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Nutrition & Feeding

9 Make-Ahead Freezer Meals Kids Will Love

Make weeknight dinners easier with a little bit of prep

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Streamline your weeknight dinner prep time with these easy and tasty make-ahead freezer meals.

One Pot Chicken Soup

By using a hearty noodle, this dish will still hold up after being frozen. (Via Created by Diane )

Baked Macaroni and Cheese Muffins

Whole wheat pasta and ground turkey make this a healthier version...and your macaroni-loving kid may not even notice if you sneak in some peas or chopped broccoli. (Via Womanista )

Chicken Pot Pie

Freeze a buttery pie crust topped with a pre-cooked mixture of creamy chicken and veggies and it will be ready to pop into the oven when you need it. (Via Mother's Niche )

Muffin Tin Meatloaf

Mix ground beef and ketchup together to create a delicious decoy that hides the mixed-in carrots. Shhh! (Via Some the Wiser )

Dump and Bake Meatball Casserole

Ingredients like mini meatballs and gooey cheese make for a winning weeknight meal. (Via The Seasoned Mom )

Teriyaki Chicken Casserole

Bake chicken and then top it with a homemade sauce made from honey and brown sugar for a result that's nearly as quick as takeout. (Via Oh Sweet Basil )

Slow Cooker Pizza and Pasta Soup

Fill a freezer bag with tomato sauce and tried-and-true pizza toppings like pepperoni and ground beef. (Consider adding in healthy alternatives like green peppers and mushrooms, too.) Top with cheese before serving. (Via The Magical Slow Cooker )

Homemade Freezable Sandwiches

Press sandwiches (these are peanut butter and jelly) into perfect rounds that can be pulled out of the freezer in a hurry. (Via Working Mom Magic )

Baked Creamy Chicken Taquitos

Freezer-stash a batch of these tortillas that are filled with shredded chicken and cheese. They go from frozen to table in 20 minutes! (Via Our Best Bites )