Our Favorite Snowy Day Crockpot Recipes

Don’t put away your snow boots quite yet! Despite Colorado’s reputation for 300 days of sunshine a year, it can still snow as late as June. When those snowy days pop up, there’s nothing better than coming home to the smell of a delicious ready-to-eat meal, which anyone can enjoy with the help of a crockpot, also called a slow cooker. These delicious slow cooker recipes are a great way to warm up when the weather gets cold.

Slow Cooker Loaded Potato Soup

Loaded potato soup has all of the hearty ingredients of a loaded baked potato and the consistency of a delicious creamy soup. This recipe for slow cooker loaded potato soup takes 6 hours on low or 4 hours on high and is guaranteed to fill you up!

Crockpot Whole Chicken

If you like to prep your meals for the week ahead of time, slow cooking a chicken can make weekday dinners and meal prep a cinch. This crockpot whole chicken recipe calls for a blend of herbs and butter to prep the chicken, then cooks on high for 4-5 hours. You could also throw in some hearty root vegetables at the bottom of the pot to make it a complete meal.

Slow Cooker Moroccan Chickpea Stew

The best part about this Moroccan chickpea stew recipe is that the longer you let it simmer, the better the stew gets. Great for vegans and veggie lovers, this stew is a savory combination of lentils, chickpeas, squash, and spices in a tomato sauce base. Serve the stew with quinoa, arugula, and a dollop of yogurt for a well-rounded burst of flavor.

Crockpot Mac and Cheese

This recipe for crockpot mac and cheese is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser and is ready in less than 2 hours; keep it handy for your next big gathering! Everyone will love the blend of 3 cheeses, and you can switch up the recipe by throwing in some bacon bits or extra spices to suit the occasion.

Slow-Cooker Blueberry Oatmeal

When snow is in the forecast, prep this slow cooker blueberry oatmeal before you go to bed. The yummy smells and warming breakfast first thing in the morning is be a great way to kick off a cozy day inside while the weather does its thing.

Snow days can be enjoyed inside with a warm meal and a good view, or outside on the slopes and trails. Both lifestyles are possible at the Piedmont Apartments. Conveniently located in Avon, Colorado, we offer residents a resort-style living experience in a popular mountain town, with one, two, and three-bedroom floorplans to fit your needs. Contact us today to learn more about living at the Piedmont.

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