Slow Cooker Recipes Round-Up

hIt’s that time of the year again when it feels like winter has been here forever and although it’s spring the snow drifts keep piling up and we’re bored with hot food.  The crew have been exploring winter warming recipe’s to tickle the palate but at the same time not cost us hours and hours in the kitchen.

Did you know that crock-pots and slow cookers are not the same thing ?  I didn’t either. All Crock Pots are slow cookers, not all slow cookers are Crock Pots. The Crock-pot design came about because of the Jewish Sabbath, the day of rest in which Jews are not supposed to do any work. You can read more about the history here: From humble to high tech, a slow cooker history or the short version here: A Brief History Of The Crock Pot, The Original Slow Cooker

Here are some of our favorite crock-pot recipes

Kate from Under the Sky shares her version of Chalupa – Inexpensive and delicious!

Over at Chestnut Grove Academy Jennifer shares Crockpot Applesauce, Mango Chicken Curry in the Crockpot and Spicy Chicken with Dates and Butternut Squash.

Brenda from Counting Pinecones shares Yeehaw for Gyros.


Callie from Mama’s Coffee Shop shares Crock Pot {Slow Cooker} Chicken Taco Soup and Crock Pot Potato Soup.

Over at Tots and Me…Growing Up Together Karen shares Crock Pot Barbecue Hot Dogs and Crockpot Chili.

Nicole at Some Call It Natural shares Green Pepper Chicken Recipe for the Crock Pot, Lasagna Slow Cooker/Crock Pot Style and Chicken Tetrazzini {With a Crock Pot Version}.

pot roast 3 meals

Marcy over at Ben and Me share A Frugal Family Pot Roast – One Pot Roast, Three Meals.

Over at Adventures with Jude Meg shares more on Fast Slow Cooking

Kym at Homeschool Coffee Break shares her Slow Cooker Favorites

Cristi over at Through the Calm and Through the Storm shares her Easy Crock-Pot Fajitas recipe.

Chareen at Every Bed of Roses shares some New Zealand inspiration with her Kumara (sweet potato) Soup recipe.

Find more inspiration from our Recipe Share and Simplified Dinners.


We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of OPPORTUNITY to eat badly – Anna Thomas

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