Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes

Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes from  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…]

Slow Cooker Citrus Chicken

slow cooker citrus chicken

This is becoming a habit.  Mondays and slow cooker recipes.  I have found that I love using my slow cooker on Sundays especially.  We have 9:00 am church and are home by noon, or at least I am home by noon.  Because of his calling at church, my husband, can be there most of the day.  I love having dinner waiting in the slow cooker so that when he gets home, dinner is ready and waiting for us.  Sunday is suppose to be a day of rest, right?  Using my [Continue Reading…]

Slow Cooker Double Beef Chili

slow cooker chili

Slow Cooker Double Beef Chili is a sure way to fill them up and warm them up! I have a couple of good friends I walk with a couple of times a week.  I love exercising with friends because it gets me out there.  On those dark, rainy, cold mornings when I would have a hard time getting my body out of be, I know they will be knocking at my door soon! I love starting my day off with my friends.  They listen to me rant and rave sometimes  and love [Continue Reading…]

Slow Cooker Chipotle Chicken Stew

Slow Cooker Chipotle Chicken Stew

Slow Cooker Chipotle Chicken Stew is full of flavor and easy to make in the slow cooker Happy Monday! Have you done your meal planning for the week yet? If not, I’m here to help. If you’ve already got it figured out put today’s recipe on the list for next week. This is my 5th slow cooker recipe of 2015. I promised one a week and I’m determined to keep my word. I hope you are enjoying them all. You can check out my 30+ Slow Cooker Recipe post here [Continue Reading…]

The Perfect Slow Cooker Pot Roast

The Perfect Pot Roast

Another easy and delicious slow cooker recipe for you – the perfect slow cooker pot roast.There is something about pot roast that just SCREAMS comfort food to me.  It doesn’t just say it, it screams it!  Growing up there was always some kind of roast on Sunday.  Sunday was a special day and it was the day we had roast.  It wasn’t necessarily pot roast but it was some kind of roast.  I shared my Sunday Pot Roast recipe here. You may have noticed that I called todays recipe “perfect”. [Continue Reading…]

Slow Cooker Chicken Chile Verde

slow cooker chicken chili verde

Slow Cooker Chicken Chile  Verde is oh so easy and so delicious! So I am holding true to my promise of more slow cooker recipes for the new year!  This is the second one. I wish I could say I had kept all of my goals for this year for two weeks already! If you missed the first slow cooker recipe of the year be sure and check out these amazing slow cooker Balsamic Short Ribs I posted last week.  Just a hint,  they are delicious served with the Roasted [Continue Reading…]

Slow Cooker Balsamic Short Ribs

Slow Cooker Balsamic Beef Short Ribs

These slow cooker balsamic short ribs are so tender and delicious but the best part is they are easy! One of my New Year’s goals is to use my slow cooker more, at least once a week.  So guess what that means?  You’ll be seeing lots more slow cooker recipes here on the blog.  Hope that’s o.k.  If the pageviews on my 30+ easy, delicious family friend slow cooker meals is any indication how you feel about slow cooker meals, I think  I’m o.k.!  That post brought in more traffic to my [Continue Reading…]

30+ Easy, Delicious, Family Friendly, Slow Cooker Meals

slow cooker meals

Enjoy over 30 easy, delicious, family friendly slow cooker meals.  There is something for everyone! One of my goals for 2015 is to be better about meal planning and to use my slow cooker more.  I love using my slow cooker.  There is nothing better than coming home from a busy, crazy day and walking into the house and smelling dinner cooking away in the slow cooker!  All I have to do is dish it up!  Every time I use my slow cooker my first thoughts are, “why don’t I [Continue Reading…]

Cinnamon Sugar Almonds


Ashley of Wishes and Dishes joins us today with a fun and yummy treat  you can make in the slow cooker!   Be sure to visit her blog to enter the Blendetec Giveaway and then check out what Mique and Cindy are sharing as part of the Craft and Sew! Hello to all of you lovely Your Homebased Mom readers! My name is Ashley and I blog over at Wishes and Dishes. The main focus on my blog is cooking and baking no-fuss dishes that are tasty, yet not time-consuming. Therefore, most of [Continue Reading…]