• Purple slaw recipe

    Easy Purple Cabbage Slaw Recipe

    For the perfect side dish alongside pulled BBQ chicken or to enjoy on its own, follow this easy purple cabbage slaw recipe! It is simple, tasty and healthy. When people think of cabbage slaw recipes, you often think summer time food. But, I love making this delicious side dish year round. In fact I enjoy eating it all own its own. Ingredients For Cabbage Slaw: 1/2 a head of purple cabbage A large carrot – grated 1 cup of diced green onions One cup of olive oil 2 tbsp. of apple cider vinegar 1 tsp. of thyme 1/2 tsp. of salt 1/4 tsp. of pepper Step 1. Shred half a…

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    10 Easy Crockpot Dinner Recipes

    I don’t know about you, but I love easy crockpot dinner recipes. Making meals in my crockpot allows me to to have more time to do other errands, clean, get some exercise in, basically doing “all of the things” while a delicious meal is cooking. I love the set it and forget it mentality of crockpot dinners because it means more time to do other things while dinner cooks. If you are looking for easy crockpot dinner recipes than you are going to love this round up of my favorite 10 easy crockpot dinner recipes. 1. Pulled BBQ Chicken The first on the list is one of my go to…

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    Pulled BBQ Chicken – Crockpot

    What’s better than having a lazy Sunday at home while your dinner cooks for you in a crock pot? It doesn’t get much better than that. I personally love the “set it and forget it” mentality of cooking. This pulled BBQ chicken recipe is one that I keep in my rotation because it tastes delicious and requires very little hands on time. You can either eat it alone, or on a potato bun alongside cabbage slaw. Here is the recipe for my simple purple cabbage slaw recipe. Ingredients: 2 lbs. of chicken breast 1 yellow onion – diced 2 cups of BBQ sauce 1 cup of Italian dressing 1/2 tsp. of salt…

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    Homemade Chili Recipe

    Mmmm chili. The perfect food for a cold fall or winter day. Best enjoyed while watching some football while the snow falls outside. This chili recipe is my go to chili recipe that can be cooked over the stove or in a crockpot. The secret weapon is the diced green chilies! Enjoy! Step 1. In a nonstick sauté pan, heat to medium and add the two tbsp. of olive oil. Once heated add the diced onion, garlic and mushrooms. Sauté approximately eight minutes or until onions have become translucent and the mushrooms have shrank in size. Remove from the pan and set aside in a glass bowl. Step 2. Return…

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    Homemade Salad Dressing

    Making homemade salad dressing is so easy, creative and healthy. I exclusively make homemade salad dressings and haven’t bought bottled salad dressing from the store in a long time. Not only is it healthier, (think no preservatives, food coloring, or long strange ingredient names that you can’t even pronounce) but in my opinion it tastes better. The website Chatelaine writes about the Six Healthy Reasons to Make Your Own Salad Dressing. This recipe I am sharing with you today is so easy to make. I have a salad with dinner almost every night and make this simple salad dressing recipe. I’m not exactly sure how to categorize it because it…