Lentil Soup – My Favorite Fall Crock Pot Soup

Lentil soup. It’s delicious. It’s filling, and it makes the house smell amazing. During the chilly months, I make this soup a couple of times a month- at least. Did I mention it’s also THM friendly? Oh yeah. It’s a solid E, baby! Lentil Soup What you need: 1 bag of lentils 1 can fired roasted diced tomatoes 2 32 oz beef stock 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 celery stalks chopped 8-10 baby carrots chopped … Read more…

Creamy Mexican Chicken ~ A Crock Pot Meal

Creamy Mexican Chicken {a Freezer-Friendly Crock Pot Meal}

There are some dishes that are so simple, so quick, and so cheap to make that I literally keep a list on hand for those supper-induced-panic afternoons. I grab my list, scan my pantry, freezer, and fridge, and inevitably find something delicious and healthy to make for my family. One of our favorite crock pot meals is Creamy Mexican Chicken. It’s crazy simple and super versatile. Check it out . . . Creamy Mexican Chicken … Read more…

Apple Banana Nut Overnight Crock Pot Oatmeal

  Today is Sunday, and Sunday means church. Each Sunday morning try to get up extra early, take a shower, and get ready before the babes get up. Like most of my days, it begins the night before. I’ve been working my way through Homemaking Ministries’ Free eCourse- Finding Joy in Your Home: Essential Habits for Christian Homemakers. One of the things she mentions in her videos is getting breakfast ready the night before. I … Read more…

My Kitchen Mondays ~ Crock Pot Chicken Cacciatore

Wednesdays in our house is crock pot night. We have to be at church at 5:30pm because Oscar plays on the Youth Worship Team; he plays the acoustic guitar and bass. Church doesn’t actually start until 7:00 so a lot of times we take dinner with us and either eat there or in the car (if babies are sleeping) and we don’t leave until a little after 9:00, which means we aren’t home until at least … Read more…

Summer Meal Routines {plus some great freezer cooking resources}

Having meals planned out in advance is not only a time saver, it’s a sanity saver too! I love, love, love being able to glance at a paper in the morning and know what to pull out for lunch (if necessary) and dinner. I have always been a fan of filling my freezer with meals to be easily pulled out later. Over the years we have found some family favorites as well as some concoctions … Read more…