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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Barley Risotto

This vegetarian slow cooker recipe, adapted from a Good Housekeeping recipe, offers a hearty meatless meal (both economical and a chance toย eat low on the food chain) that also incorporates an alternative whole grain, barley, in an unexpected way. Both nourishing and versatile, this risotto is great on its own […]

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Slower Cooker Beef Stew

Fall and winter are synonymous with stews and a beef stew is a classic crock pot meal. The long, slow cooking period allows for the stewingย beef to become tender. This is my version which my family loves. It includes tomato sauce and cabbage which boosts the antioxidants in a very […]

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Slow Cooker Friday Night Chicken Wings

I try to stay away from processed foods, but I have to admit that high quality ketchups and salsas come in pretty handy as a base for slow cooker sauces. Iโ€™ve used both ingredients in this super easy sauce for chicken wings that are made effortlessly in your slow cooker. […]

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Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Blue Cheese Dressing (from Against All Grain)

How amazing does this sweet potato meal sound? The best flavors of buffalo chicken wings topping a healthy carb and without the bad parts (breaded and deep fried). Against All Grain is one of my favorite websites for healthy, gluten-free inspiration and this recipe from the site is a perfect […]