Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe | 5DollarDinners.com

When I shared the Slow Cooker Baked Potatoes a few weeks back, I didn't realize that I had never shared the Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes on this site. We have these often, especially in the winter months...and of course at holiday meals. I love using my slow cooker to make sweet potatoes because it's one.less.dish.in.the.overcrowded.oven. So...here they are...sharing them at … [Read more...]

Alea’s Slow Cooker Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes in Slow Cooker

{Repin It!} My kids and I love sweet potatoes, but my husband isn't as fond of them as we are, so I am always trying new ways of serving sweet potatoes to make them more appealing to him. When I adapted my Twice Baked Potatoes recipe and replaced the potatoes with sweet potatoes I finally found a recipe that he really liked. I usually bake sweet potatoes in the oven. But … [Read more...]

Alea’s Ginger, Sweet Potato and Bean Soup

Asian Sweet Potato and Rice Soup Recipe

I know sweet potatoes and beans combined with Asian seasonings sounds like a crazy combination. You are just going to have to trust me on this. This soup is seriously delicious! It is also fast and easy to make, filling, and frugal. I pulled this soup together in under 20 minutes. I was able to do that because I had cooked rice on hand. If you don't have cooked rice you … [Read more...]

Alea’s Slow Cooker Pork Chops and Sauerkraut with Sweet Potatoes

Pork and Sauerkraut Slow Cooker Recipe

Last weekend I had a batch cooking day. I made large batches of rice and bean, chopped onions, peppers, and tomatoes, grated cheese, browned hamburger, and batch broiled chicken. Despite all of the cooking, I wasn't actually assembling any dishes. I was just loading my freezer with prepped ingredients to make it easier to assemble dinners on busy nights. I know from … [Read more...]

Alea’s Pork Roast with Pumpkin Pie Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Pork roast with Pumpkin Pie Spiced Sweet Potatoes (640x384)

I discovered long ago that I could get my kids to eat any orange vegetable if I season it with pumpkin pie spices. I decided to take that idea and kick it up a notch and apply it to Sunday Dinner. This is an easy one-pot dinner. It is also quite frugal for a fancy Sunday dinner. Pork roasts go on sale for as little as .99 cents  a pound in my area and sweet potatoes have … [Read more...]