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65 Freezer Friendly Clean Eating Dinner Recipes - 30 and 60 minutes or less soups, casseroles, slow cooker clean eating freezer meals. Only those that taste delicious and fresh when defrosted are included. | ifoodreal.com

When we began Clean Eating lifestyle about 4 years ago, deli meats and frozen pre-made dinners quickly disappeared from our grocery receipts. I realized making large meals or doubling the recipe will save me tomorrow with leftovers. Further, I realized I could be freezing those leftovers to make my own convenient “pre-packaged” dinners.

I have a rule though – any frozen meal has to taste good and fresh when defrosted and reheated. Because guess what?! You can freeze anything (including bread and cheese) but it doesn’t mean it will taste good (bread and cheese are exceptions. Shocking, right?!). I have included clean eating freezer meals that fit that criteria. Enjoy!

30 Minutes or Less

clean eating freezer meals

Black Bean and Rice Burritos

Healthy Mushroom Stroganoff


Thai Chicken Bites

Spicy Chicken Meatballs

Chicken and Cauliflower Curry

Healthy Pasta

Thai Shrimp Curry

Penne with Broccoli

Buffalo Chicken Quinoa

Peanut Chicken Soba Noodles

Ground Turkey and Potatoes

Chicken Abruzzi

Cajun Chicken Recipe

Baked Dijon Chicken

Skillet Greek Sausage Corkscrew Toss

Thai Turkey Meatballs

Almond Crusted Chicken

Chicken Cauliflower Rice


60 Minutes or Less

clean eating freezer meals

Lazy Cabbage Rolls

Baked Zucchini Fritters

Ground Chicken Burgers

Easy Quinoa Chili

Sun-dried Tomato and Feta Quinoa Cakes

Oven Fried Coconut Chicken Tenders

Quinoa Stew

Mini Turkey Meatloaf

Ground Turkey Stew

One Pan Quinoa Chicken Chili



clean eating freezer meals

When it comes to casseroles, you have a few options:

  1. Do not bake at all. Just freeze assembled in a baking dish. Bake frozen 15 minutes longer than the original recipe calls for.
  2. Under bake by 15 minutes and freeze cooled. Reheat in the oven at 375 for 15 mins (whole, assembled).
  3. Bake, cut, freeze in individual portions and then reheat.

Quinoa Gratin

Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole with Kale

Quinoa Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken and Lentil Casserole

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Kale Turkey Pasta Bake

Chicken Kale Quinoa Casserole

Cabbage Rolls Casserole

Crustless Zucchini Pie

Black Bean Quinoa Casserole

Ground Turkey Quinoa Casserole



clean eating freezer meals

Ukrainian Borscht

Quinoa Vegetable Soup

Lime Quinoa and Chicken Soup

Turkey Meatball Soup

Bean and Mushroom Soup

Green Split Pea Soup

Spinach Lentil Soup

Hearty Minestrone Soup


Slow Cooker

clean eating freezer meals

CrockPot Taco Soup

Chicken Rice Mushroom Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Slow Cooker Pasta e Fagioli Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Spaghetti

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Drumsticks

Crockpot Butter Chicken

Healthy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Crockpot Turkey Chili Recipe

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Stew with Chicken

Green Lentil Curry

Crockpot Chicken Chili Queso

Slow Cooker Porcupine Meatballs

Chicken Marinara

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    • Olena

      Yes. I freeze fresh store bought bread and it tastes fresh. I also freeze shredded cheese because I buy big bag from Costco. I froze any kind of cheese and it was fine. Now we barely eat cheese so no need to.:)

  1. Cookin Canuck

    We always make double or triple batches of recipes so that we can have leftovers for the next day or for freezing. There are so many fantastic recipe ideas here!

    • Olena

      Well, with all of you guys running and 3 boys in the house no wonder. I started doing the same because I can’t keep up. No matter how much I cook we eat it all unless I double or triple recipes.

  2. Deanna

    How long can you freeze these recipes for? I know somethings you can freeze up to a year and other things is only a month or so. These recipes sound so tasty

    • Olena

      My rule of thumb is 3 months for veggie dishes and up to 6 months for meat dishes. Never lasted more than that, we eat it lol. I include freezing time suggestion at the bottom of each recipe.

  3. Mariah

    Saved so many of these recipes! And i have a feeling I will be back to your website A LOT! Just so you know… the links for Chicken Marinara & Real Ukrainian Borscht in this article are dead. I was able to track down the Borscht but not the Chicken Marinara. Thanks for the new recipes to spice up our dinners!

  4. Teisha

    Hi! I love that you have info on how to freeze it and what to freeze it in on the bottom of each recipe, but my question is how do you defrost it and reheat it to eat it? Wouldn’t it be different for each recipe? Thanks! This is hands down the best freezer meals I have found 🙂

    • Olena

      Hi Teisha. Awesome!:) I do not own or use microwave plus all microwaves’ differ in terms of power. To defrost, my rule of thumb is to stick dish in the oven at 375 and check on it periodically. I just use my eye to judge if it is warm through. If that was a cooked dish. If baking uncooked from frozen follow recipe’s instructions and increase baking time by 15 minutes or so. Soup goes on a stovetop in a pot on low heat. I grew up in Ukraine where our recipes were just eyeballed ingredients and barely any instructions. Not for baking of course. Always worked.:) You will be fine.

  5. Jennifer

    Thank you so much for posting these. My body has recently decided that it HATES processed foods and so I am having to completely change the way that I have always cooked. It’s not that I used a ton of processed stuff but enough (cream soups, rice mixes, seasoning mixes, etc) that I have really had to search for recipes that don’t use those ingredients. Thank you! Your meals look incredible!

    • Olena

      Hi Jennifer. Your body is smart.:) I always think how majority of people do use processed foods at a certain level. Even I do in a form of emergency Costco cheese pizza for the kids. Yes, processed foods are everywhere but it is up to us to reduce their impact on our health to a minimum. Totally doable. Enjoy!



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