31 Recipes to make you fall for your slow cooker all over again

Oct 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET

Think that slow cooker is only for pot roasts and potluck spreads? Think again. You'll be surprised at how many great meals you can create in your slow cooker. Throw it together, go about your day and return to a ready-to-eat meal.

Breakfast

Apple pie oatmeal

The only thing better than breakfast that tastes like apple pie, is breakfast that tastes like apple pie and is ready when you wake up.

Peanut butter and jelly quinoa

Your favorite breakfast comfort food, transformed into a healthy breakfast treat? Yes, please!

Appetizers

Balsamic barbecue pulled pork nachoss

There's nothing ordinary about this tasty appetizer. The balsamic sauce gives the pork a tangy twist, and serving it up as nachos brings it to a whole new level.

Ground beef Spanish rice bowls

We guarantee you'll be serving something new to your guests when you cook up these Spanish rice bowls in your slow cooker.

Up next: More reasons to love your slow cooker with soups and sides

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