Tag Archives: Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Italian Beef

This is so simple I almost wouldn’t call it a recipe, and it’s great, because if you use enough meat, you get dinner twice. Slow Cooker Italian Beef 1, 2-4 lb flank steak (or chuck roast, or whatever cut of … Continue reading

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Carnitas….revisited for 2018

Last year I wrote this blog post and recipe on Carnitas, which, along with Cowboy Caviar, is our traditional New Year’s Day meal (we also have greens – spinach or kale or both), as family tradition on my husband’s side … Continue reading

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Crockpot/Slow Cooker Honey Mustard Pork Loin

I threw this together last Monday for dinner, and was able to repurpose it into Pork Fried Rice on Wednesday as well – I love when I can get 2 meals with minimal effort! Honey Mustard Pork Loin (Serves 6-8) … Continue reading

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Soy Ginger Pork Roast (Crock Pot/Slow Cooker)

In my little family of 5, we all have opinions about food.  Who doesn’t?  My middle child, the younger boy, usually has the opinion that anything I make for dinner is disgusting and inedible most of my cooking sucks is not to … Continue reading

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Crockpot/Slow Cooker Carnitas

It’s almost the New Year (how on earth did that happen?  is it me, or is each year shorter than the last? ), which has me planning our menu for New Year’s Day.  Have to eat the right foods to … Continue reading

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Cranberry Dijon Slow Cooker Pork Loin

Ingredients: 1, 2-3 pound boneless pork loin roast 1-12 oz bag of fresh cranberries 1 cup warm water 1/2 cup sugar (this makes a slightly tart sauce, if you like sweeter, increase to 3/4 cup) 3 clementines, halved 1.5 TB … Continue reading

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Crockpot/Slow Cooker Butternut Squash and Apple Soup (with optional Chicken and Apple Sausage)

This recipe is my own, but the preparation I totally lifted from someone else, so I feel like I should share that – I made this Slow Cooker Blissful Butternut Squash Soup recipe from skinnytaste.com one time, and it was so … Continue reading

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White Chicken Chili

Of the semi-processed variety.  I love a good chicken chili, and I’m guessing I could come up with an even better version of this using fresh tomatillos and chilies I roast myself, but really?  When the Herdez salsa people already … Continue reading

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September 11 – Weekly Meal Plan

  You may have noticed….the meal plans I give you, they are what we did the week before.  Usually the recipes are up here on the site, but the plan I don’t put up until we’ve done it.  That way, … Continue reading

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Sante Fe Chicken

This chicken is great over brown rice, with toppings such as salsa, guacamole, sour cream and/or cheese and a few tortilla chips on the side to keep the kids happy!  When I am looking to save some calories, I skip … Continue reading

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