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    The 30 BEST Healthy Freezer Meals

    Are you looking for ways to save time in the kitchen while preparing healthy food? Freezing your own homemade Healthy Freezer Meals is an easy way to do just that!

    With a little bit of planning and preparation, you can make delicious, wholesome dishes without all the hassle.

    Today we’ll tell you how to make freezer-friendly meals as well as give you some great recipes to get started.

    Get ready to serve up healthier options anytime with these frozen meals!

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    Healthy Freezer Meals:

    1. Grilled Chicken Thighs

    Grilled Chicken Thighs are the perfect centerpiece for your summer cookouts, so fire up the grill and get cooking!

    To make this delicious dish, all you need is a really flavorful marinade. Follow the few simple tips and tricks and you’ll have the best grilled chicken ever.

    Make a huge batch as this recipe is healthy, freezer-friendly and a great meal prep for a busy week.

    Get the Recipe: Grilled Chicken Thighs

    2. Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

    Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas are just about the perfect meal. Quick and easy to make, fun to eat and the clean-ups a breeze!

    And these fajitas are not just tasty, they’re also super nutritious. Full of healthy veggies and lean protein, it’s a meal you can feel good about serving your family.

    These fajitas make great leftovers , but they’re also freezer friendly so give them a try!

    Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

    3. Moo Goo Gai Pan

    Skip the Chinese takeout and try our fantastic Moo Goo Gai Pan recipe.

    This is a super easy recipe of thinly sliced chicken stir fried with mushrooms, veggies and a flavorful sauce. It’s quick to make, healthy and nutritious and makes great leftovers.

    Make extras to put in the freezer and you’ll always have a great dinner on your busiest days.

    Get the Recipe: Moo Goo Gai Pan

    4. Ground Turkey Pasta Bake

    Try this Ground Turkey Pasta Bake recipe and make a warm and cozy, comfort food that everyone will love.

    This delicious one-pot casserole is a healthy and tasty meal loaded with carbs, proteins, and veggies. It also makes great left-overs and is freezer friendly for your busy weeknights.

    This irresistible dish will be a hit at your next potluck. Enjoy!

    Get the Recipe: Ground Turkey Pasta Bake

    5. Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup

    Here’s a fun and delicious spin on your classic chicken soup recipe: Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup. It’ll be everyone’s new favorite comfort food.

    This soup has plenty of veggies, pasta, lean protein and a flavorful broth that makes it out-of-this-world delicious. Serve with a crisp green salad and a fresh baguette.

    Make extra and fill up containers of this yummy soup for your freezer. You’ll be glad you did!

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup

    6. Beef and Broccoli

    Make this popular Chinese American dish at home, Beef and Broccoli, and you’ll never need take-out again!

    In this super delicious recipe, you’ll need 30 minutes of your time and simple ingredients to get the restaurant-style flavors at home. Pair with rice for a complete meal and enjoy.

    Freeze your leftovers for a healthy extra meal when you’re busy and out of time!

    Get the Recipe: Beef and Broccoli

    7. Caldo de Pollo (Mexican Chicken Soup)

    Caldo de Pollo is Mexico’s version of chicken soup and is the ultimate Spanish comfort food.

    Loaded with lots of veggies and chicken, the simplicity of ingredients and their flavors makes this soup special. And it’s healthy and nutritious, making for the perfect meal. Serve with a rustic loaf of bread to soak up the amazing broth.

    Make a big pot and freeze your leftovers for another day. Enjoy!

    Get the Recipe: Caldo De Pollo

    8. Ground Beef Stir Fry

    Meet your new favorite stir fry recipe, Ground Beef Stir Fry! This one is quick and easy to cook, yummy to eat and perfect for an easy meal from your freezer.

    This delicious recipe features ground beef and assorted veggies tossed in tasty umami stir fry sauce. It’s a great combination that everyone will love.

    So try this effortless recipe and make your life a breeze!

    Get the Recipe: Ground Beef Stir Fry

    9. Chicken Gyros

    If you’re a fan of Greek food, then this authentic Chicken Gyros recipe is a healthy recipe for you to try.

