Slow Cooker Breakfast Barley with Fruit

Slow Cooker Breakfast Barley

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 128) This slow cooker breakfast barley with orange juice and fruit was an unexpected surprise. The recipe caught my eye in Mable Hoffman’s Crockery Cookery, where it was listed with the vegetables and sides and suggested as a tasty accompaniment for ham. But, one taste told me it […]

Slow Cooker Multigrain Cereal

Slow Cooker Multigrain Cereal

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 126) I hate feeling rushed, especially first thing in the morning. So, I try to give myself plenty of time between getting up and heading out for my private yoga appointments. One strategy that can really help save time in the morning is to have breakfast ready and […]

Slow Cooker Bean Barley Soup

Slow Cooker Bean Barley Soup

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 76) Here’s an easy slow cooker bean barley soup, healthy and satisfying, that comes together in minutes and can simmer in the crock pot for hours. It’s perfect for this hectic time of year. To save time in the morning ,  you could toss everything into the crock […]

Crock Pot Turkey Vegetable Soup with Barley

Slow Cooker Chicken Vegetable Soup

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 64) We cooked a 17 pound turkey on Thanksgiving for FIVE people, which means we’ve been eating turkey A LOT ever since. It’s a good thing we like turkey. I’m finally in the homestretch of using it up. The carcass is being used to make a crock pot […]

Healthy Vegetable Beef and Mushroom Barley Soup Recipe for the Slow Cooker

Healthy Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Barley Mushroom Soup

As Ellie Krieger says, when introducing this recipe, “Who says you can’t have both beef and mushrooms in your barley soup? Not me. When it comes to soup, I believe the more vegetables the better and this healthy slow cooker vegetable beef and mushroom barley soup proves it. Full of chunks of tender beef, earthy […]

Favorite Shrimp Soup Recipes – Spicy Crab & Shrimp Soup – Sausage & Shrimp Gumbo

Spicy Crab Shrimp Soup

Here’s two of my favorite shrimp soup recipes – A spicy crab and shrimp soup that I first made in the early 1990s and a great sausage and shrimp gumbo soup. If you’re looking for easy shrimp recipes for dinner, these two soups are hard to beat. I love hearty soups for lunch, and dinner/supper (whichever you […]