Get Going With Easy Crock Pot Recipes

Are you in desperate need to improve your nutrition? Here’s a great way to get started with easy crock pot recipes. One of the most overlooked advantages of regularly using this handy kitchen aide is the fact that once your items are placed inside and its turned on, the rest of the work is taken completely out of your hands. What can be better than that?

If you haven’t had the chance to explore many of the easy crock pot recipes that can be made with a slow cooker, or if you’ve forgotten all about the convenience these appliances provide, hopefully this article helps inspire you to jump back on board the crock pot express.

Was that bit too much?

Well still, it’s important to point out not only how convenient these kitchen tools are, but also the quality of meal that can be prepared without you needing to slave over the stove for hours preparing a meal for your family.

Funny thing is, ever since my crock pot was accidentally broken

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A Classic Big Green Egg Burger Recipe

The Big Green Egg is the most versatile grill I have ever owned. It can sear steaks at temperatures up to 700F, or it can slowly smoke a 10lb brisket for 17 hours at 225F. It acts as a grill, an oven, and a smoker all in one! Another great feature of the Big Green Egg is that it is very fuel efficient. The grill easily maintains the desired temperature for several hours, or even overnight, using relatively little charcoal when compared to a normal grill. The best part about the Big Green Egg is that it is easy to make delicious food!

Burgers are one of my favorite things to cook on the Big Green Egg… Simple, fast, and of course delicious. There are a million different recipes for burgers, but they follow the same formula; bun, sauce, ground beef, cheese, seasonings, and bacon (all good burgers have bacon). My favorite burger recipe follows the same formula; jalapeno bun (from a local bakery!), seasoned ground beef, roasted corn guacamole, pepper jack cheese, and…&

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Three No Bake Cookie Recipes

Kids love cookies, but moms are often too busy to bother baking in the summertime. But wouldn’t it be great if the kids could make their own? The first recipe requires no baking at all. The second recipe makes use of a stove top and the third recipe needs just a microwave. Because these aren’t baked, you don’t have to worry about the chemistry of the ingredients. That makes them practically full proof!

RECIPE 1 COOKIE DOUGH NO BAKES: Here is a twist on a no bake cookie. The recipe calls for ¼ cup butter creamed with 1/3 cup brown sugar. If you don’t have brown sugar just use regular sugar. (If you are a purist add a teaspoon of molasses or maple extract.) Add 1 cup of oatmeal, 7 ounces of sweetened condensed milk and ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract. Add ½ cup of chips or nuts or ¼ cup of each. Shape the dough into one-inch round balls or use a cookie scoop. Place on wax paper and chill for about an hour. With a one-tablespoon sized scoop, you should

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3 Quick Crock Pot Sauce Recipes That You Should Learn

Sauces add more flavor and texture to any dish. A simple cooked meat or vegetable dish can come alive bursting with flavor with the right sauce. If you want to try quick yet delicious sauces, take out your slow cooker for a fuss-free cooking experience.

Here are 3 simple yet flavorful crock pot sauce recipes that are definitely a must-try:

Home-Style Crock Pot Pizza Sauce

What you need:

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 4 cups water
  • 3 cups tomato paste
  • 5 tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon dried onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

In a slow cooker, mix together garlic, lemon juice, water, tomato paste, dried parsley, honey, dried onion, dried basil, dried oregano and cayenne pepper. Stir to mix ingredients well. Cover and cook for 6 to 8 hours

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3 Of The Best Tomato-Based Crock Pot Recipes To Try

Did you know that a tomato is actually a fruit? Generally, they are now considered to be a vegetable. Tomatoes are a staple in households and in thousands of recipes. This superfood is an excellent source of lycopene, an antioxidant known for its many health benefits which include reduced risk of cancer and heart disease. It is also packed with vitamin C and K, folate, potassium and many other essential nutrients. If you are a fan of its sour and somewhat sweet flavor, here are some tomato-based crock pot recipes to try:

Slow Cooked Beefy Tomato Stew

What you need:

  • 1 kilogram beef chuck, fat trimmed then sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 carrots, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 3 stalks celery, sliced into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 cups cooked brown rice
  • 3 1/2 cups crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cu

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Hungarian Goulash Crock Pot Recipe

With so many Hungarian Goulash recipes out there, how do you know what’s authentic? Dumplings or not, stew or thicker, noodles or plain.

