Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs and Spinach

crockpot creamy spinach and meatballs

Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs and Spinach

This crockpot meatball dinner is sure to be a hit at your dinner table. It is hearty and full flavored for filling your appetite. My husband said it was the perfect dinner for a winter night.

The inspiration came from the grocery store. I was shopping this past weekend and I saw these chicken and mozzarella Italian meatballs that were all natural at Krogers. They were Aidelle’s brand. I was really impressed with the ingredients and they were perfectly low carb for a satisfying dinner.

Creamy Spinach and Meatballs

I really wanted to pair these with a creamy sauce. I wasn’t sure starting off what vegetables I wanted to match with the Italian and cheese flavors. Then it finally came to me: Spinach! read more

Buffalo Burgers and a bath

Tried a new recipe last night:

Buffalo, Spinach, and Quinoa Burgers – Original idea here

Ingredients

1/2 cup (dry) quinoa
1 (10 oz) box frozen chopped spinach, thawed and excess moisture squeezed out
2 eggs
1 tsp of Garlic powder                                                                                             1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tsp black pepper
1 lb ground Buffalo

Directions

1. Cook quinoa to package instructions. Set aside until cool enough to handle. Place in a large bowl.
2. Add spinach, egg and spices to bowl. Mix well with a fork.
3. Add buffalo and combine with clean hands. Form into equal patties.
4. Cook in a skillet on medium-high heat with coconut oil to desired doneness, or in a 400 degree oven for 20-30 minutes. read more