Indian Spiced Butternut Squash Lentils

Another week of travel called for another crock-pot adventure.  This only took about 30 minutes to throw together, and it was done by the end of the day and ready to be packed for the road!...more

Greek Lentil Soup (vegetarian)

 My body is craving some clean food. So last weekend, I decided to use my slow cooker to make something healthy and packable for the road.  I came across Kalyn's Kitchen's Greek Lentil Soupand it was a done deal.And YUM.  I have eaten this soup for a few meals now, and I'm still not sick of it!...more

Slow Cooker Potato Soup from Budget Bytes

When Meatless Monday also happens to be Christmas Eve, I'm guessing an easy slow cooker soup might be just the thing for busy cooks. This Slow Cooker Potato Soup from Budget Bytes is made from ingredients you probably keep on hand, and most people would gobble this up with no clue it was a Meatless Monday dinner. Beth did use a little chicken base to add flavor, but you can sub vegetable base if you prefer. She also used potatoes with skins (which look a little bit like ham in the photo) but if you have kids, the soup might be an easier sell without the potato skins. ...more

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Cannellini Bean and Kale Soup from Kalyn's Kitchen

Thanksgiving is over, and it's time to re-group with a healthful dish that's warm and comforting. I also think the Monday after a big cooking weekend is the perfect time to pull out the slow cooker, and this Slow Cooker Vegetarian Cannellini Bean and Kale Soup that I made recently can even cook all day on low if you're at work. I used chicken stock because that's what I had in the freezer, but if you use vegetable stock and skip the shaved Parmesan, this tasty soup can easily be vegan, and whichever way you choose, I promise this is a delicious Meatless Monday option. ...more

Peach Apple Cobbler

 Lately, I've been hooked on apples. Nothing smells better than apples cooking in a slow cooker. So far, in October, I've cooked 3 batches of applesauce, apple and raisin cobbler, and apple crisp---all in the slow cooker. Applesauce Recipe...more

Little Lies, Illusions and a Succulent Pot Roast

Pot Roast Plated and Ready...more