Finding Your Fall Rhythm

5 Fantastic Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Moms This Fall (PHOTOS)

chicken tortilla soup
If you're like most people I know, you're right back smack in the middle of the bustling, busy school year with the long days of summer but a distant and fond memory. Between sports practices, homework, birthday parties, and making sure the P.E. uniform is worn on the right days of the week, the days fly by in a frantic flurry of activities. It's not bad, just busy.

It's the time of year I find it most challenging to cook because of time constraints, but it's also my favorite time to do so because there are so many fall-inspired dishes that I love to make. That's why my Crock-Pot is my savior these days. It allows me to cook up hearty meals my family loves without much time in the kitchen at all. Here are five of my favorite fall dishes to cook up in a slow cooker.

What are your favorite fall meals?


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nonmember avatar Diana

Hi Julie! Great article! Thank you so much for including my recipe in your list! Now that fall is almost here, I'm excited about making more delicious crock pot meals. Thanks for sharing some inspiration. :) Diana

Bmat Bmat

Slow Cooker nachos!  Wow. I am so wanting them now. I'd say a nice veggie soup would be my favorite fall meal.

godde... goddess99

Pumpkin dump cake omg! YUM

We have recently found a slow cooker lasagna recipe that we all love.


coppe... copperswifey


My fall favorites for a crock pot are chicken taco soup, chicken enchilada soup, chili and cornbread, chicken and rice. :)

count... countrygirlkat

I think I am going to try that tortilla soup tonight!  Thanks!  We love to do soups and chilis in the fall. 

lalas... lalasmama2007

These look good! I want to start using my crockpot more often.

Kmakk... Kmakksmom

We've made soups, stews, spaghetti sauce, beef dishes, chicken dishes, pork dishes, enchiladas, breakfast casseroles, desserts...the list goes on and on.  We love virtually everything that comes out of our crockpot :)

mrswi... mrswillie

I use my crock all the time. I love it! I will have to try these.

TheBa... TheBabyFactory4

These are either nothing new or something I can easily do on the stove

timon95 timon95

great recipes! yes, our schedule is very busy! we really need crockpot recipes! I enjoy a good stew in the crockpot served over rice or noodles

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