20 healthy freezer meals (gluten and dairy free) to make for yourself or a friend.
Freezer meals can be a lifesaver during a busy week. There's nothing better than knowing you have a few healthy meals stored away for a night when time is tight and cooking isn't an option. Freezer meals are also a generous way to show support for a friend in need. Whether it's a new baby, illness, or just a bad week, a freezer meal is always appreciated. The 20 recipes I'm sharing today are all gluten- and dairy-free, can be made ahead of time, and frozen for later.
If you plan to gift any of these meals consider adding a few extra goodies as part of your delivery. Gluten free corn bread, simple cornbread (both recipes contain dairy), or a loaf of crusty bread (gluten-free or not) would go nicely with any of the soups, stews or chilis. Tortillas, grain free wraps, or lettuce wraps (romaine or bibb work) are great alongside any of the taco fillings. Throw in some, avocado, guacamole, sour cream or cashew cream, and some hot sauce and you have a fabulous meal kit ready to go.
vg: vegan | gf: gluten-free | df: dairy-free | p: paleo
Soup + Stew + Chili
Spiced Red Lentil Kale + Tomato Soup from Oh She Glows (vg, gf, df)
Slow Cooker Moroccan Stew from barre3 (vg, gf, df)
Sweet Potato Quinoa Stew with White Beans and Spinach from Dishing Up the Dirt (vg, gf, df)
Slow Cooker Black Bean & Mango Caribbean Chili from Kitchen Treaty (vg, gf, df)
Slow Cooked Boeuf Bourguignon from The Kitchn (gf, df)
Mother Lovett's Bean and Ham Stew from How Sweet Eats (gf, df)
Easy Turkey Chili with Kale from The Kitchn (gf, df)
Chicken, Sweet Potato and Kale Soup from Skinny Taste (gf, df, p)
Paleo Sweet Potato Chili from Taste of Lizzie T's (gf, df, p)
Vegetable Beef Soup from Gimme Some Oven (gf, df, p)
For each of these recipes, make and freeze the filling only. Prepare the toppings and assemble the day of serving.
Lentil Walnut Taco Meat from Oh She Glows (vg, gf, df)
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Taco Filling from Cookie and Kate (vg, gf, df)
Grilled Corn, Mushroom, and Poblano Taco Filling from How Sweet Eats (vg, gf, df)
Sloppy Joe Taco Taco Filling from Gimme Some Oven (gf, df)
Turkey Taco Taco Filling from How Sweet Eats (gf, df)
Love Your Lower Body Chicken Taco Filling from barre3 (gf, df)
Slow Cooker Caribbean Beef Taco Filling from Sweet Peas & Saffron (gf*, df)
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Taco Filling from Skinny Taste (gf, df, p)
Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken Taco Filling from Dawn Nicole Blog (gf, df, p)
Chipotle Barbacoa Taco Filling from Against All Grain (gf, df, p)
*swap gluten-free tamari for soy sauce to make this recipe gluten free
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