8 Tips for Using Your Slow Cooker Effectively

I’m sharing these tips for using your slow cooker because on a busy night; your slow cooker is a life saver. Dinner time seems to be the busiest time in my house. People are coming home from school and work, and I’m trying to finish up my job to start dinner. Depending on how smoothly […]

Family Favorite Easy Chili in the Crock Pot

I love this 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. […]

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. This post contains affiliate links, and I will receive compensation […]

Easy Meals for Caregivers | Healthy Slowcooker Meals

This is one of our favorite 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 craziest 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 […]

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 […]

Paleo Desserts: Paleo Banana Coconut Foster Recipe

Finding paleo desserts is something that I’ve been struggling with.  I don’t have a huge sweet tooth but every now and then I would like something more than a piece of fruit to snack on. I don’t always have time to make a complicated paleo dessert using alternative flours, etc.   I want something that […]

Leftover Beef Recipes: Korean Beef Tostadas

I love leftover beef recipes and created my Korean Beef Tostadas using Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauce as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #CampbellsSkilledSaucers On busy nights, I rely heavily on my slow cooker.  By taking just five minutes first thing in the morning, I can completely forget about dinner until it’s time to […]