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14 Must Make Gluten Free Freezer Meals for Busy Families

Gluten free freezer meals can be a lifesaver! These 14 meals are easy and healthy ways to make sure you always have something delicious ready to serve!gluten free freezer meals

Gluten Free Freezer Meals

Having ready to serve meals in my freezer has saved me on more than one occasion. If you have been gluten free for any length of time, you know that just grabbing something out isn’t generally that simple.

Whether you’re prepping for a new baby, a busy time in life, or just want to have some more time in your evenings, these meals are for you.

My favorite way to prep freezer meals is to just make two batches at a time. One for dinner the night I’m making it and one for the freezer. I usually buy aluminum pans to freeze them in, but if you are lucky enough to have enough glass dishes to use, that would be a better option.

Be sure to let me know in the comments which one of these meals is your favorite! You can get any of the full recipes by clicking on the picture.

14 Gluten Free Freezer Meals

Mini Crustless Quiche Cups with Sausage and Cheese from Two Healthy Kitchens

Super easy to prep, these mini crustless quiche are perfect for make-ahead breakfasts, lunches, or snacks!

Mini crustless quiche

Lemonade Chicken from Make Ahead Meals Mom

This is Lemonade Chicken is packed with flavor and easy to make ahead and freeze in batches for whenever the mood strikes!

Lemonade Chicken

Butternut Squash and Beef Meatballs from Yang’s Nourishing Kitchen

Paleo, gluten free, dairy free and whole 30, plus amazingly tasty and can be frozen? I’ll take 3 batches!


Paleo Chicken Empanadas from Forest and Fauna

These Paleo Chicken Empanadas are perfect for the freezer, packed with veggies and chicken, they are also great for those on an AIP diet.

Paleo Chicken Empanada

Gluten Free Meatballs in Bacon Tomato Sauce from Jennifer Banz

Meatballs are a must have for freezer meals. Perfect on top of pasta or on a gluten free sub!

GLuten Free meatbalss

Carnitas for a Freezer Party from Bet on Dinner

Carnitas make a great addition to your freezer- perfect for tacos, on top of a salad or a last minute party. Be sure to check out all of Bet on Dinner’s posts on how to throw a party with freezer meals!

Carnitas Freezer Meal

Low Carb Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole from Low Carb Yum

Every freezer should have a casserole ready to go at a moments notice- and this low carb, keto friendly Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole is a must!keto chicken casserole

Spicy Coconut Red Lentil Dal from Moon and Spoon and Yum

Lentils are a great protein source. Split them up into individual containers for the freezer and have meals ready at a moments notice!Red Lentil Curry with rice

Simple Turkey Chili from Diabetes Strong

Chili makes a great freezer meal. Chocked full of meat and veggies, this hearty meal is perfect for any time of year.Turkey Chili in a bowl

Slow Cooker Bolognese from Allergy Awesomeness

This slow cooker bolognese is super easy and freezes great for that slow cooked bolognese taste anytime.

Allergy Free Bolognese

Crockpot Teriyaki Chicken from What the Fork Food Blog

Easy, homemade Chinese that is healthier than takeout and can be frozen for whenever that late night Chinese food craving hits! Plus, I don’t know about you, but it’s practically impossible to find good gluten free Chinese takeout, so homemade is a must!

Crock Pot Teriyaki Chicken

Curry Chicken Nugget Bites from Go Dairy Free

These easy chicken nuggets made with gluten free cereal are perfect for an easy dinner. Double the batch and freeze them to have ready at a moment’s notice.

Curry Chicken Nuggets

Easy Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole from Wholesome Yum

Casseroles are perfect for doubling recipes and freezing. This yummy casserole only has 7 ingredients and takes just a couple minutes to prep!

Close up of Bacon Ranch Casserole

Paleo Chili with Butternut Squash from Whip and Wander

Chili makes a great meal to freeze. It’s warm and comforting. This paleo version has a great twist with the addition of butternut squash.

paleo chili


My Favorite Gluten Free Freezer Meals

I thought I’d leave you with one of my own favorite gluten free freezer meals. You may not know this but rice freezes well. One of the dishes we always have in our freezer is Arroz con Pollo. We actually portion it out. It’s perfect to take for lunches or meals when we get home late at night.

Arroz con Pollo

Happy Gluten Free Eating!



