Tag: slow cooker

The Veggie Table: Slow-Cooker Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Ideas

by in The Veggie Table, March 19, 2013

Use your slow cooker to make effortless meatless breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

Robin’s Fresh Take: Healthy Slow-Cooker Dinners

by in Robin's Healthy Take, January 14, 2011

I don’t know what I would do without a slow-cooker this time of year. I can throw a bunch of ingredients into the pot in the morning (or even the night before) and dinner is ready 8 hours later.  And, if I’m not ready, (if soccer runs late or homework takes too long) the mealRead more

Spotlight Recipe: Whole-Grain Breakfast Porridge

by in Healthy Recipes, December 29, 2009

Even my strong sweet tooth needs a break after a month of holiday treats. This soul-warming recipe from Food Network Magazine has a touch of brown sugar (swap for honey if you prefer), but most of the flavor comes from the cinnamon and dried fruit. Plus, all the whole-grain fiber keeps me from grazing onRead more

Spotlight Recipes: Slow Cooker Favorites

by in Healthy Recipes, November 4, 2009

With the craziness of the holiday season fast approaching, give yourself a break on a weeknight with an easy slow-cooker meal. You may associate your Crock-Pot with fatty, rich soups and stews, but there are many healthy things you can make with it, including dessert! Slow Braised Carnitas Slow Cooker Beef with Root Vegetables SlowRead more