Posts Tagged by crockpot

Easy Crock Pot Steak Pot Roast

As I’ve mentioned in my Time Saving Tuesday post, making a meal in the crock pot saves more than time. It also saves money (no expensive take out or convenience foods) and is healthier (you control the salt, fat, calorie, carb, etc content). This Steak Pot Roast is a favorite. While the recipe calls for potatoes and carrots I’ve used various types of squash, frozen vegetable mixes (broccoli, cauliflower, string beans, etc) and just about […] read more

Time Saving Tuesday (TST)

  As a single mother with three daughters, a house, cats and a job working close to 50 hours a week the only way I can keep up my wonder woman persona is to find things that save me time. This can be a good thing when it comes to not slipping back into former habits that contributed to hurting my health.  Over the years I’ve come up with lots of tricks that work for […] read more

Basic Crockpot Chicken

Crockpots…..ultimate cooking tool for the busy woman or man! I can’t think of another tool that allows you to throw some food into it, turn it on, walk away and ignore it for hours only to return to a delicious meal. This is one of my main tools for keeping myself sane this semester. Four classes, kids, a part time job….what was I thinking? I just keep reminding myself that we are at the half […] read more

Balsamic Pot Roast with Onions and Carrots

I’ve got a lot of irons in the fire right now. It may just be the start of the school semester but I’ve got a busy one this time around. With only 3 semesters left until graduation most of my classes are now nutrition based. There’s lots of work and multiple projects scheduled. Since my kitchen time has been reduced I’ve busted out the crockpot to make supper a bit easier. This recipe is fast […] read more

What I Ate Wednesday 9

Hard to believe a whole week has whizzed on by since the last What I Ate Wednesday  link up over at Peas and Crayons.  This month’s theme is falling into good habits. Since school is back in session I’m trying to focus on making sure that I have some type of supper planned so we don’t end up with something out of a box. Besides supper my other good habit that I’m trying to work […] read more

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