Recipe Type: Freezer Meals

Taco night happens once a week in my house, these are the BEST ground beef tacos made from scratch! This taco recipe is also great with ground turkey!

Madison’s Favorite Beef Tacos (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot)

Late Summer Vegetable Enchilada Pie – A saucy, lasagna-like Mexican-American casserole layered with vegetables, tortillas, sauce and cheese.

Late Summer Vegetable Enchilada Pie

Instant Pot Chicken Stew with corn (pollo guisado) is one of my favorite comfort foods. It's a simple dish, but my whole family loves it. I make it at least 2 times a month! 

Instant Pot Chicken Stew with Corn (Pollo Guisado con Maiz)

These beefy meatballs are cooked in a mushroom gravy and lightened up by using half ground turkey and half lean ground beef.

Salisbury Steak Meatballs (Instant Pot, Stove Top, Slow Cooker)

Barbacoa Beef with corn salsa on a plate.

Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef (Pressure Cooker)

Oh my word, these slow cooker meatballs are SO good!! The slightly bold, earthy flavor of broccoli rabe pairs perfectly with salty cheeses, so I knew they would be awesome in my Sunday meatballs, and I was right!

Slow Cooker Beef Meatballs with Broccoli Rabe

Delicious peppers stuffed with ground turkey and brown rice, seasoned with cumin, cilantro and spices then baked and topped with cheese are one of my favorites!

Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Easy Braised Chicken Drumsticks in Tomatillo Sauce – An easy Mexican-inspired chicken dish made with just a few ingredients!

Easy Braised Tomatillo Chicken Drumsticks

This is my quick version of Puerto Rican style beans, which I make with either pink or red canned beans and diced potatoes, perfect when you need a quick side.

Puerto Rican Style Beans

These easy, mini baked omelets are perfect to make ahead for the week. These muffins are inspired by my recent vacation to Beaches in Ochos Rios Jamaica. Every morning I would get an omelet with fresh fruit. The chef at the omelet station had all his ingredients prepped and quickly whipped up hundreds of omelets each morning to order. I used some of my favorite omelet ingredients but you can switch it up and add whatever you like or have on hand.

Loaded Baked Omelet Muffins

Hot baked mozzarella sticks – I can't think of a more popular finger food for both kids and adults alike. My oldest daughter Karina LOVES them and these never disappoint! Made lighter with part-skim mozzarella then coated with crispy seasoned breadcrumbs and baked (not fried!) until hot and golden. Serve them with my quick marinara sauce and you have yourself an appetizer everyone will love!

Skinny Baked Mozzarella Sticks

My family DEVOURED this delicious bowl of soup made with ground beef, tomatoes, and tiny pasta. It's warm and comforting, like a great big hug on a cold winter day. Kid-friendly, freezer-friendly!

Beef, Tomato and Acini di Pepe Soup (Instant Pot, SC + Stove)

Made with a 16 bean soup mix (if yours comes with a flavor packet you'll want to discard it) plus smoked ham, vegetables, fresh herbs and kale. You'll want to soak the beans overnight, then discard the water the next day before cooking.

16 Bean Soup with Ham and Kale

This is the EASIEST Instant Pot recipe EVER! Just TWO ingredients: salsa and chicken plus some spices makes a delicious juicy chicken that can be used in tacos, over rice, salads and more!

Instant Pot (Pressure Cooker) Easy Salsa Shredded Chicken

Chicken sausage, bell peppers, onions and mushrooms simmered in a marinara sauce then baked in the casserole with whole wheat macaroni topped with mozzarella.

Chicken Sausage and Peppers Macaroni Casserole

Delicious Mexican pork made in the Instant Pot (pressure cooker) for tacos, burrito bowls, taco salads and more (also great with cilantro lime rice)!

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas (Mexican Pulled Pork)

This easy, cheesy, Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip will be a hit at your next party, no one will know it's light!

Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip

Slow Cooker Pork and Gandules (Pigeon Peas) Stew

Chicken and lentil soup made in the Instant Pot (pressure cooker) – a healthy, nourishing meal that will fill you up and make plenty of servings so you can have leftovers for lunch or freeze the rest!

Chicken and Lentil Soup (Instant Pot)

This Sicilian Rice Ball Casserole takes one of my favorite appetizers (arancini) and turns it into a weeknight meal. Freezes well for make ahead meals and it's also great for potlucks.

Sicilian Rice Ball Casserole (Arancini)

This thick and creamy broccoli, cheese and potato soup is lick-the-bowl good! Pure comfort in a bowl, a one-pot meal your whole family will love and ready in under 30 minutes.

Broccoli Cheese and Potato Soup

Break out your soup pot, you'll want to make a batch of this delicious, hearty meatless vegetarian pumpkin chili today! Packed with vegetables, beans, pumpkin puree, beans and tons of flavor, then served with cheese, tortillas, avocado and all the yummy toppings.

Hearty Vegetarian Pumpkin Chili

So moist and flavorful, this bread is made light by replacing butter with lots of bananas, pumpkin and apple sauce.

Pumpkin Pecan Banana Bread

This is the easiest, creamiest, yummiest Fall slow cooker soup recipe – perfect for all you butternut lovers out there! Using only a 6 ingredients and very minimal prep (no need to peel the squash), you will have yourself a creamy, dreamy winter squash soup to satisfy your soup loving soul. It's also gluten-free and vegan which is great if you have dietary restrictions at home.

Slow Cooker Blissful Butternut Squash Soup

This easy Slow Cooker Paleo Jalapeno Popper Chicken Chili recipe is perfect for Fall, football games, and chili season!

Paleo Jalapeno Popper Chicken Chili (Slow Cooker and Pressure Cooker)

Turkey Santa Fe Zucchini Boats

Turkey Santa Fe Zucchini Boats

Hearty eggplant is one of the best vegetable substitutes to make these luscious, meatless “meatballs”. Whether you serve them as a meatless main course piled on top of zoodles or pasta, or served as an appetizer, these eggplant meatballs are delish!

Eggplant “Meatballs”

My trick to making the juiciest turkey burgers EVER is by adding grated zucchini! A huge bonus if you want your kids to eat more veggies – they'll never know!

Juicy Turkey Burgers with Zucchini

Sweet, savory and a little spicy, this easy Asian inspired Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken has a balance of flavor combinations.

Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken

This lightened up Shepherd's Pie recipe, filled with lean ground beef, veggies, and topped with yukon gold mashed potatoes would be perfect for all you meat and potato lovers out there!

Shepherd’s Pie Recipe