Crockpot Meals for Co-op Day!

HeathyhomemadeAt the end of a long and much loved Homeschool Co-op day last week I feel asleep and we didn’t eat dinner until after 9 pm. So I have decided that the last thing  I need to do is “prepare” a meal for my family after co-op. I think many of you probably feel the same way. However, as dedicated Christian homemakers we can’t let the little dears go hungry. And we definitely do not want to get into the habit of eating out because it is both expensive and detrimental to your health . As in Mom and Dad, I mean it’s bad for the kids too but they probably don’t have to have their cholesterol. blood sugar and only the Lord knows what else checked every year, ya know!

So here are some recipes we throw in the crock pot the night before co-op mornings so we can have a nice nutritious meal after co-op without me keeling over! <<sigh>> Because ,girl I need a nap after co-op not a spatula!

Suggestions to Simplify the Post Co-op Dinner
  1. Put it together the night before when you are making that nights dinner. You were going to have to clean up anyways.
  2. Use your prebrowned and pre cut up veggies you are storing in the fridge because you read the Simple Guide to Saving Money on Food and you have now incorporated that into your routines.
  3. Use a crock pot liner, it does cost a little bit extra but when you are exhausted that .50 may be worth it.
  4. Each time you make a crockpot meal, make 1 or 2 extras and freeze them until you have a good supply and some variety.

Here are some of our favorite Crock pot  Meals…

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More Crockpot Meals for Co-op Days

Now here are some more crock pot meals from some other homeschool bloggers,used

with permission, from around the web….

from Forever for Always No Matter What
Vegan Crockpot Rigatoni: Look! We're Learning!
Selena @ Look! We’re Learning!
Keep your freezer stocked with precooked ground beef and you have the makings of a quick, easy meal! Check out this collection of easy meal ideas using precooked ground beef.
Tonia @ http://thesunnypatch.ca
Molten Chocolate Cake {Slow Cooker Recipe}
contentedathome.com
Sunday Savings Cookbook
Hodgepodge ebook 23 Recipes Sunday Savings!

Ladies, we may have just run out of excuses for why dinners not on the table. Okay, I’ve still got some excuses…but now we have some great meals to fill the void!

Have a great day and I hope this helps your co-op day or busy homeschool day go a bit smoother knowing dinner is going to be ready when y’all are ready to eat.

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Kyle is a full time frugal wife of Wayneand Mama to 5 adorable children: Peyton (15), Parker (10),Pearson (8), Parson (3) & Providence (3). My hope is to present families with an attainable simplified model of classical education with a Charlotte Mason twist.She likes listening to audio books, watching the kids play sports or piano & doing anything with my husband! She likes to do all of that while having a cup of coffee! You can find her blogging on a regular basis here at Aspired Living, The Curriculum Choice & Womanhood with Purpose.

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Kyle is a full time frugal wife of Wayne and Mama to 5 adorable children: Peyton (15), Parker (10),Pearson (8), Parson (3) & Providence (3). My hope is to present families with an attainable simplified model of classical education with a Charlotte Mason twist.She likes listening to audio books, watching the kids play sports or piano & doing anything with my husband! She likes to do all of that while having a cup of coffee! You can find her blogging on a regular basis here at Aspired Living, The Curriculum Choice & Womanhood with Purpose.

6 thoughts on “Crockpot Meals for Co-op Day!

  1. Crock Pot meals are my favorite! Why haven’t I ever thought of using a liner before? I’m going to have to add that to my grocery list. 🙂 Thank you so much for sharing with the #SHINEbloghop!

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