30 easy healthy freezer meals to make sure you eat right & save time in the kitchen! Make healthy eating possible with these healthy breakfasts and dinners to make-ahead on meal prep day!
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If you’ve ever struggled with making healthy meals for your family or yourself, then you are not alone!
We all strive to balance hectic schedules, playdates, work, life, and little league with our health and the health of our kids.
But you can’t do it all – at least not all at once.
That’s why freezer cooking has become such a popular meal prep day method.
In just a few hours you can multi-task and cook multiple meals and have breakfast, lunch, and dinner covered for the month.
It’s not super easy, but it is super convenient, and it saves money, time, and sanity.
If you’re looking for a few delicious and healthy freezer meals to make mornings less crazed, lunch hour less boring, snack time a little more robust, and dinnertime easy then check out the recipes below!
Let’s start with a freezer recipe that you can easily customize based on diet or what you have in the fridge or freezer! Croissant or English muffins with your choice of bacon, ham, or sausage, and cheese. Freeze up to 6 months in airtight freezer bags & reheat in the microwave for up to one minute!
Prep Time: 10 Minutes + Cook Time: 10 Minutes = Total Time: 20 Minutes
Get the recipe on The Pioneer Woman
This make ahead breakfast casserole is a crowd pleaser. No, literally, it serves 12 so it’s the perfect breakfast or brunch or breakfast for dinner recipe! It’s also easy to customize using your favorite vegetables & cheese.
For Meal Prep: Cook the sausage & prep the veggies up to 2 days in advance!
Leftovers will keep for 5 days in the fridge
Freeze it for up to 3 months.
Get the recipe on Sally’s Baking Addiction
There’s so much to love about a smoothie for breakfast-as long as it’s not filled with too much sugar! Find the perfect balance between healthy & convenient with these Peanut Butter Green Smoothie Packs to make ahead & freeze! They’re quick & easy, full of nutrients, and portable!
Get the recipe on Smile Sandwich
Forget hard-boiling – this is the way to make eggs! All you need is a muffin tin, eggs, and maybe some salt & pepper. This photo is my version using bacon and cheddar – but you don’t need anything other than eggs to make this freezer-friendly breakfast or snack.
Prep Time: 5 Minutes + Cook Time: 15 Minutes = 20 Minutes Total Time
Get the recipe here on Word To Your Mother Blog
These healthy muffins are loaded with protein, veggies, and cheese, contain less than 100 calories each, and make a perfect grab & go breakfast-especially on busy mornings! Make a batch ahead and store in the fridge or freeze a batch-or two!
Prep Time: 15 Minutes + Cook Time: 20 Minutes = Total Time: 35 Minutes
Get the recipe on Averie Cooks
Meal prep a month’s worth of customized breakfast burritos in less than an hour without losing your mind!
Following a low carb diet? Add extra protein like turkey bacon or sausage & use a low carb wrap.
Vegetarian? Skip the meat & double up on veggies.
However you choose to make these breakfast burritos you’ll be making your life easier-especially on busy mornings!
Get the recipe on Gimme Delicious
Green smoothie muffins? Yes, please! These healthy, freezer-friendly muffins are full of fruit & veggies-and they are also a fabulous way to get your kids to eat clean!
(Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, No Refined Sugar)
Prep Time: 5 Minutes + Cook Time: 25 Minutes = Total Time: 30 Minutes
Get the recipe on Joy Food Sunshine
Making breakfast every morning is not easy. No matter what your circumstances may be! These make-ahead & freeze oatmeal cups are a healthy freezer meal breakfast that is a hit with kids and adults. The recipe is easy to customize with your milk of choice and favorite fruit.
Prep Time: 10 Minutes + Cook Time: 3 Hours (To Freeze) = Total Time: 3Hrs, 10Min
Get the recipe on Cupcakes & Kale Chips
Filled with healthy Greek yogurt, granola, blueberries, and strawberries this 5-Ingredient breakfast bark makes a great on the go breakfast or clean eating snack straight from the freezer!
