Tag: slow-cooker

Mexi-Mac ((Part 3 of 3 “Tasty Meals for Tired Travelers”))

Mexi-Mac ((Part 3 of 3 “Tasty Meals for Tired Travelers”))

The third meal planned for our Spring Break ski trip adventure :: Mexi-Mac. If you haven’t caught the first 2 handy meals our fam enjoyed while traveling to New Mexico follow the links below.

Hearty Italian Herbed Tomato & Meat Sauce w/ Semo Conchiglie ((Part 2 of 3 “Tasty Meals for Tired Travelers”))

Hearty Italian Herbed Tomato & Meat Sauce w/ Semo Conchiglie ((Part 2 of 3 “Tasty Meals for Tired Travelers”))

Before you run for the hills, muttering things about how “Semo Conchiglie” is not among the list of things you consider making when you are tired, just take out those words and replace them with “Macaroni”. Thanks to T.J. Maxx, I have access to “fancy” noodles 

Juicy & Tender Roasted Whole Chicken ((Slow-cooker Style))

Juicy & Tender Roasted Whole Chicken ((Slow-cooker Style))

This meal reminds me of home! Not because it was a common recipe in my home growing up, more because it tastes so very good…and the smell: mouth-watering! That savory wave of herby goodness fills every corner of the home when this chicken is doing its thing. This recipe is like cozy gray pants, a cold rainy day, a good book and rooms full of giggles all crammed into on pot. Really. You can never make it too much and it never disappoints.

So get your whole chicken ready and make this recipe – it’s time to go home.

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Weekend Randomness and a Yummy Leftover Recipe

Weekend Randomness and a Yummy Leftover Recipe

It is “that” time of year! Pumpkins are everywhere and the air is cooling! I took the herd to the grocery store a few days ago. For the record, that is something I try to avoid. Within 2 minutes, my cart was full:

My Top 10 Favorite Gluten-Free Food for a Year recipes:

My Top 10 Favorite Gluten-Free Food for a Year recipes:

I have been meaning to highlight several of these recipes for quite a while now – but was finally prompted into action by one of my good friends ((and former college roommate)) to throw a few recipes out to all the peeps who live a 

Slow-cooker Citrus Jerk & Apricot Pork Sliders

Slow-cooker Citrus Jerk & Apricot Pork Sliders

A few nights ago we had the most delicious meal! It wasn’t just delicious – it was so simple, very little prep work (like 2.44 minutes of prep!!) and few ingredients. All of these factors combine to put this recipe on permanent meal rotation status for our family! Continue reading Slow-cooker Citrus Jerk & Apricot Pork Sliders

Curry Beef & Butternut Squash

Curry Beef & Butternut Squash

It’s that time of week where it seems as though there isn’t enough time in the day to check off all of the ‘to-do’s’ on my list. But one thing is for certain: when the clock strikes 6, I will have a herd of people 

One of my favorite Pins — EVER!

One of my favorite Pins — EVER!

I found this recipe a few months ago and have put it into my regular dinner rotation ever since. It is crazy easy – and the flavor is so good it is shocking!