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14 Kid-Friendly Slow Cooker Dinners Even Adults Will Love

Make something everyone will enjoy!

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Cooking dinner for your family can be difficult, and when you have a picky eater among the lot that task becomes even harder.

Luckily there are a handful of simple slow cooker recipes that will please even the pickiest of eaters. We rounded up 14 of our favorites that we think everyone will love:

1. Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Using store-bought refrigerated biscuit dough as dumplings makes this super hearty dinner a cinch to throw together. Get the recipe.

2. Slow Cooker Honey Teriyaki Chicken

Serve this chicken over rice, quinoa, or noodles for a simple dinner that tastes even better than take-out. Get the recipe.

3. Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Pot roast is the ultimate weeknight comfort food, and this one made in a slow cooker is the perfect recipe to get started in the morning and come home to at night. Get the recipe.

4. Slow Cooker Chili Mac

You'll have to cook the pasta separately to make this comforting chili mac, so plan accordingly. Get the recipe.

5. Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken

Quickly frying the chicken on the stovetop before adding it to the slow cooker gives it a crispy texture that mimics the take-out version. Get the recipe.

6. Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

Preparing the egg noodles separately and adding them towards the end of cooking makes sure they don't overcook. Get the recipe.

7. Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken

Serve this flavorful chicken with tortillas and a plethora of toppings so everyone in your family can make the tacos of their dreams. Get the recipe.

8. Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

This recipe uses jarred marinara sauce and jazzes it up with garlic and spices, but you can use homemade sauce if you're feeling ambitious. Get the recipe.

Feel free to use ground turkey instead of ground beef to make these stuffed peppers a bit lighter. Get the recipe.

10. Slow Cooker Enchilada Stack

Layers of ground beef, tortillas, cheese, and enchilada sauce — what could be better? Get the recipe.

11. Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

Serve this comforting chili with all your favorite toppings from fresh lime wedges to shredded cheese. Get the recipe.

12. Slow Cooker Creamy Lemon Chicken

The perfect thing to serve over rice, pasta, or all by itself — just don't let that flavorful sauce go to waste. Get the recipe.

This recipe calls for coconut aminos, which can be found in the health food section of most grocery stores, but feel free to leave it out. Get the recipe.

14. Slow Cooker Carnitas

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Get the pork cooking in the morning and come home to perfectly tender carnitas ready to be crisped up in the oven. Get the recipe.

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