Slow Cooker Pepperoni Pizza Bake

Slow Cooker Pepperoni Pizza Bake - An easy crockpot recipe inspired by one of our favorites

Hi Shabby Creek friends!  I hope summer has been treating you all well.  My kids are in denial that school starts in two weeks but, alas, it's true and it's time to start thinking about some easy back to school weeknight meals.  We tested this Slow Cooker Pepperoni Pizza Bake over the weekend and I have to say... HUGE hit with the kiddos. It's … [Read more...]

10 Amazing Grilled Dinners


The days are getting longer, and the outdoors are begging us to stay outside.  Whether it's a picnic in the park or a family barbecue, summer is made for grilling! Not only does grilling keep the kitchen cleaner, and you outside where the fun is, but it also adds a layer of flavor that you just can't recreate indoors. Here are 10 Amazing Grilled … [Read more...]

3 Ingredient Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken


Who wants to turn on the oven right now?  Not me - it's so hot outside my slow cooker has become my best friend all over again and any quick and easy meal I can make to avoid the oven is high on my list. It's me Claire from A Little CLAIREification back with this delicious 3 ingredient Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken which also makes a great … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Beef Taco Stuffed Peppers


There are two dinner menus our kids love more than anything. Pizza night and taco night and I kind of have to agree that they are two of our favorites as well. It's me, Claire, from A Little CLAIREification and sometimes Mr. Claire and I like to take "taco night" up a notch - or ten - with these delicious Slow Cooker Beef Taco Stuffed … [Read more...]

Quick Meals: 15 minute beef stew

15 minute beef stew recipe

Cooler temps seem to require heartier food - but that doesn't mean I have time to slave away at the stove or tend to a pot for hours. Or sometimes I just forget to put stuff in the slow cooker, but we still want a warm meal to battle the blustery day. On those days, this is the meal I throw together: 15 minute beef stew. A quick stop at the grocery … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Asiago and Asparagus Risotto


Hi there, Shabby Creek friends!  It's me Claire, from A Little CLAIREification, and I'm back for another installment of slow cooker inspiration. I actually thought last month's French Onion Style Mushrooms could be the end ALL as far as one of the most easy and delicious Crock-Pot dishes I'd ever made. However, this Slow Cooker Asiago and … [Read more...]

Creamy French Onion Style Slow Cooker Mushrooms


I am so happy to be back this month with a new crock pot recipe and am pretty much in love with how GOOD these mushrooms are.  Seriously.  Straight up "drink the sauce" delicious. True story - when Mr. Claire and I met many years ago he hated mushrooms.  I have mentioned this before over on my blog, A Little CLAIREification and, in a nutshell, … [Read more...]

Low Calorie Slow Cooker Pork and Sausage Cassoulet

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Hi there and a big Happy New Year to all of my Shabby Creek friends!  It's me Claire from A Little CLAIREification and I am so excited to kick off  2015 with the first slow cooker recipe of the year. Every month I share a delicious crock pot recipe and today I bring you this amazing and easy Low Calorie Slow Cooker Pork and Sausage … [Read more...]

12 easy three ingredient dinners

12 ideas for three ingredient dinners

Is it dinner time, yet the pantry is bare? Don't stress! These easy dinner ideas take only three ingredients - and most of them are staples that you usually have on hand. From comfort food to a little more exotic - these three ingredient dinners are sure to help you out in a crunch - or maybe just inspire your next menu! Like three … [Read more...]

20 minute meal: Quick Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup

chicken noodle soup

My family is a big fan of old school comfort food, and you can't get much more old school than chicken noodle soup. But let's be honest, it's not the fastest thing in the world to make from scratch. So, like most things in life, I had to figure out how to make it fast - oh and I wanted it to taste like the old fashioned stuff. Normally I don't … [Read more...]