Fall Freezer Favorites

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There is not much better than some warm crockpot food in the fall and winter. I wanted to share a couple of my favorite recipes with you as I launch my next freezer file on Etsy! The freezer files are a shopping list and step by step freezing instructions with a group of recipes. Most of the recipes I share are tried and true family favorites. I hope you will love them too!

This round includes:

  • White Chicken Chili
  • Lasagna
  • Butternut Squash Soup
  • Pumpkin White Bean Chili
  • Tomato Basil Soup
  • Black Bean Butternut Squash Soup
  • Lentil Beef Stew
  • Honey Mustard Chicken
  • Chicken Alfredo
  • Hawaiian Meatballs

Here are two of the recipes so you can try them out!

Lentil Beef Stew

1.5 lbs stew meat, cubed
1 (15 oz) can lentils, drained and rinsed
1 onion, diced
3 cloves of garlic, minced
3 stalks of celery, chopped
1 packet of beef stew seasoning mix
1 (14.5 oz) can petite diced tomatoes (not drained) 2 c baby carrots or chopped carrots
6 c vegetable broth
2 tbsp cornstarch
Salt and pepper


  • Dice onion, mince garlic, chop carrots and celery.
  • Drain and rinse lentils.
  • Toss stew meat in cornstarch to coat.
  • Add all ingredients to crockpot and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours.

Pumpkin White Bean Chili

2 lb ground meat
1 onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 packet of chili seasoning
2 cans (15 oz) white northern beans, drained and rinsed 15 oz pumpkin puree


  • Brown ground meat.
  • Place all ingredients in crockpot.
  • Cook on low 5-6 hours or high for 4 hours.
  • Optional: to have a thinner consistency you can add chicken broth.
  • Top with any favorite chili toppings.

You can download the recipes here!

Let me know what you think if you make these!

Making It Up As I Go,



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