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Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Nights

Use a slow cooker to make easy, delicious meals while you're out at the barn.

Your riding routine can take a hit when the days get shorter, but slow cookers make life and cooking simple again. Journal photo.

Horse people are busy people! Whether we’re out mucking stalls or riding until the sun sets, we hardly have time to even think about food with our busy schedules. However, there’s a simple solution!

Adding a slow cooker to your kitchen brigade could be one of your best decisions yet (right behind owning an American Quarter Horse). There are many simple, easy recipes for slow-cooked meals that will ensure a delicious meal when you return from the barn.

  1. Teriyaki Chicken

Nothing beats a good bowl of teriyaki chicken and steamed rice. One of the healthier options, teriyaki chicken offers a great source of protein and saucy goodness to end your hectic day.

  1. Stuffed Shells with Spinach

Italian food is a fan favorite, and now you can take the hassle out! Stuff some shells with spinach and cheese and drizzle marinara sauce over the top to make a simply stunning dinner dish.

  1. Honey Garlic Chicken and Veggies

Who says healthy food can’t be pretty, too? This honey garlic chicken and veggie dish is full of yummy flavors, and it can cook all day while you’re out and about!

  1. Barbecue Ribs

Here in Texas, we love good barbecue food! These mouthwatering barbecue ribs are going to be the perfect treat after exercising your horses.

  1. Baked Potatoes

Baked potatoes are the perfect way to end a busy day. Add some bacon, cheese and butter to top it off!

To see more easy recipes for equestrians, follow AQHA on Pinterest!