Alea’s Slow Cooker Honey Glazed Ham

Crock Pot Honey Glazed Ham Recipe

I love being able to serve Sunday dinner shortly after arriving home from church. But I don't like leaving the oven on while we are gone. I do feel comfortable leaving the slow cooker on, so I occasionally use it to make Honey Glazed Ham. I can cook the ham for one hour on high, then turn it to low before we leave and arrive home to a delicious ham. Once home, all I have to … [Read more...]

Quinoa with Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts


So this dish I made with the intention of my husband and I eating for lunch. But it could certainly be a main dish in and of itself, or a delicious side dish with some grilled chicken or steaks. The reason I made this as a "lunch dish," is the Brussels sprouts. My kiddos are fantastic eaters, they love most green vegetables, but 2 out of the 3 of them "draw the line" at … [Read more...]

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Slow Cooker Cranberry-Apple Pork Roast

Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Pork Roast | 5DollarDinners

So pork tenderloins were on super sale last week. So I bought one...with the intention of cutting it in half to use for 2 meals. I'd originally thought I would make 2 different meals, but as I was mixing this recipe up...I was completely overcome with the smells of the cranberry sauce and the many holiday memories that came with it. I got out another apple and another can of … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Chili


It's always risky experimenting with recipes when you have guests over for dinner. But it's also that you get great feedback. Good or bad. And this chili...only good feedback :) We had our family join us for dinner last weekend and this is what I made. I can't not purchase butternut squash at the store each week because they are so inexpensive. So easy to cook … [Read more...]