When you work at home, life is busy. You get the kids ready, get them to school, come home and clean a bit, get some work done, clean some more, try to remember to eat lunch, work some more, get the kids, maybe work just a little bit more, help with homework, make dinner, spend some quality time together, get the kids to bed, and then try to take a moment for yourself. Just reading that is exhausting.

5 Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Work-at-Home Moms

5 Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Work-at-Home Moms

So if you can make one aspect a little easier on yourself, why not do so? Slow cooker meals make dinner a breeze—all you need to do is throw the items together and let them go. Below are 5 great slow cooker recipes to make for your family

Mississippi Roast

This recipe makes enough to feed an army while still leaving leftovers. Savory and tangy, this roast is quite a treat. Since it uses flavors that are familiar to children, even picky eaters should find themselves enjoying this for a meal. This recipe is a great way to both take care of dinner and some lunches for the week.

Check out the recipe here

Pork Carnitas

Here is another recipe that makes enough for leftovers, which is a good thing, because you won’t be able to get enough of this dish. Made to mimic the style of tacos that are found on every street corner in Central Mexico, you will fall in love with the rich and flavorful meat of pork carnitas. Use in tacos with a mango or pineapple salsa and then add to sandwiches, quesadillas, and other items to use the leftovers throughout the week.

Get the recipe here

Mac n Cheese

Looking for some comfort food? It doesn’t get easier than slow cooker mac n cheese. This is one recipe that everyone loves, so it is ideal for those days when you want to keep things simple. Unlike most slow cooker recipes, this one doesn’t need to cook too long, so make sure you time it right.

Learn how to make this recipe here

Taco Pasta

If you are looking for a pasta dish that is a bit more adventurous, taco pasta fits the bill. It offers different flavors that change things up a bit, but still keeps the spice mild enough that the dish is kid friendly. On top of that, the ingredients are all rather affordable, making this a cheap dinner that will please the whole family.

Read over the recipe here

Hawaiian Chicken

All it takes to make this dish is four, simple ingredients. Throw it all together and let it cook; before you know it, you have a delicious, sweet chicken dish that works well with veggies and rice. Use the steamable bags from the frozen foods section to keep the side dishes fuss-free.

Get this easy recipe here

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January 27, 2016

5 Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Work-at-Home Moms

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  1. ridhima

    August 24th, 2017 at 4:30 am

    these seem to be easy receipies to cook.I will definitely going to try this out.