Spring may have sprung but that certainly does not mean packing away your slow cooker! Life is just as crazy busy if not more so and using your slow cooker can be a great way to eat healthy and nutritious food and avoid the drive thru line. But as the weather get warmer our appetites change and we may even start thinking about swimsuit season begin around the corner. Well, I can promise you there are plenty of amazing recipes that can slow cook the day away and meanwhile still be fresh, simple and delicious meals that you and your family will love.
Yes, I did get the memo! Spring is here. But, I’ve got a chili recipe for you anyway. Why? Well, for starters because it’s a super easy slow cooker recipe that you can toss in and go spend the day outside. Second? Because after spending the whole day outside you are going to have some […]
Sometimes I get a craving or a whim and I’ve just got to see what all I can find in my fridge/pantry to make it happen. This particular instance called for goat cheese and enchiladas. It all comes together with crisp poblano peppers, meaty baby bella mushrooms, and roasted tomato salsa. So many flavors that […]
I tend to avoid the making of lasagna due to the sheer amount of time and work involved. Plus I don’t really like anything too traditional and so coming up with something the whole family will enjoy can be quite a task. With no-boil noodles, my casserole crock, and a few delicious veggies I finally […]
Comfort food. Family dinner. Done in about 30 minutes. I think that about says it all! A super easy meal perfect for any busy day. Nobody even complained about this meal (i.e. the picky three year old). I call that a super success.
The perfect transition to warmer weather slow cooking! A lighter tasting twist on the traditional pulled meat sandwiches everyone will love this Honey Mustard Pulled Chicken! I love the totally homemade sauce and with just a few ingredients it comes together very quickly. Slow cook away for the day and everyone will come rushing home […]
And it’s all done in ONE slow cooker! Is there anybody here who doesn’t love how easy that is? It’s like a perfectly old-fashioned family chicken dinner but updated! The flavors are are stepped up a notch with balsamic, rosemary and sharp white cheddar cheese. But still delicious enough the whole family will dig in. […]
And today? A super easy, totally family approved recipe that you will want to run out and make right away! Because if all you need to do is open a couple of cans and sprinkle on a couple of seasonings then that’s totally doable even on your busiest days, right?! Top it all of with […]
I 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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]