Slow Cooker Chicken Saag

Slow Cooker Chicken Saag from

One of the very first recipes I ever posted to Everyday Maven was this Slow Cooker Vegan Saag Paneer Recipe. I've since played around with it and made it with shrimp, chicken and of course - real Paneer cheese. I even tried pork, but wasn't crazy about the results. My favorite … [Read more...]

How To Make Beef Broth

How To Make Beef Broth from

Even though I use my homemade slow cooker chicken stock most frequently in my kitchen, homemade beef broth is actually my favorite. I love the taste and have to confess to drinking it by the mug. My husband thinks I am nuts, but I seriously love the taste. I told him last week … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Roast Beef with Easy Gravy

Slow Cooker Roast Beef from

This is the easiest of easy recipes for when you want a healthy, comforting meal on the table and don't have a lot of time to fuss with it. When it comes to using my slow cooker for large cuts of meat, I prefer to take the time to sear the meat. It adds another layer of flavor … [Read more...]

{Slow Cooker} Basic Chicken Stock

Slow Cooker Chicken Stock from

I'll be the first to admit that I used to buy chicken stock (or broth or whatever you want to call it) almost as often as I made it. I've mentioned some of my favorite brands before and while I do still keep a carton or two in the pantry for emergencies, it is now rare that I use … [Read more...]

Curry Chicken {Slow Cooker}

Slow Cooker Curry Chicken from

When Snack Girl asked me to share a healthy and quick weeknight dinner recipe, I immediately knew I wanted to do a healthy Indian dish. See, as a longtime Snack Girl reader I know that Snack Girl (and you) love Indian Food but hate the added fat that is often present. Remember … [Read more...]

Chicken Cacciatore {Slow Cooker}

Chicken Cacciatore Slow Cooker from

Today was one of those days that just requires a hot, home-cooked meal.  It was cold, windy, and dark by dinnertime, ugg. It's the kind of day where I just want to snuggle up on the couch with a book or Survivor and have something warm and comforting.  Oh, and have someone else … [Read more...]

Crockpot Apple + Pear Compote

Crockpot Apple Pear Sauce from

Since Fall is officially here, I thought it was about time I shared one of my favorite go-to desserts.  This dessert has it all: it's easy, healthy, perfect for infants, for toddlers, and even for dinner parties! If you have a Slow Cooker, this Compote is about to become your … [Read more...]

Lentil Soup {Slow Cooker}

CrockPot Lentil Soup (1)

Crockpots are a busy mom's best friend.  No Joke.  If you don't have kids, you may or may not appreciate what a relief a great crockpot recipe can be.  But when you have little ones, especially if you work, sometimes throwing dinner together is just such a hassle. The aroma of … [Read more...]

Vegan Saag Paneer {Slow Cooker}

Saag Paneer - Vegan Style

I love to browse through magazines and read blogs and you will more often than not find me tearing out pages and bookmarking recipe ideas for inspiration.  I usually take these ideas and create my own healthy and simple version Everyday Maven style.  Every once in a while, I come … [Read more...]