Friday, October 25, 2013

A Week of Warming Soups for the Slow Cooker

Imagine a week like this: every morning, you spend ten minutes (and I'm not exaggerating on that!) filling your slow cooker. Every evening, you make a salad and warm up some bread & have dinner with no work - and no stress! It can be done!

Or, every day, you fill your slow cooker while you're cooking something else. A few hours later, you pour the contents of the slow cooker into a freezer container, and freeze it. That way, in one week, with no extra time in the kitchen, you could have a freezer full of ready meals.

Soups are wonderful in the Fall & Winter - they're hearty, healthy warming, and less rich and heavy than other seasonal fare.

Give a few of these great soups a try for relaxing, warming dinners this week. No stress, no hassle, no need to stop for fast food : )

This is being shared on Healthy Vegan Fridays, Soups Saturday Dishes, Menu Plan Monday, Plucky's Second Thought, In & Out of the Kitchen, Slightly Indulgent Tuesday, Tips & Tricks Tuesday, Making your Home Sing Monday, Anti-Procrastination Tuesday, Teach Me Tuesdays, Creative Home & Garden, Penny Pinching Party, Rosevine Cottage, Real Food, Allergy Free, Simple Lives Thursday, Thrive at Home, Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways, Gluten Free Fridays
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Black Bean Soup (Slow Cooker) (add some rice to the bowl for an extra-hearty dish)
















Chili (may be served over Potatoes, Pasta or Baked in a Cornbread Casserole for variety)















Family Favorite Lentil Soup (also great served over pasta!)















Greek Bean Soup ( Fasolia Yachni ) (will start with Yachni Sauce from your Freezer)















Split Pea Soup
















Red Lentil Soup - Moroccan or Sephardic Styles (will start with Yachni Sauce from your Freezer)




14 comments:

  1. Thank you so much Anna, for sharing all of your recipes! Next week is definitely going to be soup week....so inspiring :) I found you on New Nostalgia! May God bless you....Teresa

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    1. So glad you stopped by! Nice to meet you! : )

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  2. Yum yum yum! These are definitely good winter dishes! :)

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

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  3. Yummy!!!! These look wonderful. We are going to have to give these a try! Thank you for linking up over at our blog too! Hope to see you next week. blessings!

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    1. Thanks so much - love your new blog hop! : )

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  4. Yum! Yum! Yum! I love soup and I love my crockpot! Thank you! Hopped over from Thrive at home Thursdays!

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    1. Thanks so much for visiting, Shari Lynne! : ) Hope you enjoy the soups!

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  5. Yum! I love soup AND using my crock pot. Thanks for linking up to Thrive @ Home!

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  6. Thanks so much for visiting, Jenni! And thanks for hosting a lovely blog hop : ) These would be a great & easy way to stock your freezer for your arrival of Baby #2 - February is a great time for soup : )

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  7. Thanks for sharing at Tips and Tricks Tuesday! I love a quick and healthy meal - of course by "quick" I mean prep and being ready when you want it! Pinning!

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    1. So glad you liked it - thanks for visiting, and thanks for hosting : )

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  8. I clicked on this at Mums Make Lists because I just got a slow cooker. I was so glad to realize that this was on your site because I knew all the recipes would be vegetarian! So many slow cooker recipes I've seen call for meat. Thanks for this collection!

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    1. So nice to see you here again! It took me forever to break over & buy a slowcooker - but when I finally got one, I got SO much use out of it! Hope you enjoy yours : )

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  9. These all look amazing!! I'm pinning this. Thanks for adding it to my link-up!

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