May often feels busier than the whirlwinds of December, so I wanted to share this full Month of Freezer Meal ideas that I found on https://lifeofahomeschoolmom.com/category/recipes/. She has some additional great printable weekly meal plan ideas too. These days of baseball, yearly banquet events, driver's ed and wrapping up the end of the school year, along with prepping for summer has me spinning as I try to come up with something for dinners. But with these meal plan ideas, I get a chance to breath a little and planning truly does help maintain the grocery budget. The dates for 2019 aren't accurate on this calendar image, but it does give a way to just get going with some meal prep for the month, and you can tailor it to the weeks of this year or add in meals here and there to make the busy week's a little easier with some healthy and ready to eat slow-cooker meals. Here's the link for the first meal, and if you Google these you'll come up with an assortment of recipes to fit your meal and lifestyle.
1-2 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Strips2 – 16 oz Jars Alfredo Sauce or Homemade Alfredo Sauce (2 sticks butter, 2 tsp minced garlic, 1 quart heavy cream, 1 1/2 cup Parmesean Cheese) 1 16 oz Bag Frozen Broccoli Florets1 Diced Green Bell Pepper1/2 Cup Bacon (Cooked & Chopped)Box of your favorite pasta
Freezer meal directions Cut the chicken breast into strips and set aside. Now here is an easy homemade alfredo sauce – plus it is so delicious
Melt 2 sticks of butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat
Add the garlic, heavy whipping cream, and pepper and bring mixture to a boil.
Add Parmesan cheese and continue to simmer for 8-10 minutes or until thick and cheese is completely melted, stirring constantly.
Dice green bell pepper and add 1/2 cup of bacon – this adds amazing flavor Mix all ingredients in a gallon-size freezer bag.Label with name of recipe, cooking instructions, and prep date (Can freeze up to 3 months)Allow to defrost overnight in the refrigerator.Dump in the crockpot and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours
Serve this over pasta and cheesy garlic bread – ENJOY!