Crockpot Chorizo Spiced Pulled Pork

Ingredients: 2 tsp paprika 3/4 tsp ancho chili powder (up to 1 tbsp.) 3/4 tsp salt 3/4 tsp ground cumin 3/4 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp coriander 1 1/3 lb lean pork tenderloin 2/3 onion, diced 2 2/3 garlic cloves, minced 2/3 cup + 1/2 tsp chicken broth 2 tsp apple cider vinegar Preparation: Mix together all the spices and rub over the … Continue reading Crockpot Chorizo Spiced Pulled Pork

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken and Quinoa Meatballs

Ingredients: 1 1/3 lb 95% lean ground chicken 1/2 cup cooked quinoa 2/3 carrot, minced 2/3 celery rib, minced 2/3 large egg, lightly beaten 3/4 tsp garlic powder 3/4 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 cup buffalo sauce (like Frank’s) Preparation: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Mix together all the ingredients except the buffalo sauce until just combined. Be careful … Continue reading Crockpot Buffalo Chicken and Quinoa Meatballs

Crockpot Tomato Balsamic Chicken

Ingredients: 1 1/3 lb boneless and skinless chicken breast 18 2/3 oz canned diced tomatoes, half of liquid drained 2/3 sweet onion, sliced thin 2 2/3 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar (plus more for serving) 2 tsp Italian seasoning 4 cups fresh spinach Salt and pepper Preparation: Add all ingredients to the slow cooker, except spinach. Cook on low for … Continue reading Crockpot Tomato Balsamic Chicken

Crockpot Black Beans and Chicken

Ingredients: 4 chicken breast fillets (1 pound), skinless, boneless 1 (15 ounce) can low sodium black beans, rinsed 2 cups salsa of your choice 8 tortillas, whole wheat or low carb Preparation: Add all ingredients to the slow cooker, except tortillas. Cook on low for 4-6 hours. Shred it with a fork. Serve in a low … Continue reading Crockpot Black Beans and Chicken

Crockpot Spaghetti

Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground turkey sausage (see recipe below) 1 (24 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce (no sugar added) 8 ounces (uncooked) 100% whole wheat spaghetti, about 2/3 of a 13.25 oz box, break into small pieces before adding to meat mixture 1 cup low fat cottage cheese 1 cup skim mozzarella cheese, shredded 1 … Continue reading Crockpot Spaghetti

Roasted Garlic Broccoli

Ingredients: 1.5 lbs broccoli 2 garlic cloves, minced 1.5 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/4 tsp black pepper Cooking spray Preparation: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Toss the broccoli with the olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper. Spread out the broccoli on a baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray. Make sure they are in one layer. Spray … Continue reading Roasted Garlic Broccoli

Sweet Potato Cauliflower Mash

Ingredients: 1.5 cups sweet potato, peeled and chopped 4 cups cauliflower, cut into florets 1/3 cup vegetable broth 1/4 cup low fat sour cream 1/16 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 tsp. garlic powder Salt and pepper Preparation: Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add the sweet potato and cauliflower. Cook for 10-12 minutes until fork tender. Add to a bowl with … Continue reading Sweet Potato Cauliflower Mash

Crockpot Sweet and Spicy Chicken

Ingredients: 1 1/3 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs 3 tbsp + 1 3/4 tsp low sodium soy sauce (GF if needed) 2 tbsp + 2 tsp brown sugar (or honey or agave) 2 tbsp + 2 tsp Asian garlic chili paste 1 1/3 garlic cloves, minced 2 tsp ginger, minced Preparation: Stir together the soy sauce, brown sugar, chili garlic paste, … Continue reading Crockpot Sweet and Spicy Chicken

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients: (for the chicken) 24 oz boneless skinless chicken breast 1 celery stalk 1/2 onion, diced 1 clove garlic 16 oz fat free low sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup hot sauce (for the wrap) 6 large lettuce leaves, Bibb or Iceberg 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots 2 large celery stalks, cut into 2 inch matchsticks … Continue reading Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Crockpot Polynesian Chicken

Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless (about 1.5 pounds), cut into 2" cubes 1 red bell pepper, cored and seeded, sliced into 1" strips 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple chunks in natural juice 2 tablespoons lite soy sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger 1/3 cup honey 2 tablespoons cornstarch Preparation: Pour … Continue reading Crockpot Polynesian Chicken