Easy Breakfast: Crock Pot Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Oatmeal

The slow cooker is one of my favorite and most-used kitchen items, but typically I use it for meats or soups–it never really occurred to me to leave it on overnight to make breakfast.  This oatmeal recipe from Stacey Homemaker is perfect to test it out with. I didn’t get the organic protein shakes she…

Paleo Crockpot Jambalaya Soup

from Life As A Plate Prep time: 10 min. | Cook time: 6 hours | Total: 6 hours 10 min. Ingredients: 4 oz chicken breast, diced 4 pepper, any colors, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 TBSP cajun seasoning (find out how to make your own here) ¼ cup hot sauce (Tabasco…

“Stupid Simple Salsa Chicken”

It truly is “Stupid Simple”  (from: Canada Girl Eats Paleo) Prep time: 5 min. | Cook time: 5 hours | Total: 5 hours 5 min. Ingredients: 1 cup prepared salsa 4 chicken breasts 1 TBSP chili powder 1 onion, chopped (possible additions: 3 cloves minced garlic, 2 TBSP cayenne pepper, and/or 2 TBSP Adobo) Directions: Place all ingredients…

“The Best Turkey Chili You’ll Ever Taste”

I love the recipe from Eat Yourself Skinny, but I’ve adapted it slightly with my own twist.  Enjoy! Prep time: 10 min. | Cook time: 1 hour 10 min. | Total: 1 hour 20 min. Ingredients: 1 lb turkey, 99% lean 1 TBSP cooking oil (lately I use coconut, but EVOO or another type is…

Moroccan Pot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots

Prep-time: 15 min | Cook time: 8 hours | Total: 8 ¼ Ingredients: non-stick cooking spray 2 TBSP tomato paste ½ cup low sodium beef broth 3 TBSP all-purpose flour 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp salt 1 cup dried plums ¾ cup dried apricots 1½ lb baby Yukon gold potatoes, cleaned and quartered 3 carrots, cut into…