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5 Easy Meals

Working over 10-hour shifts as a travel nurse can easily soak up most of your time and leave you tired and exhausted. The last thing you want to do when you get home from a long shift is spend two hours cooking dinner. We have come up with some quick, easy and hearty meals that all take under 30 minutes to prep. All these meals are made in a slow cooker, warm and ready for you to enjoy. Just be sure to set your slow cooker to the appropriate time (most cookers usually have timers). We hope you find these recipes as delicious and yummy as we do.

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Recipe #1: Slow Cooker Lentils and Sausage

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This hearty lentils and sausage meal takes only 15 minutes to prep and will make 12 servings. You could easily make this meal on your day off and eat it throughout the week with some sourdough bread.

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Recipe #2: Slow Cooker Beef Stew

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Looking for a filling meal to greet you when you get off your shift. Try making this beef stew recipe. It only takes 10 minutes to prep and will make 6 servings.

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Recipe #3: Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

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If you need something to spice up your life, try out this chicken tortilla soup! This meal takes 30 minutes of prep time and will make 8 servings

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Recipe #4: Slow Cooker Chili

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This is another hearty meal that will keep you full and satisfied. This flavorful Chili dish will make 10 servings and only takes 10 minutes of prep time.

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Recipe #5: Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork Roast

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This moist and delicious pineapple pork roast will keep your mouth watering. Try pairing it with a salad and bread rolls. This meal will take 15 minutes to prep and will serve 6 people.

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