30 Days of the Best Crock Pot Recipes

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Make dinner time easy by using your slow cooker.  Here are 30 days of the best crock pot recipes. A complation of six dishes out of the 30 days of the best crock pot recipes. *Disclosure: This post is sponsored by PPL Electric Utilities.  I am a Project Envolve Ambassador and have received product/compensation to facilitate this post.  As always,  all opinions are 100% my own. 

Did you know that your kitchen accounts for 15% of your home energy use?  I was shocked when I learned that.  From cooking to clean up, kitchen appliances use quite a bit of energy and we see it every month in our utility bills.

One way you can lower your energy use is by using smaller, more efficient appliances – like microwaves and slow cookers.  Plus, these smaller appliances will help you save time, too!

My slow cooker is one of my most used small appliances which is why I have so many easy slow cooker recipes. It uses a lot less energy than my stove or over and, because it’s smaller, clean up is super easy (and uses less hot water).

Saving energy can be quick, easy and convenient and you don’t have to sacrifice the quality of your family’s meals. Many of the recipes in this collection are healthy slow cooker recipes that you and you’re family will definitely love. Here are 30 days of the best slow cooker recipes!

30 Days of the Best Crock Pot Recipes:

  1. Crock Pot Ravioli
  2. Slow Cooker Mexican Fiesta Chicken
  3. Honey Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken
  4. Slow Cooker Beer Braised Short Ribs
  5. Slow Cooker Lasagna
  6. Crock Pot Chili
  7. Slow Cooker Italian Pot Roast 
  8. Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan
  9. Creamy Italian Slow Cooker Chicken
  10. Slow Cooker Venison Stroganoff
  11. Slow Cooker Parmesan Pork Roast
  12. Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin
  13. Slow Cooker Pulled Pork BBQ
  14. Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos with Sriracha Slaw and Candy Sauce
  15. Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak
  16. Slow Cooker Sloppy Steak
  17. Sticky Slow Cooker Chicken
  18. Sweet and Spicy Slow Cooker Pork Chops
  19. Slow Cooker Turkey and Stuffing
  20. Creole Pork Tenderloin
  21. Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
  22. Crock Pot Chicken Tacos
  23. Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Pasta
  24. Slow Cooker Three Bean Beef and Chili
  25. Southwestern Turkey Chili
  26. Crockpot French Dip Sandwiches
  27. Sweet ‘n Spicy Slow Cooker Mango Chicken 
  28. Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie
  29. Slow Cooker Cubano Sliders
  30. Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

Six of the 30 best and easy slow cooker recipes.

Efficient Cooking Tips

  • Use small electric pans, toaster ovens or convection ovens for small meals rather than your regular oven or stove.  These smaller appliances can use one-third to one-half as much energy.
  • Use microwaves and slow cookers when possible.  They also use less energy than your stove or oven.
  • Keep the inside of your microwave and oven clean.  It helps improve their efficiency.
  • Use your dishwasher only when it’s full.  According to the Dept of Energy, you can save 5,000 gallons of water each year and $40 in utility costs by using a dishwasher as opposed to hand-washing.
  • Use the air-dry option on your dishwasher.  It saves energy and keeps the machine from using a heating element to bake your dishes dry.

A Giveaway

I am giving away a fun Project Envolve Prize Pack to one lucky winner!  The prize pack includes: Totally Bamboo 5-Piece Utensil Set, 250 Best Meals in a Mug cookbook and a Project Envolve Coffee Mug!  The winner must be a PPL Electric Utilities customer.  Here’s how to enter:

For more great recipes and energy saving tips check out PPL Electric Utilities Taste the Energy Savings blog feature on The Wire and visit PPL on Pinterest. Oh, and one last thing, if you’re looking for some tips on using your slow cooker, check out this post. If you like this post, make sure you sign up for It Is a Keeper’s email newsletter!  You’ll receive a FREE Kitchen Cheat Sheet Printable as a thank you! For more recipe inspiration, be sure to check out these pages on It is a Keeper:

4 thoughts on “30 Days of the Best Crock Pot Recipes”

  1. I don’t know what I’d do without my slow cookers. Now, I just have to get more creative with them. Looks like you’ve got that covered, so I’m putting some of these on my next meal plan. Thanks!

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  2. Thanks so much for sharing these recipes. I need to add more crockpot recipes because of my work schedule, so these will give me some great ideas!

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  3. I am such a fan of my slow cooker(s). They are such a big help. I have a 6 quart, a 4 quart, and a dip sized slow cooker. I need a big one now. 😀

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