Dinners · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving) · slow cooker recipes · Soups

Black Bean and Steak Chili

This is one of my very favorite chili recipes.  The best part is that you chop up two – yes, TWO things, and then you just throw everything else into the crockpot for the day.  No meat browning, no bean soaking.  It’s a simple, delicious, and very hearty chili. Serve it up with some cornbread,… Continue reading Black Bean and Steak Chili

Beef · Dinners · slow cooker recipes · Soups

Wendy’s Style Chili

Wendy’s Style Chili I love the chili and Wendy’s.  It’s one of the lower-calorie filling items on their menu, and on lazy days when I take my kids to the park and let them have fast food for lunch, I will pick up a bowl of the chili for myself.  So, when I saw this… Continue reading Wendy’s Style Chili

slow cooker recipes · Soups

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup (in the slow cooker)

 I love, love, love creamy homemade tomato soup with grilled cheese sandwiches.  It is one of my favorite comfort foods.  I saw a recipe for a hearty slow cooker tomato soup on Today’s Mama and immediately wanted to try it. I did modify it a bit to make it a little healthier.  The Today’s Mama link… Continue reading Creamy Tomato Basil Soup (in the slow cooker)

chicken · Dinners · Healthy and Delicious · slow cooker recipes

Skinny Adobo Chicken

Adobo Chicken is a Filipino dish that I first tried asa teenager.  I loved it, and I still do.  Chicken (traditionally on the bone, with skins on) is slow cooked with soy, vinegar, pepper, and tons of garlic.  The aroma will make your whole house smell delicious.  I used boneless, skinless chicken breasts to cut… Continue reading Skinny Adobo Chicken