Freezer meal instructions: Follow instructions 1 through 3 above. Place everything in a gallon sized zippered freezer bag and squish out as much air as possible before zipping closed. Label your bag with name of dish and cooking instructions.
To to cook freezer meal: Place frozen meal in refrigerator overnight to partially thaw ingredients OR place frozen bag in a sink of cold water to thaw just enough to be able to easily dump contents of bag into your slow cooker. Cook on LOW for 4 to 5 hours from a partially frozen state.