Category Crock-Pot Meals

Slow-Cooker Garden Chili and Cinnamon Rolls

I think that a lot of people may find this combination to be rather odd, but cinnamon rolls and chili were a very usual meal for me during my teenage years (my high school cafeteria served it regularly). Many people from my hometown claim that this meal is unique to that particular city, so I […]

Vegan Slow-Cooker Green Chili

So you made my slow-cooker carnitas, now what do you do with them? You can’t go wrong with a great green chili. Unless you are from a place where green chili is practically a food group (like Colorado), you may not know about the addiction which is green chili. Here in my home state, we find […]

Slow Cooker Hearty Leek and Potato Soup

The weather is so gorgeous today! I am beginning to think that comforting slow-cooker soups might be just about “out of season”. This is Colorado though, so I am not going to hold my breath yet. It is very possible that it could be 80 degrees today and snowing tomorrow. I love the flavor of […]

Easy Slow-Cooker Tortilla Soup

It is finally feeling like winter again in northern Colorado. I was just about to give up hope of ever seeing snow again before next Christmas when suddenly we got blasted with cold. It is perfect soup weather, especially slow-cooker soups. Slow-cooker meals are some of the best as far as comfort food goes. You […]

Hearty Beefy Barley Soup

Crock-pot meals can be a real lifesaver. On the days when I think I am going to lose my mind because there is so much going on, it is very comforting to know that just a few minutes of prep in the morning can result in a hot, home-cooked meal ready for dinner with minimal […]