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Crockpot Mexican Lasagna Stack Up

Super easy family dinner

…What do you get when you combine Italianand Mexican cuisine? I keep saying I am going to get better at using my crockpot. Every time I use it, I remember how easy it makes my life. The night I made this, we had no dinner plans, and not much in the fridge. Darryl is always in the mood for Mexican food, so I went hunting in the pantry for a bunch of goodies to throw in the crockpot to make a killer meal. This stack up recipe was easy, full of veggi…

Cheesy Crockpot Cowboy Casserole

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…here were NO leftovers of this casserole…. darn-it! Hold onto your hats cowboys and cowgirls! This Cheesy Crockpot Cowboy Casserole is going to blow your mind. It’s hearty, full of flavor and takes only minutes to prepare. It’s loaded with potatoes, beef (or vegetarian soy crumbles), beans and cheese. How the heck can you go wrong?! Make sure to PIN THIS recipe for your fall menu. Your family will thank you Cheesy Crockpot Cowbo…

Crockpot Honey Garlic Little Smokies

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…y cocktail weenie recipe you will ever need. After having so many lovely comments come in about my Honey Garlic Crockpot Meatballs (you really must try those) , I wanted to try that yummy sauce with something else . The obvious answer was cocktail weenies! Everyone loves those cute little sausages. Holy cow people!!! The combo is amazing, each little bite is BURSTING with flavor. Not too sweet, not to spicy (so the kiddos can enjoy) and incredibl…

Creamy Crockpot Chicken Stuffing and Green Beans

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…with cream soup, some kind of protein, veggie and a starch. So it’s a whole meal in one dish. This Creamy Crockpot Chicken  Stuffing and Green Beans is the one-pot  hotdish at its best. It has everything a good hotdish should have: meat, starch, and veggie all in one pot, with no fancy or complicated ingredients. Just good, plain, solid comfort food. And because it’s made in the crockpot,  it literally takes only a few minutes to put…

Easy Crockpot Beef Tips with Gravy

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…busy mom, fast and easy is even more important. Fortunately, in this case, you get all three. Because thisEasy Crockpot Beef Tips With Gravy recipe is a super easy, hearty meal that practically makes itself—but also comes out impressive enough to serve to company.And all you need are a handful of ingredients to make it! It takes about ten minutes to toss everything into the crock at the start of the day (except the cornstarch). If you’ve got the…

The Best Crockpot BBQ Chicken

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…you don’t have to sweat over a hot grill. Give it a try next week and I bet you will be converted to the crockpot-side The Best Crockpot BBQ Chicken Ingredients 2 lbs boneless, skinless  chicken breasts 1 cup  BBQ sauce 1/4 cup Zesty Italian dressing 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce salt to taste Directions 1. Season chicken breast lightly (a small pinch per breast)  with some sea salt and place in your crockpot. 2. In a mix…

Crockpot Chicken Cacciatore

…eave me away from the kitchen for most of the day, so I thought this would be the perfect time to try out a new Crockpot Chicken Cacciatore recipe I had been working on. When we arrived home, the house smelled amazing! The girls and I couldn’t wait to try this yummy meal. (What about poor Darryl? Don’t worry. I made a vegetarian version for my hubby using his Morningstar Chikin Strips) We all really loved this one, and I immediately f…

Crockpot Broccoli Cheddar Soup

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…menu….the WHOLE family orders it.   With the cooler months quickly approaching,  I wanted to make an easy Crockpot Broccoli Cheddar Soup recipe  that could warm my family’s bellies  this fall and winter . This easy, cheesy soup does just that!  Crockpot Broccoli Cheddar Soup Ingredients 3 Tablespoon butter 1 small onion, diced 4-5 cloves of garlic, minced 2 (10 oz bags) frozen broccoli 1 cup diced or shredded carrots 32 oz chicken or…

Crockpot Corned Beef and Cabbage

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…d 8 Allspice berries 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper   1. First place onion wedges and garlic at the bottom of your crockpot. This is going to act as a stand for your meat, so it doesn’t touch the bottom and dry out. Place beef on top of onions and garlic.   2. Next, mix together water, beer, sugar and vinegar.    3. Pour over beef and then sprinkle seasoning packet over meat.  If you are using my homemade corned beef seasoning recipe, simply m…

Hawaiian BBQ & Bell Pepper Crockpot Chicken

An easy dinner the whole family will love.

