Crockpot Meals

Mexican Jambalaya

The morning before our vacation, we were busy packing and getting our house ready to be empty for over a week. The refrigerator had to be emptied of all perishable items that would not last until we got home. My veggie bins were still full from our last trip to the farmers market and it seemed like such a […]

Crockpot Chili

When I was a kid, we had chili out of a can. As a mom, I have to admit that serving canned chili over noodles is a quick dinner. However, it doesn’t look very appetizing and I am sure it is full of sodium and other junk. What is the mystery meat they use in […]

Super Easy Crockpot Pulled Pork for Picky Eaters

I am sorry I have been away from my blog for the last two weeks. Sadly, I have been so busy with my kids’ activities that there has been very little “dining” at our house. The first week my husband was traveling all week, so dinner (and driving the kids) was up to me. This […]

Pork Tacos with Jicama and Black Bean Salsa

Yesterday was another gorgeous day in Chicago. My husband, Mark, and I have flexible work schedules so we try to make time to get away for a bike ride when the weather allows. The kids were off of school for Election Day and our son had a birthday party to go to. We took our […]

Snacking on Crockpot Ribs

On Saturday morning, Mark and I had our usual conversation – “What are we having for dinner?” An inventory of our freezer did not excite us and we decided to head to the store later that day. However, we did find a slab of pork ribs that we did not use the last time we […]