Prep Time: 10 Minutes + Cook Time: 2 Hours (To Freeze) = Total Time: 2Hrs, 10Min
Get the recipe on Go Eat & Repeat
Protein-packed egg muffins loaded with bacon, cheddar, and spinach make a filling high-protein, low carb breakfast that will keep cravings low and energy high!
Perfectly portable-like a hand-held omelette-this make ahead breakfast recipe comes together quickly using a hand blender & keeps well in the fridge for up to a week & freezes well!
Prep Time: 5 Minutes + Cook Time: 15 Minutes = Total Time: 20 Minutes
Get the recipe on Dinner At The Zoo
Pancakes made healthy! These low-carb & gluten-free pancakes are one of my recipes & one of my favorite make ahead freezer breakfasts!
Cook several batches on meal prep day & freeze individually for an easy breakfast! Make sure you separate the pancakes with wax paper so they don’t stick together!
Prep Time: 2 Minutes + Cook Time: 2 Minutes = Total Time: 4 Minutes
Get the recipe on Word To Your Mother Blog
Healthy Make Ahead Lunch Recipes
Healthy, versatile, freezer-friendly soup that lets the crockpot do the work! This recipe is easy to adjust to fit your diet:
Vegetarian: Skip the chicken & add more protein with extra beans, lentils, and veggies
Low Carb: Skip the tortilla & beans & add more chicken or nothing at all-I’ve tried it both ways & it’s still just as delicious!
Freeze in lunch-sized portions in freezer safe bags or airtight containers.
Get the recipe on Peas and Crayons
A healthy alternative to the traditional meatball that offers you an opportunity to stretch any extra spinach you have before it ends up in the waste basket!
Meatballs of any kind are freezer-friendly & these are no exception! Make a double batch & freeze for lunches or future spaghetti dinners.
Get the recipe on Home Cooking Memories
Need a recipe that doesn’t require chopping & dicing? Use frozen veggies for this easy and healthy freezer meal!
Prep Time: 20 Minutes + Cook Time: 10 Minutes = Total Time: 30 Minutes
Get the recipe on Easy Peazy Mealz
Easy, healthy, cheap, and freezer-friendly! There’s nothing more to say other than you cannot go wrong with these lunch wraps.
Freeze individually in freezer bags for up to 3 months!
Get the recipe on Thriving Home
Put this recipe together in less than 10 minutes-better yet, put a bunch of these together & have lunch covered for the week!
Prep Time: 10 Minutes + Cook Time: 4 Minutes = Total Time: 15 Minutes
Get the recipe on Two Healthy Kitchens
Healthy Make-Ahead Freezer Friendly Snacks
7 ways to make healthy energy bites to curb cravings that YOU CAN FREEZE! These high-protein snacks are perfect for meal prep, easy to customize, and you can make them in one bowl! Store in the fridge for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 3 months.
Choose from Cranberry, Lime & Coconut, Dark Chocolate Mocha, Carrot Cake, S’mores, Trail Mix, Cashew Ginger, & Blueberry Almond!
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Get the recipes on Sweet Peas and Saffron
Make these healthy protein bars ahead & freeze for later!
Get the recipe on Money Saving Mom
Filled with fiber, plant-based protein, antioxidants, and protein these Coconut Cashew Energy Balls are fabulous! Make a few batches & refrigerate half & freeze the rest!
Get the recipe on Nutrition Stripped
Here’s a naturally sweet, easy one-bowl make-ahead snack recipe from Well Plated that’ll curb cravings, can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days, & freezes well!
Only 100 calories per serving!
Prep Time: 20 Minutes + Cook Time: 35 Minutes = Total Time: 55 Minutes
Get the recipe on Well Plated by Erin
Healthy Make-Ahead Freezer Friendly Dinner Recipes
This healthy freezer to crockpot recipe couldn’t be easier to prep and it’s a fabulously delicious meal the whole family will enjoy!
Frozen Prep Time: 10 Minutes + Crockpot Cook Time: 6 Hours = Total Time: 6 Hrs, 10 Min
Thawed Cook Time in Oven = 1 Hour
Get the recipe from the very entertaining Mavis at One Hundred Dollars A Month
Gracious Pantry’s recipe puts a healthy twist on the traditional chili recipe by using ground turkey, sugar-free tomato sauce, and beans, but there’s no need to worry about flavor: It’s fabulous!
