Freezer Meals for New Moms Make Ahead Before Baby

I highly recommend filling your freezer with food to eat once the baby has arrived. The first few weeks can feel like a blur of changing hormones and sleepless nights. Showering can feel like it is hard to fit in let alone prepping a healthy meal and cooking. Meal trains are a great gift for new families. 

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Chicken Alfredo Bake from Make Ahead Meal Mom

This recipe makes 8 portions. The prep and cook time together are 40 minutes.


  • Penne Pasta
  • Butter
  • All-purpose flour
  • Garlic
  • Heavy Cream
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Cream Cheese
  • Chicken Breasts

Steak Fajita from Fabulessly Frugal

This recipe makes 5 portions. Prep and cook time is about 35 minutes. This recipe is completely customizable depending on flavour preferences.


  •  Boneless Top Sirloin Steak
  • Lime Juice
  • Soy Sauce
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Cumin
  • Oregano
  • Chili Powder
  • Black Pepper
  • Minced Garlic
  • Onion
  • Red and Green Bell Pepper
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Flour Tortillas
  • Vegetable Oil

Vegetarian Breakfast Burritos from It’s A Veg World After All

This makes 10 servings. Total prep and cook time is 25 minutes.


  • Olive Oil
  • Red Bell Pepper
  • Scallions
  • Eggs
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Cheddar or Pepperjack Cheese
  • Black Beans
  • Whole Wheat Tortilla

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Lentil Soup from Pinch of Yum

This recipe calls for a crock pot or Instant Pot. This recipe makes 6 servings. The prep and cook time is 50 minutes.


  • Butternut Squash
  • Mirepoix (or Onions, Carrots and Celery)
  • Potatoes
  • Lentils
  • Garlic
  • Chicken Broth
  • Salt
  • Kale
  • Olive Oil
  • Herbs de Provence

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Chicken Parmesan Casserole from Thriving Home

The recipe makes approximately 5 servings. The prep and cook time are 45 minutes.


  • Marinara Sauce
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Panko
  • Olive Oil
  • Herbs
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Chicken



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