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Crockpot Pork Tenderloin That Will Make You Cry

It’s that good. Seriously.  Get the ingredients and make this immediately.  The boys wouldn’t eat more than a few bites, but they’re on strike from all meat, so the fact that they actually ate more than one bite is a pretty glowing recommendation.  I’m pretty sure if we hadn’t finally cut ourselves off, Mr. Blue [...]

Making the Most out of a Whole Chicken

In an attempt to eat healthier and less expensively, I’ve gotten really good at making one chicken go as far as possible. I used to buy a lot of boneless, skinless chicken breasts because they’re so easy to cook with, but have since focused on buying pastured chickens. And the only way I can afford [...]


Slow Cooker Vegetarian Bean Chili

I love a meal that comes together quickly, because as much as I love my child, Little C is not a model of patience when I am trying to get things done in the kitchen.  If he isn’t pulling on my pant legs for attention, he’s finding creative ways to get it by getting into [...]

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Slow Cooker Freezer Meals, Part 3

You can see my past slow cooker freezer meal posts here and here! Slow cooker freezer meals have remained as my main method of cooking, which has really changed the way our household eats. We have a home cooked meal almost every day during the week, and we almost always pack leftovers for lunch the [...]


Creamy Crockpot Chicken and Tomato Soup

Mr. Polish came across some photos of himself from high school and decided he wanted to cut some carbs out of his diet to work on his girlish figure. We go back and forth with carbs. When we do have them, it comes from either rice, oatmeal, or low carb tortillas. The budget was especially [...]


Slow Cooker Freezer Meals, Part 2

I’ve posted about slow cooker freezer meals before, including the meal planning, prep, and shopping strategies I’ve put into place. I’m very happy to report that not only have I continued, but the whole family has been enjoying these home cooked meals each day! It feels great to eat “real” food (instead of takeout or quick [...]

Summer Slow Cooker Recipes | Hellobee

Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

You guys, it is HOT outside. Like, heat advisory hot. We’ve been drawing our shades, seeking out cold bodies of water, and keeping cooking to a minimum. The thought of the open flame on our gas stove or cranking up the oven draws a bead of sweat to my forehead, but I’m really not one [...]

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