Slow Cooker Sweet Glazed Carrots

These tender & sweet baby carrots will quickly become a family favorite. Throw a few ingredients in the crock pot and come back to an amazing side dish that the whole family will love. I am not really that great with side dishes. I will usually just do a bagged salad, cut up some cucumbers and tomato and toss it all together and call it good. By the time I am done going through the circus act of trying to cook dinner; juggling the two hot pots on the stove, stopping the kids from fighting, feeding the screaming baby, and picking up spills, I am way too tired to … [Read more...]

Creamy Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Creamy, flavorful broth loaded with shredded chicken, carrots, celery and wild rice. This cooks all day in the slow cooker and uses a package of rice-a-roni for convenience. This stuff is incredible! Yay! It's July! July is my birthday month and more importantly my baby turns 1! Ever since turning 30, last year, I don't really pay attention to my birthdays. I've been having a hard time coming to terms with getting older. But now that my kids are at that age where they get super excited about birthdays, I kind of have to be excited about mine and want to celebrate it … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Green Beans

Tender cooked fresh green beans right in your slow cooker. Only a few ingredients and you have a healthy & delicious tasting side dish. I made these for dinner and I was fully expecting a battle from the kids. Surprisingly, like I was in total shock, my kids ate these green beans like they were candy. My rule with dinnertime is that they have to eat everything. I give them small amounts of everything I make and they have to eat it. I don't make a separate meal for the kids and then something different for my husband and I. Too much work! So, I was pleasantly … [Read more...]

Crockpot Teriyaki Chicken

Throw a few ingredients in the crockpot, set the timer and walk away! So easy and the results will amaze you. Tender cooked chicken in a sweet teriyaki sauce. Serve over rice and you have a delicious family meal.  I absolutely love easy & simple dinners that everyone in the family enjoys. I know it's a family-approved recipe when there is silence at the dinner table because everyone is busy eating :) Normally, our family dinners are full of milk spilling, silverware dropping, whining about how the food looks, asking for us to blow on their food to cool it down, … [Read more...]