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Slow Cooker

Spicy Bean Soup

Today was a crock pot soup kind of day.  If you don’t already know what that means, it means that I’m too lazy to actually cook a meal.  But we’re going to call this being efficient, ok?  And it actually turned out well and made plenty for leftovers!  That means that, in addition to dinner […]

Sweet Potato Quinoa Chili

I’ve kind of been stuck on new ideas for recipes to make.  I can’t ever seem to find a happy medium….either I have a billion ideas that I need to do RIGHT NOW or nothing.  So I asked some friends for suggestions.  And healthy chili was one of those suggestions.  It was perfect timing too.  […]

Creole Red Bean Soup

If you’ve been reading my blog, you know that my family loves red beans and rice.  We have it at least 3 times a month.  It’s really about the perfect meal – just throw it in the crock pot in the morning and it’s ready when we get home.  Add a little rice and you’ve got […]

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

This is one of the absolute easiest slow cooker meals ever!  I actually did the prep work last night while I was cooking dinner so all I had to do today was turn on the slow cooker.  When I came home from work, dinner was ready (and the house smelled awesome)!  The prep work took […]

Pinto Bean Soup

I’ve really been enjoying making soups in the slow cooker this winter.   This one fit my “easy meal” criteria quite well….it takes less than 5 minutes of prep time, it’s ready when I get home from work, and tastes great.  And it’s extremely budget-friendly.  I made a huge batch of soup with the intention of […]

Slow Cooker Pork Chops

This is a quick and easy meal that can just be thrown in the crockpot in the morning and ready when you get home.  And it’s a little different way to spice up pork chops.  The apples and onion give it a unique flavor.  It was a big hit with my family! Slow Cooker Pork […]

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Almost every time my daughter comes home from college, she asks to have pot roast.  So this is our easy crock pot roast that cooks while we enjoy our family time together.  And since the complete meal cooks in the crock pot, there aren’t a bunch of dishes! Slow Cooker Pot Roast Ingredients: Beef or […]