Pizza night is easy but slow cooker recipes for kids can be almost as easy, and twice as nutritious! With a few ingredients and a bit of pre-planning, you can let the simmering happen while you are away and then have dinner on the table in minutes. It’s a weeknight lifesaver!  Click through the gallery below to check out our favorite slow cooker recipes for kids and grown-ups alike. 

Mashed Potatoes

We would have never thought to make mashed potatoes in the slow cooker, but this recipe from Life Is But a Dish works like a charm. And since nobody likes cold ‘taters, the cooker keeps them warm until you’re ready to eat. Snag the recipe by clicking here.

photo: Life Is But a Dish

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What is your #1 favorite crock pot recipe? Share the love and let us know in the comment section below!

— Erin Lem