5 New Freezer Meals

Today I am back with more freezer meal recipes and some tips on how prep and freeze these meals to get the most out of all you hard work! 

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Crock Pot Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

I found this recipe from the Little Spice Jar Blog!  Awesome recipes and kitchen ideas!  The original post can be found HERE   
  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 cup onions, chopped
  • 3/4 cup celery, chopped
  • 3/4 cup carrots, chopped
  • 4-5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp dry parsley
  • S/P
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 6 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups water (or additional chicken broth)
  • 2 tablespoons  Mrs. Dash’s Original 
  •  6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk 
  • salt and pepper 

Ranch Chicken Taco Meat:

2-3 Lbs of Chicken
1 packet of Ranch Dressing 
Homemade Ranch Video:  HERE
1 packet of taco seasoning (Homemade Recipe Below)
1 can chicken broth
Mix Ranch and Taco packets with can of chicken broth.  Pour over chicken in crock pot and cook on High for 4 hours.  When done remove chicken to shred to be used in tacos or for sandwiches.

Taco Seasoning Mix

4 tablespoons chili powder
2 tablespoons cumin
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1 tablespoon paprika
1 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon oregano
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Chicken Tetrazzini

16oz pkg linguine pasta
3-4 cups of cooked shredded chicken
1 cup of frozen peas
1 cup of sliced mushrooms
2 14oz cans chicken broth
1 cup fat free half and half
6 tbsp flour
6 tbsp butter
1/2 cup Romano cheese
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
1 cup shredded Italian cheese 
s/p to taste
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
1 tsp minced onion
10-12 crushed Ritz crackers
Cook pasta according to pkg directions.  Melt butter in a large sauce pan.  Add flour and mix well to make a roux.  Slowly add broth mix well.Add S/P,  pepper flakes & minced onion.  Remove from heat and add half & Half.  In large bowl mix pasta, peas, mushrooms, chicken, Romano cheese, and fresh parsley.  Cover in prepared sauce and mix to combine.  Pour into prepared dish and cover with cheese and crushed Ritz.  Cook for 35 min in a 375 oven or cover and freeze.

Nacho Casserole

1.5lbs ground meat
2 cups salsa
1 can black beans
1 cup frozen yellow corn
1/2 small onion chopped
3 cups tortilla chips crushed
1 16oz container sour cream
1 can sliced or chopped olives
1 cup grape tomatoes sliced
1 cup of Mexican cheese blend
In a large pan cook ground meat and onion until done.  Stir in salsa and cook for 20 minutes.  Add black beans and corn and cook through.  In a 9x13 place crushed chips in bottom of pan, cover with meat mixture.  Spread sour cream on top of meat.  Sprinkle tomatoes and olives on top and cover with cheese.  Cover with foil and bake @ 375 for 35 minutes.  

Penne Melanzana
1 small eggplant chopped
1 zucchini chopped
1 small onion chopped
3 cloves mince garlic
1 14oz can of fire roasted tomatoes
1 14oz can of tomato sauce
1 tsp basil
1 tsp garlic powder
1/4-1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
10oz cooked penne
Shredded Italian cheese
Cook pasta according to pkg instructions.  In a large pan cook eggplant , zucchini and onion until soft.  Remove from pan  and brown ground meat until cooked through.  Add veggies back into the pan with the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and spices.  Cook until heated through remove from heat.  Add pasta & 1 cup of cheese to pan and combine well.  Place mixture in prepared pan, cover with remaining cheese.  Cover with foil and bake in a 375 oven for 35 minutes.  

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  1. I just found you on you tube and love your recipes! We use some of the same ingredients and I'm guessing that you must be Italian too. Where are you from? I'm in NJ. ��

    1. Hello Michele! Yes, I am an Italian girl who married an Irish Jersey boy! We lived in Jersey for about 6 years before moving to VA. There is NOTHING like the cheese steaks and pizza in Jersey or the Italian markets! Thank you so much for visiting!

  2. I just found you on youtube and I am loving your blog site. Please continue keeping this up. I love all you do on your blog. I teach as well and just spent the evening watching your videos and reading your blog. Thank you!

    1. Hi Barbara! I am so happy you found me! I try to update the blog along with the videos on YouTube, Thank you so much for watching!

  3. Hi, have just found your blog and love the recipe ideas. Where are the colorful casserole dishes that you use from? Thank you

    1. I can actually answer that question for Mickey. :) A lot of her beautiful dishes are from the Temp-tations line sold on QVC. There are two main patterns - Old World and Floral Lace - and each comes in a variety of colors. Temp-tations also does beautiful seasonal patterns for just about every holiday. I also have a lot of these dishes and LOVE them.

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