.
The meals have been convenient, perfect for busy sports seasons,
have seen two people through moves and one person had a baby.
Having these meals ready at a moment's notice has (usually) caused
less stress and exposed our families to meals that we may not have
necessarily tried before!
As the school year is set to begin and lives gear up to be even
busier and on-the-go, I thought I'd share some of my favorite
freezer meal recipes so that you can stock up your freezer as
Chicken. Not only is this recipe tasty, but once thawed, it
goes directly into the crockpot!
Ziti. I make this using ground turkey, but ground beef would
work well also. This is great to feed a crowd, make for a new mom
or before a big sports tournament.
Bean & Cheese Burritos.
Perfect when you're on-the-go and need a quick lunch. They can be
easily warmed in the microwave and having these available can help
cut-down on those drive-thru runs.
Sauce. My sister-in-law just made up bags for the upcoming
school year. The sauce is great to pair with pasta, pour over
sandwiches or add into a crockpot recipe.
Enchiladas. One of my personal favorites. There are plenty of
versions available on Pinterest - beef, chicken, low-fat,
low-calorie and so on. Find the recipe that your family loves, make
it, freeze it, enjoy it!
Have you jumped on the freezer meal bandwagon? What are your
family's go-to recipes? For this and more family-friend pins, check
out our Pin It! board.
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