1. Kalua Pig
One bite of this and you’ll wonder why you’ve been wasting so much energy with complicated pork shoulder recipes. Recipe here.
2. Tortellini Soup
A real crowd pleaser. Recipe here.
3. Skinny Pineapple Salsa Chicken
Marinating and/or braising meat with pineapple juice helps make it super tender without any extra fat. Recipe here.
4. Roasted Vegetables
Yup. Serve over rice, or with deliciously crusty buttered bread. Recipe here.
5. Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken
6. Vegetarian Green Lentil Curry
Crockpots and lentils are a match made in heaven. Recipe here.
7. Creamy Cauliflower Soup
Hearty but not heavy. Recipe here.
8. Simple Poached Salmon
Salt and water don’t count as ingredients, they’re essentials. Recipe here.
9. Smoky Baby Back Ribs
Yes yes yes yes yes yes yes. Recipe here.
10. Easy White Chicken Chili
Isn’t it great when the easier option is also the healthier option? Recipe here.
11. Maple Brown Sugar Oatmeal
12. Italian Beef Sandwiches
You’ll also need cheese and bread for serving, but all you need to make the deliciously tender beef is chuck roast, pre-mixed seasonings, pepperoncinis, and some beef broth. Recipe here.
13. Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork
Magic. Recipe here.
14. 4-Ingredient Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken
A personal favorite. Recipe here.
15. Slow Cooker Lasagna
Ravioli + Marinara + Cheese = lasagna in a pinch. Recipe here.
16. Simple Steak Pizzaiola
So tender you won’t even need a steak knife. Recipe here.
17. Sweet n’ Spicy Meatballs
Semi-homemade at it’s best. Recipe here.
18. Easy Cheesy BBQ Chicken
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What could go wrong with chicken, cheese, bacon and BBQ sauce? Nothing, that’s what. Recipe here.
19. Skinny Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken
20. White Beans and Sausage
21. Crockpot BBQ Chicken