I adore my crockpot. It has become a staple in our household and I can’t imagine a time without it. If you are on a limited budget, slow cooking is a great way to prepare large meals ahead of time and if you’re a leftover lover like me, it’s a must-have item to add to your kitchen.
Healthy freezer crockpot meals can be made in mass quantities to be enjoyed at a later date.
We created this healthy freezer crockpot meals on a budget post because of the advantages of using a slow cooker to allow multitasking and prepare recipes ahead of time.
All this and the savings you will see in your pocketbook. If you’re like me, there is something wonderful about the ability to set it and forget it and the taste is fantastic as well.
Chicken Crockpot Recipes
Chicken is such a versatile ingredient when preparing meals in a crock pot. When done correctly, the meat is so tender you can cut it with a fork.
Store in the freezer for a later date. Adding the right spices and the flavors will light up your taste buds.
This recipe uses bourbon, ginger, soy, honey, vinegar, and many other ingredients to deliver a dish that has some serious wowage! The Crock Pot Bourbon Chicken recipe, in particular, is easy and delicious!
Tender juicy chicken is cooked in a rich bourbon ginger sauce for a delicious meal. We love this Crock Pot meal served over rice with a side of steamed broccoli.
BOURBON CHICKEN IN THE CROCK POT
This flavorful appetizer uses ginger, brown sugar, soy and a host of other ingredients that packs on the flavor. Crock Pot Sweet and Spicy Sticky Wings get fall off the bone tender in the crockpot and then wonderfully caramelized with a thick sauce under the broiler.
CROCK POT SWEET AND SPICY STICKY WINGS
Using mainly maple syrup and soy, you won’t believe the taste. Crockpot chicken thighs are just so darn good! Tonight our family enjoyed a terrific maple glazed slow cooker recipe that was out of this world.
CROCK POT CHICKEN THIGHS RECIPE WITH MAPLE GLAZE
CROCK POT WHOLE CHICKEN
This meal will feed the whole family. Spices are the key to a great tasting chicken. Making a crockpot whole chicken is an easy way to prep for paleo lunches and dinners throughout the week!
CROCKPOT ZUCCHINI CHICKEN PARMESAN
Who says Italian dishes can’t be healthy? Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese, and tomato sauce make this an outstanding choice for dinner.
All the flavors of slow cooker chicken Parmesan are combined in this crockpot recipe that uses up that extra summer squash!
CROCK POT HAWAIIAN CHICKEN
Who doesn’t love Hawaii? Most of us can’t afford that kind of vacation so why not bring Hawaii home with you? All it takes is pineapple and your favorite barbecue sauce.
This Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken recipe has only 3 ingredients and is super easy to make. Easy, healthy crockpot meals like this one are inexpensive and taste great!
Just dump the ingredients in your slow cooker and let it cook. Healthy freezer crockpot meals on a budget like this one are great for those of us on the go!
EASY ORANGE CHICKEN
All you need is marmalade and a bottle of soy sauce and a little patience to make orange chicken a family dinner favorite. Because of how easy and tasty this chicken is, it’s one of my favorite meals to make for the family.
SLOW COOKER CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP
Chicken noodle soup shouldn’t only be used for treating colds. This recipe is a great comfort food and can be eaten for several days. Made right in the crockpot!
So hearty, comforting and soothing. Perfect healthy freezer crockpot meals during the cold weather or fighting off a cold! This chicken noodle soup is so lovingly prepared, even the chicken gets well!
Ok, so maybe not. But you get what I’m saying, right?
BUFFALO CHICKEN DIP CROCKPOT RECIPE
If you’re a sports fan and love to snack while you watch your favorite team, this recipe is for you.
If you are looking for a new Dip Recipe, this Buffalo Chicken Dip Crockpot Recipe is perfect to try with your friends and family!
Turkey Crockpot Recipes
CROCKPOT TURKEY MEATBALLS
Like chicken, turkey is a very versatile main ingredient in crock pot cooking. It has the unique ability to take on the flavor of other items. Plus, there are a plethora of ingredients that pair well with turkey.
Meatball subs just got a healthier and without sacrificing that great meatball taste. Add it to your favorite pasta and no one will ever know. This is my favorite recipe for classic crockpot turkey meatballs.
They’re spiced just right, incredibly tender, filled with tons of flavor, and there’s hardly any work involved. Another great healthy freezer crockpot meal.
Beef Crockpot Recipes
SLOW COOKER BROCCOLI BEEF
Broccoli and beef are a great team. They are a force to be reckoned with. Super easy Slow Cooker Broccoli Beef sauce is AMAZING – so much better-tasting and way healthier than takeout!
Pork Crockpot Recipes
Pork has a wonderful flavor and slow cooking ribs is one of my favorite dishes. Keep an eye on the internal temperature and make sure the meat is thoroughly cooked.
Ribs are probably my most favorite meal. I’ve never had a bad plate of ribs and I’ve never turned down the opportunity to enjoy them.
SLOW COOKER HONEY-GARLIC BABY BACK RIBS
We couldn’t get enough of these Slow Cooker Honey-Garlic Baby Back Ribs! Samantha’s recipe is a perfect balance of sweet and smoky flavors.
SLOW COOKER HAM AND POTATO SOUP
Slow cooker ham and potato soup recipe that’s creamy, full of vegetables and chunks of ham, finished off with milk and sour cream for an easy and delicious hearty soup.
Soups like this one also make perfect healthy freezer crockpot meals!
Vegetable Crockpot Recipes
As a kid, I rarely ate vegetables. Now that I’m older, I really appreciate all of the wonderful flavors that I missed out on when I was younger.
I’m not a big fan of cooked spinach, but something magical does happen to it when paired with the cheese and artichoke flavors.
Need an easy, cheesy dip recipe? This Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip is delicious and made in your crockpot with lots of cheeses, fresh spinach, and artichoke hearts.
SLOW COOKER SPINACH AND ARTICHOKE DIP RECIPE
For other healthy, tasty, and budget-friendly meals, check out our healthy chicken recipes, healthy dinner recipes, seafood recipes, pasta recipes and snack recipes.