75+ Recipes using Pantry, Fridge and Freezer Staples

Simple recipes made with pantry, fridge and freezer staples. Soups, stews, breakfast meals, crock pot recipes, breads, desserts and more. 
Hi friends! I hope you and your loved ones are doing well? I know during this difficult time,  many of us are staying home and cooking from our pantry, fridge and freezers. For many of us this means social distancing and making fewer trips to the grocery store. 

I know the store shelves might look bare now, but most of the stores are slowly getting new stock in every couple of days. Until then it is important to plan out a menu with simple meals to feed you and your family. That way when you're ready to head to the grocery store, you'll have a plan and a list to reference to. 

This time more than ever, it's important to stock up on kitchen essentials, pantry staples and non - perishable food items. When you're shopping don't just concentrate on pantry items, but make sure to also stock up on items that will last a while in your fridge and freezer. 

Having a well stocked pantry, fridge and freezer are a must even more so now with everything going on in the world. Basic pantry, freezer and fridge staples are versatile and can be used to whip up some great meals. When it comes to keeping your pantry, fridge and freezer stocked it is best to stick to items that you use on a regular basis. 

If you're not sure a great recourse to help you find items to stock your pantry, freezer and fridge can be found on the food network . They have a complete checklist of basic pantry, freezer and fridge essentials that you really need to to consider stocking up on. When you have a well stocked kitchen it's much easier to plan out meals. 
If you're not sure what to cook, I can help!!! Today I'm sharing some simple recipes that you can make with pantry, fridge and freezer staples. Soup, stews, breakfast and dinner meals, crock pot recipes, breads, desserts and more. I know it's a stressful time for everyone right now, but hopefully this list will help make things a bit easier for you when it comes to meal planning.   

75+ Recipes using Pantry, Fridge and Freezer Staples!

Let's start with some quick and easy breakfast recipes that I'm sure your whole family will love. 


The following dinner meals are easy to make and family friendly. A few of these meals are  freezer friendly in case you are looking to make freezer meals.

Dinner Meals: 

I love my crock pot and use it year round here are few of my favorite easy crock pot meals that call for minimal ingredients.  

Slow Cooker Meals:
With bread flying off the shelves more and more people are making their own. Here are a few easy bread and roll recipes you can make when bread is no where to be found.  

Bread & Rolls:

Vegetable & Sides

Everyone loves pizza and it's pretty simple to make. Here a few easy pizza recipes you can make at home. 


Here a few simple and old fashioned dessert recipes to help you with your sweet tooth. 

Dessert & Snacks 

    During my last visit to the grocery store, I saw a shortage on Laundry Detergent, but I did notice was the stores had everything in stock to make homemade laundry detergent. So if your running low or your grocery store is completely out of laundry detergent consider making your own using the following recipes. 

      Click here to view a great video on Kitchen Staples - What to keep stocked in your fridge, freezer & pantry from Jordan Page at FunCheaporFree.  

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      1 comment

      Colleen said…
      Wonderful listing of easy to make recipes.
      Thank you.
      Stay safe & stay healthy.