Slow Cooker Shredded Barbecue Chicken

I love slow cooker recipes, and this is perfect for gatherings with friends in the summertime.  With just 5 ingredients, and little prep, you'll have a wonderful meal ready in just a few hours. Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 3 chicken breasts, thawed 16 ounces of barbecue sauce (any kind you like) 1/3 cup of Italian dressing 2 … Continue reading Slow Cooker Shredded Barbecue Chicken

Peanut Butter Protein Balls with Coconut, Pecans, and Honey

This no bake treat is so delicious. I'm a sucker for peanut butter, and this snack packs good protein punch. Shredded coconut flakes with sweet honey and pecans make this a real treat. Yield: 26 x 1" balls Ingredients: 1 cup natural peanut butter 1 tbsp. crushed pecans 3 tbsp. honey 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut … Continue reading Peanut Butter Protein Balls with Coconut, Pecans, and Honey

Pink Rose Petal Potpourri

I love getting flowers, and roses are my favorite. Spring is in the air and flowers are blooming everywhere. Making your own potpourri makes a great gift around the holidays. It's perfect for a guest bathroom, or centerpiece on the table. These also make great hostess gifts. I made this batch with 12 pink roses … Continue reading Pink Rose Petal Potpourri

Almond Milk with Honey

Making your own almond milk is simple and tastes delicious. Its lightly sweetened with honey, and can be made in an afternoon.  I used honey for this recipe, you can also use maple syrup or agave. Yield: 3-5 cups Note: Once completed this will last 4-7 days. Ingredients: 1 cup raw almonds 4 cups water; … Continue reading Almond Milk with Honey

Roasted Chickpea Hummus with Yellow Bell Peppers, Garlic, and Rosemary

I love, love, love hummus. It's healthy, you can mix it with anything. It's fast and easy to make. I love this dip with the sweetness of the yellow bell pepper, the fresh garlic, and rosemary to tie it altogether. Ingredients: 2 cans of chickpeas/ garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 yellow bell pepper 3 … Continue reading Roasted Chickpea Hummus with Yellow Bell Peppers, Garlic, and Rosemary

Slow Cooker Shredded Pork Shoulder with Citrus and Adobo Chilies

When the seasons change and the weather turns colder, it's the perfect time to break out my crock pot. Slow cooking is the way to go for making delicious recipes all season long.  You can make this pork for sliders, sandwiches, soups, and chilies. Ingredients: 5 lbs. pork shoulder  1 yellow onion, cut in quarters or … Continue reading Slow Cooker Shredded Pork Shoulder with Citrus and Adobo Chilies