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Sunday Slow Cooker: Picnic Favorites

Picnics and outdoor gatherings are one of the best things about the weather warming up in my world. What better way to spend a Saturday than outside in a beautiful park with great food and drinks. While sandwiches are usually what I reach for, lately I have been thinking about slow cooker dishes that could […]

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Friday Five: Memorial Day Menu

Let’s talk Memorial Day menus! What are you planning on whipping up to celebrate the 3 day weekend? Although I haven’t quite figured out what I am going to cook, here are some things I am thinking about. Salads and Sides Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Rosemary (from The Lemon Bowl) Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad […]

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Friday Five: Strawberries!

I couldn’t be more excited about the start of strawberry season. Farmer’s markets are flush with the delicious edible and they are starting to pop up in seasonal treats and on spring menus. Their sweet, slightly tart, flavors make them perfect for a wide range of dishes from sweet to savory, breakfast to dinner, snacks […]

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Friday Five: Healthy Cinco de Mayo Recipes

If you have been reading this blog for any amount of time you know that Mexican is one of my all time favorite cuisines. And Cinco de Mayo is the perfect excuse to gather some friends and create a delicious Mexican feast or fiesta. Luckily there are lots of ways to make healthy Mexican dishes […]

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Friday Five: Healthy Passover Recipes

Many people began celebrating Passover this week and with it’s limitations on bread, yeast, flour, corn, rice, and other ingredients; it can be a tricky time to stick to your diet and find meals that are Passover friendly. So this Passover if you are celebrating, consider trying out some of these healthier options before reaching […]

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Friday Five: Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes

If you have spent any time on Slender Kitchen you probably quickly realized that the slow cooker is one of my absolute favorite kitchen appliances. Not only do I use mine at least twice a week, I also make sure to share at least one slow cooker recipe a week with Slow Cooker Sundays, and […]

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