It's time dig out your slow cooker, bring it back from the cupboard of "things we never use." Slow cookers have gotten a heavy rap, busted out for the fall and winter dishes and then discarded as the temperature starts to rise.
But slow cookers are all-weather kitchen tools: they cook when you're gone so you have plenty of time to enjoy being outdoors, clean up involves all of one pot, and you can make light and healthy dishes you'll want to eat even on the warmest days. Don't believe us? Click on for proof.
Summer is all about clean eating (it's beach season after all). So use your slow cooker to help you whip up some salads. Just throw in some chicken seasoned as spicy as you like it, head to the park, and when you're back: fork tender chicken ready for quick an easy salads, like this taco version.