You are going to love these easy make ahead side dishes. These recipes will take the stress out of holiday meals. Just knowing that you have these ready to go is such peace of mind.
Whether you are using these for a holiday meal such as Thanksgiving, Easter, or Christmas or for a regular weeknight dinner, having these freezer cooking side dishes is going to make your life so much easier.One of the things I’ve found with making freezer meals is that a lot of the recipes are for a main such as chicken. While those recipes are super fast to make, I’m then left scrambling to create a balanced meal. It’s only been in the past few years that I’ve started to put some thought towards freezer side dishes.
Now that I have sides as well as mains in my freezer, I have everything I need for healthy meals. This means less trips to the grocery store, more savings, and less stress.
Make Ahead Side Dish Recipes:
This Honey Maple Glazed Carrots recipe is about to become one of your new go-tos. They go well along with so many dishes and are great for holiday meals. I like to always have a few bags in the freezer.
Of all of our make ahead side dish recipes, our Freezer Garlic Bread is our most popular.
Your guests will have no idea that this Butternut Squash Freezer Meal Side Dish was made weeks ago and has been waiting in the freezer. This is an impressive one.
I want to be eating these Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes from Make-Ahead Meal Mom right now! They are that good.
Joyfully Thriving shares these Parmesan Garlic Rolls that can be made ahead and frozen. It’s one of those recipes that gets passed along from person to person. Those ones are usually the best!
The Garlic Texas Toast from Love to be in the Kitchen is a nice one to have on hand.
Make this Instant Pot Mac and Cheese from Baking Beauty ahead of time and freeze it for up to 2 months.
You can prepare the ingredients for This Old Gal’s Crack Slaw and freeze them ready to go into the Instant Pot. This makes this easy dish even easier.
These Buttermilk Biscuits at Baking Beauty are a versatile side that go with almost anything.
What are your favourite freezer side dishes?