Slow Cooker

15 Tips for Slow Cooker Meals

layering is the key to a great crock pot casserole

I love my crock pot!  I can throw all of the ingredients into it early in the day and let it do its job all day long. At the end of the day, my house smells great when I come home after being out all day.  But there are a few cooking tips to make…

Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken with Baby Potatoes and Carrots

Slow cooker meals are some of my favorites.  There is nothing that makes an easy recipe better than adding ingredients to a slow cooker and letting the appliance do the work for you while you are out and about doing other things. This Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken is simple to prepare and flavored beautifully from…

Chicken Corn Soup – A Crock Pot Delight

Slow cooker chicken corn soup

Winter is the time for soup in my house. My husband and daughter love it year round.  Having a nice big bowl of soup with a sandwich makes a perfect meal to them.  Me? Not until the cold weather hits. And then I want it every day!  This crock pot Chicken Corn Soup is my…

Ground Turkey Chili – Slow Cooker Comfort Food

This slow cooker ground turkey chili is super easy to make and has a boat load of delicious flavor. It is the perfect winter comfort food.

In our house, a great tasting chili is the ultimate in winter comfort food. When the temps are cold and the weather is harsh, there is nothing quite like a big steaming bowl of chili to warm you to the bones.  Tonight, we will be enjoying my latest chili recipe – Ground Turkey Chili with…

Split Pea & Ham Soup – Brings Wealth for the Coming Year

Homemade Split Pea & Ham soup

Each January brings with it a new round of New Year’s resolutions.  For many, this means going on a diet, or changing some other aspect of life that you may be unhappy with in the last year.  This split pea soup is a tradition in our house on New Year’s Day that dates back to…

Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans

Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans

These Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans are a must have dish for any backyard BBQ or Pot Luck Dinner. Many of the crock pot recipes that I feature on my blog are some version or other of my mother’s favorite recipes. Mum died late last year, but her love of cooking will live on with these…

Slow Cooker Spicy Minestrone Soup

This slow cooker spicy minestrone soup is the perfect meal for a cold winter's night. recipesjust4u.com

Heat up your winter nights with this slow cooker spicy minestrone soup. Winter is my favorite time to try out new crock pot recipes.  My husband and daughter like it year round, but I’ve always been a “soup in the winter” kind of gal.  This recipe for slow cooker spicy minestrone soup is perfect for…

Slow Cooker Sesame Seed Honey Chicken

Slow cooker honey sesame seed chicken

This slow cooker sesame seed honey chicken recipe has a tangy and sweet sauce that is full of flavor. I seem to be on a sesame seed kick lately.  I needed some for my Asian sesame seed dressing and the bottle was big so I had plenty over for other recipes. Since I also love…

Does Adding Cinnamon to your Diet have Health Benefits?

The pros and cons of adding cinnamon to your diet.

The Pros and Cons of Adding Cinnamon to your Diet Cinnamon does not just taste good on desserts. It  has long been touted as having many health benefits.  Many reports seem to suggest that adding it to your diet can have an overall good effect on your health. But before you reach for a bottle…

Crock Pot Beef Tips in Moroccan Mushroom Sauce

Crock Pot beef in Moroccan Mushroom Sauce

Crock Pot Beef Tips If you love the flavor of Moroccan food and love crock pot recipes that are both savory and sweet, give this Crock pot beef tips in Moroccan mushroom sauce a try. My husband loves all types of Moroccan and Indian foods.  Our local favorite restaurant closed down recently, so I have…

Easy Crock Pot Salsa Chicken Thighs

Crock pot chicken salsa salad

Simple to Make Crock Pot Salsa Chicken. This crock pot salsa chicken recipe could not be easier to make.   Super tasty with the addition of one of my new favorite salsas,  but the dish tastes like you spent hours making it. Which you did, except that you can do other things while it is simmering in…

25+ Crock Pot Chicken Recipes

25 Easy Slow cooker Chicken Recipes

Make Weekday Cooking Chores Easy with these Crock Pot Chicken Recipes. I love making crock pot recipes.  The whole house smells great while the food is cooking and dinner preparation could not be easier at meal time.  These crock pot chicken recipes show that the humble bird can be dressed up in all sorts of ways.  …

Chicken Chili Recipe

White Chicken Chili

This Chicken Chili Recipe is perfect for a cold winter night. During the winter months, my husband and I especially like to have spicy foods.  The heat from the dishes warms our bodies and also our spirits. This chicken chili recipe is one of our favorite winter meals. Most of the time, we make bean…

Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Applesauce & Vegetables

The veggies browned beautifully!

This slow cooker pork roast with applesauce and vegetables is a very easy recipe that tastes just amazing.  The pork has a sweet rosemary mustard sauce that compliments the applesauce beautifully for a wonderful fall meal Ahh…the wonders of crock pot recipes.  No other kitchen appliance can make a dinner with hardly any preparation at all…

Slow Cooker Herbed Apricot Pork Loin Roast

Short on time in the morning but want to use your slow cooker?  Just 5 minutes of preparation is all you need for this delicious pork roast. Just mix all your ingredients and brush it over the roast and turn it on. The easy meal prep is what makes crock pot recipes so appealing. This…

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Almonds

Slow cooker Cinnamon almonds

Looking for a tasty snack that you can make yourself?  This recipe for slow cooker cinnamon almonds should do the trick.  These delicious cinnamon almonds are made in a slow cooker and have a crunchy coating  made from brown sugar, cinnamon and regular sugar.  The egg white  allows the mixture to coat the almonds well.…