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Crock Pot /Slow Cooker — Super Quinoa with Vegetables

DSC07877Get Creative with Quinoa! Quinoa (KEEN  wah) is a seed that sort of acts like a grain.  It provides iron and fiber and is actually a complete protein – rare in plant-based foods. Quinoa can be added to soups, put in sandwiches and even used for breakfast mixed with fruit, etc.  It is easy to […]

Sweet Potato, Curry & Lentils Soup – Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Recipe

DSC07887Sweet Potato, Curry & Lentils Soup. This is a refreshingly different soup!  Even if you don’t love curry — you will likely still enjoy this soup!   Ingredients: -2 large sweet potato, peeled and diced -3 medium carrots, cut into 1/2 inch pieces -3 stalks celery, cut into 1/2 inch pieces -2 leeks, sliced - […]

Happy Jambalaya! Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Recipe

DSC07866Happy Jambalaya! Celebrating Fat Tuesday?!  You will enjoy this delicious recipe!  Chicken, shrimp, sausage, veggies and spices!   Life is good! Ingredients: -1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into 1 inch cubes -1 pound sliced sausage (Andouille, Polish or Jennie-O Turkey Kielbasa) -1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice (drained) -3 […]

Lemon Green Beans with Garlic — Crock Pot/Slow Cooker

photo-12Lemon Green Beans with Garlic — So good!     (Slow cooker/crock pot recipe) The lemon flavor infuses into the beans so wonderfully! These beans are so good that you may just want to make a meal out of the beans! Seriously. Ingredients - 4 Cups fresh cut Green Beans, ends trimmed - 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin Olive […]

Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup! So Good!

IMG_3165Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup — what a perfectly delicious way to warm up on a cold & snowy day!  Cozy up to a bowl of delicious Chicken Taco Soup!  Here’s the recipe:   Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 1 (15 ounce) can black beans 1 (16 ounce) can chili beans 1 (8 ounce) can […]

Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Hawaiian Meatballs Recipe!

IMG_1458Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Hawaiian Meatballs Recipe — YUM! Bored with the same old recipes?  Serve up a simple and delicious colorful dish tonight — meatballs, pineapples and colored peppers! This will quickly become a family favorite.   Ingredients: - 32 oz. package of precooked meatballs; (you could use Jennie-O turkey meatballs;) or make your own […]

Slow Cooker/Crock Pot — Corn on the Cob

IMG_1482    Slow Cooker/Crock Pot — Corn on the Cob Simple and fun dish to make with the children.   Always a family favorite! Ingredients: 6 to 8 ears of corn (cleaned/peeled) Melted butter – enough to cover corn to taste Salt and pepper, to taste Do This: -For each corn on the cob, lay a […]

Crock Pot/Slow Cooker — Colorful Peppers and Mushrooms Recipe

IMG_0707      Slow Cooker/Crock Pot — Colorful Peppers and Mushrooms   So simple, yet delicious, colorful and healthy.  Good eating doesn’t have to be complicated! Ingredients: 3-4 bell peppers – various colors –cut as desired 2 cups fresh mushrooms sliced Kosher salt (or any salt you have on hand) Pepper Olive oil (enough to […]