Archive for Crockpot

October 22nd, 2015

Sweet Pork Salad {Crock Pot Recipe}

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I know there are a lot of Cafe Rio Copycat recipes out there for this Sweet Pork Salad – I’ve tried many of them, and finally came up with the version I love the best!  This is one of my favorite meals – literally I could eat it all week (yes, sometimes I have…)

The salad begins with a warm tortilla, followed by black beans, then Cilantro Lime Rice, and next this amazing Sweet Pork you can make in your crock pot.

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Next comes lettuce, tortilla chips, cheese, tomatoes, sour cream and guacamole. Just add any of your favorites. Read

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April 16th, 2015

Crock Pot Balsamic Roast Beef

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I watched this recipe make the rounds on the internet and just knew I needed to try it, and I am so glad I did!  This roast beef is the easiest thing you will ever make and it is so incredibly good- it’s a regular at our house now.

Just put your roast in the crock pot, stir together a few ingredients, pour it over the top, and let the crock work it’s magic.  The end result is moist and flavorful beef that you can’t resist.

Serve it with potatoes and your usual sides, or our favorite is to toast

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February 17th, 2015

Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Pudding Cake (Crock Pot)

Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Pudding Cake

Who says Crock Pots are just for hot and ready dinners?  I love knowing this Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Pudding Cake is waiting for me!!

Serve it up with a scoop of ice cream and forget all about those winter blues.

Crock Pot Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Pudding Cake


1 cup flour
1 1/4 cup sugar (divided use)
4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (divided use)
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter, melted
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
6 Reeses Peanut Butter Cups (3 double packages) more for garnish if desired

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January 20th, 2015

Crock Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup

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January is the perfect month for crock pots and soup – so I couldn’t let the month pass without a bowl of this Crock Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup.  This soup is loaded with broccoli and a rich, cheesy sauce- in other words, a big bowl of YUM!

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Crock Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup


4 tablespoons butter
5 tablespoons flour
3 cups half & half (see Notes below)
3 cups chicken broth
1/2 onion, diced
3-4 cups chopped broccoli florets (just the bushy tops)
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
2 ounces cream cheese
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar

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October 15th, 2014

Easy Crock Pot Jumbalaya

Easy Crock Pot Jumbalaya

Cooler fall weather renews my love for my crock pot!  I love knowing I can come home to a hot and delicious meal.  This Crock Pot Jumbalaya takes only a few minutes to put together and is overflowing with all kinds of good stuff- chicken, sausage, and shrimp, loaded with onions, peppers, celery and tomatoes – YUM, so much flavor in one bowl!  You can add a little or a lot more seasoning if you want to spice  things up more, or serve it with a bottle of your favorite hot sauce so everyone can adjust the heat themselves.

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