    A delicious flavor blend of zesty lemon, rich olive oil, and aromatic spices makes an amazing chicken filling. Wrap in a pita with ingredients of your choice and enjoy.

    It’s a fun weeknight meal option and the leftovers are freezer-friendly for meal prep.

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Gyros

    10. Meal Prep Chicken (Orange Chicken)

    Orange Chicken is the most delicious meal prep idea if you like to plan your meals ahead of time. It’s quick and easy to make and you can serve it so many ways.

    To start, first marinate your chicken bites. Mix together teriyaki sauce, orange marmalade, garlic, sesame oil, red chili flakes, ground pepper, oil, and salt. Marinate for a couple of hours and cook for 20 minutes, stirring frequently.

    Pair this with rice, noodles, or zoodles along with your favorite veggies. Freeze the leftovers for a healthy second meal.

    Get the Recipe: Orange Chicken

    11. Ground Turkey Tacos

    Turn your Taco Tuesday into a healthier night with these low fat Ground Turkey Tacos. They’re so yummy, no one will ever know the difference!

    In this recipe, your ground turkey meat is spiced up with homemade taco seasoning and flavor enhancers. Cook and assemble in a taco wrap with all your favorite taco toppings. And get creative while jazzing them up!

    Save some time and freeze the leftovers for another fun Taco Tuesday.

    Get the Recipe: Ground Turkey Tacos

    12. Mexican Picadillo

    This hearty Mexican Picadillo is a must-try recipe when you’re looking for a meal that’s big on flavor.

    This quick and easy recipe simmers ground beef in Latin flavorings along with lots of veggies. It’s perfect for those nights when you want to serve a healthy and delicious meal with minimal effort and little time.

    Also, you can freeze this picadillo for 3 months in a freezer-safe container, just thaw overnight in the fridge before heating and enjoy.

    Get the Recipe: Mexican Picadillo

    13. Fricase de Pollo (Cuban Chicken Fricassee)

    Elevate your regular chicken with the wonderful Cuban flavors of this Fricase de Pollo. It’s an irresistible Latin stew that your whole family will love.

    Cuban Chicken Fricassee is a true comfort food. The chicken combined with potatoes, carrots, bell pepper, and olives creates a warm, healthy and delicious stew. Serve with a crusty bread to sop up every last drop!

    Make a big batch of this freezer-friendly stew and enjoy.

    Get the Recipe: Fricase de Pollo 

    14. Cajun Chicken Pasta

    Want to make a restaurant-worthy pasta dish at home? Then try this Cajun Chicken Pasta with just the right amount of Cajun smoky heat for a spicy delicious meal!

    This recipe of chicken pieces tossed in a creamy cheesy sauce with Cajun seasoning is outstanding. Just follow this easy recipe with ideas for a lighter, healthier version and enjoy.

    Get the Recipe: Cajun Chicken Pasta

    15. Chicken Cacciatore

    It’s time for a famous classic Italian dish, Chicken Cacciatore!

    This rustic dish is the ultimate Mediterranean stew. Full of veggies and fresh herbs, it’s braised with chicken in a well-seasoned tomato-based sauce with a good slash of wine. Enjoy with your favorite pasta, a good Italian bread and a glass of red wine.

    So next time those Italian craving hits, have a batch of this classic dish in your freezer for a quick and easy meal.

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Cacciatore

    16. Ground Turkey Stir Fry

    Let us introduce you to the easiest, tastiest, and healthiest stir fry recipe of all time, Ground Turkey Stir Fry.

    Just throw in any veggies you have on hand with lean ground turkey meat. Add a yummy homemade stir fry sauce and serve with a side of white or brown rice.

    You should make a huge batch as this one is a freezer friendly recipe too.

    Get the Recipe: Ground Turkey Stir Fry

    17. Thai Cashew Chicken

    Thai Cashew Chicken is a classic staple in Thai restaurants and this fantastic recipe will help you re-create this healthy dish at home.

