Crockpot Shredded Rotisserie Chicken + TWO HOT TIPS

crockpot shredded rotiserrie chicken

So recently I posted on Instagram and Facebook that I was making my weekly shredded chicken in the crock pot.  I was shocked at how any questions I got about it.  I thought everyone made shredded chicken in the crock pot weekly.  Apparently I am in the minority.  I will make it every Monday.  I use it in salad, soups, chicken salad, quesadillas, chicken nachos, etc.  It is nice to have a quick and healthy protein to throw in any dish.  So just in case there are some of you out there that haven’t heard cooking chicken in the crockpot is a phenomenal idea here is how I do it.

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Healthy Cranberry Pistachio Energy Bites (43 calories each)

cranberry pistachio bites

So if you follow me on Instagram or Facebook you might remember that I am 7 months into a one year of healthy changes to my eating and diet.  I have lost 30 lbs and gained a bunch of muscle.  And I am up to running 6 miles in an 8:53 pace.  WHAT???  Who is this girl! Now, I promise I am not going to turn into a health blogger, I am so under qualified to speak about that.  But I am going to post some recipes and some things I am learning a long the way.  I am super happy with the slow changes I have made and look and the feel the best I have ever felt.  If you want to hear more about my tips and tricks check out this post where I talk about the things that have helped me.

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Best Sweet Onion Salsa Recipe

best ever sweet onion salsa recipe

I LOVE salsa.  But it has to be good, fresh salsa. I love sweet salsa but don’t love the mango or the peach kind.  I also don’t like it spicy. I used to love the Sweet Onion Salsa from Aldi until about a year ago when they stopped carrying the brand I liked and switched to another less yummy brand.  I am not a huge fan of canned salsa either.  I have tried every kind and it just doesn’t taste fresh enough for me.  I know…I know…picky picky picky!

best ever sweet onion salsa recipe

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The Best Ever Crockpot Shredded Beef

the-best-shredded-beef

I have a big family on my mom’s side.  If we are all in attendance it is well over 50 people.  When we get together we always do potlucks, pitch-ins, a dish to pass, covered dishes…what do you call it?  Basically we all bring a side dish or a dessert to share with everyone else.  There are a few staples that need to be at our family gatherings or I am disappointed, namely Broccoli Salad, Strawberry Pretzel Dessert, and Oreo balls.  Recently this beef made with giardiniera sauce is quickly becoming a family fave as well.

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