5 No-Fuss Healthy Freezer Meals For Dinner - Real Plans

5 No-Fuss Healthy Freezer Meals For Dinner

5 No-Fuss Healthy Freezer Meals For Dinner

Prepared foods from the freezer section of your local supermarket have questionable ingredients. But what if you had healthy freezer meals all ready to go in your freezer?

Homemade with ingredients you trust that so you can have peace of mind about the quality of food eaten by your family. Yes, please!

Having a few freezer meals ready to be pulled out at any time comes in handy in many situations: emergencies, a new baby, that day of the week when the kids have all their activities, or when one parent needs to go on a business trip.

You can take one day to batch cook a stash of healthy freezer meals, or you can make double on different days and freeze half, to always have a meal on hand.

Cilantro salmon burgers with cilantro lime vinaigrette

These salmon burgers are a light but nourishing meal for warm days. Made quickly with a food processor, after forming the cakes freeze flat on a cookie sheet, and wrap once frozen solid.

To cook, unthaw them in the fridge and then fry on a skillet for a meal in minutes. The vinaigrette can be frozen as well or made fresh. Depending on your diet, you can serve these salmon burgers on a bun, or pair with frozen veggies or a fresh salad.

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Cuban pork casserole

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Fresh, balanced, and delicious. This freezable casserole calls for plantains, red bell peppers, and seasoned shredded pork. Baked and then topped with a fresh mango salsa, it’s perfect to prep then freeze. When you’re ready for flavorful eats, pop this casserole in the oven from the freezer.

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Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos (DF & GF)

Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos

Ok, these are actually called make-ahead breakfast burritos, but why should they just be for breakfast?

These egg burritos can be eaten any time of day, just pull from the freezer and warm them up. Mixed with onions, peppers, and breakfast sausage, these eggs make for a delicious protein packed meal.

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Chipotle black bean and sweet potato empanadas

Black beans and sweet potatoes folded into a dough for a taste of the southern Americas. With cilantro and a touch of chipotle, these vegetarian pastries are filling but light. Because pretty much everything with sweet potatoes is delicious, no?

After assembling the empanadas, freeze raw on a sheet pan; when frozen wrap and put together in a bag.

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Spaghetti Zoodle Bolognese

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Freezing bolognese sauce is hardly earth-shattering, but it’s a classic for a reason – it’s quick to make, easy to heat up, and kids will always eat it. What more could a harried parent ask for?

You don’t have to always think outside the box when planning meals. Remember to keep some well-loved favorites on the menu for peace in the kitchen and at the table. Of course, you can use switch out zoodles for gluten free noodles or even regular spaghetti noodles.

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