Sometimes, you’re just not into cooking. Takes time. Can get tricky. You can cut yourself. Don’t want to miss the newest episode of your favorite show. But, you love to eat.
You love enjoying a nice dish, and want to start the good habit in life, cooking. Does it really need to be that tough? Absolutely not.
Take a look in your kitchen for slow cooker. This handy all-in-one cooking appliance can be used in many recipes, and produce delicious meals without effort. It’s basically made for the people who don’t want to spend hours in kitchen. First thing that comes to mind when you think about slow cooker – a soup. Or a stew. However, you can prepare a variety of meals with it, considering the way of preparing food. A tasty dinner, lunch or a dessert.
Big advantage of using a crock pot is – you just get the ingredients, mash them all together, put them in and forget about it. An alarm after needed hours is a smart move, to remind you that your meal is done.
Using the slow cooker, you won’t miss your favorite show on TV. Here are the slow cooker recipes that will change your cooking:
For this one, you’ll need a skillet and slow cooker. Ten ingredients (probably already in your kitchen), and just 10-15 minutes of preparation.
Then, you just leave it for 3 hours if you set on “High” or 6 hours if you set on “Medium”. Set the alarm, relax, and let crock pot do the rest.
Can’t be easier. It’s healthy, delicious, and you didn’t brake a sweat making it.
When you usually don’t have time to cook, and want to make something tasty, you use scrambled eggs. It’s easy, and done quick.
With this slow cooker recipe, you can have them prepared and waiting for the next 8 hours for your needs. Excellent idea if you need to snack, and have no nerves to cook again after lunch.
Preparation is easy, and you can make variations suiting your taste.
The Fajita soup tastes delicious, and the preparation is easy; put the ingredients in a crock pot, and let them cook slow, 4-6 hours. Extras like tortilla and cheese topping are fine but not necessary. (Or can be bought on the side)
Healthy, tasteful meal.
Bean and spinach soup can be served as a whole meal, served with bread. The process is same like the before mentioned soup, just pour the ingredients and cook for 5-7 hours. (Depending on setting)
Season to taste, and surprise your partner with tasty meal, nutritional and good-looking. People won’t believe you made it yourself.
Have you tried this combination perhaps? It’s well-known in Paleo circles these days. Paleo diet has been a blast on the Internet lately, and we know that it is healthy, and losing a pound or two wouldn’t hurt you, right?
With this slow cooker recipe, you can stick to the diet, and prepare meal in advance. Same principles as always, put the ingredients in crock pot, and cook them for 8 to 10 hours. Enjoy combining apples and pork.
Beef is low-fat, tasty and stacked with protein. Broccoli is one of the healthiest green foods you can eat. Rice is great for the bowels, and keeps you full for long time. And yes, its tremendously easy to make this meal.
This one is really easy. Wrap potatoes in foil, put them to slow cooker, and leave them. They’re done in nearly 4 hours and prepared in five minutes. Can’t get any easier than this. And, they are more healthy when not fried.
Vegetarian food can also be great, and well prepared in slow cooker. This meal will need about 4-6 hours, depending on heat setting. There is a lot of veggies involved, so health benefits are obvious here.
You need 8 ingredients, and slow cooker. That’s all. And the taste is unbelievable. (Takes around 6-10 hours, depending on setting the cooker)
Same as always, mix the ingredients and put them into cooker for 2 to 4 hours.
This delicious dip is awesome appetizer and starter, even though can be used for a meal with friends. Serve it on a crunchy bread and enjoy.
This slow cooker recipe is a bit “harder” to make. You need to bake beef and sausage 5 minutes, and then put that in slow cooker for next 7 hours with rest of the ingredients. 15 minutes before the end, adding Italian tortellini to mixture can’t be that complicated, right? Only thing left to do is to enjoy the meal.
*Tip – this meal is caloric, be sure to have it before 6 PM. Healthy eating must induce consuming lighter food after 6 PM, as this habit is not difficult to implement in your daily life.*
This one doesn’t need many hours to complete. It only takes 50 minutes, and some small preparation. Shrimp are good protein source, and it’s recommended eating seafood once a week at least.
This is a healthy meal your whole family can agree on and you will love the ease of prep. Small preparation before cooking in pot, (4 minutes) and than 3 hours and 15 minutes of cooking.
Potato chowder is yummy! This meal, when is “seasoned” with little bacon and chives on top, tastes amazing. Cooking time – 8 to 10 hours.
You will be able to set it up in 10 minutes, and go to work, and when you’re back, you’ll have your delicious meal waiting. Simple as that.
In slow cooker, combine chicken, garlic, salsa, chiles, chili powder, 1 teaspoon salt, and teaspoon pepper. Cover and cook on high, 4 hours (or on low, 8 hours).
After it’s done, tear the meat apart in small pieces, add spices to taste and enjoy the easy made delicious tacos. Much more healthier than regular tacos bought on the street.
This scrumptious meal can turn your house to an restaurant, smell-vise. Cooking lasts for 6 hours, or when chicken gets tender, and during this period your house will be filled with delicious smell which will last for hours after. Preparation of ingredients before cooking in crock pot takes only 5-6 minutes.
When you get used to crock pot and using it every single day (which will happen if you try at least two of the recipes from here) you can start on some bit “complex” meals. Even though they’re still so easy to make.
Put in, cook, remove chicken, add rice, return chicken and cheese, serve. Easy.
One of the easiest yet.It can be done for 5 minutes prep, and 4 hours cooking. Three ingredients. These are a party hit!
Small suggestion: they are yummy, but caloric. The good advice for consuming them is to make sure you eat them during the day, and don’t overdose.
Easy recipe. Mix the ingredients in crock pot, and cook for 8-9 hours. 20 minutes before the end, add meaty stuff, and let them cook together. Extraordinary delicious, and healthy meal.
Seafood should be implemented in your weekly feeding regime for health reasons, and it’s tasty.
Excellent recipe for weight watchers. Low calories, high protein, and healthy and delicious meal. Cut the chicken, put it in crock pot with spices and sauces, and cook on Low for 2 hours.
Preparing this will take around 30 minutes. You need to make the paste for meat, and bake lamb in skillet until it goes brown on all sides. And then, put it in slow cooker for 8 hours. It will melt in your mouth later.
Your slow cooker does all the work. Real barbecue taste from a crock pot. Cooking lasts for 8 hours, and then you just cut it thin with onion and enjoy.
Ice cream, milk, and espresso. Delicious combination. When crock pot mends them together you’ll forget about regular coffee.
Melt the ingredients in your crock pot, and pour into baking dish. Let it harden, and than cut on small cubes. Delicious.
2 hours of cooking will make this latte with pumpkin taste unforgettable. And you’ll prepare it for 5 minutes, and all the rest will be done by your crock pot.
Delicious desert. Easy to make, and you get to mix and crumble dry cake mix with butter. 2 to 4 hours cooking in cooker, depending on heat.
This seriously could NOT be any easier! And, you’ll wake up in the morning with a house that smells delicious and a slow cooker full of piping hot oatmeal!
This delicious low calorie treat will be done in about two hours. Rum and honey give exquisite taste to banana slices, while slow cooker melts them to perfection.
You can make a healthy fruit punch for an vivid afternoon sip. It can replace a tea as well as cocktails at your brunch party.
This low calorie dessert is delicious and healthy. Combined with whipped cream it is a pleasure for all senses.
The slow cooker can make your life easier. You will prepare meals like professional without too much effort. Don’t be afraid to make a first step, you can enjoy your specialty even today.