That’s Pinteresting…The meal edition.

Happy Thursday!

In this edition on “That’s Pinteresting”, I will be focusing on meal time, more specifically dinner.  Dinner is always a tough time of day.  There are a million things happening and people are melting down.  Mainly me because I’m not prepared and/or not excited by dinner.  And someone may or may not have forgotten to pick up a few things needed for the OG (original gangsta – I took you back, didn’t I?) dinner plan.  And, someone may or may not have ran out of wine.  So now, that particular someone, finds themselves in a messy house and no dinner, really nothing to show for herself for the entire day.  Except the kids,  ahhhh, look at them all alive and everything.  I did that.  I kept them alive.  Winner winner!  Except still no chicken dinner.  Anyway, maybe you can relate, maybe not.  (If you’re part of the “maybe nots” please message me all your secrets.  I mean, like, a detailed timeline.  Like “Life as a Mom and Wife for Dummies” or something.  K-thanks.)

In honor of this lack of planning dinner dilemma, let me introduce you to “Crocktober”.  I had never heard of this term before Tuesday when my friend started her Facebook page Crocktober.  I’m a little in love with it.  It’s an entire FB page dedicated to dinner that cooks itself!  Fantastic!  You all should like her page, I did and I know I will learn something from it too!  I mean how awesome is it that you can put something in a machine in the morning, program it, and it will be ready eight hours later?  Right on!

In today’s all Crocktober Pinterest post, I am beginning with a real life mother of two fantastic children, Natalie.  She lives in El Dorado Hills and she says she’s “not a cooker”  but she was the first to offer me crockpot recipes.  Hmmmm…here she is!

Meet Natalie 

Natalie 1

Here are her top four go-to crockpot recipes:

Crockpot Chicken and Stuffing

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 pkg stove top stuffing
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup chicken broth

Place chicken on bottom of crockpot, pour broth over the top.  Mix together the stuffing, soup, and water and place over the chicken.  Cook on low for 7 hours.  It’s like a thanksgiving feast.

Honey BBQ chicken

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

Put all Ingredients in crockpot and cook on low for 4-5 hours.  I serve it on a French roll with French’s onions.

Chicken Stroganoff

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 8oz container sour cream
  • 1 envelope Lipton’s onion soup mix

Mix onion soup mix in sour cream container.  Pour mix and cream of mushroom soup over the top of the chicken.  Cook on low for 7 hours.  I usually serve over rice or egg noodles

Salsa Chicken


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 package taco seasoning

Pour all contents over the top and cook on low for 6 hours.  I serve them with tortillas as chicken tacos.

Thanks Natalie!  These look delish!  If you get a chance to try any of these delicious recipes out please let me know how they went.  I’m going to try the Chicken and Stuffing recipe because I like a Thanksgiving feast!

Yummy Pinterest Roundup

You can follow my Culinary Inspiration board for more inspiration.  Or find all my boards and pins here.  Enjoy!

Crocktober 1

Crockpot Apples and Pork Chops

crocktober 2

Crockpot Stuffed Tomatoes

Crocktober 3

Crockpot Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Crocktober 5

Thai Coconut Soup

Enjoy and happy crocking!!!




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