Even better? You can freeze half the recipe to stock your freezer for future meals, school lunches, or to use in a soup!
Only 212 calories per serving, 5g of fat, and 19 net carbs!
Prep Time: 15 Minutes + Cook Time: 30 Minutes = Total Time: 45 Minutes
Get all the details on The Gracious Pantry
This healthy one-pot meal using ground turkey and quinoa is as delicious as it is easy! Plus, it freezes beautifully in Ziploc bags & requires no thawing! Perfect!
Prep Time: 20 Minutes + Cook Time: 15 Minutes = Total Time: 35 Minutes
Get the recipe on iFoodreal
So much healthier than take-out! This delicious make-ahead meal is low calorie, full of protein, & nutritious veggies! Use your favorite vegetables (whatever is in-season will save you money) & don’t forget the marinade! It’s fabulous!
Prep Time: 30 Minutes + Cook Time: 15 Minutes = Total Time: 45 Minutes
Get the recipe on Happy Money Saver
This made for freezer cooking recipe can easily be customized by swapping the ground turkey with your choice of ground chicken, ground pork, or ground beef so feel free to stock up when there’s a sale-you can freeze these for up to 3 months!
Prep Time: 15 Minutes + Cook Time: 20 Minutes = Total Time: 30 Minutes
Get the recipe details on The Girl On Bloor
Image: Gimme Some Oven
This healthy, white chili is a fabulous freezer-friendly meal for weeknight dinners. Even better? It’s the perfect recipe to use meal prep day chicken-to save on time! Cook it in your crockpot, slow-cooker, or stove top!
*If you’re freezing this one-leave out the avocados until you’re ready to serve!
Prep Time: 5 Minutes + Cook Time: 10 Minutes = Total Time: 15 Minutes
Get the recipe on Gimme Some Oven
Healthy, light, and easy-What more could you ask for? Freezer friendly? You’re covered!
Prep Time: 5 Minutes + Cook Time: 16 Minutes = Total Time: 21 Minutes
Get the recipe on Living Well Spending Less
This low carb freezable casserole recipe is easy to prepare-it only calls for 7 ingredients: chicken breast, bacon, garlic, Ranch dressing, and Mozzarella & cheddar cheese! Customize it by adding broccoli or spinach or adding your favorite cheese!
Prep Time: 5 Minutes + Cook Time: 15 Minutes = Total Time: 20 Minutes
Get the recipe on Wholesome Yum
Featuring chicken breasts seasoned with both Asian & BBQ flavors, along with Herb, Garlic, pomegranate Balsamic vinegar and a little brown sugar this freezer to slow-cooker meal is full of flavor. Serve alone, over rice, in a wrap, or make sandwiches!
Prep Time: 5 Minutes + Cook Time: 6 Hours = Total Time: 6 Hours, 5 Min
Get the recipe on Plain Chicken
Having chicken on hand is always a time-saver & these healthy chicken breasts can be reheated in only 30 minutes in the oven! Serve with vegetables or use in your favorite chicken recipe!
Prep Time: 15 Minutes + Cook Time: 12 Minutes = Total Time: 27 Minutes
Get the recipe on Lisa’s Dinnertime Dish
Creamy bleu cheese whipped sweet potatoes topped with buffalo chicken, healthy veggies, and cheese bring a bold flavor to an easy dinner that freezes beautifully!
Bonus: This recipe is easy to customize! For a meatless meal, skip the chicken and sub beans and extra veggies!
Prep Time: 15 Minutes + Cook Time: 1 Hour = Total Time 1 Hr 15 min
Get the recipe on The Creative Bite
Stock your freezer with this healthy make ahead meal that couldn’t be easier prep! Shredded chicken, your choice of tortilla or gluten-free wrap. brown rice, black beans, salsa, and cheddar cheese!
Prep Time: 15 Minutes + Cook Time: 1 Minute = Total Time: 16 Minutes
Get the recipe on The Lemon Bowl
Did I Miss Anything?
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Or maybe I didn’t mention one of your favorite healthy freezer meals?
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