Slow Cooker Southwestern Pot Roast

Slow Cooker Southwestern Pot Roast was voted the best pot roast he's ever had by my husband. He's eaten a lot of pot roast!

Slow Cooker Southwestern Pot Roast is tender and delicious! Just possibly the best pot roast I’ve ever made. After my husband took a couple bites of this he announced,  “This is the best pot roast I’ve ever had.  Don’t tell my mother!”   I loved it! My husband is a real  meat and potatoes kind of guy from Idaho so he grew up eating a lot of roast so this man knows his pot roast.  I have to say I pretty much agree with him on his verdict.  It was [Continue Reading…]

Slow Cooker Al Pastor Tacos

slow cooker al pastor tacos

These yummy al pastor tacos are full of amazing flavor and so easy because they are done in the slow cooker. This post is sponsored by Mom It Forward and Cans Get You Cooking.  All opinions are my own. I was living under a misconception. All these years I thought slow cooker cooking was only for the fall and winter.  Not for summer.  I was wrong.  I’m not sure where this idea came from but I firmly believed that you only cooked with your slow cooker in the cooler months. [Continue Reading…]

Slow Cooker Cuban Tortas & Cookbook Giveaway

Slow Cooker Pork Torta

This article is sponsored by Dairy Good. The opinions and text are my own. One of my favorite bedtime reading genres is cookbooks!  I love crawling into bed with a new cookbook and some post it notes and paging through the book and marking all the recipes I want to try.   For me a cookbook not only must have good recipes but good photos and stories to go along with the recipes.  When I was given the opportunity to review a brand new cookbook, The Dairy Good Cookbook: Everyday [Continue Reading…]

Slow Cooker Korean Beef Lettuce Wraps

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Lettuce Wraps are a great option when you are trying to cut down on carbs or are eating gluten free. Happy Monday!  I hope you had a great weekend.  Jim and I made a trip to Seattle and went to a Mariner’s Game Friday  night.  My husband loves baseball and I basically go for the food.  Safeco Field where the Marnier’s play has some good places to eat.  Who can pass up those Rally fries when that garlic scent permeates the stadium and I always like Ivar’s fish & chips! [Continue Reading…]

Slow Cooker Beef Curry

slow cooker beef curry

Add this slow cooker beef curry to your dinner rotation this week.  It is full of flavor and is delicious served with rice and or naan bread. I keep thinking I am going to put the slow cooker away and start using my grill more but I’ve got such a strong love affair going with that slow cooker that I’m having a hard time.  Even with the nicer weather we are having I am still loving using my slow cooker.  So this week you get another slow cooker recipe that [Continue Reading…]

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

slow cooker chicken fajitas

These slow cooker chicken fajitas are sure to be a winner! Do you have a little bit of  March Madness happening at your house?  We sure do at our house even though or favorite team (Go BYU Cougars) is out of the running but the men in my family are finding plenty of other teams to cheer for.  At last count, my 8 year old niece had the winning bracket! Whether your team wins or loses though, I’ve been experimenting with some new recipes to share with you and today [Continue Reading…]

Slow Cooker Beef Brisket

Slow Cooker Beef Brisket @yourhomebasedmom.com

Slow Cooker Beef Brisket is the delicious and easy.  The perfect combination. I love using my slow cooker on Mondays.  It is a nice way to ease back into the week.  This past weekend we went down to the San Francisco area to visit our son and his wife.  If you follow me on Instagram you saw some of the fun we were having! After all our fun and playing,  I needed some easing into my week! We love a good beef brisket at our house and cooking it in the [Continue Reading…]

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Carnitas

slow cooker salsa verde carnitas

This slow cooker salsa verde carnitas is definitely a family favorite around here! I think today’s recipe gets the award for the most cooked recipe by my college kids.   I’ve had college kids for about the past 13 years (the baby graduates this April!!) and my four kids have probably made this recipe more than any other one while they’ve been away at college.  There are a couple of reasons for this.  It’s easy and it’s delicious! It is made in a slow cooker and it also makes a [Continue Reading…]

Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes

Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes from yourhomebasedmom.com  Sweet and Tangy!

I am a day late with this week’s slow cooker recipe.  That’s what happens when you go out of town for 12 days.  I had a lot of fun attending two conferences and playing with my girls though!  I’ll be sharing some of the fun places I ate in Utah later this week.  You know I can’t live without my slow cooker. Did you know that February is National Canned Food Month?   I am excited to be working with Mom It Forward as part of their Cans Get You [Continue Reading…]