Healthy Crock Pot Pulled Pork Recipe

And we are back in business. With some healthy pulled pork made in slow cooker in 4 hours. From scratch crock pot pulled pork. No bottles of BBQ sauce involved. It’s nice to be back. Sooooooo nice. You probably thought I published my eBook, made a million and took off to Mexico. Although Mexico, particularly all-inclusive resort, is my preferred way to vacation since starting to live a dream a.k.a since having kids (hint-hint), I am no near sipping pina coladas & watching my kids peacefully building the…
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Crockpot Turkey Chili from The Biggest Loser

Before I leave you with a to-die-for crockpot turkey chili, I want to wish you and your family Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Take this time to enjoy  your family, friends and all loved ones! Thank you so much for reading my blog and cooking my food. Thank you for everything!:) As for me, I’ll be enjoying clean food, spending time with family/friends and on the ski slopes. We are teaching our 7 year old to snowboard. Wish me luck and I’ll need lots of wine.:) And like…
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Grandma’s Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

The key to a good chicken noodle soup is clear chicken broth. I have been making chicken noodle soup and other kinds of clear soups for many years. My mom and grandma used to make them a lot. In fact, we never had creamy soups and the only non-clear soups we ate were green split pea soup and Ukrainian borscht. So, making a turkey or chicken broth based soup is like a second nature to me, I can make it in my sleep. 

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Chili

When I hear buffalo chicken, I immediately think of buffalo wings and Frank’s Red Hot sauce. Then celery and carrots come to mind. So, imagine all of that cooked in a slow cooker and making the yummiest Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Chili. I think, we all have to thank Rachel Ray for inventing this crockpot chicken chili. It’s all over the net. But I made my own version – clean and simple. As I always do, when trying to recreate the recipe. I just look at the ingredients list…
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Slow Cooker Pasta e Fagioli Soup with Kale

Pasta e Fagioli means beans and pasta –  slow cooker pasta e ravioli soup with kale in my world. And I can’t believe I have only 6 soup recipes on my blog so far. Whaaaaaat?! I grew up on soups and I cook them quite often. Soups are fast, cheap and a great way to use any leftovers. You know that half tomato, yesterday’s sausage and 2 days old pasta?! Instead of garbage can, they go into Olena’s soups. If not for Alex, this soup wouldn’t be here…
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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Stew with Chicken

OMG, guys, this slow cooker pumpkin stew is phenomenal! Although it might be hard to tell what’s in my pumpkin stew, even if you stare at it for 20 minutes, it is awesome. Sweet, savoury and cozy pumpkin stew with chicken, quinoa, sweet potatoes and artichokes. So perfect for cool days that are not so cool.:) And drumroll, soccer and fit moms…It is cooking itself in your slow cooker and requires no pre-cooking. You don’t even need to mess a cutting board with chicken. No sautéing. And you can…
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Crockpot Chicken Chili Queso

How was your long weekend? Mine was extremely busy with painting our house’s trim, entertaining and kids. But it was great and the weather helped.:) Amongst all the cooking I got done during the weekend, was this fragrant, creamy and cheesy Crock Pot Chicken Chili Con Queso – a hybrid of chicken chili and famous Tex Mex cheesy dip known as Chile Con Queso. Just to make sure we are on the same page, this recipe is not a dip. But rather an easy and clean main course…
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Crock Pot Chicken Marinara

This healthy Italian dish requires no precooking – “just throw all the ingredients in the crockpot and forget about it” type of recipe. Easy chicken thigh recipe! You can also stock up on the ingredients in advance and make this delicious healthy Chicken Marinara any time.