Are you tired of the SAME old chicken dish? Add this easy crockpot dinner to your menu next week!       Here is another fun crockpot meal to try! The best thing about this recipe, is that it only requires a handful of ingredients. Not only does this taste great on a sandwich bun, but this shredded chicken also makes an excellent salad topper. YUM!  Hope you enjoy this Hawaiian BBQ & Bell Pepper Crockpot Chicken!  Here is what you need: (serv…

Crockpot Stuffed Pepper Soup

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…ven as I type this.    I’ve never met a stuffed pepper I didn’t like.  I make them in the oven, the crockpot and even on the grill! It was about time I created a Crockpot Stuffed Pepper Soup.  Both of my girls love when I make my Crockpot Stuffed Peppers, but my youngest usually won’t eat the actual pepper, just the stuffing.  This magical soup was devoured in it’s entirety by the whole family. Because the peppers become  …

Crockpot Potato Soup

Family favorite for the winter!

…e nice to come home to a BIG bowl of this?!  I’ve been hard at work this winter trying to perfect an easy Crockpot Potato Soup for ya’ll, and I think I’ve done it!   This is just the way you like it…. Real ingredients, super easy, and the whole family loved it. I was hoping to have enough leftovers to freeze for later, but any leftovers disappeared by the next day, so I was outta luck.    HEALTHY TIP: This recipe calls for…

Easy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes

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…. Those funky potato flakes never taste as good as the real deal.   With just a little planning and your trusty crockpot, you can serve up a big beautiful pot of these easy cheesy crockpot mashed potatoes.  So creamy, so good.   NOTE: If your local grocery store doesn’t carry the Three Cheese Cooking sauce, simply substitute with 1 cup of milk and an extra cup of your favorite shredded cheese.   Easy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes Serves 4…

Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup (w/ vegetarian option)

Super easy, healthy family dinner

…those recipes that will be requested by your family over and over again. Many of my readers have requested more crockpot recipes. What can I say… I aim to please. The idea behind the crockpot is to set it and forget it. I wanted the prep to be simple for this one… that is what crockpots are for, to make life EASY! This hardy soup is just that. Chop an onion, open cans and dump in! I LOVE how easy this was to make. It would be a smart…

Crockpot Orange Glazed Meatballs

Easy and delicious!

 Your guests will surround the crockpot  FIGHTING for the last bite.          The holidays are here and you know what that means. Parties GALORE!   And what appetizer is LOVED by all? You got it! Meatballs. These tangy meatballs will have your guests gathered around the crockpot  fighting for the last bite.      Don’t like frozen meatballs? I used them to save some time (momma loves to save time). But if you have a killer meatball recipe,…

Crockpot Baked Potatoes

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…#8217;t love a great baked potato? I know my family does. And what’s the easiest way to make them? In the CROCKPOT! Plop those spuds in the trusty crockpot before you leave for work, and come home to warm, creamy, super yummy baked potatoes. I know some of you are thinking, “isn’t microwaving a potato faster?” Well, yes but the slow and low cooking method of the crockpot leaves you with a creamier, potato. Here is what you…

Green and White Crockpot Chili

Instant family favorite

 Do you NEED an  easy  meal for a cold day?  Cook this chili quickly stove-top or simmer all day in the crockpot….it’s up to you!       My good friend Jannelle had the girls and I over a couple weeks ago for a playdate. Big D and her daughter are quickly becoming BFFs. SO CUTE!    While the kiddos munched away on chicken nuggets, Jannelle served the adults this OUTSTANDING crockpot chili! I had to have the recipe! After she wrote it…

Crockpot Creamed Corn

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There’s nothing more comforting than this. I rely pretty heavily on my crockpot during the holiday season. Since my stove is usually full of roasts and casseroles, the crockpot is PERFECT for preparing your favorite holiday side dishes. Our favorite holiday side is homemade creamed corn. If you’ve never had homemade creamed corn, you are missing out. So creamy, so decadent, and it is so easy to make! For this holiday favorite, I alw…

Easy Crockpot Pizza Dip

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…in for friends.  It’s easy  to make, but I wanted to figure out a way to make the same type of dip in the crockpot. This way I can dump it in the slow cooker, and attend to other things that need to get done before guests arrive.  Well folks, here it is! This Easy Crock Pot Pizza Dip is an extremely delicious appetizer that is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.  Easy Crockpot Pizza Dip Ingredients 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened and cut in…

Easy Crockpot Vegetable Lentil Soup Recipe

…soon as the fall season approaches.  The absolute best way to make lentil soup is in the slow cooker. This Easy Crockpot Vegetable Lentil Soup Recipe has been a family favorite ever since Big D was a baby. The soft veggies were perfect finger foods for her little fingers.  Ahhh the memories Now that my girls are getting older, they ask for this soup all the time.  And I am MORE than happy to make this veggie packed soup for them.  Easy Crockpot V…