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Crockpot Meals

Bella’s Taco Soup

Bella’s Taco Soup

Hello and happy *actual fall* if you live in the south. We had our first day in the 60s and my goodness it was heavenly. And what’s even better? It means we can finally enjoy chili without having to turn the AC down to avoid […]

GREEK-ISH CROCKPOT CHICKEN

GREEK-ISH CROCKPOT CHICKEN

These bowls were so easy to assemble because everything was just sitting in the fridge. I quickly reheated the chicken in the microwave and everything else was great cold. *The quinoa was posted earlier this week and it also on the blog if you search […]

Salsa Verde Crockpot Chicken

Salsa Verde Crockpot Chicken

I was feeling all levels of lazy yesterday and chicken in the crock pot was calling my name. Tried something new and it was delicious! YOU WILL NEED: 1/2 jar @traderjoes salsa verde 1/2 jar @traderjoes tomato-less corn salsa 2 chicken breasts 1 tsp salt (optional) red pepper flakes […]

Honey Butter Crockpot Chicken

Honey Butter Crockpot Chicken

This crockpot chicken recipe is SO EASY. I didn’t measure anything (sorry about that)…but if you come back and shred the chicken and give it a taste, you can decide if you need more butter, honey, mustard, or seasoning. You can’t really mess it up. […]

Mango Soyaki Chicken

Mango Soyaki Chicken

Made my #NTKcrockpotwonders Mango Soyaki Chicken, except this time also added some roughly chopped sweet peppers. Gosh, I LOVE A CROCKPOT MEAL!!! It was a hit (even with John Robert!) yet again. In case you missed it the first time around, here is the recipe for the […]

Coconut Curry Chicken

Coconut Curry Chicken

I have much to say about this recipe, so bear with me! If you make it to the end, your reward will be a delicious new recipe to try! I am typing as I eat a second bowl.  FIRST: I knew today was going to […]

Brushetta Chicken

Brushetta Chicken

It’s so easy, and can be served over pasta, rice, or quinoa. Nate loves it because it sort of reminds him on spaghetti. We call it “Bruschetta Chicken.” Hope you can give it a try! I will be honest, this has a very nice, mild […]

Crockpot BBQ Chicken

Crockpot BBQ Chicken

The idea for adding apple cider vinegar was first shown to me by a dear friend in Durham, Lisa Dagley. Let me tell you what, it makes all the difference! YOU WILL NEED: approx. 1 pound chicken breasts 1/2 c BBQ sauce of choice (I prefer […]

Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potatoes

Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potatoes

Got to try out a new recipe today! My friend Megan has been raving about buffalo chicken in the crockpot and she was right; it’s wonderful! I checked out some recipes and here’s what I put together: FIRST OFF, THE CROCKPOT BUFFALO CHICKEN YOU WILL […]

No Chop Chili

No Chop Chili

Good evening all! Though it remains in the high eighties here in NC, it’s supposed to actually cool down here this weekend…woo hoo! Perhaps your weekend plans could use this chili recipe? Mind you, it feeds a CROWD! When I make it, it fills my […]