7 Crockpot Freezer Meals for Back-to-School

Kid-friendly recipes made easy!

Skinny Burrito Bowls - A Healthy Burrito Bowl Recipe

Back-to-school season often means a hectic schedule. When you have to prepare breakfast, drive kids to school and clubs, and help them with homework, it’s not unusual to resort to easy, but unhealthy, meals. Limited time in the morning makes it difficult to prepare a fresh lunch every day, and busy evenings can leave you struggling to get dinner on the table. This is why we’ve put together a list of 7 kid-friendly crockpot freezer meals to save you time.

7 Crockpot Freezer Meals for Back-to-School

These recipes are all made in the slow cooker, which means you won’t spend hours in the kitchen even when you prepare ahead of time.

1. Slow Cooker Everything Chicken

slow cooker everything chicken

This all-occasion chicken is made with simple ingredients. It’s seasoned with olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic to give you a classic dish that can be used for anything. Pair part of this chicken with vegetables, throw it into a salad, or mix it into pasta.

2. Lasagna Rolls

lasagna rolls

These lasagna rolls are easy to pack into lunch boxes because they’re already divided into portions. They’re also a great freezer meal to serve for family dinners, or even when having people over.

3. Hearty Vegetable and Bean Soup

vegetable soup

This soup is a great freezer meal and can be used as both a main dish or a side dish.

4. Spaghetti Sauce

marinara sauce

Having healthy, homemade spaghetti sauce readily available in your freezer is a great time-saver. Use it to enjoy this Slow Cooker Skinny Spaghetti.

5. Meatball and Tomato Stew

meatball and tomato stew

This recipe combines ground beef with lean chicken or turkey to give you a healthier alternative to traditional meatballs. It’s a great lunch to pack because it will be filling and delicious.

6. Burrito Bowls

Skinny Burrito Bowls - A Healthy Burrito Bowl Recipe

These burrito bowls have a great balance of carbs and protein. And the brown rice, beans, and vegetables keep their flavor and consistency after freezing, making this a great freezer meal.

7. Sesame Chicken

slow cooker sesame chicken

This slow cooker chicken is a great, healthy alternative to regular frozen meals. It has all the flavor without any processed ingredients or preservatives.

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Sofia Lopez

Sofia received her BA from Cornell University and her MFA from San Francisco State University. She creates workouts and fitness challenges. Her hobbies include running, hiking, and listening to audiobooks from the exercise bike.

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