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  • Reply
    August 25, 2021 at 5:23 am

    I love the recipes so much! Thanks for sharing!

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    June 25, 2021 at 1:10 pm

    Looking at the teriyaki slow cooker dish and wondering if you have had any problems with the freezing the meal with cornstrach in it?

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    Chelle Thompson
    November 15, 2020 at 9:00 pm

    YUMMY!!!!! Thanks for sharing your recipe! I’ve heard about your blog a couple of times and will now spend my afternoon reading 🙂

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      December 8, 2020 at 8:43 am

      Thanks! Enjoy!

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    August 26, 2020 at 10:02 pm

    Awesome list of freezer meals! This has me inspired to finally get started doing these. Thanks for sharing!

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      October 13, 2020 at 2:34 pm

      Of course! Enjoy!

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    August 22, 2020 at 1:11 pm

    This looks like an incredibly delicious and comforting meal!

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      October 13, 2020 at 2:35 pm

      I’ve made many of them and they are delicious!

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    June 29, 2019 at 10:27 pm

    Do you adjust the cook time when you go to cook the meals from the freezer?

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      July 11, 2019 at 11:39 am

      I usually don’t, but every recipe is just a bit different, so be sure to read through the instructions for each one!

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    February 16, 2019 at 8:59 pm

    How do you freeze the arozo con pollo?

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      February 21, 2019 at 4:32 pm

      We usually freeze it in individual rubbermaid containers. To reheat it I place a damp paper towel over it and put it in the microwave for about 5 minutes or until it is hot.

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    Angela Amores
    March 19, 2018 at 10:49 pm

    Those paleo chicken empanadas look delicious. I’ll have to try making this. I’m always looking for healthy options.

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      March 26, 2018 at 10:10 am

      They do! I’ve been craving empanadas lately!

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    March 19, 2018 at 6:02 pm

    So many great ideas! I love the idea of prepping and freezing everything to save time during the week. I love the lemonade chicken!

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      March 26, 2018 at 10:10 am

      Yes! saving time during the week is great!

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      June 25, 2021 at 10:24 am

      I am looking at the crockpot teriyaki chicken and wondering how well it freezes given there is cornstarch in it. I have had some issues with freezing stuff with cornstarch. Has this been an issue for you?

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        August 31, 2021 at 9:16 pm

        I haven’t had an issue with freezing things with cornstarch. Thanks!

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    Catherine Short
    March 19, 2018 at 1:48 pm

    Saving the bacon meatballs recipe to make later this week! I just bought ground beef and wanted to make meatballs.

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      March 26, 2018 at 10:14 am

      Let me know how they taste….of course, bacon in anything makes it better!

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    Forget Me Knot Blog
    March 19, 2018 at 9:52 am

    So many good dinner options! I am not gluten free but would want to try these! Thanks for sharing. Can’t wait to try these in my own kitchen!

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      March 19, 2018 at 10:48 am

      So many are naturally gluten free. Makes it super easy!

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    Kim Seghers
    March 19, 2018 at 9:11 am

    Everything looks great! I would love to try the meatballs for dinner this week. I’m pinning this post to my gluten frree board!!

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      March 19, 2018 at 10:49 am

      I’m a big fan of meatballs as well! Enjoy!

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    March 16, 2018 at 5:45 pm

    What a great list, thanks! I’m also a fan of baked ziti casserole with ricotta for make-ahead meals. Kind of simple, I know, but so good!

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      March 17, 2018 at 8:59 pm

      That sounds great! I love baked ziti! I have a bunch of penne, I should make some!

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    Shelley @ Two Healthy Kitchens
    March 16, 2018 at 3:47 pm

    Oh my goodness – so many fantastic recipes here! I could just stab a fork right through my screen for some of that Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole! And what a bonus that these can all be prepped ahead and frozen – such a lifesaver on super-busy days! Thanks bunches for including our little Crustless Quiche Cups – we just love ’em and are thrilled that they’re part of your terrific list!

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      March 17, 2018 at 9:01 pm

      I loved your quiche! The recipes do all look amazing!

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    Alisa Fleming
    March 16, 2018 at 11:25 am

    Hello, bacon tomato sauce WITH meatballs?! Now that is a meal my husband would love. But I’m eyeing those empanadas. I’ve been meaning to do more freezer meals, too.

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      March 16, 2018 at 12:08 pm

      I’m up for either…though I have been craving empanadas lately!

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