dinner, recipes, slow cooker, soup

Slow Cooker Minestrone

We are closing in on the last 9 weeks of the school year and this mama is pretty burnt out on packing lunches (and dinners for my oldest who eats dinner at the dance studio a few nights a week). The only thing that’s helping my race to the finish line is my my trusty… Continue reading Slow Cooker Minestrone

recipes, slow cooker, soup

Slow Cooker Indian Summer Stew

Many moons ago, I was a Montessori teacher (or Directress as we are known in the IAPM world). I worked with many wonderful women from Sri Lanka and India who introduced me to their amazingly flavorful cuisines. They would giggle at my white bread sandwiches and I would watch in awe as they would eat… Continue reading Slow Cooker Indian Summer Stew

dinner, recipes, rice, slow cooker, soup

Slow Cooker Taco Soup

Back when I was a newlywed, I read that the average American family makes the same 9 meals on rotation. 9 meals. 9 meals? “How can the vast flavors of the world be explored in just 9 meals?” I wondered. I vowed then and there that I would never allow myself to become the “average… Continue reading Slow Cooker Taco Soup

breakfasts, recipes, slow cooker, under 30 minutes

Slow Cooker Steel Cut Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal

It is officially autumn in the United States. Cooler days, crisp air, beautiful foliage, and family gatherings all signal it’s arrival. The world seems to slow down ever so slightly in the fall before the deep freeze of winter lays a glistening blanket of white snow over the sleeping land.

breakfasts, kids, recipes, slow cooker

Slow Cooker Breakfast Barley

Are you looking for a way to get a hearty breakfast into your family before they head to work/school? Do you want a breakfast that is easy, healthy, and budget friendly? Do you like the idea of breakfast cooking itself while you sleep and being ready when you wake up? Am I starting to sound… Continue reading Slow Cooker Breakfast Barley

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Slow Cooker Lentil Sloppy Joes

As a child I was a very picky eater. Picky might even be an understatement. I went through “phases” of eating only boxed mac and cheese, bologna and Kraft singles “roll ups,” and fruit snacks. Getting me to eat much of anything was not an easy task. So when it was time to go to… Continue reading Slow Cooker Lentil Sloppy Joes

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What I Eat in a Day 3

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the pollen is floating through the air. All indciations that spring is on it’s way in Texas. After 2 weeks of intense rain (about 12 inches in 10 days time), a full day of sunshine inspired me to share another What I Eat in a Day.