Heavenly Quinoa, Sweet Potato, and Black Beans in the Slow Cooker

quinoa, sweet potato, black beans in the slow cooker

I absolutely love to cook using the slow cooker!

I’ve shared with you before my Super Easy Slow Cooker Chili and my Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili.

There’s just something magical about dumping a whole bunch of stuff in that beautiful crockpot and then coming home to the amazing smell of a finished and ready-to-eat meal.

I also quite enjoy that feeling when I walk in the door after working all day and remember, “Oh yeah! Dinner is already ready!!!” (more…)

Super Easy Slow Cooker Chili

Super Easy Slow Cooker Chili


It’s one of my top 4 favorite seasons. Sorry – I had to.

Really, though, I do love fall. I love how beautiful the leaves are as they change colors. I love the crisp, cool air in the mornings. I love the smell of a bonfire. I love football.

And I love chili!


Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

chicken chiliSo this recipe is going to veer a little more toward the “EASY” end of the recipe spectrum, because…well, those are my favorite kind. I love a slow cooker – you just dump a bunch of stuff in, turn it on, and go to work. Well…that last part isn’t as fun, but you understand. I tried this recipe last week (more…)

Super Easy and Delicious Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

creamy chicken noodle soup

Are you looking for a super delicious, super easy recipe that is actually pretty good for you?

Great! You’ve come to the right place!

If you’ve visited this blog very often, you know that I LOVE to use the crock-pot! (Just check out these recipes right HERE.) This creamy chicken noodle soup recipe is one that you can definitely prepare in the slow cooker, OR in a nice big pot on the stove.

Also, this recipe is fabulous for meal prepping, because it makes about 13 or so cups!  (more…)

The Secrets You Want to Know About Meal Prepping

 meal prepping

If you don’t know it by now, you should! Meal prepping is where it’s at!

First of all, if you don’t know meal prepping is where it’s at, you might not know what I’m talking about. In case that’s you, meal prepping is basically the process of getting a week’s (or more) worth of food ready ahead of time.

Meal prepping will you save you time at the grocery store and time each day from cooking.

Even more importantly, it’ll save you time from the extra exercise you have to do to burn the calories from all that fast food you eat when you don’t have time to cook during the week.  (more…)