crockpot recipes

World Vegetarian Day: Vegetarian Three-Bean Chili

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 Happy World Vegetarian Day! As I have recently stated, I have changed my diet to vegetarian for personal reasons and I feel great. I do find it sometimes difficult to make vegetarian meals for the whole family because my husband hasn’t joined me in the diet change. However, I found this really easy-to-make chili using the crockpot without meat and then I can just brown some turkey for him afterwards. Typically when I make chili I add a few “secret” ingredients that really bring the dish together: cinnamon and coconut oil. Ingredients: 2 cans petite diced tomatoes 1 can reduced […]

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Healthy Dinner on a Budget: Crockpot Chicken

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As a mother, I always enjoying cooking delicious meals for my family. I especially enjoy the meals that are inexpensive to make and have a ton of flavor, who wouldn’t enjoy those?! Eating nutritious meals on a budget can sometimes be tricky, but do some research and pinch pennies where you can! Try buying your produce from produce stands, it tends to taste better and is WAY cheaper than the grocery store. Also, instead of buying chicken breasts for over $3.00 a pound try buying a whole chicken and cooking it at home. I’m going to show you a great […]

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Crock Pot Tuesday: Creamy Mac and Cheese

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I love to come home to comfort food cooking in the Crockpot this time of year! I enjoy my Mac and Cheese with some steamed broccoli and crusty sourdough bread on the side. You could even add some leftover Thanksgiving turkey toward the end of cooking! Either way, this recipe is sure to please the picky eaters in your house, without having to resort to gross powdered neon-orange cheese packs.   Crockpot Creamy Mac and Cheese   Ingredients:     1 (16 oz.) pkg. macaroni     ¼ cup coconut oil     1 (13 oz.) can evaporated milk     1 1/2 cups […]

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