    With just a few new variants, which give this dish such amazing flavors and textures, you simply chop, mix, and stir fry. Another quick and easy meal that will make you look like a gourmet chef!

    Another freezer friendly meal that will make your life a breeze!

    Get the Recipe: Thai Cashew Chicken

    18. Chicken Shawarma

    This iconic Middle Eastern classic, Chicken Shawarma, is a popular street food and is similar to gyros. Traditionally, made with lamb, it can also be made with beef or chicken.

    The chicken in this recipe is marinated and then cooked for about 30 minutes. You can grill it, cook it in a skillet or bake it. Either way, your chicken will be so flavorful and aromatic. Serve wrapped in a pita or on a platter with other sides.

    This recipe is also an amazing alternative for your meal prep, so plan your healthy meals in advance.

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Shawarma

    19. Sesame Chicken Bowls

    This Sesame Chicken Bowl recipe is a delicious option for your busy weeknight and needs less than half an hour to prepare.

    Getting the perfect savory, sweet, nutty, and delicious flavors of this meal super easy. It’s a breeze to make and is so much better than take-out!

    Make a big batch of this chicken, as it’s going to help you with meal prep or freeze it for later meals.

    Get the Recipe: Sesame Chicken Bowls

    20. Thai Basil Chicken 

    Looking for last-minute dinner ideas? Then try this Thai Basil Chicken and serve a delicious Asian meal in a mere 15 minutes. It’s faster than take-out, healthier and tastes much better.

    A true comfort food in Thailand, this simple dish is bursting with flavor and lean protein. Serve over rice with a fried egg on top.

    Keep this quick and easy recipe super handy and freeze the leftovers for another meal.

    Get the Recipe: Thai Basil Chicken 

    21. Chicken Provençal 

    Chicken Provençal may look and sound fancy but’s it’s actually a simple stew with out of this world taste.

    This rustic French chicken dish is cooked with olives, cherry tomatoes, shallots, capers, garlic and braised in white wine with lots of fresh herbs. Serve with a baguette and white wine for an authentic Provencal meal.

    A healthy and delicious meal that’s company worthy, but easy enough for a weeknight meal.

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Provençal 

    22. Teriyaki Chicken 

    Teriyaki Chicken is a delicious addition to your weekly meal prep and also freezes well for meals on your busy, hectic week nights.

    Start by marinating your chicken in a savory, sweet, salty, and umami-rich teriyaki sauce. Next, grill it to juicy perfection and pair with your favorite sides.

    A quick and easy dish for cook outs and potlucks.

    Get the Recipe: Teriyaki Chicken 

    23. Kung Pao Chicken

    Ditch your takeout and try our Kung Pao Chicken recipe instead: It’s sweet, it’s savory and it’s tangy!

    And don’t get intimidated by the long list of ingredients for this recipe. It’s super easy to whip up in 30 minutes or less. It’s the perfect week night meal and the leftovers (if there are any) freeze well for another meal.

    So try this healthy, flavor packed recipe and enjoy!

    Get the Recipe: Kung Pao Chicken

    24. Italian Sausage Soup

    Nothing is as comforting and soul-satisfying as a hot bowl of Italian Sausage Soup.

    This delicious one pot meal is quick and super easy. It’s filled with Italian sausage, plenty of healthy veggies and Cannellini beans. Serve with a rustic Italian loaf so you can sop up every drop of this yummy soup.

    Make a large batch and freeze in meal size containers for an easy dinner.

    Get the Recipe: Italian Sausage Soup

    25. Chicken Stir Fry

    We know everyone’s favorite stir fry is probably Chicken Stir Fry. And why not, it’s quick, it’s easy and it’s super delicious!

    Our recipe takes this ever popular dish to a different level with the addition of more Chinese sauces and loads of healthy veggies. Serve with rice or noodles and enjoy.

    Freeze the leftovers in meal size containers for an easy meal on your hectic weeknights.

