As summer wraps up and we put away our barbecues, we start pulling out our handy crock pots to make a flavorful supper for after work. I would even argue that crock pots are better than barbecues because supper is hot and ready for you as soon as you get home. With the crockpot, you can make a variety of foods, but my favorite are the hearty meals that make fantastic leftovers the next day. Check out how you can transform your supper game with these recipes.

1. Shepard’s Pie

Shepards pie can be made in a variety of ways, but this quick, tried and true method is always the winner.

2. Chicken Burrito Bowls

When Taco Tuesday turns into a chilly Tuesday, a hot burrito bowl is the perfect alternative to a taco.

3. Beef Stew

When I travelled to Ireland, beef stew was a staple for most families. Take your tastebuds on a trip to Ireland with this crock pot beef stew. Serve with home made bread.

4. BBQ Pulled Chicken

If you’re looking for a meal to feed the masses, this is the meal for you! With tons of leftovers, this smoky chicken is best served on a brioche bun with coleslaw.

5. Chicken Noodle Soup

This soup will help you recover from those rainy fall days that just chill you to the bone.

6. Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Chili

Chili is a one of those meals you just can’t get sick of because there’s so many ways to make it! This chili prioritizes the flavor of butternut squash to give it a Fall twist.

7. Chicken and Stuffing

Too impatient to wait till October or November for thanksgiving? Make this scrumptious chicken dinner that comes with stuffing.

8. Vegan Curry Stew

This healthy Fall option will warm your soul and help you stay on track for your diet!

9.  Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff

This is an amazing cheat day meal to make for family and friends that will stay hot until you’re ready to eat.

10. Crockpot Crazy Cajun Chicken

This easy peasy crockpot meal is one of those meals where you can dump all the ingredients in, turn on the crock pot and supper will be waiting after a long day at work.

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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