There is nothing better than coming home after a long busy day to a delicious home cooked meal. These easy crockpot recipes are the perfect way to go!
We put together a list of 20 awesome and super fun crock pot ideas that will get your kids excited about eating a healthy homemade dinner and make you feel like a kitchen rockstar!
For even more kid friendly crock pot ideas, check out our article 5-ingredients or less slow cooker recipes.
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Pizza Sloppy Joes
Your kids will love these as soon as they hear the word pizza! Make these with beef, chicken, or veggie ground, and sneak in as many veggies as you can!
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Get the recipe here for Slow Cooker Pizza Sloppy Joes
Giant Chicken Meatballs
These GIANT meatballs are a super fun way to jazz up your traditional pasta night!
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Get the recipe here for Slow Cooker Giant Chicken Meatballs
Jalapeno Popper Chicken Taquitos
Cream cheese, jalapeños, and chicken all come together in these irresistible crispy taquitos! This is an amazing go-to crockpot recipe you’ll make again and again! These are perfect for little hands to pick up and hold.
Get the recipe here for Jalapeno Popper Chicken Taquitos
Mexican Chili with Cornbread Topping
This is a great one pot meal. The cornbread cooks on top of the chili! The combination of slightly spicy chili and sweet cornbread topping is one that your whole family will love.
Get the recipe here for Mexican Chili with Cornbread Topping
French Fry Casserole
French Fry casserole is the perfect way to get your picky eaters to try something new without too much of a change. Add peppers, carrots, or tomatoes to up the veggie content. Check out our video for more on gateway foods.
Get the recipe here for French Fry Casserole
Baked Potato Bar
This is such a simple and fun dinner idea. The topping possibilities are endless; avocado, tomatoes, shredded carrots, mushrooms, green peppers, corn, cheese, bacon, ham and more!
Get the recipe here for Crock Pot Baked Potato Bar
This “supreme” pizza soup has all the pizza flavor your kids know and love in a delicious warming soup. Serve it up with a side of crusty bread for dipping. image credit:shugarysweets Get the recipe here for Pizza Soup
Macaroni and Cheese
Mac and cheese may not be the healthiest option for your little ones, but everything in moderation is ok!
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Get the recipe here for Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese
Hamburger Hash Recipe
The nice thing about this Hamburger Hash is that it’s packed full of hidden veggies.Little man thinks he’s getting a yummy treat but he’s actually getting a veggie packed meal! It is simple and so easy to put together. image credit: serendipityandspice / Melissa Llado Get the recipe here for Hamburger Hash Slow Cooker Recipe
French Dip Sandwiches
These awesome roast beef sandwiches will be a dinner time hit! Your little ones will love dipping their sandwich in this delicious au jus. You can even top them with veggies such as tomatoes, lettuce and sauteed onions. image credit: chefsavvy / Kelley Get the recipe here for Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches
Shio Ramen with Chili Oil
Packed with veggies, this ramen noodle soup recipe is 10x better then the instant kind! image credit: thestayathomechef Get the recipe here for Shio Ramen with Chili Oi
This crockpot lasagna will taste like it took you all day to prepare! Sneak in some veggies; zucchini, yellow squash or even broccoli. You can even mix pumpkin puree with the ricotta cheese and leave out the meat for a healthy twist. image credit: Girl Who Ate Everything / Christy Denney Get the recipe here for Easy Crockpot Lasagna
Chicken Pot Pie
Chocked full of vegetables and topped with warm, flaky, biscuits, this slow cooker chicken pot pie will become a dinner staple for your entire family. image credit:getcrocked/Crock Pot Girl Get the recipe here for Chicken Pot Pie
This recipe is sure to satisfy even the pickiest eater. Covered in gooey cheese and delicious sauce, this pizza meatloaf will be a hit. Chop up and add zucchini, carrots, squash and peppers to pack even more of a vegetable punch!
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Get the recipe here for Pizza Meatloaf
Tater Tot Casserole
Tater tot casserole is a great recipe to use for gateway foods. Crispy, crunchy tater tots take center stage in this super simple and kid friendly dinner.
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Get the recipe here for Tater Tot Casserole
Homemade Spaghettios and Meatballs
Canned spaghettios have nothing on this recipe! All the fun of the canned version without the preservatives and loads of sodium.
Get the recipe here for Homemade Spaghettios and Meatballs
Use flatbread for the kids’ gyros, as they are a better fit for their little hands. Pack these gyros with tons of lettuce, tomatoes and onions; the tzatziki sauce will blend all the delicious flavors together.
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Get the recipe here for Chicken Gyros
Root Beer Chicken
While we don’t promote giving soda to your little ones, this is a fun every now and then dinner recipe 🙂
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Get the recipe here for Crockpot Root Beer BBQ Chicken
Loaded Baked Potato Soup
Unlike traditional baked potato soups that are heavy on the cream, this version is rather light. The soup can easily be made vegetarian by using vegetable broth and leaving out the bacon. Either way, your kids will gobble it up!
Get the recipe here for Loaded Baked Potato Soup
Easy Dinner Rolls
While not an actual dinner, here is a simple dinner roll recipe to accompany any of the recipes in this article.
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Get the recipe here for Easy Dinner Rolls
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