Slow Cooker Green Beans

Green beans are one of those healthy, versatile vegetables that can be made in a bunch of ways to complement your holiday meals. If you’re tired of making green bean casserole, try these special Green Beans that you can make right in your slow cooker. You’ll also save some precious oven space!

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Creamy Red Potato Salad With Fresh Herbs

My favorite part of summer cookout season is making and/or eating potato salad. And red potato salad is infinitely better than other potatoes. I think it has better flavor and a different kind of texture combination that doesn’t offend my senses. Here’s one version that’s really good, a creamy red potato salad with fresh herbs, perfect for summer.

31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals: Mac-n-Cheese

Mac-n-Cheese is one of those feel good staples that is perfect on its own as a meal or as a side dish for the holidays or other dinners. It’s so versatile! And you can easily set it and forget it with this slow cooker version that is so creamy and delicious. Continue reading “31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals: Mac-n-Cheese”

31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals: Ham with Red Beans and Rice

Many of us are often looking for ways to save some money on our grocery bill. That’s the beauty of some slow cooker meals. Something like ham, red beans, and rice can be an inexpensive and tasty meal that will fill your bellies without depleting your bank account. You can save a little more by using your favorite herbs and spices for flavor and skip these flavorful veggies. But I admit that I definitely always have to have my onion and garlic in everything that I can! Continue reading “31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals: Ham with Red Beans and Rice”

How to Have a Low-Carb Thanksgiving Dinner

So many people are becoming more health-conscious and want to keep their meals low-carb. They depend on this to lose weight and to keep it off. You have to avoid those carb sources of pastas, breads, and other baked goods. But during the holidays, it is so much more difficult to stick to this kind of diet. Luckily there are a couple of ways to adjust some recipes to have a low-carb Thanksgiving dinner while still enjoying some of those traditional dishes. Here are three adjustments you can make for low-carb Thanksgiving side dishes without losing the flavor. Continue reading “How to Have a Low-Carb Thanksgiving Dinner”