Here are nine freezer-friendly recipes that are perfect for those days when you're stumped for ideas

 

1. Roast chicken, squash and filo pie

Reinvent roast chicken with this freezer-friendly pie that will be great served with a side of leafy green salad. Freeze for up to a month and defrost this dish overnight in the fridge before serving. See recipe for Roast chicken, squash and filo pie.

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2. Plaice, spinach and potato cheesy bake

This rich, cheesy pie makes perfect comfort food for those chillier summer days and can be kept in the freezer for up to a month. See recipe for Plaice, spinach and potato cheesy bake.

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3. Lamb moussaka with tomato and peppers

Make this Mediterranean classic ahead of time, freeze for up to a month and serve to please the whole family at supper. See recipe for Lamb moussaka with tomato and peppers.

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5. Scrumptious freezer scones

Cook up a big batch and freeze these simple and tasty scones for up to three months. Make these scones when your family needs a quick snack fix. Yum. See recipe for Scrumptious freezer scones.

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4. Mild chicken curry

This curry dish is gentle enough in flavour that even your little ones will enjoy. Make two batches and freeze the second one for up to a month. See recipe for Mild chicken curry.

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6. Orange yogurt cake

Save this cake in the freezer for up to three months and serve as a delicious pudding when you next have guests over. See recipe for Orange yogurt cake.

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7. Parsnip and apple soup

The mix of savoury and sweet makes this soup a comforting favourite. Freeze for up to a month and defrost overnight to eat for lunch the next day. See recipe for Parsnip and apple soup.

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8. Savoury carrot and courgette muffins

These savoury muffins make a great treat for the kids at snack time (of which there are many over the summer holidays!) and they can be kept in the freezer too for up to three months. A win-win situation. See recipe for Savoury carrot and courgette muffins.

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9. Minty pea soup

Peas and mint is a classic combination and this soup can be served either piping hot in the winter or chilled on a warm summer day. Freeze for up to a month and serve at the temperature you desire. See recipe for Minty pea soup.

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