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Slow-Cooker Chicken Marsala recipe. Served on top of pasta or rice, Chicken Marsala is an Italian-inspired dish made with Marsala – an Italian wine from the Sicily region, and mushrooms.

Slow-Cooker Chicken Marsala recipe

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The Slow Cooker Recipes That You'll Never Want To Live Without

If you're rolling eyes because you think slow cookers are passé or unnecessary, we've got news for you. Slow cookers are awesome and they're never going out of style, so get on board. Crock Pot recipes are the ideal plan when it's cold and dreary outside. They warm us from the inside and help keep us cozy when the days are short and the nights are long. They're like a magical pot in the kitchen that transforms food from ho-hum to tender and wonderful. Not only do we love the comforting meals our slow cooker churns out, but we also love how effortless they are.

When most people think of slow cookers, they think of slow cooked meat, like beef stews, pulled pork or ragu. 30 Easy Crockpot Recipes. It’s a busy time of year!

30 Easy Crockpot Recipes

Don’t worry, I’ve gotcha covered! This time of year brings all sorts of added rushes. Everyone has to get back into the swing of the school schedule. There is drop-off, pick-up, after school activities, sports, playdates, homework groups, music lessons….. As a working mom, I know that added stress of packing lunches AND planning dinners everyday is enough to push a sane person over the edge.

So you don’t have to search around the endless recipes on Google or Pinterest, I thought I would put together a group of my favorite 30 Easy Crockpot Recipes for the family. If you are ever in need of MORE crockpot ideas, make sure to follow my Crockpot OBSESSED Pinterest Board. Crockpot Lasagna Soup || Family Fresh Meals. Slow Cooker Balsamic Pot Roast Recipe. Anyone else out there married to a "meat and potatoes" man?

Slow Cooker Balsamic Pot Roast Recipe

If so, this is the recipe for you! I really am content with a yummy sandwich (a.k.a. peanut butter and jam) for my meals, but my hubby likes his meat. Pulled Chicken Sandwiches Recipe. 15 Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes Fit for Summer. View All Photos < Slow-Cooker Chicken Recipes. View All Photos < Vegetarian Slow-Cooker Recipes. Slow-Cooker Chicken Recipes. Top 10 Slow Cooker Recipes - Our Top Ten Healthy Crock Pot Recipes. By Skinny Ms.

Top 10 Slow Cooker Recipes - Our Top Ten Healthy Crock Pot Recipes

Asian Chicken Sandwiches. Super Easy Skinny Veggie Crockpot Lasagna. Yesterday I saw the movie Frozen.

Super Easy Skinny Veggie Crockpot Lasagna

This is going to really date this post for future readers, but worth it. Because I have to talk about how cute it was. If you’re not familiar, Frozen is a Disney movie, um excuse me, musical. A Disney musical. All about an icy land where everything is a little bit magical and a lot bit frozen and where people have names like Hans and Kristoff and Olaf. I told Bjork that he reminded me of the main character Kristoff and he just rolled his eyes. He’s just a reeeal niiice Scandinavian boy, oh ya you betcha. AND THIS: the movie theater now has recliners. Aaaanyways. While we were at this movie, I left a little lasagna cookin’ in the crockpot.

Spoiler alert: the lasagna wasn’t super pretty. Slow Cooker Breakfast Quinoa. Have you ever had quinoa for breakfast?

Slow Cooker Breakfast Quinoa

Quinoa can be very versatile. I have used quinoa in cookies and stir fries in the past, but this was my first try eating quinoa for breakfast. Quinoa is naturally gluten free, so it’s a great alternative to oatmeal. This slow cooker breakfast quinoa was much better than I ever expected! Slow cooking the quinoa allowed the sugars in the dates and apples to come out. This would be the perfect breakfast to make if you were having company over. Copyright MyWholeFoodLife, LLC. Crockpot Morroccan Chicken, Apricot and Chickpea Tagine. Motherhood is fraught with guilt.

Crockpot Morroccan Chicken, Apricot and Chickpea Tagine

In so many ways, I am a “terrible mother.” Sometimes – perhaps more often than I’d care to admit – when my little girl is perched on my lap eating her breakfast, I lean back and scroll through Pinterest and Instagram, tucking my phone behind her back as she eats so that she doesn’t get distracted. Some days, I’d rather be somewhere else, rather than getting leg cramps from folding myself up on the floor doing puzzles or stacking blocks. I miss sleeping in. Or sleeping at all. And I’m supposed to enjoy every minute of it, and I’m supposed to put my phone down and snuggle in, letting her smear my work clothes with blueberry jam and tuck my nose into the soft nape of her neck to smell last night’s bath. Though sometimes I rail against the endless, day and night-long responsibilities of motherhood, I am drawn to that little girl and all of her needs in my deepest heart, with my basest instincts.

Crockpot Moroccan Chicken, Apricot, and Chickpea Tagine. Slow Cooked Sweet & Sour Chicken. This is a no-fuss dish is one that we refer to as homemade take-out.

Slow Cooked Sweet & Sour Chicken

It's a bit of an oxymoron I know, but, many of our favorite take out dishes can be prepared in a family-style version at home. This slow cooker chicken isn't breaded and fried, so it's lighter; at the same time it hits all of the same flavor points. In this recipe, I'll give you 3-methods for cooking the vegetables so you can choose which technique suits your schedule and taste the most. Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup. I love my crock pot.

Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

Do you? Crock pot meals are so easy. Throw everything in, turn on and walk away. I try to make everything I can in the crock pot. Especially soups. Easy Crockpot Pulled Pork. I’m sick. In my dramatic mind it seems like it’s been weeks since I’ve felt normal, but it’s actually only been about 7 days. I’ve cycled through the typical flu symptoms a couple of times and have been donning a bright red, chapped nose for about four days. Needless to say I’m not looking so hot, nor do I have any desire to cook or bake. Actually the thought of being in the kitchen kind of revolts me because blowing my nose and hacking up a lung don’t necessarily go hand in hand with food preparation…if ya know what I mean. However, Brian has been fine – until yesterday, so I have been relying on simplicity and the crock pot has become my new BFF.

The Best Whole Chicken in a Crock Pot. By Lisa, on February 25th, 2011 I’ve tried a ridiculous amount of crock pot recipes, and this is by far the best (and easiest) way to slow cook a whole chicken until it is falling-off-the bone delicious. And if you have a well-stocked spice cabinet you’ll hardly have to buy anything to make this dish. Once the chicken is done it is flavorful enough to eat by itself, or you can incorporate it into another dish like pasta, chicken salad, or a casserole.

We use a very basic crock pot that can purchased on Amazon for about $25. Another great trick (that I learned from a friend!) Recipe: The Best Whole Chicken in a Crock Pot 2 teaspoons paprika1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon onion powder1 teaspoon thyme½ teaspoon garlic powder¼ teaspoon cayenne (red) pepper¼ teaspoon black pepper1 onion1 large chicken Combine the dried spices in a small bowl.Loosely chop the onion and place it in the bottom of the slow cooker.Remove any giblets from the chicken and then rub the spice mixture all over.

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