The best crock pot meals for outdoor parents

There’s a fair bit of prep work that’s required when you’re taking your kids out to make sure that you all have the best time.

Once you’re done making snacks and packing bags you’re ready for your little adventure, but maybe you should consider taking that prep work one step further for the day.

Imagine getting home from your little adventure and NOT having to worry about making dinner?! Enter: crock pot recipes!

Knowing that your dinner is already at home cooking can you provide you SO much relief. Here are some of the best crock pot recipes on the internet today:


Slow cooker Chicken Thighs with Carrots and Potatoes – Mom Foodie

Easy Ranch Chicken– Sharing my Favorites

Slow Cooker Angel Chicken – To Simply Inspire

Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken – Dancing Through The Rain

Slow Cooker Whole Chicken – Recipes From a Pantry

Slow Cooker Pineapple Chili Chicken – Swirls of Flavor

Mediterranean Crock Pot Chicken Taco Bar – Two Healthy Kitchens

Ginger Lime Chicken Lettuce Wraps – The Bewitchin’ Kitchen

Slowcooker Chicken Terriyaki – Drugstore Divas

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Slowcooker Garlic Chipotle Lime Chicken –

Chicken and Brocoli – Adventures of a DIY Mom

Homestyle Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie – Sun & Sea Salt

Slowcooker Honey Garlic Chicken Legs – Recipes Simple

Slowcooker Mississippi Chicken – Moore or Less Cooking

Slowcooker Salsa Chicken – Strength and Sunshine

White Chicken Chilli – Trisha Dishes

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala – Savory Tooth

Slowcooker Honey Garlic Chicken Legs – Recipes Simple

Slowcooker Mississippi Chicken – Moore or Less Cooking

Slowcooker Salsa Chicken – Strength and Sunshine

Balsamic Rosemary Chicken – Diana Rambles


Cheeseburger Soup – Dancing Through The Rain

Slowcooker Beef Pho -Sidewalk Shoes

Coconut Beef Stew– Merry About Town

Crockpot Sauerkraut Beef Stew – Chicken Scratch NY

Slow cooker French Dip – My Gluten-Free Kitchen

Crockpot Mongolian Beef – The Flying Couponer

Slowcooker Beef Bourguignon – One Clever Chef

Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs – Simply Happy Foodie

Slowcooker Vegetable Beef Soup – Cincy Shopper

Crock Pot BBQ Ribs – The Rising Spoon

Crockpot Italian Sausage Soup – Salt & Lavender

Sausage and Cabbage – Brooklyn Farm Girl

Having dinner ready for when you get home from a little adventure is so relieving. Here are some of the best crock pot meals for outdoor parents!

Crockpot Beef Short Ribs– Kitchen Sanctuary

Crockpot Ragu with Penne and Ricotta – Taste and See

Easy Taco Soup – Countryside Cravings

Slow Cooker Honey BBQ Sandwiches – Uncommon Designs


Hawaiian Haystacks – DIY Party Mom

Slow Cooker Ham with Brown Sugar – This Delicious House

Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork – Smart Savvy Living

Slow cooker Pork Carnitas – Food Meanderings


Vegetarian Chili – Turning the Clock Back

Slow Cooker Dal Makhani – My Food Story


The Best Slow Cooker Apple Crisp – The Country Chic Cottage

Decadent Crockpot Chocolate Lava Cake – This Mama Loves


To further your meal making organization you can also do some meal planning and spend some time making freezer meals!

There are some DELICIOUS ideas in here to get you started on making meals in a crock pot. If you don’t find what you’re looking for here take a peek at our Pinterest page! We’ve got you covered with loads more healthy recipes!

Do you have a crock pot? Do you use it on days you go on your little adventures?