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Stir Fry

    26. Dominican Pollo Guisado

    Get the authentic taste of Caribbean flavors with Dominican Pollo Guisado. It’s the most flavorful and bold chicken stew you’ll ever try!

    In this recipe, your chicken is caramelized and then braised in a beautiful sauce created by veggies, a few Latin spices and olives. Each bite of this irresistible stew is a delicious flavor bomb!

    Another healthy, fantastic dish that is freezer friendly!

    Get the Recipe: Dominican Pollo Guisado

    27. Moroccan Lentil Soup

    Give your bland lentil soup an exotic makeover with this super flavorful Moroccan Lentil Soup. .

    This thick, hearty, creamy, and healthy soup is loaded with amazing flavors. And the add-on toppings make this soup completely delicious and can create a new version every time.

    This healthy soup tastes better and better as it sits and it’s freezer friendly too.

    Get the Recipe: Moroccan Lentil Soup

    28. Hibachi Chicken

    Now you can get the famous Japanese steakhouse hibachi experience right at home with our excellent Hibachi Chicken recipe.

    Actually, a hibachi dinner is super simple to make and is ready in a flash. Just follow the tips and tricks to make this delicious hibachi meal and amaze your friends and family.

    So, are you ready to explore the new culinary experience?

    Get the Recipe: Hibachi Chicken

    29. Souvlaki

    When you’re craving a Mediterranean meal, give this Greek Souvlaki a try.

    To make these chicken skewers, all you’ll need are a few simple ingredients and 20 minutes of hands-on time. You can grill it, bake it, or cook it on your stove top and get a healthy, delicious Greek meal with little effort.

    Souvlaki is freezer friendly and will last in your freezer for up to 6 months.

    Get the Recipe: Souvlaki

    30. Peri Peri Chicken

    Peri Peri Chicken, a fusion of African and Portuguese cooking, is a combo of incredible tangy, spicy, sweet and citrusy flavors.

    All you’ll need to make this exotic yet simple dish is about15 minutes of hands-on prep time. Your oven or grill will finish the job and you’ll be left with an amazing new version of roast chicken.

    Make a big batch as you can freeze your leftovers for 3 months. Enjoy!

    Get the Recipe: Peri Peri Chicken

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How long can these meals stay in the freezer?

    Most of the meals in this list can safely be stored in the freezer for up to 3 months. Always remember to label your meals with the date they were made to keep track.

    Do I need special containers for freezing these meals?

    While you can use any freezer-safe container, we recommend using airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags to preserve the quality of the food.

    Can I prepare these meals in bulk?

    Yes, these recipes are perfect for bulk preparation. Making multiple servings at once saves you both time and effort in the long run.

    What’s the best way to thaw these meals?

    The safest way to thaw frozen meals is in the refrigerator. Some recipes may also offer instructions for cooking straight from the freezer.


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    30 BEST Healthy Freezer Meals

    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 15 minutes
    Total Time: 25 minutes

    This collection of Healthy Freezer Meals includes plenty of tasty meal prep options that are packed with nutrition!


    • Grilled Chicken Thighs
    • Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas
    • Moo Goo Gai Pan
    • Ground Turkey Pasta Bake
    • Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup
    • Beef and Broccoli
    • Caldo de Pollo (Mexican Chicken Soup)
    • Ground Beef Stir Fry
    • Chicken Gyros
    • Meal Prep Chicken (Orange Chicken)
    • Ground Turkey Tacos
    • Mexican Picadillo
    • Fricase de Pollo (Cuban Chicken Fricassee)
    • Cajun Chicken Pasta
    • Chicken Cacciatore
    • Ground Turkey Stir Fry
    • Thai Cashew Chicken
    • Chicken Shawarma
    • Sesame Chicken Bowls
    • Thai Basil Chicken
    • Chicken Provençal
    • Teriyaki Chicken
    • Kung Pao Chicken
    • Italian Sausage Soup
    • Chicken Stir Fry
    • Dominican Pollo Guisado
    • Moroccan Lentil Soup
    • Hibachi Chicken
    • Souvlaki
    • Peri Peri Chicken


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