Freezer meals for new moms are an awesome way to offer support to a family welcoming a new baby. It’s easy to get in the good ‘ole stand by lasagna rut though. So I’m on a mission to help you get more creative and resourceful with your freezer meals, while still keeping them easy, affordable and delicious!
Here are 25 unconventional freezer meals for new moms that any family will surely appreciate upon receipt!
Breakfast Freezer Meal Recipes:
Vanilla Waffles Recipe from My Life of Travels and Adventures. Simply make and freeze. Then pop in the toaster when ready to eat!
Whole Grain Freezer Waffles from The Cooks Next Door. Whip up this easy recipe and freeze. Simply warm or pop in the toaster when ready to eat!
Freezer Granola from The Chaos and the Clutter. This is the perfect way to have breakfast readily available for new moms. I love how freezer-friendly it is!
Crockpot / Slowcooker Freezer Meal Recipes:
Crockpot Chicken Dinners from Sunny Day Family with only 4 ingredients each! Make all 5 freezer meals in only 1 hour. Or double the recipes and make 10 freezer meals in 1 hour.
Crockpot Pork Carnitas from Mommy’s Fabulous Finds plus 9 other meal recipes she shares.
Slow Cooker Lime Chicken from The House of Hendrix. This chicken recipe is so versatile you can enjoy it as chicken tacos, in a soup or atop a salad!
Slow Cooker Chicken Curry from Childhood 101 is amazing. Stick everything into the pot, switch it on and forget about it. Then freeze.
Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan from Sweep Tight. This Chicken Parmesan Recipe is so easy. Simply set and forget it. Bonus: It’s also not breaded. So, it’s healthier, and less work!
Sweet and Spicy Crock Pot Chicken from The Nourishing Home. This recipe allows you to prep the ingredients ahead of time and place them into the freezer.
Crock Pot Pizza Casserole from the Chaos and the Clutter. This casserole is really a kid pleaser! Mix all the ingredients together and place in a freezer bag.
Soup Freezer Meal Recipes:
Italian Turkey Soup from Our Best Bites. Simply make the soup, then freeze in ziplock bags.
Beef Stew and Cheesy Potato Soup from ALLterNATIVE Learning. A quick and wholesome meal that goes straight from the crock pot to the freezer!
Chicken Taco Soup from the Chaos and the Clutter. This crock pot soup is one of my favorite freezer meal recipes. It has healthy ingredients and the flavor is one that will have you craving more.
Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe from Sidetracked Sarah. Place all items besides potatoes in a freezer safe bag. Label & Freeze. Super easy!
Vegetable Pesto Minestrone from the Chaos and the Clutter. This recipe is loved by even the pickiest of eaters. And it’s gluten-free!
Mexican Freezer Meal Recipes:
Freezer Burritos from Mama Miss. This perfect recipe makes 30 burritos! There is also a really nice recipe printable with this post!
Spanish Rice Casserole from the Chaos and the Clutter. This is a nice dish to have on hand and it covers all the bases.
Taco Lasagna from My Joy-Filled Life. A really easy recipe that freezes nicely in a casserole dish.
Mexican Chilli from Makeovers and motherhood. After completing this recipe, go ahead and freeze in containers or freezer bags!
Italian Freezer Meal Recipes:
Pizza Casserole Recipe from Beauty Through Imperfection. This will become an instant family favorite! A pizza inspired pasta casserole that freezes well.
Spinach Lasagna Rolls and Stuffed green pepper casserole from 5 Minutes for Mommy. Prepare both dishes and freeze in a casserole dish!
Chicken Spaghetti from 3 Boys and a Dog. Perfect for new moms, this recipe is kid-friendly and can easily be frozen and baked on a busy night!
More Awesome Freezer Meal Recipes:
Buttermilk Herb Chicken from Cookin’ Mimi. This is a quick and fabulous way to dress up plain old boneless skinless chicken breasts. Make and freeze!
Dump Chicken from the Chaos and the Clutter. This is an awesome way to save time and make a ton of meals. 10 chicken meals in 1 hour!
Sweet and Sour Meatballs from the Sunny Patch. Even though this recipe is fully cooked ahead of time, it still tastes hot and fresh on the day you cook it!
If you are getting ready to make some freezer meals for new moms, it’s an awesome chance to get creative in the kitchen and make some new and fun recipes, she likely hasn’t tried yet! If you end up trying any of these, I would love to hear how it went. So far there isn’t a single on of these freezer meals for new moms that hasn’t been a crowd pleaser!
Want to offer extra encouragement to the new mom?
Surprise her with these affirmation cards for moms! They make a perfect little gift (and they are completely unique!).
Want more on new motherhood?
- When Nothing Prepares You for New Motherhood
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- When Everyone Keeps Asking, “Are you excited?”
What’s your favorite freezer meal for new moms? Let’s chat in the comments!
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