Don’t pack away that slow cooker any time soon….or ever! They come in handy all year long to make meal time a snap and offer a second cooking vessel when entertaining. Here are 10 Slow Cooker Recipe to cook up during the warmer months. Or 10 reasons why you shouldn’t EVER move your slow cooker out of the kitchen.

Slow Cooker Spaghetti Squash with Meatballs and Marinara | The Suburban Soapbox #slowcooker #spaghettisquash

This THREE INGREDIENT Spaghetti Squash with Meatballs and Marinara from The Suburban Soapbox will keep you in beach body shape!

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches - Back to Her Roots

Pulled Pork Sandwiches are never easier…and this recipe from Back to Her Roots is simply amazing.

Slow-Cooker-Honey-Chipolte-Chicken-Tacos-With Salt and Wit

Honey Chipotle Chicken Tacos from With Salt and Wit….drooling yet?

Slow-Cooker-Chicken-Nachos-Life is But a Dish

I could eat this entire pan of Slow Cooker Chicken Nachos from Life is But a Dish….all by myself.

Slow-Cooker-Asian Citrus Chicken - The Lemon Bowl

I could think of 10 MILLION ways to use this Asian Citrus Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken from The Lemon Bowl.

Slow Cooker Pesto Chicken Melts - Aggies Kitchen

Holy SCHMOLY! I could eat these Pesto Chicken Melts from Aggie’s Kitchen every day.

Philly Style Roast Pork Sandwich | The Suburban Soapbox #slowcooker

A Philly favorite, this Italian Roast Pork Sandwich from The Suburban Soapbox is the real deal. Just read the reader comments. 🙂

Slow-Cooker-Hawaiian-Pork-Burrito-Bowls-With Salt and Wit

I am, seriously, smitten by this Hawaiian Pork Burrito Bowl from With Salt and Wit. Seriously. 

Slow-Cooker-Caramelized-Onions-Vegan In the Freezer

Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions from Vegan in the Freezer….because caramelize onions belong on absolutely every thing you put in your mouth. Am I right?

Slow-Cooker-Salsa-Verde-Chicken-Tacos-A Cedar Spoon

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos from A Cedar Spoon look like they’ll be joining the weekly rotation this summer.


So….what’s your favorite way to use the slow cooker or crock pot in the spring and summer? Feel free to share your best recipe below for a chance to be featured on the blog, Twitter or Facebook!