Crockpot Classic Baked Beans

Date posted: February 25, 2015

Crockpot Classic Baked BeansI know it’s not quite BBQ season yet but that hasn’t stopped me from slow cooking up some delicious baked beans to enjoy along side our dinners.  This is such a simple side dish that goes so well with so many different kinds of meals and they are also the perfect way to use up any of that leftover pulled pork (or beef or chicken for that matter).  Give these easy classic beans a try and I think they will become a regular in your rotation too!

Crockpot Classic Baked Beans

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Crockpot Spinach Bacon Dip

Date posted: February 23, 2015

Crockpot Spinach Bacon Dip

Is there anything better than slow cooker spinach dip?  Why, yes there is.  Spinach dip with bacon!!  Perfectly served up with crusty bread or with tortilla chips this dip can be the hit of your next party.  Make it for a crowd or make it for a smaller gathering where heavy appetizers are the meal.  […]

Crockpot Roasted Tomato and Ancho Chicken Chili

Date posted: February 20, 2015

Crockpot Roasted Tomato and Ancho Chicken Chili

Have you hit chili overload yet?  Not me!  I may be super tired of the sub-zero temps and the bone-chilling wind but I continue to try to see the positive… and that’s eating more chili!  I can really never get enough because there are just so many ways to make it.  And every time I […]

Crockpot Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Date posted: February 19, 2015

Crockpot Brussels Sprouts Gratin

I am back at it with my favorite veggie, the brussels sprout!!  Now this may not be quite as low-cal as say this recipe but it you have any doubters in your family this will be the way to have them eating these little green veggies in no time!  This was one of those rare […]

Crockpot Stuffed Red Peppers

Date posted: February 17, 2015

Crockpot Stuffed Red Peppers

Do you ever look at the ingredients sitting before you and wonder if you could make something new and inspired instead of the usual family favorite?  I mean, isn’t it fun sometimes to pretend you’re on an episode of Chopped and that you only have like 30 minutes to turn your basket of food into […]

Crockpot Honey Chipotle BBQ Chicken

Date posted: February 12, 2015

Crockpot Honey Chipotle BBQ Chicken

The simplest flavors can come together just right and make the most amazing sauce that will blow away any ideas that chicken for dinner is boring!  The key here?  Make sure you use bone-in chicken thighs with skin.  This is a must!  The second must?  Brown up that chicken for 6 minutes before you load […]

Crockpot Cajun Corn and Shrimp Chowder

Date posted: February 9, 2015

Crockpot Cajun Corn and Shrimp Chowder

So two weekends ago the weather was bitter cold, icy and snowy forcing us inside on the treadmill for a 7.5 mile long run.  This weekend was a huge flip… so beautiful outside and although part of our 9 mile training run was tough it was just so good to be soaking up some sunshine.  […]

Crockpot Frosted Cookie Bars

Date posted: February 2, 2015

Crockpot Frosted Cookie Bars

Because, I mean, Valentine’s Day is coming soon.  I’m thinking perhaps it’s a good time to take a break from those New Year’s Resolutions and treat ourselves with some sweet little cookie bars.  Whether you make these for your significant other or your favorite little kiddos you are not likely to find anyone who will […]

Crockpot Paneer Makhani

Date posted: January 28, 2015

Crockpot Paneer Makhani

I first made this dish last fall on the stove-top but quickly decided it should be one that needed to adapted for the slow cooker.  In this house we pretty much adore (inhale?) foods that can be served over rice.  So any of those kinds of foods that can be made in the slow cooker […]