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19 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Families

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Now that school has finally started and we are getting back into our fall routine, our schedule gets busy fast! With two kids in school, our work load has doubled. Between homework, basketball practice, school functions, and life in general, it seems that dinner has become an after-thought and trying to plan something is a chore.
But, I have found 19 amazing crock pot recipes that are perfect for busy families like us. These recipes put a new spin on old classics like meatloaf, beef stew, and even lasagna–all cooked in the crock pot. With some of my favorites on the list like chicken tortilla soup and even bbq pulled pork sandwiches, these recipes are perfect to keep dinner simple but still delicious and not a tedious chore at all!

See Also

Lemon Rice Soup

1. Crock Pot Lemon Rice Soup :: Dish About It
Beef Stroganoff

2. Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff :: One Creative Mommy
Paleo Chicken Soup

3. Crock Pot Paleo Chicken Soup :: My Natural Family

Slow Cooker Meatloaf

4. Slow Cooker Meatloaf :: The Kitchen is my Playground

Crock Pot Beef Stew

5. Crock Pot Beef Stew :: Cincy Shopper
Chicken Tortilla Soup

6. Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup :: Cincy Shopper
Pepper Steak

7. Slow Cooker Pepper Steak :: Cincy Shopper

Crock Pot Chili

8. Crock Pot Chili with Cocoa :: Architecture of a Mom

Chicken Enchiladas

9. Crock Pot Chicken Enchiladas :: Eclectic Momsense
Chipotle BBQ Ribs

10. Raspberry Chipotle BBQ Ribs in the Slow Cooker :: Penney Lane Kitchen
BBQ Pulled Pork
11. Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork :: Penney Lane Kitchen
Slow Cooker Verde Chicken Enchiladas

12. Slow Cooker Chicken Verde Enchiladas :: I Eat Therefore I Cook
Kona Pork Pineapple Slaw

13. Kona Pork Pineapple Slaw :: I Eat Therefore I Cook
Chicken Nachos

14. Crock Pot Chicken Nachos :: Typically Simple
Slow Cooker Pork Roast

15. Slow Cooker Pork Roast :: Mess for Less
Toffee Apple Crisp

16. Toffee Pecan Apple Crisp :: From A Little CLAIREification inspired by Pillsbury, recipe shared at The Shabby Creek Cottage
Creamy Chicken Saltimbocca

17. Creamy Chicken Saltimbocca :: From A Little CLAIREification
Italian Style Chicken Sausage Soup

18. Italian Style Chicken Sausage Soup :: Juggling Act Mama
Slow Cooker Meat Lasagna

19. Slow Cooker Meat Lasagna :: Juggling Act Mama recipe shared at Miss Information

Get set for fall cooking with these great essentials hand picked by the Spaceships and Laserbeams Crew.

Check out these great ideas for recipes perfect for fall.

Toni Thomason

Toni is a stay-at-home mom whose life completely revolves around 2 crazy little boys. When she’s not defending herself in a light saber battle or saving the day with her little superheroes, she loves crafting and designing things for her house. She loves animals, shopping, traveling and just snuggling on the couch with her family while watching a movie or reading a good book. Catch more of her crazy, hectic life at