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Crockpot Sunday Dinner

Crockpot Sunday Dinner

I am a serious crockpot fanatic! I have the Crock-Pot Cook' N Carry 6-Quart Portable Slow Cooker in Stainless Steel and I love it. These things get a workout year-round. Here are some delicious dinners that I just know you will love and want to make again and again. What I especially love about slow cooking is that it makes cooking so much easier and I love that I get to smell what I am cooking. We love coming up with new crockpot or slow cooker recipes and I love curating great lists of recipes as well. We hope that this Crockpot Sunday Dinner post inspires you. 
Crockpot Sunday Dinner

Crockpot Sunday Dinner

Crockpot Chicken and Potatoes
Easy Korean Slow Cooker Short Ribs
Creamy Chicken and Gravy in the Slow Cooker
Slow Cooker Pork Ragu & Fettuccine
Crockpot Lasagna with Ricotta Cheese
Slow Cooker Pot Roast Dinner
Crockpot Cream of Chicken Pork Chops with Ranch
Slow Cooker Beef & Potatoes Au Gratin
Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks
Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings from Scratch
Italian Slow Cooked Pork Chops in Tomato Sauce with Green Beans
Slow Cooker Shepherd’s Pie
Slow Cooker Pork Chops and Vegetables

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Slow Cooker or Instant Pot Tri-Tip with Coriander Gravy
Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Chicken
Slow Cooker Pork Chops and Onions
Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
Crockpot Meatloaf
Slow Cooker Gluten-Free Beef Bourguignon or Beef Burgundy
Beef Stroganoff
Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers
Slow Cooker Smothered Pork Chops With Mushrooms and Onions
Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Apples
Crockpot Lasagna with Ricotta Cheese
Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes Recipe


Slow Cooker beef and chorizo casserole
Crockpot Freezer Beef Stew Recipe
Slow Cooker Chicken Casserole
Honey Garlic Instant Pot Chicken Thighs
Italian Pot Roast (Stracotto) and Oven-Baked Gorgonzola Polenta
Beef Braised Pot Roast
BBQ Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs
crock pot tuscan chicken
Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Alfredo Tortellini
Easy Slow-Cooker Oxtail Soup with Stout
Sunday Chicken with Potatoes
Crockpot Chuck Roast Recipe
Crockpot Ground Beef Stroganoff

Crockpot Sunday Dinner

What is the Sunday Supper Movement?

The Sunday Supper Movement is a community-driven initiative founded in 2012 by Isabel Laessig, also known as Family Foodie, with the mission to bring families and loved ones back together around the dinner table on Sundays. The movement encourages people to cook and share a meal on Sundays, fostering connection, creating memories, and passing down culinary traditions. It's not just about the food, but about the shared experience of preparing, eating, and conversing with loved ones.

  • The Sunday Supper Pledge: This is a commitment to enjoying a weekly meal with loved ones, be it family, friends, or neighbors. It emphasizes the importance of unplugging and being present with each other.
  • Recipe Sharing: The movement's website features a vast collection of recipes submitted by its community members, covering all kinds of cuisines and dietary restrictions. There are also themed recipe collections for special occasions and holidays.
  • Community Events: The Sunday Supper Movement hosts online and offline events throughout the year, including virtual potlucks, recipe challenges, and cooking demonstrations. These events provide opportunities for people to connect and share their love for food.
  • National Sunday Supper Day: Celebrated on the second Sunday of January each year, this day is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of gathering around the table for Sunday supper.

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Why are Sunday Family Dinners so Important? 

Connection and Communication

  • Shared Time: In our busy lives, Sunday dinner can be a dedicated time for families to reconnect, share stories, and simply be present with each other. This shared experience strengthens bonds and fosters a sense of belonging.
  • Improved Communication: The relaxed atmosphere of a meal often encourages open communication and active listening. This allows family members to share their thoughts, feelings, and experiences, strengthening understanding and relationships.
  • Passing on Traditions: Sunday dinner can be a time to pass down family traditions and stories, creating a sense of cultural identity and shared history. This can be through specific dishes, rituals, or simply storytelling.

Emotional and Developmental Advantages

  • Emotional Well-being: Studies show that regular family meals are associated with improved mental health in children and adults. Sharing meals can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, and promote feelings of security and support.
  • Healthy Development: For children, family dinners provide a positive environment for learning social skills, table manners, and communication skills. It's also a chance for them to develop healthy eating habits.
  • Strengthened Identity: Participating in family traditions like Sunday dinner can help children develop a strong sense of self-identity and belonging within their family and community.

Crockpot Sunday Dinner

Cultural Significance

  • Historical Roots: Sunday dinner as a tradition has historical roots in agrarian societies, where it was the largest meal of the week and a time for families to gather. It also carries cultural significance in various communities, passed down through generations.
  • Community Building: For some, Sunday dinner extends beyond immediate family, encompassing friends, neighbors, or extended family. This fosters a sense of community and belonging beyond the nuclear family unit.
  • Preserving Culture: Sharing traditional dishes and stories during Sunday dinner can help preserve cultural identity and pass down customs and values to future generations.

Crockpot Sunday Dinner

The Sunday Supper Movement has been embraced by people from all walks of life, and it has helped to revive the tradition of Sunday supper in many households. It's a reminder that food can be a powerful force for bringing people together and creating lasting memories. While not every family celebrates Sunday dinner, the underlying reasons for its importance remain relevant. Whether it's a weekly tradition or a more occasional gathering, shared meals offer valuable opportunities for connection, communication, and emotional well-being. It's important to note that the specific reasons why Sunday dinner might be important can vary depending on individual families and their cultural backgrounds.

We've shared many recipes in all budgets and all taste profiles. It's time to think about getting a crockpot or dusting off your slow cooker at home to make some of these hearty, delicious recipes. We hope that this Crockpot Sunday Dinner recipe post inspires you. Happy cooking!

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  1. Ooh I am a HUGE crock pot fan!!! Thanks for sharing all these yummy ideas, including my Sunday Chicken and Potatoes!!

  2. Delicious recipes! Thanks for including my Pot Roast. Can’t wait to try some of these!

  3. ellen beck

    I use my crrockpot alot! I think I have tried nearly every recipe or a variation of it on your kist. The only one I havent tried is the one with kale we have yet to get a taste for it we are working on that one!

  4. I am such a crock pot addict! 🙂 Thank you so much for including some of my slow cooker recipes in this tasty round-up! Pinned & sharing.

  5. All of these look so delicious! Cannot wait to try Crockpot Beef Tacos!!! Thanks for including my Mac and Cheese recipe!

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