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5 slow cooker recipes to try this summer

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Summer might be heating up but that doesn’t mean it’s time to put your slow cooker away. Making meals on your truck can be a fast, cheap and easy way to stay healthy throughout any season.

If you’re looking try something new, we’ve got 5 recipes sure to satisfy your taste buds.

  1. Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

This video shows a super simple chicken taco recipe with only a few ingredients.

2.Italian Chicken and Potatoes

Ingredients:

  • 3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 potatoes, cubed
  • ½ cup Italian dressing
  • 1 tsp dried Italian dressing seasoning packet

Instructions:

  • Combine everything in your slow cooker
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours

3. Meatballs and Ravioli

Ingredients:

  • 1 bag frozen meatballs
  • 1 bag frozen ravioli (or tortellini)
  • 2 jars pasta sauce
  • 2 cups of water

Instructions:

  • Combine all ingredients into slow cooker
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours

4. Crockpot Pineapple Chicken

Check out this simple and fresh Hawaiian inspired recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 4 Chicken Breast
  • 1 Bottle of BBQ sauce, or homemade
  • 1 can crushed pineapple, drained
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Combine ingredients in slow cooker
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours

5. Slow Cooker Blueberry Crisp

If you’re craving something sweet check out this dessert recipe that’s perfect for summer nights.

Ingredients :

  • 16 oz frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1/2 cup pecan pieces
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 5 Tbs. butter softened

Instructions:

  • Spray the inside of the crock with cooking spray.
  • Place blueberries in the bottom of the crock (no need to thaw).
  • Stir together oats, pecans, almond meal.
  • Add honey and softened butter, using a fork to make crumbles.
  • Loosely crumble the topping over the blueberries.
  • Cover and cook on low 3-5 hours.

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