Easy Texas Chili with Rice

Easy Texas Chili with Rice

This spin on classic Texas chili combines a much easier DIY chili paste with lean beef stew meat to simplify the recipe. It also adds rice at the end of cooking to create a super hearty dish that’s perfect for meal prep.  As a new…

Spicy Citrus Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice

Spicy Citrus Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice

This is one of the most flavor-packed slow cooker chicken and rice recipes you’ll come across. The chicken is cooked in a blend of orange, lemon, and lime juice with a blend of spices to create ultra tender chicken. And to absorb all the remaining…

Crispy Slow Cooker Pineapple Chipotle Chicken Tostadas

Crispy Slow Cooker Pineapple Chipotle Chicken Tostadas

If you’re a sweet and spicy lover, these chicken tostadas will definitely earn a spot in your rotation. They’re topped with crispy slow cooker pineapple chipotle chicken, mango salsa, and just the right amount of creamy guacamole and cotija cheese.  It’s a flavor explosion! But…

BBQ Crockpot Pork Tenderloin with Low Calorie Mac and Cheese

BBQ Crockpot Pork Tenderloin with Low Calorie Mac and Cheese

I’ve made lots of low calorie mac and cheese recipes because, well, duh. But smothering juicy, tender bbq crockpot pork tenderloin in mac and cheese and baking with a layer of melted cheddar on top really takes things to another level.  At first glance, this…

Honey Chipotle Crockpot Pulled Chicken

Honey Chipotle Crockpot Pulled Chicken

This 5-ingredient honey chipotle crockpot pulled chicken perfectly balances sweet and spicy in a recipe that’s perfect for meal prep or feeding a crowd. You can use it in everything from sandwiches, wraps, and even pizzas to salads or on its own with sides.  I’ve…

Carolina BBQ Crockpot Shredded Chicken

Carolina BBQ Crockpot Shredded Chicken

Crockpot shredded chicken is one of the most useful healthy meal prep recipes around. You can use it in salads, by itself with veggies, or on some of my favorite recipes—nachos, fries, sandwiches, tacos, and more.  This version puts a spin on Carolina BBQ for…

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chipotle Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chipotle Chicken Chili

The chances are slim but if you’re in search of recipes high in vitamin A, this slow cooker sweet potato chili should end all searches. It’s loaded with beta carotene thanks to the obvious sweet potatoes and the not so obvious pumpkin. That’s right, this…

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas: A Quick and Easy High Protein Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas: A Quick and Easy High Protein Recipe

If you’re new around here, you should know that I like to keep things simple. I realize that most people can’t or don’t want to spend hours on end in their kitchen each day. So, I aim to keep ingredient lists short and meal prep…