1. Season beef stew with a little garlic powder.
2. Place in frying pan with olive oil, and brown on all sides over high heat.
3. Add vegetables into the crock pot.
4. Add beef over vegetables.
5. Add soups over both beef and vegetables.
6. Add a little salt and pepper.
7. Cover crockpot and cook on low heat for 8 hours or until beef is tender.