Being a mom with children involved in many after school activities, there are times I want to throw my hands up and drive my car to the closest fast food drive thru.
But the dietitian in me can’t do it. Oh, don’t get me wrong, the people at Subway know me very well, and if I could take the money spent on every $1.00 Diet Coke my husband buys, there would be a lot of cash in my pocket.
I mean that as much as I want to take the easy route, I try really hard not to. I am not saying my family has lavish meals every night. My solution is to look for simple recipes, use leftovers wisely, and utilize one kitchen gadget that I could not survive without – the crock pot.
Tonight, pull your slow cooker out and get one of these easy recipes ready for dinner (or breakfast) tomorrow.
When you walk through the door at 6:30 pm to a hot meal you will be happy you planned ahead. Then give yourself a high-five for avoiding the drive thru and saving money at the same time.
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Crock Pot Dinner Recipes:
Slow Cooker Veggie Loaded Lasagna by Nutritionist Reviews
Crock Pot Chicken Thighs by Create Kids Club
Curry Chicken by 80 Twenty Nutrition
Slow Cooker Beef by Just The Right Byte
Slow Cooker Carnitas Tacos by Rebel Dietitians
Crock Pot Side Dishes:
Refried Beans by Create Kids Club
Slow Cooker Coconut Curry Lentils by Rebel Dietitians
Crock Pot Breakfast Ideas:
Homemade Granola by Snacking In Sneakers
Fresh Applesauce by Empowered Nutrition
Cinnamon Apple Crock Pot Oats by Hungry Hobby
What crock pot recipes would you add to this list? I love new recipes to try 🙂
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