Five Slow Cooker Recipes for the Lazy Cook

A slow cooker is both an easy to use and a convenient way to prepare meals. January is National Slow Cooker Month which is the perfect time to use your slow cooker. A slow cooker is a lazy cook’s best friend, as you can just set it and forget it for a few hours. Here are five slow-cooker recipes to help you create a lazy meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Breakfast

Breakfast Slow Cooker Casserole

Layer the ingredients in your slow cooker when you go to bed and cook on low for an early morning breakfast, or wake up and cook the ingredients on high for a mid-morning brunch. This recipe is perfect for when you have company since it serves 12 or you can freeze the leftovers for a quick, re-heatable breakfast another time. (Via Always Save)

Slow Cooker Spiced Apple Oatmeal

Another breakfast recipe is Clearly’s Slow Cooker Spiced Apple Oatmeal. With simple ingredients and a few spices, you’ll wake up to a warm and cozy breakfast.  (Via Clearly Brand)

Lunch/Dinner

Slow Cooker Root Beer Ribs

Using a carbonated beverage such as Best Choice’s root beer adds an intense boost of flavor. Best Choice’s Slow-Cooker Root Beer Ribs layers flavor with brown sugar, chili powder, and Root Beer. (Via Best Choice Brand)

Soy Ginger Chicken

This Soy Ginger Chicken recipe requires three ingredients and is a healthier option for your weeknight meals. Add pasta or a salad to create a full meal. (Via Clearly Brand)

French Onion Soup

Soups are delicious options to make in your slow cooker. The aroma will perfume your home and your belly will also benefit. Allow the flavors of this Slow-cooker French Onion Soup to simmer over a few hours and serve with bread.  (Via Best Choice)  

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