Slow Cooker Pineapple Chipotle Beef

Slow Cooker Pineapple Chipotle Beef

I’m always a little hesitant when it comes to spiciness. I like having enough heat to give my food a little kick, but I don’t like having  so much that it hurts. It’s also nice to have some other flavors – like sweetness and smokiness – to round out the spiciness. This Slow Cooker Pineapple… 

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Slow Cooker Candy Apple Applesauce

Slow Cooker Candy Apple Applesauce

I love anything cinnamon-flavored. As a kid, I rarely went for chocolate candies (except for Snickers). I usually picked Red Hots, Hot Tamales, or Atomic Fireballs. I just loved the combination of sweet and a little spicy. This Slow Cooker Candy Apple Applesauce isn’t spicy, but it does have a nice cinnamon flavor and pretty… 

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Crockpot Balsamic Beef Recipe

Crockpot Balsamic Beef

    I love a good crockpot recipe. One that doesn’t take lots of prep and doesn’t call for a million ingredients. Most importantly, one that ends with delicious food. This, my friends, is one of those recipes. This Crockpot Balsamic Beef Recipe takes less than five minutes to put together. The recipe calls for… 

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Slow Cooker Sweet Balsamic Pork

Slow Cooker Sweet Balsamic Pork

I love my slow cooker. Even if I don’t get much else done that day, it makes me feel like I’ve accomplished a lot when I have dinner going by 9 am. I also like that you can make just about anything in a slow cooker, even food that looks pretty darn fancy (if I… 

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Crockpot Carnitas

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This recipe combines two of my favorite things – my crockpot and Mexican food. This also my first Thursday Theme Day recipes, and January’s theme is healthier alternatives. So, this is also a healthier version of traditional carnitas, which are often fried in a little lard to crisp them up. Instead, these carnitas are finished… 

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Crockpot Pot Roast

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Crockpot meals are great for busy days. And around the holidays, there are plenty of busy days. If you’re really short on time, you can skip the browning step. It adds a little extra flavor, but the roast will taste great either way.     1 (1 lb.) package baby carrots 3 stalks celery, sliced… 

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Slow Cooker Pork Barbacoa

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  This pork is sweet and a little spicy, and it makes a great base for burritos, quesadillas, nachos, and tacos. Print Slow Cooker Pork Barbacoa Ingredients4-5 lb. pork butt or shoulder roast 1 (10 oz.) can red enchilada sauce 2 (4 oz.) cans green chiles 1 (12 oz.) can Coca Cola 1/2 c. brown… 

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