Slow Cooker Meal Plans To Warm Your Tummy

Now that it’s moving into colder weather, I start to yearn for comfort food. Specifically, nice hot meals out of the slow cooker. The only thing is, I do not have enough recipes to get me though a week of meals. As you know, I can not say enough things about eMeals. In fact, did you know I am running a giveaway to win 3 months of meal planning though eMeals?

Slow Cooker Meal Plans

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eMeals actually has an awesome slow cooker meal plan is designed to feed a family of 6 or a 2 person family. For the required grocery shopping, the family plan shopping would cost approximately $120 per week. Although this calculation is not store specific. The two plan’s meals would cost approximately $2.86/person per meal! For those of you with smaller families, there’s also a For Two plan available. The recipes utilize mainstream ingredients, all available at your local grocery store, and appeal to a broad range of tastes and preferences.

This delicious Ham, Kale and Navy Bean Stew is served over homey Cheese Grits, and appears on this week’s Slow-Cooker Classic Meal Plan. This is a great meal, and primo comfort food! Whatever you do not eat, can be put in the freezer and saved for another meal. If you’re interested in learning more about the convenience of year-round slow-cooker cooking, check out the meal plan here.

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Ham, Kale and Navy Bean Stew Recipe

  • 6 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 lb potato, peeled and cubed
  • 2 (15-oz) cans navy beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (16-oz) package chopped kale (or collard greens)
  • 1 (28-oz) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 (16-oz) package fully cooked cubed ham
  • 1 (32-oz) carton chicken broth

Instructions: 

Combine carrots, onion and potato in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Top with beans, kale, tomatoes and ham; pour in broth. Cover and cook on LOW 8 hours or until vegetables are tender. Stir in salt and pepper to taste.

Cheese Grits

  • 2 cups uncooked quick-cooking grits
  • 1 (8-oz) package shredded sharp white Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Instructions:

Cook grits according to package directions; stir in cheese and butter until blended and smooth. Serve stew over grits.

 

 

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