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The Best Instant Pot Chicken


Ok, so I keep mentioning on Instagram how OBSESSED I am with my new Instant Pot, but I haven’t released a recipe for it yet! And honestly, that’s just silly, because I use the damn thing at least once a week. Well the wait is finally over my friends!! And I’m kicking off my Instant Pot craze with the easiest,…

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Skinny Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff


Skinny and beef don’t normally seem to make up the same sentence. It sounds like somewhat of an oxymoron, right? NOT TRUE! And they come together so wonderfully in this Skinny Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff. Its creamy, savory, and pairs perfectly with my Cauliflower Mash or whole grain pasta. So how exactly did I do it? Well, traditional beef stroganoff uses…

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Black Bean Turkey Pumpkin Chili


It’s that time of year when everyone is OBSESSING over pumpkin. I feel like I’m the only person in the whole damn world who really isn’t that into it. Actually, I take that back. I’m not into sweet pumpkin treats, but I CRAVE this savory Black Bean Turkey Pumpkin Chili. We make it every other week during the fall- I…

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Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas


Good morning sunshine! I hope that you are well-rested, with all of your chores done, the kids are happy, and the world is perfect. That way, you are delighted to spend two hours in the kitchen preparing dinner tonight! No? Wishful thinking? I hear you! Let me make things a little easier and introduce my Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas. Even…

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Jamaican Jerk Pulled Pork Sandwiches


It looks so good you could just take a bite, am I right? I’m bringing you a brand new #crockpotMonday recipe today! I made these Jamaican Jerk Pulled Pork Sandwiches as a way to deviate from my tried and true BBQ Pulled Pork recipe, which you can find on my instagram page @thesamanthaelaine. I needed something new, something fresh, and…

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A healthy, quick, delicious to make Chicken Posole in your slow cooker!

Slow Cooker Chicken Posole


Posole is one of those recipes that brings back memories for me. I’m thinking Christmas morning, heading over to celebrate the holiday at my PapaCino’s house. That’s my cute little name for my Grandpa. It meant family, joy, togetherness, and a sense of warmth. Great food, great people, great days. I would also look over rather squeamishly at the menudo…

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Easy roast chicken that you can make right in your slow cooker!

Slow Cooker Lemon Herb Roast Chicken


Do you want to know one of reasons I started this blog? It was to inspire people. To let them know that cooking can still be fun, that you can always learn, that you should be excited to make your dinner! It makes me incredibly happy to see people talking about my recipes, but also their own, and inspired to get…

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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos


Good morning! I was exhausted last night- my toddler has decided that 2:00 and 4:00 am are perfect times to wake up Mom and ask for a smoothie. So, I fell asleep early and didn’t get to post the recipe! But here it is, in all it’s glory, because it’s #CROCKPOTWEDNESDAY!! I love having something easy for dinner, that’s hot…

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Slow Cooker Pot Roast and Vegetables


Don’t you just love Wednesday? It means the work week is halfway over, and you’re well on the way to the weekend baby. One thing I don’t love about Wednesday? That midweek SLUMP. Sometimes I just don’t feel like doing a thing, but I still have myself and a family to feed over here. The solution? Crockpot Wednesday! It makes…

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