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Category: Slow Cooker

Menu Plan Your Butt Off: 7 Nights of Slow Cooker
[ 2 ] August 31, 2014

Menu Plan Your Butt Off: 7 Nights of Slow Cooker

School starts this week round these parts. Not just my son in elementary, but the my youngest is starting preschool. I anticipate many hours in the car and not a lot of time at home. Slow cooker to the rescue! It’s the time of year that we dust off our slow cookers and thank God […]

Slow Cooker Char Siu {Chinese BBQ Pulled Pork}
[ 11 ] April 14, 2014

Slow Cooker Char Siu {Chinese BBQ Pulled Pork}

Two of my favorites, pulled pork and any kind of Asian food…in one dish. Yeah, I’m in love. Especially since traditional pulled pork can be pretty fatty and this absolutely isn’t. So I can eat it guilt free. YESSSS. This flavorful pork (char siu), after eight hours in the slow cooker, absolutely falls apart and […]

Crock Pot Curry Chicken with a Coconut Twist
[ 1 ] March 14, 2014

Crock Pot Curry Chicken with a Coconut Twist

When I tried curry for the first time, it was of the green variety — it was also homemade by a graduate school friend of Indian heritage from the Caribbean. It was amazing, and I’ve been super picky about curry ever since. You can’t blame me, really! Restaurant curry isn’t my favorite; it’s usually Americanized […]

Slow Cooker Gluten Free Minestrone
[ 0 ] February 11, 2014

Slow Cooker Gluten Free Minestrone

Because of the lack of noodles, I hesitated to call this savory soup a minestrone. After a thorough internet search on whether or not minestrone is, in fact, minestrone, without the noodles, and not finding a conclusive answer, I turned to a real live Italian friend; she assured me that as long as the beans […]

Slow Cooked Beef Borscht
[ 2 ] January 10, 2014

Slow Cooked Beef Borscht

It’s January and my active vegetable gardening days are pretty limited.  My current choices of winter produce from the garden or the market are: beets, carrots, onions and kale.  All wonderful  vegetables by themselves, but I wondered what could I do that would put them together in a comforting and healthy dish?  Beef borscht of […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Pepperoni Marinara
[ 2 ] January 8, 2014

Slow Cooker Chicken Pepperoni Marinara

This super simple slow cooker chicken recipe only has 5 ingredients plus spices, and it practically cooks itself. Slow Cooker + Chicken + Pepperoni + Marinara = Healthy & Delicious. It is, without a doubt, one of the best slow cooker recipes that’s ever crossed these lips! Want to know a little secret? It wasn’t […]

Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken
[ 1 ] December 23, 2013

Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken

  My husband and I often create different variations of Hawaiian-style chicken. It’s simple, scrumptious, and always has a perfect flavor combination. If you’re anything like my husband (who is part Hawaiian), you grew up eating at places like L&L, or maybe a local Hawaiian BBQ spot. I’ve always loved the food at those types […]

Slow Cooker Creamy Ranch Chicken
[ 30 ] November 5, 2013

Slow Cooker Creamy Ranch Chicken

This recipe originally ran in April of 2012, but we love it so much, we wanted to share again! It’s the perfect slow cooker dish for a cold fall evening! ***** To be honest, I don’t even know where I came across this creamy ranch chicken recipe. I have it written on a {stained} index […]

Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken
[ 5 ] October 31, 2013

Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken

This recipe was originally posted in March of 2012 – but I think it deserves some attention! I bet this would be a wonderful dish to serve right before Trick-or-Treating tonight! **** I needed a quick meal to feed the little rugrats this evening, so I just threw this Cilantro Lime Chicken together into the […]

{Slow Cooker} Spicy Pulled Pork Tostadas with Lime Cumin Slaw
[ 6 ] October 7, 2013

{Slow Cooker} Spicy Pulled Pork Tostadas with Lime Cumin Slaw

I’m not even joking, this spicy pulled pork is incredible. I thought I was a barbeque pulled pork girl, but I’m going to have to convert. You might be thinking – pulled pork – on a diet website? I know. It sounds crazy. But pork can be lean, especially if you give it a good […]