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Crockpot Salsa Chicken Casserole

2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
8- ounces quinoa
1 can (15-ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15-1/4 ounces) corn, rinsed and drained
2 cups salsa
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth, divided
8- ounces shredded Mexican Blend Cheese
1 can (4-ounces) diced green chiles, not drained
5- ounces queso fresco,crumbled
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
green onions
sour cream


Combine all the ingredients – except 4 ounces of shredded cheese and 1 cup of chicken broth – in a 4 to 5-quart slow cooker; smooth out the top.
Add the remaining broth and shredded cheese over the ingredients.
Cover with a lid and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours or on HIGH for 4 hours, or until the quinoa is fully cooked.
Serve with your choice of toppings.

Salmon Meatballs with Avocado Sauce

Ingredients The meatballs: 1 lb. skinless salmon, cut into chunks ½ medium onion, grated ¼ cup + 2 tbsp whole wheat panko breadcrumbs 3 tbsp minced cilantro 1 egg white 2 garlic cloves, minced ¾ tsp salt ½ tsp ground pepper ½ tsp paprika ½ tsp ground oregano The sauce: ¾ avocado, skin & seedContinue Reading

Crock Pot Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients: 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon brown sugar, packed 2 pounds brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 2 tablespoons olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into cubes 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Instructions: To make the balsamic reduction, add balsamic vinegar and brown sugar to aContinue Reading

Crockpot Chicken, Quinoa and Vegetable Soup

Ingredients: 2 small (~12 ounces) small boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 cup chopped yellow onion 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup diced carrots 1 teaspoon and 1/2 minced garlic 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa 1 (14.5 ounces) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes 6 cups chicken broth* 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 2 teaspoonsContinue Reading

Alfredo Chicken with Asparagus

Ingredients: 8 ounces, boneless chicken breast 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning 3 tablespoons olive oil 6 ounces fresh asparagus washed, cut in bite sized pieces, and steamed until tender 1/3 to 2/3 cup Alfredo Sauce 1/4 cup Parmesan grated 2 tablespoons chopped Italian parsley Instructions: Slice the chicken breast on the diagonal into 1/2 inch thickContinue Reading

Almond Flour Waffles

Ingredients: 1 cup almond flour sifted 1/2 Tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup heavy cream or heavy cream and a little water 2 Tablespoons oil 3 eggs Instructions: In large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in oil and eggs. Mix until blended. Slowly add heavy cream until desired batterContinue Reading

Zucchini Pizza Slices

Zucchini Pizza Slices Ingredients: Large zucchini slices, cut 3/4 inch thick Olive oil, for lightly brushing both sides of pizza and oiling grill grate Pizza sauce of your choice Grated cheese Pizza toppings of your choice Instructions: Oil the grill grates, then preheat grill to medium-high. Cut zucchini into thick slices about 3/4 inch thick.Continue Reading

Low Carb Chicken Tenders

Ingredients: 2 lbs. chicken tenders 1 egg 1/2 cup almond meal 1/4 cup coconut flour 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1/2 -1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika olive oil salt & pepper Instructions: In a shallow bowl combine almond meal, coconut flour, garlic powder, salt, pepper & smoked paprika. Sprinkle salt andContinue Reading

Mediterranean Grilled Zucchini

Ingredients: 3 zucchini (or zucchini and yellow squash), tops removed, sliced in halves length-wise Salt and pepper 1/2 tsp garlic powder Extra virgin olive oil Juice of 1/2 lemon (about 1 tbsp lemon juice) Zest of 1 whole lemon 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese Cherry tomatoes chopped 1 green onion, chopped Instructions: Lightly oil theContinue Reading

Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Chicken

Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts, halved crosswise 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 (10 oz) package of mushrooms Salt and pepper to taste Creamy Parmesan Sauce: 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp rice or wheat flour 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 Tsp salt 1 cupContinue Reading