Family Favorite Easy Chili in the Crock Pot

Did you know that the heat from chili peppers helps combat nasal congestion and even has antibacterial properties? I kid you not. Somehow after my recent trip to San Francisco, I managed to come down with an awful cold and the congestion is driving me crazy. When that happens, nothing works better than a huge […]

Pumpkin Overnight Steel Cut Oats

One of the reasons that I love Halloween is because it means we have pumpkins again. I love pumpkin everything: pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie, pumpkin lattes. If it has pumpkin in it, I want some! Pumpkin Overnight Steel Cut Oats Sometimes, it can be really tempting with all of the Halloween sweets that are available […]

Crockpot Ground Beef Minestrone Soup

This Crockpot Ground Beef Minestrone Soup is the perfect meal for a busy fall night. It’s one that I’ve been making for years and taking with me to lunch when I worked in an office. Now that I work at home, I store it in Mason jars in the refrigerator for a healthy, hot meal […]

Easy Paleo Apple Butter Recipe in the Crock Pot for Fall

Have you ever made a Paleo apple butter? One of my favorite memories from when I was younger is going apple picking. I love everything about it including the smell of fall, climbing up and down the ladder to get the apples and the delicious, crisp taste of your first fall apple. Once you get […]

Caramelized Onion Crock Pot Recipe for Burgers

My family has pretty traditional food favorites. While I can occasionally get away with something different for dinner (like my Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls), most of the time they want your typical American meal choices.  Cheeseburgers, macaroni and cheese and spaghetti are the most commonly requested meals. Caramelized Onion Crock Pot Recipe for Burgers When we have […]

Easy Meals for Caregivers | Healthy Slowcooker Meals

I took part in the Every day care TM project from Whirlpool® as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #EveryDayCare Dinner-time is the most crazy time of the day at my house. It’s probably that way at your house, too.  My son needs to be picked up after wrestling practice from school. My daughter is done with college […]

Gluten free slow cooker recipe: Spanish Rice

This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. Finding gluten free slow cooker recipes can be a challenge.  This Spanish rice recipe is one of my favorite busy night meals. It’s inexpensive, healthy and gluten free which makes it a favorite of mine.  This recipe is fairly versatile. You can […]

Paleo Chicken Soup Recipe Slow Cooker

I’ve been working on a Paleo chicken soup recipe – slow cooker style – since the last thing I want to do when I’m not feeling great is to spend tons of time in the kitchen. It seems as though sickness has invaded our home.  We are all sniffling, sneezing, coughing or otherwise not feeling that […]

How to Have a Mexican Night with Chicken Enchilada Stew

Disclosure: The information on how to have a Mexican night and prize pack have been provided by Old El Paso® through MyBlogSpark. We love Mexican food in our home.  My husband is from Texas originally so having Mexican food is something we do at least once a week. While many of our Mexican recipes feature […]

Hearty Skillet Lasagna Recipe

This Hearty Skillet Lasagna Recipe is amazing.  I absolutely love fast one pot meal solutions.  I have been so busy lately working and trying to keep up with the kids and their social lives.  By the time dinner rolls around, I am seriously considering peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for dinner.  I have been playing […]