Beverages, Recipes

National Hot Chocolate Day – Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate

Round up your ingredients, because tomorrow is National Hot Chocolate Day, and this Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate Recipe is the perfect way to celebrate! This recipe couldn't get any simpler - toss all of the ingredients in your slow cooker, give it a stir, turn it on and let it sit for 2 hours.  Once… Continue reading National Hot Chocolate Day – Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate

Holidays, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Tip: Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Oven and stove space can be hard to find on Thanksgiving, and that can be extremely frustrating.  By planning ahead and preparing, not only will you save time on Thanksgiving Day, but there will be one less pot to worry about keeping warm and then having to clean. Mashed Potatoes are a great make for… Continue reading Thanksgiving Tip: Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Basics, Crockpot, Kid Approved, Poultry, Preschool, Recipes

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki is so easy to make, and involves minimal effort! This is a recipe that I feel like I have been trying to share for a long while now, and I have finally pulled it together, and have it to share.  As I am sure you can tell, I love my slow… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

Crockpot, Kid Approved, Poultry, Recipes

Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing Casserole

Growing up, one of my Mom's go-to dishes was a Chicken and Stuffing Casserole.  It was easy to make, and I could throw it in the oven for her after school, so that when Mom got home, dinner was ready.  This recipe is warm and comforting, and makes my tummy happy in so many ways.… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing Casserole

Basics, Crockpot, Kid Approved, Poultry, Preschool, Recipes, Soups

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Simple and comforting - this Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup involves almost no effort, and is the perfect comforting dinner on a cool winter night. Making chicken noodle soup in the slow cooker is so simple, and has minimal mess which is a huge plus at dinner time.  To make dinner even easier, cook your egg noodles… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

crockpot chicken fajitas
Crockpot, Game Day Food, Kid Approved, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Poultry, Recipes, Taco Tuesday

CrockPot Chicken Fajitas

CrockPot Chicken Fajitas are probably the easiest way to cook fajitas and they taste ah-mazing! I've always loved fajitas, especially because it was one of the few times as a kid that I got a meal loaded with veggies that my Dad would actually eat!  In our house, fajitas were always a hit, and I… Continue reading CrockPot Chicken Fajitas

crockpot beef and broccoli
Beef, Budget Meals, Crockpot, Kid Approved, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Recipes

Start 2016 By Saving Money! Easy CrockPot Beef and Broccoli Recipe

Skip the take out and save money with this easy, slow cooked, kid-friendly CrockPot Beef and Broccoli recipe. We love Asian food, but take-out is really expensive.  This take-out fake-out version of CrockPot Beef and Broccoli will only cost you around $5 to feed a family of 4!  Talk about a budget-friendly meal and if you make… Continue reading Start 2016 By Saving Money! Easy CrockPot Beef and Broccoli Recipe

crockpot bbq pulled pork
Budget Meals, Crockpot, Kid Approved, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Pork, Recipes

CrockPot BBQ Pulled Pork Is Always A Good Choice

Pulled pork!  An American classic slow cooked at a low temperature, making the pork so tender that it just melts in your mouth. BBQ Pulled Pork is my absolute FAVORITE food.  When we lived in North Carolina, D.J. and I had a standing date-night at a small little BBQ restaurant, Ole Time Barbecue for BBQ Pulled… Continue reading CrockPot BBQ Pulled Pork Is Always A Good Choice

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Crockpot, Kid Approved, Poultry, Preschool, Recipes

Super Easy Kid-Friendly Crockpot BBQ Chicken Sandwiches Recipe And An Easy Homemade Brown Sugar BBQ Sauce

This is one of my favorite recipes, because it only has three ingredients total, and is very, very low maintenance.  But if you want to sneak in some vegetables, make your own BBQ sauce!  Scroll down for a super simple brown sugar BBQ sauce recipe loaded with vegetables.  It's a simple set-it and forget-it kinda… Continue reading Super Easy Kid-Friendly Crockpot BBQ Chicken Sandwiches Recipe And An Easy Homemade Brown Sugar BBQ Sauce

This Spaghetti Sauce will make you famous! Easy Kid-Friendly Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce Recipe
Crockpot, Kid Approved, Pasta, Preschool, Recipes, Sauces, Salad Dressings & Condiments

Grandma’s Spaghetti Sauce | Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

I love this recipe.  I cook it at least once a week, and it was the first thing that D.J. made for me when we started dating.  I always knew that I'd marry an Italian boy, but this recipe really sealed the deal.  There is something so comforting about a big plate full of spaghetti,… Continue reading Grandma’s Spaghetti Sauce | Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce Recipe