Recipes

3 Reasons To Use Your Slow Cooker This Summer + Crockpot Hacks & Tips

I know we typically think of Fall & Winter when we think about our crockpots. However, just because it’s summer, doesn’t mean it’s not a good time to use your slow cooker! In fact, it’s the BEST time to use it! Here are 3 great reasons why: 1. Summer is just about the busiest time of the year, with kid’s activities, sports, and vacations…who has time to cook?? Meals made in the slow cooker are effortless when you’re on the go! 2. Who wants to heat up the kitchen even…

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Cheap Homemade Crockpot Veggie Soup

This is a go-to favorite  in our family. It’s made of nothing but canned veggies, broth & herbs. It could not be simpler! You’ll be surprised at how DELICIOUS it is! It costs just a few dollars for a GIANT crockpot full, and it is so healthy! I make it healthier by always draining and rinsing my canned veggies to remove the excess sodium. Cheap Homemade Crockpot Veggie Soup Recipe Type: Soup Cuisine: Crockpot Author: Kelli Brink Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 6 hours Total time: 6 hours 5…

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Frugal Recipe of the Day: Crockpot Baked Potato Bar

This is a simple recipe, that’s not even really a “recipe” at all. This just involves warming things up, basically, so it’s great for a night when you don’t really feel like cooking. 🙂 You can add any toppings you like to this list, this is just a good start. Get as creative as you can imagine! Baked potato bars are fun! Everyone gets to build their own, just the way they like it, with as much or as little as they want. Great idea for parties and big crowds!…

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