Five Crock Pots, Five Gluten Free Breads, and a Recipe

Gluten Free Crock Pot Bread

I made the decision two and a half years ago to have our family go gluten free.  I have no issues myself with gluten, but my son Tristan is sensitive to it and was a different child once we took gluten out of his system.  One of my hardest transitions going gluten free was bread.  [...]

Chicken Coconut Crock Pot Curry

Chicken Curry Crock Pot

As a busy mother of three I have a love affair with my crock pot.  My crock pot allows me to cook healthy and yummy dinners for my family and saves me from ordering out.  One of the foods I love to cook are curries.  We make a curry similar to this on the stove, [...]

Who Knew? Gluten Free Bread in a Crock-Pot

Who Knew? Gluten Free Bread in a Crock-Pot

Easy As Sliced Bread . . . When my husband and I got married one of the many gifts we received was a Crock-Pot®. I did not see the use for it, and it sat catching dust in my pantry.  As the years went by and I became a better cook I soon realized the [...]

Super-Easy Cheesy Italian Meatballs

Cheesy Italian Meatballs

This is an easy recipe for slow cooker cheesy Italian meatballs. My kids love meatballs in any form, and they love this recipe too. I make my meatballs by hand (Homemade Turkey Meatballs). I have made this recipe previously with frozen meatballs as described below, but it also works for homemade meatballs. If you use [...]

Crock-Pot Barbecue Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork

Here is a simple recipe for Crock-Pot® barbecue pulled pork.  There are many versions I have tried, but this one is more mild and my kids seem to like it the best.   Ingredients 4-5 pounds of boneless pork shoulder or butt (I prefer shoulder) 1 /2 cup of apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup of brown sugar 1 [...]

Crock-Pot Chicken Parmesan

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

This is a relatively easy recipe for Crock-Pot® Chicken Parmesan.  The most difficult part of this recipe is breading the chicken and browning it in a skillet.  I make it with the gluten-free option I give below. Crock-Pot Chicken Parmesan   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 5 hours Total time 5 hours 20 [...]

Super-Easy Crock-Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage

Corned Beef

This is a really good basic recipe for corned beef and cabbage my kids devour.  They are not big fans of the cabbage, but they love the carrots and potatoes I also add into the mix.  Generally, I get about a 3 pound piece of corned beef from the meat section of the grocery store.  [...]

Super-Easy Crock-Pot Vegetarian Chili

Super-Easy Crock-Pot Vegetarian Chili

A Perfect Vegetarian Chili This is a super-easy Crock-Pot vegetarian chili that is basic, but excellent.  Over the years I took what I liked from various chili recipes to create this one my family loves.  Although this is a vegetarian chili, if you wanted it with meat, the proper amount would be about one pound [...]

Super-Easy Crock-Pot Beef Brisket

Crockpot Brisket

Here is a super-easy recipe I learned from a woman who was an American Soldier while I lived in Germany.  It was passed to me as a brisket recipe cooked in the oven, but I modified it as a Crock-Pot® recipe.  It was also not originally gluten-free, and so my version here uses a gluten-free [...]