Looking for a way to make super easy and mouthwatering meals? Let your slow cooker become your new best friend! Take a few minutes in the morning to prepare your recipe and in the evening you’ll have a delicious, hearty meal waiting for you and your family. It’s perfect for making your favorite dinners, lunches, appetizers or sides on those chilly winter nights. Here are 55 of our favorite recipes you can make using your slow cooker for a satisfying and comforting repast.

1. Quinoa Chicken Chili: Once the weather starts getting colder, chili once again becomes a favorite food. With quinoa, black beans, veggies, chicken, and spices, this is sure to become one of your new go-to recipes. (via Cook Like a Champion)

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Photo Credit: Cook Like a Champion

2. Slow Cooker Pineapple Salsa Chicken: If you’re tired of the same old taco fillings, you aren’t alone! This dish mixes spicy and sweet, so turning up the heat on your salsa can be the perfect mix with pineapple! Click here to see the recipe.

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3. Slow Cooker Sriracha-Pineapple Barbecued Chicken Sandwiches with Easy Guacamole: This recipe makes you yearn for the sun and summertime. This spicy sandwich topped with guacamole makes for the perfect combination! (via Kalyn’s Kitchen)

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Photo Credit: Kalyn’s Kitchen

4. Slow Cooker Pepperoni and Chicken: This dish on its own is a fantastic low-carb dinner, but you can try it over pasta, rice or spaghetti squash, too. It’s simply amazing any way you serve it! Click here to check it out!

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5. Slow Cooker Pork and Apples: Juicy, tender and sweet best describe this recipe. There’s just something about pork and apples together that makes for the perfect comfort food! Check out the recipe here.

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6. Slow Cooker Lentils: This vegan dish is healthy and delicious. You’ll definitely have enough leftovers for the week after you make this! (via Girl Makes Food)

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Photo Credit: Girl Makes Food

7. Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork: Sometimes the best things take a little time; this recipe is one of them! The rub for this pulled pork dinner is packed with flavor and is absolutely divine. Watch the video below, then click here to make it yourself!

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