Archive for October, 2017

Crazy Easy Slow Cooker Dinners for a Crazy Busy Week

Easy Slow Cooker Meals

An easy slow cooker meal is the perfect way to get food on the table when you’re short on time. Chef Cathy Christiansen shares four insanely easy slow cooker recipes to help you out when you’ve got everything on your plate except dinner. Prep time for all of these recipes is under 15 minutes, so it’s easy get everything ready before you even walk out the door. Root Beer-becue Beef Sandwiches Low and slow is one of the biggest tenants of barbecued meat. This recipe uses a bottle of root beer to tenderize and flavor the meat for a super savory meal. Serves: 10–12 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 8–10 hours Ingredients: 1 (32 oz.) chuck roast 1 tsp. […]

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4 Kickin’ Chili Recipes

Honestly, what’s not to love about chili? It’s scrumptious yet simple to make, it fills your family’s bellies, and everyone can doctor it up with whichever garnishes they like. Plus, chili often tastes even better as leftovers because the flavors have had more time to meld. And it’s freezable! Just double your batch and pop half in the freezer for an easy thaw-and-enjoy dinner down the road. Cathy Christiansen gives us three meaty recipes and one hearty vegetarian chili you just gotta try. Each one is brimming with flavor and easy enough for first-time chili cooks to master. White Bean Chili This protein-packed medley of lean ground turkey or chicken, cannellini beans, onion, garlic, green chilies, and spices gives you […]

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Simple and Spooky Halloween Snacks

Halloween Snacks from Door to Door Organics

Let’s face it: we’re all going to get our fair share of junk food before the last trick-or-treater turns in for the night. Halloween is prime time for candy, but it doesn’t mean that Halloween snacks have to be sickly sweet. Try out these fun treats that can keep your kids in the Halloween mood without overdosing on the sugar. Spectral Cheese Sticks and Mini “Pumpkins” Spectral Cheese Sticks Time: Less than 5 minutes Supplies: Googly eyes, non-toxic glue, non-toxic marker Cheese sticks and googly eyes are a quintessential part of childhood. Simply glue googly eyes to the outer wrapping of a single cheese stick and add the ghastly mouth of a ghost in marker to finish the fun. Mini […]

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