11 Slow Cooker Recipes for the Busy Days of Fall

Slow-cooker recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the fall

11 Slow-Cooker Recipes for the Busy Days of Fall

Slow cookers are one of the greatest tools you can have in your kitchen. Throughout the summer they cook food without heating up the house, and during the busy days of fall they allow you to come home to a hot meal ready to go.

Slow-Cooker Chicken in Tomatoes

This tomato-based chicken stew is flavored with a simple mix of chicken broth, white wine, and some herbs and spices. Click here to see the recipe.

Crock-Pot Coke Ribs

Craving barbecue but it’s too cold for a cookout? Use your slow cooker for falling-off-the-bones delicious ribs. Click here to see the recipe.


Sweet and Spicy Slow-Cooker Chili

Kristie Collado

There’s nothing better on a cold night than a big bowl of chili, except maybe a big bowl of chili that requires virtually no effort to cook! Click here to see the recipe.

Overnight Crock-Pot Banana Bread Oatmeal

This banana-bread-inspired breakfast cooks overnight and is ready to go as soon as you are. Click here to see the recipe.

Crock-Pot Pepper Soup

Brown some ground beef before adding to this fall pepper soup. Add grains like rice or quinoa to make it a full meal. Click here to see the recipe.

Crock-Pot Beef and Barley Stew

You can never go wrong with a hearty stew of beef and barley. Click here to see the recipe.

Slow-Cooker Yankee Pot Roast

A classic New England pot roast to warm you up on the coldest of days this fall. Click here to see the recipe.

Easiest Slow Cooker Beef Stew

This is the easiest beef stew ever because you just toss everything straight into the slow cooker. You can definitely sauté the garlic and onions beforehand, but they’ll flavor the stew regardless. Click here to see the recipe.

Maple Steel-Cut Oatmeal

An easy overnight slow-cooker breakfast for cold fall mornings. This recipe calls for maple butter, an easy mixture of maple syrup and butter. Make a big batch and spread this butter on morning toast, waffles, or anything else you want for a touch of sweetness. Click here to see the recipe.


Slow-Cooker Asian Pork Ribs

Super simple Asian-style ribs, no additional cooking required; just toss everything into a slow cooker and be on your way. Click here to see the recipe.

Apple Pie Breakfast Overnight Oatmeal

This easy breakfast is homemade apple sauce and overnight oatmeal combined into one. Click here to see the recipe.