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5 Slow Cooker Dinners Perfect for Autumn

With this time change comes earlier evenings and earlier dinners – an adjustment we’re all still trying to make! A small investment of time in the morning to throw some ingredients into a crockpot will leave you excited to get home all day long. Slow cookers also come in handy when prepping Thanksgiving or any other holiday soiree. These slow cooker dinners are the ultimate comfort food, perfect for those chilly autumn days!

Pumpkin Soup


Recipe via Simply Recipes

Hello gluten-free, paleo, goodness! Not only is this recipe hassle free but it is also all-around allergy-friendly and just as delicious. Coconut milk and coconut oil replaces your traditional milk and butter in this recipe which makes it that much more creamy.

Shredded BBQ Chicken Burgers


Recipe via What’s Gaby Cooking

This BBQ chicken is fool-proof and perfection after 8 hours in the slow cooker and makes the perfect chicken burger. Plus, it can be stored in the fridge for delicious leftovers that can be heated up with a plethora of different sides for lunch or dinner.

Hummus With Chimichurri


Recipe via A Cozy Kitchen

Two of our favorite add-ons to any meal – hummus and chimichurri. This hummus recipe cooks so quickly and makes it easy to keep a container in the fridge to add to your weekly dinners. Hello hummus flatbread pizza, hummus pasta salad, and hummus salad cups. The options are endless!

Sweet Potato Barley Stew


Recipe via Naturally Ella

The mix of the sweet potatos and the perfect chewiness of the barley makes this stew the perfect Autumn combination. Looking to add even more veggies? Collards, Kale, or Chard would be wonderful stirred in at the end. Shred the greens and stir into the soup about 30 minutes before serving.

Turkey Chili


Recipe via
Two Peas and Their Pod

We couldn’t end this list without including one of our seasonal favorites and the reason why our slow cooker stays on the counter the majority of the cooler months, turkey chili! Not only does this make a hearty dinner for the family, but this is also one of our favorite lunch meal prep recipes that will keep us warm all week.

What are some of your favorite crockpot recipes?