Slow Cooker

31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals: Goulash

by Jenn K on July 24, 2014

Goulash…what is goulash really?! I have this impression of goulash from what we used to make in when I lived in the Dominican Republic…an impression of ‘just dump whatever veggie in with the meat and toss in some kind of sauce and done. Goulash. I have no idea where that impression came from…but it stuck. […]

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Shredded Beef Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 23, 2014

This is not the first time that I’ve shared a recipe with the mango-avocado combination and it probably won’t be the last. There’s the Grilled Chicken with Mango-Avocado Salsa. There’s the salad version with goat cheese and vinaigrette (which I have for lunch several days a week!). And there’s the pasta version, with Orzo too. It might […]

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More chicken curry meals in the slow cooker. This meal is actually a regular part of our family rotation. The list of meals that we have repeatedly is very short, given that we are always trying new recipes for the website. But this one has been on the list for a few years and will […]

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You might be wondering what I was thinking with this beef roast. But it works. It just works. You’re just going to have to try it yourself and see. Get the full recipe for Slow Cooker Beef Roast with Apples, Carrots, Onions and Red Potatoes here. Welcome to our 31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals! […]

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This past weekend, I was in Portland and dined out at an Indian restaurant. I might have drooled while I ate my Tandoori. But mostly because it has thinly julienned pieces of ginger. I really could have just eaten a bowl of julienned ginger and the mango chutney and been happy. But the Tandoori was […]

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Yes, it can be done. And you should try it. It’s pretty simple and straightforward…let me know what you think! Get the full recipe for Slow Cooker Macaroni & Cheese here. Welcome to our 31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals! July is a HOT month for most of us and one of my favorite ways […]

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I don’t ask you to do this often, but I’m going to have to ask you to trust me on this. Not only is this a super mom-friendly recipe (given that all the ingredients cook together in one dish!), it’s also a super kid friendly dish. The maple gives off just enough sweetness to the […]

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5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 18, 2014

I have a problem. But I know it’s a problem and I’m working on it. Each week is different, some weeks better than others. Here is my problem: I bite off more than I can chew. (Not with food…with our schedule.) While I crave simplicity and flexibility, I also know that I don’t like to […]

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Here’s what I want you to do with this one…I want you to cook this out on your back porch. First make sure it’s in a safe place and that no wildlife will try to sneak a bite. Then let it slow cook the day away outside. But don’t be surprised if some of your […]

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Want to only spend 5 minutes…maybe even 3 minutes…on dinner?! Then this meal is for you! Add sausage. Add canned tomatoes. Add frozen peppers and onions. Slow Cook. So easy, you might even have your 8 year old do it! Hope you enjoy this recipe as much as our family does!!! Get the full recipe […]

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