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Cook a pumpkin in a crock pot

Cook Pumpkin in a Crock Pot

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Do you have a left over, uncarved pumpkin still sitting on your porch? Are you looking for something to do with that perfect pumpkin you never got around to carving? …

Fiesta Stuffed Peppers : Easy & Healthy Recipe!

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Our kids fell in love with Zucchini Boats last summer and now we are trying the same out with Stuffed Peppers and Stuffed Tomatoes.  Last year we had Zucchini Boats…

Spaghetti Squash in the Slow Cooker. Literally the easiest thing I have ever made.

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My kids are kind of obsessed with spaghetti squash, they love that it is veggie noodle.  We grew several squashes in our garden but our lack of expertise in organic…


Black Beans in the Crock Pot : Instructions & Video

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One of the easiest ways we have found to stretch our food budget but still eat healthy is by swapping meat protein for beans.   We often will use black beans…

Homemade Vegetable Broth in a Slow Cooker

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I have been making my own chicken broth and Homemade Vegetable Broth in a Slow Cooker for years now.  If you cook with broth often, making your own is practically free,…

Tomato Soup Crock Pot Recipe

Easy Tomato Soup Crock Pot Recipe

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I love cooking in my crock pot – especially soups!  This Easy Tomato Soup Crock Pot Recipe is seriously the best! Fall is a great time for crock pot recipes. …

Hot Cocoa Crock Pot

Crock Pot Caramel Hot Cocoa Recipe

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Hot Cocoa is one of our favorite treats on a chilly day, and a great addition to a holiday party.  I am loving all the Salted Caramel Chocolatey goodness you…

Crock Pot Apple Cider

Crock Pot Caramel Apple Cider

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Apple Cider in the crock pot (or any slow cooker) is a great addition to a holiday party.  Not only is it delicious but it makes your entire homes smell…

slow cooker lentil soup

Slowcooker Lentil Soup

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With Fall coming around you can bet we are going to be sharing lots of fun Soup Recipes!  The first recipe is one of my daughter’s favorites – Lentil Soup. …

Crock Pot Apple Butter

Slow Cooker Apple Butter Recipe

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Our family is a part of a small private community garden and it has been so much fun to cook with ingredients that are so local we picked them ourselves! …