Crock Pot Spinach and Pesto Lasagna

Hello friends! Happy May! I think the weather might just be taking a turn for the better at last. I had a lovely weekend catching up with some old friends. After eating out almost every meal, I made a quick Crock Pot vegetarian lasagna for my dear friend Ellen and …

Baked Sweet Potato with Parmesan: A Pinterest Adventure

Hello everyone! Sorry it’s been a little while, but I’ve got a cool new recipe to share! I’m growing my non-Crock Pot section out a bit because I keep getting sucked into Pinterest recipes. It’s just so addicting. I made these sweet potato chips tonight and they are really light …

Crock Pot Lentil Soup

I’m working on a series of recipes catered to the Arbonne diet program. If you’ve never heard of it, it’s a lot like Paleo. It’s gluten free, dairy free, soy free, sugar free (well no added sugar anyway), vinegar free. It actually follows a lot of Michael Pollan’s ideas in …

Crock Pot Black Bean and Mushroom Fajita Chili

I am not sure what to call this dish other than tasty! Black bean and mushroom fajita chili was the best I could come up with because it’s not fajitas (well it could be) and it’s not a soup or stew, but it does sort of resemble a chili consistency. …

Wild Rice Salad with Cashews

Hello out there! Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. I sure did. My mom made a brand new side dish for our Thanksgiving that I want to share with all of you! I know it’s not a Crock Pot recipe, but it’s too good not to share. It’s healthy, delicious …

Cashew & Garlic Broccoli

Happy Thanksgiving all! I hope you are all enjoying your Thanksgiving weekends. I am writing from my mom’s house in Minnesota where I have been assisting in the kitchen for the last day.  I made some pumpkin bread and pumpkin hummus yesterday, but I wouldn’t be a crock pot blogger …

Crock Pot Pizza with Crust

  That’s right, you heard me:  Pizza WITH CRUST. I have to thank my friend Lauren for requesting a Crock Pot recipe for pizza as a way to “bring world peace (or piece).”  I think she might be right – this could solve the world’s problems.  Perhaps I’ll tweet it …

Eggplant Parmesan Pasta

  This is a recipe I threw together today – call it a hodgepodge of different existing recipes on the Internet for this dish. I was first properly introduced to the wonder of eggplant in Japan (called nasu) because everyone eats it over there. I tried Chicken Parmesan in a …