Low Calorie Freezer Cooking Recipes and Menus


This meal plan consists of four weeks worth of freezer cooking recipes, complete with the recipes for each day's main dish and side dishes.

We've lightened-up freezer cooking; each meal is under 500 calories.

The link for each link has the recipes and the full meal plan to go with each day. These are lighter freezer cooking dinner recipe ideas so your family can eat healthier and you can enjoy the ease of know you won't have to cook every night. 

Each recipe prepares at least one extra entree to enjoy another night.


Week One Freezer Cooking Recipes and Menus

The assortment in this week of freezer cooking dinner recipes (with pictures) includes a lot of variety, including vegetables even the kids will love.

*Pork Tender Wellington with Roasted Vegetables

*Ham and Sweet Potato Pot Pies with Roasted Broccoli and Chickpeas

*Chicken and Vegetable Enchiladas with Zucchini, Corn, and Cilantro Salad

*Jumbo Stuffed Shells with Bread

*Asian Beef Strips with Sesame Fried Greens and Rice

*Seafood and Wild Rice Casserole with Squash and Tomato Gratin

*Black Bean Chili with Rice


Week Two Freezer Cooking Recipes and Menus

The second week of freezer cooking dinner recipes (including pictures), has recipes from other cultures. Expand your dinner horizons the easy way!

*Butternut Squash Bisque with Ravioli and Herb Cheese Bread

*Oven Baked Pork Chops with Twice Baked Potatoes

*Veggie-Filled Turkey Burritos with Tomato Stuffed Red Peppers

*Hot and Spicy Goulash

*Sirloin Strips with Asparagus Over Pasta with Green Beans

*Chicken Caesar Casserole with Carrots and Parsnips

*Mu Shu Pork and Rice


Week Three Freezer Cooking Recipes and Menus

Comfort food like macaroni and cheese and kid-favorite chicken strips highlight the third week of freezer cooking dinner recipes (with pictures).

*Mac and Cheese Bake

*Coconut Crusted Chicken Strips with Mashed Sweet Potatoes

*Beefy Green Chili Enchilada Casserole with Southwestern Black Bean Salad

*Herb Chicken with Creamy Cabbage and Cauliflower

*Asian Pork and Apples with Balsamic Pan Roasted Broccoli

*Shrimp and Rice Florentine with Biscuits

*Gorgonzola Burgers on Wheat Buns with Zucchini Chips


Week Four Freezer Cooking Recipes and Menus

The fourth week of freezer cooking dinner recipes (with pictures) includes tasty, filling casseroles and traditional family favorites.

*Butternut Squash, Swiss Chard, and Spinach Lasagna

*Creamy Turkey Casserole with Cauliflower and Broccoli

*Pork and Poblano Pepper Pozole

*Italian Stuffed Meatloaf with Mashed Potatoes and Carrots

*Lightened Up Paella

*Lasagna Roll Ups with Pesto Cream Sauce and Salad

*Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Sauteed Green Beans and Biscuits






Main Dishes and More

Main Dishes and More

Start saving time and money in your kitchen with these easy family-friendly recipes, packed with flavor.

Easy Recipes

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Chicken Recipes

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Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast Casseroles

Make a mouthwatering breakfast recipe or an easy, delicious breakfast casserole to turn any day into a special day.




Soup, Salads and Sides

Soup, Salads and Sides These great soups and side dishes go with everything from elegant holiday meals to a weeknight pot roast.

Soup Recipes

Side Dishes

Salad Recipes

Healthy Dinner Choices

Healthy Dinner Recipes


Healthy Dinner Recipes

Healthy doesn't mean bland with these delicious homemade dinner recipes.

Begin or maintain a healthy lifestyle for your whole family tonight.



Dessert Recipes

Dessert Recipes

Dessert Recipes

Get a delicious dessert for every occasion.

Pie recipes, cookies, cakes, fudge, cheesecake recipes and Mama Shirley's favorites all make wonderful happy endings.

Kids Recipes

Kids Recipes


Kids Recipes

Our Kids Recipes are easy to make and fun for kids of all ages. They're perfect for teaching beginning cooking and kitchen skills.



Pot Luck Casserole Recipes

Casserole Recipes

Casserole possibilites are endless, making it even easier to prep a hearty dinner with ingredients you have on hand. Try some of our family classics for easy one-dish dinners.

Casserole Recipes

Stock Your Freezer

Freezer Recipes

We’ve all been there before, it’s getting late in the afternoon and you’ve realized there isn’t anything for dinner. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. That’s where this section will come in handy for you.

Freezer Cooking Recipes