6 Easy Slow Cooker Meals for Fibro Sufferers

Easy slow cooker meals

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At the end of the day, it is often hard for people with chronic pain to find the pain tolerance or energy to prep and cook a meal for their family. How can someone with fibromyalgia find the strength to feed their family at the end of a long and painful day? The answer is to find gadgets and tools that make the job easier. The chief easy cooking gadget in the kitchen is the slow cooker. This is a tool that EVERY person with chronic pain should own. You can throw items into a crock pot in the mourning, so that when you arrive home after a long day, dinner is ready. Another tool that makes cooking easier is a food processor or table-top chopper to make chopping vegetables quicker and easier. Another tip that makes cooking easier for people with chronic pain is to prepare the ingredients beforehand. Onions and other vegetables can be chopped, and stored in the refrigerator or freezer for use later. You can even buy chopped onions and bell peppers in the supermarket to make your job that much easier. Getting this prep out of the way on the weekend can make your mornings easier. The goal is to get everything ready so that all you have to do is dump the ingredients into the slow cooker to make easy slow cooker meals.

Here is a list of some easy slow cooker meals that you can prep ahead of time and cook all day while you are about your business.

6 Easy Slow Cooker Meals

Chicken Tortilla Soup

This slow-cooker recipe is a favorite in my house. This meal is so versatile that you can have soup one day and use the meat to make nachos, tacos, burritos the next day for lunch or dinner. This is one of the best of the easy slow cooker meals.

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Slow Cooker Baked Ziti

This is a great meal to come home to after a long day. The trick is adding a little extra liquid so that the pasta actually cooks in the slow cooker! This recipe is a great entry on the list of easy slow cooker meals, and we hope that you enjoy it.

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Lemon Chicken and Vegetables

This is a take on a classic. This is a delicious and easy recipe that will make you look like you are a french gourmet. the secret here is to put the chicken thighs skin up under the broiler for a few minutes to crisp the skin a bit.

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Slow Cooker Red Wine Beef Stew

This is the traditional beef stew that we all know and love. Imagine walking through the door on a cold fall day and having a hearty beef stew waiting for you. The recipe calls for a cut-up roast, but you could easily replace that with already-cut stew meat.

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Slow Cooker Corn and Red Pepper Chowder

This is a nice and smokey meatless meal for those that want to avoid animal proteins, but you could easily add meat to this dish. The recipe uses smoked paprika and cumin to give it a rich smokey broth, and the potatoes make the broth a thick and hearty. this recipe is great for a hot summer day, or a cold winter or fall day. we hope that this makes your day easier.

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Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

This is a super rich and creamy beef stroganoff recipe that will make you feel warm and cozy when you walk in the door. This recipe is super easy and hearty. you will have to boil some water to make your favorite pasta to go with it, or if you have a rice cooker, rice would be great with this recipe.

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The main thing is to set yourself up for the easiest meal prep that you can. Slow cooker recipes and doing some prep before will make your life so much easier on those busy weeknights. What are some of your favorite easy slow cooker meals? Please leave a comment below to let us know.

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