Spotlight Recipes: Slow Cooker Favorites

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Slow Cooker Beef With Root Vegetables

With the craziness of the holiday season fast approaching, give yourself a break on a weeknight with an easy slow-cooker meal. You may associate your Crock-Pot with fatty, rich soups and stews, but there are many healthy things you can make with it, including dessert!

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