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How To Make Applesauce in the Slow Cooker - Recipe. Truthfully, it's hard to be sad about the end of summer right now.

How To Make Applesauce in the Slow Cooker - Recipe

I mean, when there are things like apple picking just ahead of us — and along with it, homemade applesauce (a fall essential) — I can't be anything but thrilled. If you're new to making homemade applesauce, know that you only need a few ingredients, and turning them into a sauce is much easier than you might think. Especially when you bring in the Crock-Pot to do most of the work for you.

The Best Apples for Applesauce While there are certain apple varieties that lend themselves to being eaten out of hand or baking, everything is fair game when it comes to applesauce. Older apples that taste mealy and aren't so great eaten on their own are actually perfect for applesauce. Slicing Apples for Applesauce Peel all your apples and cut out the cores before you begin — the peels, tough cores, and seeds don't cook down like the flesh does.

How you cut the apples has an impact on how they cook down into applesauce. Previous image. Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup with Chicken and Mushrooms. Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup with Chicken and Mushrooms This Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup with Chicken and Mushrooms is a fun rendition of the very popular Lasagna Soup I originally shared with you a few years ago!

Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup with Chicken and Mushrooms

Finally. After fielding many requests for a slow cooker version of the original Lasagna Soup recipe I shared with you a few years ago, I have one ready for you. I started working on this late last winter, and then lost my soul to the warm weather months and didn’t pick it up again until this winter. This Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup with Chicken and Mushrooms incorporates a number of changes and/or substitutions that you’ve been asking about… Can I use something besides Italian sausage? Yes. Yes, you can. Even though I completely adore the Italian sausage used in the original recipe, I knew that the next version needed to incorporate a substitute. And, if you were wondering…three cups of chopped onions is correct. Slow Cooker Moroccan Beef Stew. 77 Healthy Crock-Pot Recipes. Crazy schedules, long work hours, and tempting takeout menus make it tough to even think about cooking most nights during the week.

77 Healthy Crock-Pot Recipes

Despite the inconvenience, firing up the stove or oven is almost always cheaper and healthier than ordering in or eating out. How about a compromise? Making dinner with a slow cooker — Crock-Pot is the go-to brand in the U.S. — is an easy way to get in all those vitamins and minerals without slaving over a hot stove for hours at a time. Most of these recipes involve mixing up ingredients and popping them into a slow cooker for a prescribed number of hours. Save even more time by starting some of these dishes overnight or first thing in the morning and reaping the delicious, healthy benefits later in the day. Breakfast 1. Tart apples, cinnamon, brown sugar, and walnuts — what’s not to love? 2. Why not begin the day with a protein-rich superfood like quinoa? 3. This vegetarian burrito filling includes loads of vegetables, beans, and eggs. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Slow Cooker recipes inc Balsamic & Onion Pot Roast.

(Here's a popular pot roast recipe that seems perfect to feature for our Month of Daily Phase One recipes.

Slow Cooker recipes inc Balsamic & Onion Pot Roast

If you think pot roast made in the crockpot is going to be a little ho-hum without the potatoes and carrots, you simply must try this recipe!) When my friend Bonnie told me she had made this recipe and liked it, I immediately realized I wanted to make it again just so I could take better photos! Bonnie was kind enough to say that she didn't think the old photos were that bad, but trust me, these updated photos give you a much better idea of what a tasty recipe this is! This pot roast is just the thing to cook on low all day in the slow cooker while you're at work, and dinner will be ready when you get home. I'm not a pot roast expert, but I've made pot roast in the Crockpot enough times to have strong opinions about how it should be done. I'm using all those tricks in this pot roast recipe. Freezer Cooking with Slow Cooker Recipes. Welcome Pinners! Please be sure to check out my Real Food tab at the top to find more slow cooker freezer meals!

Also, I love to see everyone excited and sharing on their blogs and social media when they use my recipes, but please be sure to link back to me and do not publish the entire recipe! Thanks! My new Ecookbook, From Your Freezer To Your Family , full of new recipes, nutrition info, grocery lists and cute labels! Be sure to check my FAQ page if you have any other questions and follow MBL on Facebook to stay in the loop of free recipes and upcoming books! Like I mentioned in my post the other week, the last time I did a big cooking day, I had a big ah-ha moment.

Although, I had a blast with Lauren, it was logistically very difficult to accomplish. Vegetable beef barley soup.