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Crockpot Recipes for Busy Parents

We parents are super busy and some of us are working more than one job. One of the best-kept secrets of time management is using a crockpot to cook while you’re out. Well, the easier the preparation for the meal, the better! Here are a few super easy crockpot recipes for super busy parents.

BBQ Pulled Pork &

Garlic Potatoes

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

• Russet Potatoes

• Fresh garlic

• Pepper

• BBQ sauce

1. Prepare the pork roast by stabbing it with a knife (take out any aggression here) and insert chunks of garlic under the muscle and sprinkle with pepper.

2. Put roast in the crockpot with potatoes and add about 1/4 cup of water. Turn on. Cook slow and on low for about 6 hours.

3. About a 1/2 hour before you’re ready to eat, pull the pork apart with a fork and mix with BBQ sauce. Serve.

Onion Chicken

& Rice

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

• Whole chicken

• Big onion

• Onion soup mix

• Rice

1. Put the chicken in the crockpot and add about 3 cups of water.

2. Cut the onion into large pieces and place on top of the chicken. Add a piece in the body cavity.

3. Sprinkle the onion soup over and around the chicken. Mix it in the water.

4. Add a cup of rice to the water.

5. Cook slow and low for about 6 hours. Serve.

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