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Roasted Veggies — Broccoli and Cauliflower — Slow cooker/Crock-Pot Recipe

fullsizeoutput_6347Roasted Veggies — Broccoli & Cauliflower. A simple and delicious recipe! -1 Head Cauliflower -2 Heads Broccoli - Cut and add to slow cooker/crock pot -Drizzle with Olive Oil (Extra-Virgin, First Cold Pressed) -Salt and Pepper to taste -Cook on High for 2.5-3 hours. Stir occasionally.

Spicy Pulled Pork – Delish!

V7tcPbA8TimBnSX7YjHozwSpicy Pulled Pork- Delish! The Ingredients: -4-6 pounds boneless pork shoulder or butt -1-2 tablespoons brown sugar -
1 teaspoon cumin -
1 teaspoon garlic powder -1 teaspoon onion powder -1 teaspoon red pepper -1 teaspoon paprika -1 teaspoon black pepper -1 medium onion chopped -1-2 tablespoons hickory liquid smoke -2 cups water Do this: -Use a […]

Sante Fe Chicken Chili — Slow cooker/Crockpot Recipe

fullsizeoutput_51faSanté Fe Chicken Chili — Slow cooker/Crockpot Spice up your day with this simple and delicious chili!  Add cornbread cubes for interest, texture, taste and, of course, variety!  So GOOD!  Put a log on the fire; invite the neighbors over and enjoy with good conversation and laughter! -2 pounds chicken breast cut in ½ inch […]

Apricot Bacon-wrapped Chicken Breasts!

IMG_2428_2Apricot Bacon-wrapped Chicken Breasts. So tender and so tasty – a very beautiful combination of flavors!   Make this for a party or a family dinner — a simple recipe with great rewards!  The prep time is less than ten minutes and there are only three ingredients!  Check it out: - 2 pounds of chicken breasts […]

Tailgate Zingy Teriyaki Chicken Wings for Slow Cookers/Crock Pots Recipe

IMG_8389Tailgate Zingy Teriyaki Chicken Wings — Slow Cooker/Crock Pot Recipe.   This is a great tailgating recipe for crock pots, slow cookers!  Easy to make and so good!  Party on! Ingredients: 3 Pounds chicken wings 1 Cup honey 1/2 Cup low-sodium soy sauce 2 Tablespoons ketchup w/out HFCS (I use Annie’s Naturals Organic; or Simply […]

Delicious Brunch Egg Bake – Slow Cooker/Crock Pot Recipe

IMG_3589Brunch Egg Bake.  Try this recipe for Mother’s Day Brunch.  Serve along with a colorful bowl of fresh fruit (mangoes, kiwi, strawberries, star fruit), some monkey bread, hazelnut coffee and Mimosa!  Brunch is served. - 1.5 dozen eggs - 1.5 cup milk - 2 lbs of hash brown potatoes – thawed (adjust cooking time if […]

Slow Cooker/Crock Pot Shepherd’s Irish Pie

IMG_0709Shepherd’s Irish Pie.   “Even when they have nothing, the Irish emit a kind of happiness, a joy.”          -   Fiona Shaw   -       The Ingredients: –3 cups mashed potatoes –1 lb ground turkey (Jennie-O Turkey) or beef (or half turkey and half beef) - 3 cloves garlic, pressed or chopped –2 […]

Crock Pot /Slow Cooker — Super Quinoa with Vegetables

DSC07877Get Creative with Quinoa! Quinoa (KEEN  wah) is a seed that sort of acts like a grain.  It provides iron and fiber and is actually a complete protein – rare in plant-based foods. Quinoa can be added to soups, put in sandwiches and even used for breakfast mixed with fruit, etc.  It is easy to […]

Sweet Potato, Curry & Lentils Soup – Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Recipe

DSC07887Sweet Potato, Curry & Lentils Soup. This is a refreshingly different soup!  Even if you don’t love curry — you will likely still enjoy this soup!   Ingredients: -2 large sweet potato, peeled and diced -3 medium carrots, cut into 1/2 inch pieces -3 stalks celery, cut into 1/2 inch pieces -2 leeks, sliced - […]

Happy Jambalaya! Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Recipe

DSC07866Happy Jambalaya! Celebrating Fat Tuesday?!  You will enjoy this delicious recipe!  Chicken, shrimp, sausage, veggies and spices!   Life is good! Ingredients: -1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into 1 inch cubes -1 pound sliced sausage (Andouille, Polish or Jennie-O Turkey Kielbasa) -1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice (drained) -3 […]