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If you love a slow cooker recipe that requires no pre-cooking, then you'll love this spicy black bean soup. Spicy black bean and chicken soup with tomatoes, chiles, peppers and spices is delicious served with cool avocado and a touch of sour cream. Top it with cilantro for freshness and your taste buds will want to do a mariachi dance.

Crock Pot Picante Chicken and Black Bean Soup

Turkey sausage, peppers and onions slow cooked in the crock pot with crushed tomatoes and spices for an easy weeknight meal. Serve this on a roll with baby spinach and melted cheese if desired for a sloppy yet delicious sandwich.

Crock Pot Italian Sloppy Joe

Leftover picadillo and brown rice makes a super easy second meal, all in the CrockPot. Stuffed peppers topped with melted cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese and you'll have a delicious dinner without much fuss -a complete meal-in-one.

CrockPot Picadillo Stuffed Peppers

Roasted spaghetti squashed topped with marinara sauce, grilled chicken, melted mozzarella and some fresh basil. I had a hard time naming this one, but I think you get the point.

Cheesy Baked Spaghetti Squash Boats with Grilled Chicken

Tuna with minced vegetables on a toasted slice of multi-grain bread with avocado and sprouts. A quick and easy, satisfying lunch.

Open Faced Tuna Sandwich with Avocado

Hot and cheesy imitation crab and artichoke dip is to die for! Serve this glorious dip with baked chips and you will have the perfect appetizer for any party.

Hot and Cheesy Crab and Artichoke Dip

This easy taco recipe requires no pre-cooking, just throw it all in the crock pot and you'll have a delicious weeknight meal. Black beans and chicken breast, simmered in the slow cooker make the perfect filling for tacos, burritos, enchiladas, or even a burrito bowl and it's loaded with fiber.

Slow Cooker Chicken Black Bean Tacos

Slow cooker shredded chicken with corn, tomatoes and black beans. Prep this the night before and turn your crock pot on in the morning for an easy weeknight meal.

Crock Pot Santa Fe Chicken

Pork tenderloin stuffed with prosciutto, mozzarella, baby spinach and sun dried tomatoes; a wonderful dish for the Holidays. Serve this with potato parsnip mash, skinny garlic mashed potatoes, or creamy cauliflower puree and some roasted vegetables on the side.

Spinach Prosciutto and Mozzarella Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Penne pasta tossed with sauteed brussels sprouts and a quick meat ragu using lean ground turkey and just enough hot Italian pork sausage to enhance the flavor of the sauce. A hearty pasta dish for a crisp Autumn day.

Penne Pasta with Brussels Sprouts In a Ragu

This EASY 3-ingredient slow cooker dish has become a staple in my house! It's SO easy, family-friendly and it makes enough for several meals.

Slow Cooker Kalua Pork

Baked oatmeal with ripe bananas, pumpkin and pecans is the perfect way to start your morning! When this first came out of the oven, I wasn't so sure...but after my first bite I knew I had a winner!

Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal with Bananas

Shepherd's pie filled with ground turkey sautéed with mixed vegetables, sliced mushrooms and fresh herbs with a savory garlic sweet potato topping. Comfort food without the guilt!

Turkey Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Hazelnuts, white chocolate and pumpkin spice biscotti are the perfect combination for these crispy "adult" cookies.

Pumpkin Hazelnut White Chocolate Biscotti

These mushroom kale lasagna rolls are delicious and make perfectly portioned meals and I can't think of a better way to eat kale!

Mushroom Kale Lasagna Rolls

When you need a "little" treat, these delicious pumpkin cheesecake shooters are the perfect sweet fix. Perfect to serve at Halloween party or to add to your Thanksgiving table!

Pumpkin Cheesecake Shooters

Pumpkin season is in full swing, and this pumpkin sage soup is the perfect first course for any meal. Totally optional, but I love using hollowed out pumpkins as a bowl for a beautiful presentation.

Roasted Pumpkin Sage Soup

A warm, creamy bowl of pumpkin spiced oatmeal is a great way to start your morning! High in fiber and heart healthy whole grains, this breakfast will fill you up and keep you satisfied until lunch.

Pumpkin Spiced Oatmeal

These potato skins are stuffed with shredded buffalo chicken breast made in the crock pot, topped with melted cheese, blue cheese dressing, carrots and celery – they are seriously delicious! What's football without the appetizers. 

Skinny Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins

Slow Cooker Pork and Green Chili Stew – Chunks of lean pork, slow cooked in the crock pot with tomatoes, green chiles and jalapeño for a delicious weeknight stew meal with a little bit of heat!

Slow Cooker Pork and Green Chili Stew

Santa Fe Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Santa Fe Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Skinny Pumpkin Granola – Homemade pumpkin granola made with oats, quinoa, maple, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, pecans, pepitas and dried cranberries.

Skinny Pumpkin Granola

By replacing the lasagna noodles with thin sliced zucchini you can create a delicious, lower carb (gluten-free) lasagna that's loaded with vegetables, and you won't miss the pasta!

Zucchini Lasagna Recipe

A quick and easy meal, perfect for Meatless Mondays! A stroganoff of Shiitake, Baby Portabella and Cremini mushrooms with noodles in a light creamy sauce.

Mushroom Stroganoff

With a chill in the air, weekends in the Fall are perfect for baking treats like these pumpkin nut muffins with added pecans.

Pumpkin Nut Muffins

Beef Barley Soup – A comforting hearty bowl of soup made with carrots, celery, onions, lean beef and pearl barley.

Beef Barley Soup

Pumpkin spiced overnight oats with pumpkin butter, banana, chia and spice in a jar (no cooking required!) I know what I'll be eating for breakfast every morning for the next few weeks.

Skinny Pumpkin Overnight Oats in a Jar

Escarole Soup with Turkey Meatballs (Italian Wedding Soup) is a delicious, easy, one-pot meal!

Escarole Soup with Turkey Meatballs (Italian Wedding Soup)

We love Filipino Adobo Chicken in my home and make it once a month, so I thought I would give it a shot as Filipino adobo pulled pork in the Slow Cooker. The results are just so darn easy to make and everyone loves it!

Slow Cooker Filipino Adobo Pulled Pork

A fun twist on a Mexican favorite! Summer zucchini hollowed out and stuffed with shredded chicken, enchilada sauce, cheese and scallions. Serve this with cilantro lime rice and you'll have yourself a fiesta!

Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Zucchini