Life can be chaotic enough without stressing over finding healthy recipes that everyone will enjoy each night. Take some time to prep dinners in advance and keep them in freezer, ready to go. We have freezer-friendly curries, traybakes, pasta and more – all packed with goodness and plenty of flavour.
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Healthy family freezable meals
Enjoy the spicy, rich flavours of tikka masala with this family-friendly lighter version, that’s healthy and gluten-free. It’s packed with nutritious spinach and served on fluffy brown basmati rice.
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Batch-cook this vegan five-bean chilli, then freeze in portions for busy weeknights. It’s full of nutritious, filling ingredients like beans, tomatoes and peppers. Top with a spoonful of soured cream, or guacamole, if you like.
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Enjoy our lighter version of a comforting family classic. It has bags of flavour, but comes in at under 500 calories a portion, as well as packing in four of your five-a-day.
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Try these tasty pea & mint fishcakes for a family meal with a green salad, tartare sauce and a drizzle of zingy lemon juice. Freeze them before they’ve been fried, then defrost thoroughly before pan-frying.
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Keep a batch of these hearty Swedish meatballs in the freezer. Serve with classic lingonberry or cranberry sauce and spring greens for a healthy, low-calorie family meal.
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Fill your freezer with this moreish leek, cannellini beans and squash pie – it’s topped with a light filo topping to cut the calories and add an irresistible crunch.
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Make this healthy vegan ragu base and turn it into a variety of meals, like warming lasagne, mouthwatering moussaka or hearty bolognese. It’s a great versatile base to keep in the freezer.
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