45 Crockpot Meals for Hot Summer Nights

45 Real Food Slow Cooker Recipes

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How to Make a Chef’s Salad

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** One of my favorite healthy meals is a Chef’s salad. It’s so easy to put together and can be tweaked to use whatever ingredients are on hand (including leftovers). A traditional Chef’s salad includes a bed of […]

Slow-Cooked Barbecue Chicken (with Homemade BBQ Sauce)

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How to Identify and Use Winter Squash

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** If you have ever wondered how to use the different varieties of winter squash, you may want to rad my post over at Keeper of the Home. It’s full of ideas for using different varieties such as: […]

Chocolate Chili {Yes, Chocolate!}

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Have you ever tried cocoa powder in your chili? It really adds a great depth of flavor (and color). Do note that this chili needs to simmer for a couple of hours, so plan ahead. Also, this […]

Our Favorite Marinara Sauce Recipe

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** A good marinara sauce adds depth to pasta dishes, zest to pizza toppings, and is an excellent dip for Stromboli. It also goes well over spaghetti squash or vegetables. The following marinara sauce recipe is one I’ve […]

Family Favorite Potato Soup

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.**   This is a favorite potato soup recipe that my family enjoys. It can be made on the stove top in under an hour or pop it in the slow cooker for about three hours. Put the […]

Quick and Easy Veggie Tortilla Wraps Recipe

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** I recently remembered making these little veggie bundles a few years ago. They were tasty, but it took forever to chop all the vegetables. Now, I’ve wised up and created a much faster preparation method. Which means […]

Slow-Cooked Honey Chicken (a simple crockpot recipe)

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** This honey chicken recipe has been a family favorite for years. It’s yummy with vegetables on the side (and rice if you desire). Honey Chicken Recipe adapted from Jonni McCoy’s book, Miserly Meals.   Serves 4 Prep. Time: […]

Tinga – A Simple Mexican Dish That Feeds a Crowd!

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** This is a delicious Mexican dish that I learned to make while at the Bible school.  One of our wonderful teachers had been a missionary in Mexico and was taught how to make it while she was […]