People think that healthy eating is expensive and time-consuming, but it doesn’t have to be that way. These 11 healthy freezer meal prep sessions will show you how to prepare all of your dinners for the week in an hour TOTAL. The grocery lists and recipes are included for free too, so the process couldn’t be easier.
The secret to making these healthy meals is to prepare and freeze them for your crockpot. None of the ingredients need to be cooked ahead of time – simply combine the meats, vegetables, sauces and spices in a freezer bag and freeze!
Since the meals are frozen without any cooking ahead of time, they’re very quick and easy to make. They also cook for the first time out of the freezer and don’t taste like leftovers at all. By prepping 6-8 meals every weekend I can keep my freezer stocked and avoid cooking during the week altogether. Wahoo!
I’ve made all of these freezer prep sessions myself so I can tell you that they’re simple, delicious, and full of fresh veggies. This method of cooking dinner has changed my life and the lives of thousands of people who bought my freezer meal cookbooks. If you’re looking for a way to simplify your life, this is it.
11 Healthy Freezer Meal Prep Sessions That Will
Simplify Your Life
Seven Healthy Chicken Crockpot Freezer Meals in Under an Hour: This freezer prep session includes recipes for red pepper chicken, lemon pepper chicken, Hawaiian chicken, chicken Philly cheesesteaks, southwestern chicken chili, chicken fajitas, and spring chicken soup with orzo. I spent $75 total on ingredients, which works out to $10.71 per meal or $2.27 per serving.
Eight Crockpot Freezer Meals from Whole Foods in 35 Minutes: This freezer session includes recipes for chicken teriyaki, chicken chili, honey dijon pork and green beans, hot pepper pork and butternut squash, beef fajitas, and pepperoncini shredded beef. I only spent $92 total on ingredients, which is awesome because these meals are packed with healthy and organic ingredients.
Organic Crockpot Freezer Meals from Costco (10 Meals in 60 Minutes!): This session includes recipes for Italian chicken, “monster” cheeseburgers, hearty tomato vegetable soup, and Asian chicken with vegetable potstickers. To save time and money, you double each recipe and make two of each. I spent a total of $130 on organic ingredients and combined them with spices and other items that I had on-hand.
Eight Healthy Crockpot Freezer Meals in 75 Minutes: This session includes recipes for beef roast and carrots, chicken fajitas, Mexican chicken soup, and garden veggie soup with ground beef. To save time and money, you double each recipe and make two of each.
Seven Kid-Friendly Freezer Meals in 85 Minutes: This session includes recipes for chicken tacos, chicken noodle soup, cheesy tortellini with ground beef, cheesy chicken tater tot casserole, easy chicken pot pie, turkey black bean chili, and mozzarella-stuffed turkey pesto meatballs. I bought all of the ingredients at my local grocery store for $75. I purposely used as many veggies as possible in these recipes and refused to include condensed soup and other unhealthy crockpot meal ingredients.
Five Vegetarian Freezer Crockpot Meals in 50 Minutes: This session includes recipes for greens & beans, coconut chickpea curry, black bean fajitas, Mexican black bean chili with cornbread topping, and hearty tomato veggie and barley soup. I only spent $30 on ingredients – such a good deal! My family isn’t vegetarian, but we loved these meals.
Eight Healthy Crockpot Freezer Meals in 45 Minutes: This session includes recipes for beef fajitas (I made one freezer bag with chicken), Italian chicken with veggies (I made one bag with beef), honey dijon chicken and red potatoes (I made one bag with beef), and BBQ chicken with carrots (I made one bag with beef). I spent a total of $77 on ingredients – not bad for 8 healthy dinners!
Six Healthy Crockpot “Comfort Foods” in 40 Minutes: This freezer session includes recipes for beef roast and carrots, pot roast and green beans, and beef barley stew. To save time and money, you double each recipe and make two of each. These are my favorite recipes to make when boneless beef chuck roasts are on sale at the grocery store. They are seriously, seriously delicious. I spent $50 on ingredients during this session.
Six Healthy Freezer Crockpot Meals in 50 Minutes: This freezer session includes recipes for chicken teriyaki, balsamic beef roast, and lime shredded pork. To save time and money, you double each recipe and make two of each. I spent $73 on ingredients. The lime shredded pork recipe is one of our favorites.
Six Chicken Freezer Crockpot Meals in 30 Minutes: This freezer session includes recipes for red pepper chicken, orange-ginger chicken, and lemon pepper chicken. To save time and money, you double each recipe and make two of each. I spent $20 on ingredients. These recipes are super healthy and don’t include any processed foods.
Italian Crockpot Freezer Meals (7 Meals in 75 Minutes!): This session includes recipes for stuffed peppers, minestrone soup, lasagna soup, Italian wedding soup, Italian-style pot roast, spicy Italian sausage and peppers, and sausage spinach tortellini soup. I spent a total of $62 on ingredients, and included a lot of fresh veggies.