My husband spent a year abroad studying in Bonn, Germany and traveling all over Europe, so when he asked me to create an authentic Hungarian Goulash recipe I was a little timid. With a little bit of research and my crock pot, I came up with this recipe and held my breath while he took his first bite.

He loved it! He claims it is as close to “true” Hungarian Goulash as he’s ever tasted in the states. We served it over noodles, however traditionally it’s thicker than a stew and is eaten by itself; no dumplings, no noodles. Ironically enough, a few months later a friend of ours made the same recipe for their father who was also picky about his goulash having spent time in Budapest. More compliments reigned in; this truly was a close-to-authentic recipe. Beyond that, it’s extremely easy and very tasty &

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3 Amazing Slow Cooker Recipes To Try Now

Slow cooking is a great way to prepare incomparable home-cooked meals without too much work. Everyone wants to come home to a warm dinner and enjoy it with family. So ditch the microwaveable meals or ordering fast food, take your crock pot out and try these amazing slow cooker recipes!

Tasty Tropical BBQ Meatballs

What you need:

  • 1/2 bag frozen meatballs, preferably cooked
  • 2 1/2 cups pineapple chunks (with juice)
  • 2 1/4 cups barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

In a large bowl, mix together pineapple chunks with juice, barbecue sauce and brown sugar. Stir until all ingredients are well-combined. Place the meatballs in a slow cooker then pour the pineapple mixture over it. Stir to coat meatballs with sauce. Cover and cook for 1 hour on high or 2 to 3 hours on low. Best served warm.

The Best Cheesy Pesto Chicken Pasta

What you need:

  • 3/4 kilogr

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Preparing Piranha: Four Delicious Recipes for Adventuresome Eating

Prepare your freshly-caught Piranha native style, with these Brazilian recipes. Cachama, a Piranha-related farm-raised species, is often used where Piranha are not locally available. Cachama (in Colombia) and Tambaqui or Pacu (in Brazil) which also originate in the Amazon and Orinoco River basins can likewise be used. Two Cachama species cultivated commercially in Central and South America are the white one (Piaractus brachypomus) and the black one (Colossoma macropomum). If one of these is not available where you live, any firm white-fleshed fish or fillets will amply suffice. Here are four delicious ways to prepare your Piranha:

Piranha in Tomato Sauce


Piranha, whole, cleaned and scaled

4 firm, ripe tomatoes

1 finely chopped medium-sized onion

2 tablespoons of finely chopped fresh parsley

half a cup of water

2 tablespoons of margarine

salt and pepper to taste


Peel and cut tomato i

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Mouth-Watering Sausage Recipes We Bet You Haven’t Tried

Sausages are a lot like hot dogs – they’re comfort food, easily prepared and most of all, versatile. While they’re good eaten alone, they taste even better on a dish. These well-loved piece of meat are mostly consumed during breakfast, but they can also be used as an ingredient to create hearty, fulfilling dishes that are ideal for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Try these hearty sausage recipes now:

Sausage and Peppers Mac and Cheese

What you need:

  • 1/2 kilograms Italian sausage
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 1 1/4 cups shell pasta
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Olive oil, for frying
  • Freshly chopped parsley for garnishing

Heat olive oil over medium high heat in a large skillet then cook

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5 Healthy, Delicious and Low-Calorie Weight Loss Recipes

These recipes for healthy living need not to be bland and expensive; here is a list that can help you create the healthy foodie in you.

1. Light Entrees

Let’s begin with low-calorie entrees. One popular healthy recipe for weight loss that is both tasty and below 300 calories is, Grilled Chicken Pineapple salad. This healthy food recipe is a combination of all the nutrients you will need but on a minimal calorie intake. Use skinless chicken breast, get some spinach leaves, pineapple bits, and plate with bell peppers. Dress it with orange juice to give that sweet-spicy twist. You can also add onions for an extra surge of spice.

2. Low-Calorie Breakfast

Breakfast might be the king of all meals for the day, but it doesn’t really have to be loaded with so much calories. A lot of recipes for healthy living are interestingly delicious; one that you should try is Poached Eggs with Tomatoes and Mushrooms. To set the egg white, you can pour a little vin

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