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13 easy freezer meals for new parents

Stumped on what to bring the frazzled new parents? These easy freezer meals are a good place to start.

By Today's Parent
13 easy freezer meals for new parents

freezer meals for new parents

The New Tuna Casserole

It pays to stock canned tuna in the cupboard for fast, lean, low-cost protein. Adding frozen peas to your tuna casserole is just as nutritious as fresh produce and are easier on the wallet. Get the recipe: The New Tuna Casserole




































13 easy freezer meals for new parentsPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Dried mushrooms are a simple way to add tons of flavour to this recipe. Find them in the produce section alongside fresh mushrooms. Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Beef Stew


































13 easy freezer meals for new parents

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Ravioli Lasagna

Try a new spin on the classic Italian dish. The best part? It's made in the slow cooker. Get the recipe: Ravioli Lasagna






























13 easy freezer meals for new parents

Cheese Stuffed Giant Shells

Put your big kid to work spooning the filling into the shells. When the baking is done, let her garnish with fresh basil. Get the recipe: Cheese Stuffed Giant Shells


























13 easy freezer meals for new parentsPhoto: Erik Putz

Chili Mac

The bold (but not too spicy) flavours of chili merge with the classic comfort food in this oh-so-cheesy chili mac. Get the recipe: Chili Mac






















13 easy freezer meals for new parentsPhoto: Erik Putz

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Turkey-Bulgur Cabbage Rolls

We updated traditional cabbage rolls, creating a recipe that’s great rolled up or deconstructed. Get the recipe: Turkey-Bulgur Cabbage Rolls


















13 easy freezer meals for new parentsPhoto: Erik Putz

Hearty Sausage and Quinoa Minestrone

Omit the spinach or swap for kale for a freezer rendition of this hearty soup. Get the recipe: Hearty Sausage and Quinoa Minestrone
















13 easy freezer meals for new parents

Corn Chowder with Chicken and Bacon

This rich, chunky bowl of kid-friendly corn chowder has layers of flavour (hi, leeks!) and goes from kernel to table in half an hour. Get the recipe: Corn Chowder with Chicken and Bacon












13 easy freezer meals for new parentsPhoto: Roberto Caruso

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One-Pot Mac and Cheese

You won’t believe how simple this creamy mac and cheese is to pull together. Get the recipe: One-Pot Mac and Cheese










13 easy freezer meals for new parentsPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Broccoli-Cheddar Soup

The traditionally indulgent broccoli-cheddar soup gets a slimming makeover with the addition of milk instead of heavy cream. Get the recipe: Broccoli-Cheddar Soup








13 easy freezer meals for new parents

Shepherd’s Pie

This vegetable-packed Shepherd’s Pie recipe is a hearty and healthy suggestion to freezer meals. Get the recipe: Shepherd’s Pie 

13 easy freezer meals for new parentsPhoto: Maya Visnyei

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Saucy Pulled Pork

This dish freezes beautifully, add some rolls for a delicious and comforting meal. Get the recipe: Saucy Pulled Pork




13 easy freezer meals for new parentsPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Mexican Quinoa

This healthy and satisfying one-pot meal also makes an excellent filling for a wrap or burrito. Get the recipe: Mexican Quinoa


13 easy freezer meals for new parentsPhoto: Maya Visnyei

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