What’s easier than using a Crock Pot or other slow cooker to prepare a meal? Preparing your ingredients and freezing them before hand so all you have to do is take it out of the freezer the night before you want to use it, let it thaw overnight in the refrigerator and in the morning put it in and turn it on! Here you’ll find just how easy this is to do:
Freezing Foods: A Real Time-Saver
Here are some great tips and ideas on how to prepare meals in advance and freeze them. Lots of good information here.
Crock Pot Freezer Meals: I’m Sharing my Recipes!
Here are several delicious crock pot meal recipes to be prepared in advance and frozen. There are recipes based on chicken, beef and/or vegetables.
Make Crockpot Cooking Even Easier: Freeze Stuff!
You’ll find this way to set up your ingredients for the freezer – fits so easily back into the crock pot – that you’ll say, “Why didn’t I think of that?” There is also a great recipe for Crockpot Steak Pizzaiola that you’ll love.
I hope you’ve been as inspired by the possibilities of prepared ahead of time slow cooker meals that are frozen until needed. There are lots of recipes out there and we will perfect this slow cooker method as we learn from our experiences.
There are other slow cooker recipes provided in the Mom Prepares articles Three Slow Cooking Crock Pot Recipes, Crock Pot Desserts for a Hassle Free Finale to Dinner!, and Preparing Warm Meals for the Family.
Do you have tips to share on preparing ingredients for the slow cooker?