Broccoli Cheddar Soup {a 15 minute meal}

Broccoli Cheddar Soup - a 15 minute meal using pantry & freezer ingredients

When temperatures start to fall, it seems like I can't wait to fill my tummy with warm soups, stews and chili. That yummy, soul soothing food is what I crave this time of year. But, with marching band season still in full swing, there's not a lot of time to make those things that take hours of simmering away on the stove. Which is why my 15 minute … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup | Easy CrockPot Meals

Delicious Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup PM2

Fall is here and as the cooler weather starts to move in I am always looking for hearty and delicious soup recipes to take the chill off.  Pair that with trying to find recipes that the entire family loves and it means I am constantly on the hunt. This Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup has officially been declared a favorite by ALL of my … [Read more...]

easy homemade marinara sauce

easy homemade marinara sauce

Maybe it's a southern thing, or a country living kinda thing, or maybe it's just a summer thing, but even though I don't have a single tomato plant (or a garden), I seem to have fresh tomatoes multiplying at my house. Neighbors, friends and even my mom always bring me "just a few" when they come over. A few here and a few there, and all of a sudden … [Read more...]

Crockpot Italian Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches

Crockpot Italian Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches

Happy August, Shabby Creek friends! It's me, Claire, from A Little CLAIREification, back with another slow cooker favorite.  This one is so easy you won't believe it which is perfect as Back To School time draws near. If there is one thing my Husband loves, it is Crockpot Italian Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches.  He works hard and is always … [Read more...]

Turkey Club Panzanella


Hey there Shabby Creek friends, it's Christine again, from First Home Love Life, and today I'm going to switch it up on you and share a super easy summer recipe! Did I ever tell you, I went to culinary school? No? Well I did... When I went to culinary school, I thought at the time I wanted to start up a catering business. Garde Manger (which … [Read more...]

Crockpot Spinach Lasagna With Sausage and Mushrooms | Slow Cooker Meals

crockpot lasagna

Hi there Shabby Creek Cottage readers, it's me Claire from A Little CLAIREification back again with your monthly dose of Slow Cooker LOVE!  Happy Memorial Day, too!  It seemed fitting to make something Italian, right??  Ha.  Well that 's just how it timed out this month. Now y'all, I have been itching to try making lasagna in the crock pot and … [Read more...]

easy deli style pasta salad recipe

deli style pasta salad recipe

Deli sytle pasta salad is one of my family's favorite summer suppers. The fact that it's low fat, easy prep, and is even better as left overs? Well that makes mama happy! Because one dish wonders are my favorite kind of meal, this one is perfect - it's got veggies, cheese, pasta and protein, all in one dish. My big secret is that I make it with … [Read more...]

Creamy Crockpot Chicken Saltimbocca | Slow Cooker Recipes

crockpot chicken

Hi there Shabby Creek readers!  It's me, Claire, from A Little Claireification back to share another delicious slow cooker recipe - my Creamy Crockpot Chicken Saltimbocca.  I'm going to tell you all about it but first... I just had to tell you all that I was at SNAP! Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah this past weekend and I had the great … [Read more...]

20 delicious slow cooker dinners

slow cooker dinners

Busy with ball games, ballet recitals, work, running errands, and everything else under the sun? Taking five minutes in the morning can to set up your slow cooker can make your dinner time stress free. Whether you're trying to save time, or just want to sample these delicious recipe, slow cooker dinners are always a great way to help manage time, … [Read more...]

Chilaquiles Mexican Crock Pot Chicken Soup

Chilaquiles Mexican Crockpot Chicken Soup

Hello again, my sweet Shabby Creek Cottage friends, and very happy Spring to you all!  It's me, Claire, from A Little Claireification here to bring you your monthly installment of slow cooker deliciousness and today we are going a lil' South of the border with this amazing Chilaquiles Mexican Crock Pot Chicken Soup. I haven't had time to … [Read more...]