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5 Freezer Meals: Healthy Food for Your Busy Work Week


Easy Freezer Meals

Help us to celebrate Family Meals month. Cook along with us Live on our Facebook, Sunday, September 24th at 2:00PM CST. We will show your how to prepare these healthy and delicious freezer meals to feed your family for the week. Each recipe makes enough to feed a family of 4.

 

Shopping List

Produce

  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5 bell pepper
  • 3 ½ onion
  • 2-3 sweet potatoes
  • 3 red apples

Spices

  • 4 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp Oregano
  • 1 Tbsp Ground Cumin
  • Salt and Pepper

Dairy/Meat/Frozen

  • 5 lbs chicken breasts
  • 2 lb boneless beef chuck shoulder roast
  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • 16 oz bag California mix vegetables

General

  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ c white wine vinegar
  • 5 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 c chicken broth
  • 20 oz can pineapple chunks
  • 3 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 c Quinoa
  • 2- 15oz can black beans
  • 2- 14.5oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1- 6oz can tomato paste
  • 1- 14oz can tomato sauce
  • 1- 15oz can enchilada sauce
  • 2- 15oz can corn
  • 2 packet taco seasoning
  • 5- 1 gal Freezer bags
 
 
 

Crockpot Italian Beef and Veggies

•2 pounds boneless beef chuck shoulder roast

•16oz bag of California mix vegetables (broccoli/cauliflower/carrots)

•3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

•2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

•2 cloves garlic, minced

•1 teaspoon each: onion powder, thyme, basil, oregano

•½ teaspoon salt

•¼ teaspoon pepper


Directions

Combine all ingredients in a gallon freezer bag, shake to mix then freeze. The night before transfer to refrigerator and thaw overnight.

Dump contents into slow cooker. Cook on high 4-6 hours or low 8 hours.



Hawaiian Chicken

Hawaiian Chicken Freezer Meal

  • 4-6 chicken breasts, cut in large pieces

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • 20 oz. can pineapple chunks

  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar

  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar

  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 green bell pepper, diced

  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch

  • 1/4 cup water

Directions

Mix all ingredients together in freezer bag, shake to mix then freeze.

Thaw overnight in the fridge. Dump into slow cooker. Cook on high 4-6 hours or low 8 hours. Serve over wild rice or a bed of lettuce.


Crockpot Mexican Quinoa Tacos

 Crockpot Mexican Quinoa Tacos

  • 1 cup quinoa

  • 1 cup chicken stock or vegetable broth

  • 2 bell peppers, chopped

  • 1 small onion, diced

  • 1 can (15 ounces ) black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes in tomato juice*

  • 1 can (10 ounces) enchilada sauce**

  • 1 can (15 ounces) corn, drained

  • 3 tablespoons or 1 packet (1.25 ounces) taco seasoning***

  • Tortillas of choice


Directions
Rinse the quinoa to remove bitter coating. Add to freezer bag with all other ingredients besides tortillas and toppings. Freeze.
Add frozen contents to slow cooker, cover, and cook on high 2.5 hours to 4 hours depending on the heat of your slow cooker. Stir occasionally.
When quinoa is cooked through, serve on tortillas and top with your desired toppings.

Top with your favorites: queso fresco cheese, diced avocado, cilantro, fresh lime



Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Apples & Sweet Potatoes

Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Apples & Sweet Potatoes

  • 4 boneless pork chops

  • 2-3 sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered

  • 3 apples, peeled and sliced

  • ½ onion, diced

  • 3 tbsp cup brown sugar

  • 3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar (optional)

  • Salt and pepper


Directions

Add all ingredients to the freezer bag and freeze. Thaw the slow cooker pack in the refrigerator overnight, or in a bowl of warm water for about 30 minutes. Cook on high for 6 hours or low for 8 hours.



Tex-Mex Chicken

Tex-Mex Chicken

  • 3 lbs boneless skinless chicken (thighs or breasts)

  • 1 14oz can diced tomatoes

  • 6 tbsp tomato paste

  • 1 14 oz can tomato sauce

  • 2 bell peppers, chopped

  • 1 cup frozen or canned corn

  • 1 packet taco seasoning

  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 2 medium onions, chopped

  • 1 tbsp ground cumin

  • 2 tbsp dried oregano

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced


Directions

Combine all ingredients in a one gallon freezer bag and freeze. When ready to cook, thaw bag and empty into crockpot. Set crockpot on low for 6 hours or until chicken is done.

Serve over rice, quinoa, or over lettuce with grated cheese and avocado for a tex-mex salad.




Cook along with us Live on our FacebookSunday, September 24th at 2:00PM CST


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