Having a new baby can be exhausting and exhilarating all at the same time. One of the things you can do to simplify your time postpartum is to prepare freezer meals so they are ready and waiting when you bring home the baby. Here are some of our favorite freezer-friendly recipes to make ahead and help you plan your postpartum meals. Or put some together to give to a friend who is expecting her own baby.
Pizza Casserole Recipe by Beauty Through Imperfection – Fast, easy and delicious recipe that can be easily be a family favorite.
Chelo Kebabs and Cucumber Yogurt Salad by And Here We Are – A really simple, adaptable salad recipe that’s light and refreshing.
Apple, Leek & Bacon Breakfast Sausage by And Here We Are – Breakfast sausage that you can make for dinner, freeze the rest, and reheat it for a simple and delicious meal the next morning.
Yummy Tater Tot Casserole Recipe by The Thrifty Couple – The Tater Tot Casserole is a kid-friendly, crowd pleasing, budget happy recipe! Stock them up in your freezer and serve them when needed.
Grain Free Meatballs by Health Home and Happiness – Packed with veggies for flavor, moisture, and nutrition, this meatball is versatile that you can make a meal out of it anytime of the day.
DIY Soup Packs by Health Home and Happiness – This recipe will help you plan ahead and prepare some nourishing and delicious soup when you need to keep yourself warm.
Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili by The Fit Blog – It’s yummy, healthy, and can be zipped easily for our grab-and-go moments.
Chilled Beet Soup by The Fit Blog – This delicious chilled beet soup takes less than 10 minutes of preparation and 30 minutes on the stove to cook enough soup for a dinner party plus an extra to store in the freezer.
Lasagna Roll-Ups by Thrifty T’s Treasure – If you are looking for a fab and yummy from regular ole’ lasagna, try this freezer-friendly Lasagna Roll-Ups recipe that is just oh-so-fabulous.
Beef and Bean Burritos by Thrifty T’s Treasure – Make dinner and and weekly freezer meals menu easier with this Beef and Bean Burritos recipe.
Super Moist Banana Bread by Thrifty T’s Treasure – This Super Moist Banana Bread can be your easy, go-to recipe. You can have it cooking in the oven in no time and the taste really good as well.
Tuna Mushroom Egg Bake by Healy Eats Real – Lusciously loaded with veggies, protein, and healthy fats, this Tuna Mushroom Egg Bake recipe makes a savoury breakfast. Make it the night before and have it for breakfast or freeze them to eat at a later time.
Maple Bacon Scones by Healy Eats Real – The perfect combination of salty and sweet. These maple bacon scones are a must-try if you are gluten-free or paleo.
Sweet Potato and Red Lentil Coconut Curry by Savor Mania – Freezer-friendly and full of flavor, this sweet potato and red lentil curry is the perfect weeknight meal to enjoy over a bowl of rice.
Pork Sugo by A Pleasant Little Kitchen – Enjoy this slow-cooked goodness anytime. This pork sugo is easy to cook and stock up in the freezer.
Mushroom Pizza Pockets by Cooking With Sapana – Who doesn’t love pizza? Make a batch of these cheese and mushroom stuffed pizza pockets that is freezer friendly, quick dinner recipes or something for breakfast when you don’t have the time to cook.
Spaghetti Squash Casserole by Well Plated – Whether you are feeding a crowd or storing a dish in your freezer to be eaten at a later time, this healthy spaghetti squash casserole recipe with ground turkey, tomatoes and Italian spices is a must-try.
Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies by Goodie Godmother – Take your favorite chewy chocolate chip cookie recipe and give it a modern twist and turn it into salted caramel chocolate chip cookies. I mean, who said postpartum food can’t taste good right?
Homemade Freezer Garlic Bread by Cook Nourish Bliss – What we love about this homemade freezer garlic bread is that it’s easy, fast and delicious. Just what we need when we need something ready to grab when we are in a hurry.
Lime Tortilla Chicken Strips by Sweet Peas and Saffron – If you want something that will go directly from freezer to oven, try these lime tortilla chicken strips. THe kids will love it and it’s somethign that you can serve easily during weeknight dinners.
Tuna Patties by The Rising Spoon – Bursting with flavors, crunchy on the outside, tender on the inside, this tuna patties are quick and easy to make, not to mention, it’s budget-friendly too.
Peaches and Cream Muffins by The Rising Spoon – Made with fresh peaches, einkorn wheat flour, sour cream, and honey, this muffin makes a delicious snack or dessert. It freezes well, too so you can grab and reheat them anytime.
Classic Chicken and Vegetable Soup by Delicious Obsessions – Make this Chicken and Vegetable Soup Recipe on a cold weather. It will surely warm your warm and fill your tummy. It’s a hearty recipe with lots of vegetable and chicken. Yum!
Lemon Garlic Herb Roast Chicken by Delicious Obsessions – You will find this arlic herb roast chicken recipe one of the easiest meals to prepare that it just full of flavors.
Chicken Spaghetti by 3 Boys and a Dog – This is a two-dish meal that can be frozen easily and baked on a busy night! Not only freezer friendly but kid-friendly, too.
What is your favorite postpartum gift to bring a new mother who just had a baby? Do you have a go-to recipe or must-have item that moms find really helpful? What is your favorite meal to make ahead and save for a stressful day?